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When she was traveling in Hangzhou（杭州）, She saw a very funny sign at the front door of a bar: Puke bar.
"Does that sign means everybody get very drunk and puke in that bar? "
She went into it and asked the staff works there. It…
User summary " Diǎo sī " features
● Height: 1 meter 68 is the limit;
● income: first-tier cities of more than 2,000 yuan (1 yuan is about $ 0.159, the same below), the second-tier line of not more than $ 1,500; …
Read some of the Wiki pages on Mandarin, Yue (Cantonese) and Pinyin this morning: Here is link to the Pinyin English Wiki page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinyin
Added by Thomas Doherty on March 27, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments
I have been blogging weekly about Open Learning and this week is mostly about beginning the task of learning Mandarin. I break down all the great resources I have found so far, including this excellent site.
You can find my list of Online Resources for Mandarin here:…Continue
Added by Corbin Tarrant on March 26, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments
I found this link to a Blog on Learning Chinese Language and Literature interesting : http://www.salon.com/2012/03/21/china_stereotypes_debunked/
Added by Thomas Doherty on March 22, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments
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 …Continue
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 …Continue
My wife was surprised that I had never heard of Lion Rock and Amah Rock - two prominent Hong Kong landmarks.
Here is a link to more photos and a story:
There is also a…
Added by Thomas Doherty on March 12, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments
There is a Chinese Music History Site that seems to be coupled with a free e-book by Dr. Herong Yang. I do not know how he picked the songs to cover since some I knew but many I never heard of before looking at this site. The Link is here: http://www.herongyang.com/chinese/Music/About-Chinese-Music-Book.html
Added by Thomas Doherty on March 10, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments
Okay, i tried once, now I'm here trying again... is my translation right? Please, let me know. I really like to use it as a practice. =]
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Fusion乐团 - My Way…
This list is either a not-to-be-taken-seriously rant or a sweet list of strategies for improving your language classes.
The title could just as easily be, "8 tactics to turn your language class into a private lesson"
If you co-opt these behaviors to "refine" your own…
YouKu VIDEO Included: face-to-face interviews with the prisoners, who have often committed especially gruesome crimes. Her subjects sit in handcuffs and leg chains, guarded by warders. She hectors the prisoners about the violent details of their crimes and eventually wrings apologies out of them.…Continue
Added by MandMx on March 5, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments
If I just want to say 'I'm good,' then why can't I just say '我好 ?
As a DYI language learner, I am always looking to take my own path and search out answers to what interests me. Sometimes this path is shorter, and sometimes, especially in the case of grammar, it can be much, much longer. So if you are on a similar path, you will be thrilled to know that there is now an online…
Dad passed away three years later, I became a first grade students. One thing to the father to report that, but I think that the father must know: I borrow yourlunch box.
Added by MandMx on March 2, 2012 at 9:51pm — No Comments
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