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|Happy Super / Divine Single's Day everyone!
It turns out that a non-traditional holiday exists in China every 11/11, basically because the date is comprised entirely of 1's, and it is therefore called single's day.
I just wanted to introduce my blog. It's about my experiences teaching in China, and traveling in China and South East Asia. There's some cool photohunt pictures you can try.…
Added by Matthew Day on November 10, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments
I commented this on the Daily Chinese Sentences for 蚊 wén and 林 lín the other day. You can find some additional sentence examples there.
I just thought that you might be curious…Continue
Added by Zhang Wenzhuo on November 9, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
Inspired by Albert's (of Laowai Chinese) post about the future for Chinese dictionaries, I started a project to create a Chinese dictionary. It's something I've been thinking about for a while (4 years now). Hopefully it will make things easier for people studying Chinese in the future.
Quick summary from…Continue
Added by Steven Daniels on November 8, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Hi. I am a PhD student at the University of Georgia, and I am conducting a study on food and Chinese culture. I am looking for participants to engage in a 30-45 minute interview. Interviews can be conducted by phone, as well. The interview is about your experiences with food so easy topic!
If you can help, please message me on here, or please refer me to anyone you may know who may want to participate. Thanks!
Added by Shlomo Freund on November 7, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments
I came across this video series based on a Washington Post article entitled, "‘OMG Meiyu,’ a breakout hit Web show, schools Chinese in American slang".…Continue
To say 'except' & 'besides' in Mandarin you can use a sentence pattern that includes 除了 chú le, which we touched on in a previous daily…Continue
Added by Brandon on November 5, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Australia seems to be behind the USA and England in the teaching of Chinese in schools. I keep reading negative articles (and comments) from Australian news web sites. Here is and example
Added by jono1001 on November 5, 2011 at 10:51am — No Comments
Added by Shlomo Freund on October 30, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments
This is random but I wanted to highlight a character that was shared by @zhongruige on Twitter.
The character is 龘 dá and has an interesting definition: the appearance of a dragon flying.
A day doesn't go by that I don't think back to the wonderful experience I had this past summer in Beijing at 中央民族大學(Minzu University of China). I spent six weeks attending Hamilton College's ACC K-12 Chinese Language Teachers Institute for Non-Native…Continue
Before I started learning Chinese my life lackluster. Chinese had introduce in my field a whole new avenue. I had friend I would never had had, I awaken taste in fashion, design,food that would other wise stayed dormant.
The world is big, it's exciting, only if we open to the experiences it has to offer.I have been studying Chinese for three years, and I have to say my progress in the language isn't that great, but the progress it had made in my life is substantial.
The key to keeping things fresh is creativity, this fact carries on to learning. Don't keep using the same dried up routine. The brain was made to adapt, which mean whichever technique you're using will be less effective if repeated over and over.
I'm going to share a technique I made that websites are charging you to…Continue
Here are some sentences that I made up for learning some simple grammar.
Please let me know if I have made mistakes.
I think some might be difficult as they are out of context.
The simple directional complement
我们 进 出 了 。
wǒmen jìn chū le
她 不 进 出 了 。
tā bú jìn chū le
This morning it dawned on me, after years of learning Chinese, hours spent of searching, trying different ways of learning these characters, it finally hit me, THERE IS NO SHORTCUT. You have to study, I mean really study, and you really have to give it your all.
The net is full of ways how to learn, but it turns-out unless your living in…Continue
Stories for this week - each post has an article summary and a selection of business Chinese vocabulary.Continue
Added by Shlomo Freund on October 22, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments
You can also join the Learn Business Chinese Group here on StudyMoreChinese.…
Added by Shlomo Freund on October 10, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments
My Chinese Mandarin Learner Blog has a new look.Continue
Added by jono1001 on October 7, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments
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