All Blog Posts Tagged 'beginner' (51)


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10 Basic Mandarin Chinese Grammar Points

FluentU has posted 10 Basic Mandarin Chinese Grammar Points at this link:

    http://chinesegrammar.info/general/beginners-basic-chinese-grammar/     

Added by Thomas Doherty on October 14, 2013 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

Is studying Chinese hard?

Allow me to introduce myself, I am Ben from Learn Chinese Now, YouTube's premier learning Chinese channel (well at least that is how I describe it!)

I would like to answer a question that I get asked a lot: "Is learning Chinese hard?" I have been studying Chinese for 7 years, and 4 of those years were spent studying full time in University. In this time I have formed the following opinion on the question.

Learning Chinese is not hard, as long as you are really…

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Added by Ben Hedges on May 31, 2013 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

7 Tips On How To Learn Mandarin

You like China. You`d like to learn Mandarin Chinese. You are interested in Chinese history and culture. You want to even go to China to live or apply for a job. As a total beginner, you`d better start learning the Chinese language first. But do you know how to learn Mandarin?

I`m also a language learner. I`ve…

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Added by TouchChinese on January 17, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

How I started speaking Mandarin in public

I'd like to share the story of the day I realized people could understand my 普通话 pǔ tōng huà.

 

For years I've been interested in Mandarin. The language is ancient, unique and the characters themselves intricate and beautiful. I've learned by myself, learned from both Chinese…

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Added by Alan H on January 11, 2013 at 5:30am — 9 Comments


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How to talk about family members in Chinese (A Family Tree)

Dear fellow Mandarin enthusiasts,

How many times have you been in the middle of a conversation with a Chinese person only to find…

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Added by Corinne Dillon on December 27, 2012 at 12:00am — 5 Comments


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Elementary Chinese Reading Lesson - "You Can Read"

chinese reading lesson First of all, this reading lesson is targeting at Beginner to Elementary Chinese learners. Anyone else that are rated higher or lower are welcomed too.

 

Why it’s called “You Can Read”? Well, because it IS focused on preparing you to…

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Added by Grace on September 26, 2012 at 11:30am — 8 Comments


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FluentFlix has a good Newbie section

There is site called FluentFix that has a good Newbie section.  Here is a post from this week:

        http://www.fluentflix.com/blog/2012/08/13/newbie-chinese-le/

In the near future FluentFix proposes to have a paid service in which all Chinese ( Maybe just Mandarin for now ) Music Videos have English subtitles on  ( or through ) their site ( I am not too sure of the mechanics of…

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Added by Thomas Doherty on August 17, 2012 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment


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How to ask, "How do you say 'fortune cookie'?" in Chinese - 20 Questions to Basic Fluency #20

Last time we took a look at how to say, "How was the movie?" in Chinese.  If you missed that discussion, take some time to…

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Added by sikora on May 22, 2012 at 1:30am — 4 Comments


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Why Sounding Like an Idiot is a Good Thing (When Learning Mandarin)

Yesterday I had a conference call with the father of a thirteen year-old student to discuss the progress his daughter has made since she started studying Mandarin at our online Chinese school three months ago.…





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Added by Corinne Dillon on May 3, 2012 at 10:00am — 4 Comments


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How to ask, "What does she look like?" in Chinese - 20 Questions to Basic Fluency #17

Last time we took a look at how to say, "How are you doing?" in Chinese.  If you missed that discussion, take some time to…

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Added by sikora on May 2, 2012 at 10:30am — 5 Comments


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How to ask, "How are you doing?" in Chinese - 20 Questions to Basic Fluency #16

Last time we took a look at how to say, 
"What is this?" in Chinese.  If you missed that discussion, take some time to 
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Added by sikora on April 26, 2012 at 7:30pm — 8 Comments


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How to ask, "What is this?" in Chinese - 20 Questions to Basic Fluency #15

Last time we took a look at how to say, 
"When is your birthday?"  in Chinese.  If you missed that discussion, take some time to 
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Added by sikora on April 20, 2012 at 10:30am — 1 Comment


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How to ask, "When is your birthday?" in Chinese - 20 Questions to Basic Fluency #14

Last time we took a look at how to say, "What time does the show start?" in Chinese.  If you missed that discussion, take some time to…

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Added by sikora on April 19, 2012 at 9:30am — 9 Comments


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How to ask, "What time does the show start?" in Chinese - 20 Questions to Basic Fluency #13

Last time we took a look at how to say,
 "How much?" in Chinese.  If you missed that discussion, take some time to
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Added by sikora on April 17, 2012 at 3:30am — 1 Comment


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How to ask, "How much in Chinese?" - 20 Questions to Basic Fluency #12

How much in Chinese?

Last time we took a look at how to say,
 "Do you have a fork?" in Chinese.  If you missed that discussion,…

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Added by sikora on April 12, 2012 at 12:30am — 3 Comments


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How to ask, "Do you have a fork?" in Chinese - 20 Questions to Basic Fluency #11

Last time we took a look at how to say, 
"What do you want to do?"  in Chinese.  If you missed that discussion, take some time to
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Added by sikora on April 1, 2012 at 9:00am — 1 Comment


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How to ask, "What do you want to do?" in Chinese - 20 Questions to Basic Fluency #10

Last time we took a look at how to say, "Where is the bathroom"  in Chinese.  If you missed that discussion, take some time to 
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Added by sikora on March 17, 2012 at 11:00am — 6 Comments


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How to ask, "Where is the bathroom" in Chinese - 20 Questions to Basic Fluency #9

Last time we took a look at how to say, “What are you doing tomorrow?” in Chinese.  If you missed that discussion, take some time to 
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Added by sikora on March 14, 2012 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

Homework: shopping and bargaining in Chinese

I was doing my homework today when i realized that it would be a good idea to share it here.

Right now I’m learning some key words about shopping and how to bargain. SO I had to create a dialogue where I try to buy something and then I have to talk about sizes, colors and try to bargain a better…

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Added by Indira Santos on January 27, 2012 at 9:00am — 8 Comments

Translating the lyrics of Yen-J's song "我喜欢,不我爱" (with music video)

When I was learning english, one of my favorite things to do was getting a song i like and try to translate it. Even if it wasn’t right. Even if i spelled it all wrong. I could always check on dictionary later, anyway. hehe.

So I decided to do that with chinese too. I try to get some songs I like and…

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Added by Indira Santos on January 25, 2012 at 7:00pm — 6 Comments

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