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It's Super Single's day in China - 11/11/11

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.

It puts yet another pressure on "leftover" men & women to find someone & get married.  There are quite a few matchmaking events happening in Shanghai…

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Added by Brandon on November 11, 2011 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

A Day In China blog - Teaching in China

Hello,

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.…



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Added by Matthew Day on November 10, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments


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How To Buy Insect Repellent Products In China!

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…

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Added by Zhang Wenzhuo on November 9, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Future Chinese Dictionary

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…

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Added by Steven Daniels on November 8, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Would you like to talk about Chinese food? I'm looking for Chinese or Chinese American participants for a PhD study...

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 Kerri Singer on November 8, 2011 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

4 Chinese business & financial media stories from the previous week (31/10/11 and 02-04/11/11)

Stories for this week - each post has an article summary and a selection of business Chinese vocabulary.
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Added by Shlomo Freund on November 7, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments


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OMG Meiyu videos teach "American Slang" in Chinese (OMG! 美语)

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".…

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Added by Brandon on November 6, 2011 at 7:00am — 8 Comments


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How say except and besides in Chinese - grammar how to use 除了 chú le

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…

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Added by Brandon on November 5, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments


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Is Chinese being taught in a school near you?

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

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Added by jono1001 on November 5, 2011 at 10:51am — No Comments

4 Chinese business & financial media stories from the previous week (24-27/10/11)

Stories for this week - each post has an article summary and a selection of business Chinese vocabulary.



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Added by Shlomo Freund on October 30, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments


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One of the more interesting Chinese characters

This is random but I wanted to highlight a character that was shared by @zhongruige on Twitter.



The character is  dá and has an interesting definition: the appearance of a dragon flying.

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Added by Brandon on October 30, 2011 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Reflecting on my summer in Beijing

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…

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Added by Jacob Gill on October 28, 2011 at 10:00pm — 4 Comments

How has your interest in Chinese Language & culture affected your lifestyle.?

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.

Now Most…

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Added by wood on October 26, 2011 at 12:00am — 2 Comments

How are you going to study today? Tech #1 - Use subtitle editing software to learn from Mandarin movies

Learn from Mandarin Movies - 

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…

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Added by wood on October 24, 2011 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments


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Here are some sentences that I made up for learning some simple grammar.

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



谁…

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Added by jono1001 on October 23, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Do you have to be serious to learn characters?

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…

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Added by wood on October 23, 2011 at 11:00am — 7 Comments

9 Chinese business & financial media stories from the previous 2 weeks

Stories for this week - each post has an article summary and a selection of business Chinese vocabulary.  

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Added by Shlomo Freund on October 22, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments


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Why are you learning Chinese? Add comments & support Washington Association for Chinese Education

For the 101st blog post on StudyMoreChinese, I decided to do something good for a change & feature Andrea Liu & Kevin Li (pictured) who co-founded the Washington Association for Chinese Education…

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Added by Brandon on October 16, 2011 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

5 Chinese business & financial media stories from the previous week (26/09/11-30/09/11)

Stories for this week - each post has an article summary and a selection of business Chinese vocabulary.  



You can also join the Learn Business Chinese Group here on StudyMoreChinese.…

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Added by Shlomo Freund on October 10, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments


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My Chinese Mandarin Learner Blog has a new look

My Chinese Mandarin Learner Blog has a new look.

I also have found an excellent learning resource called Tatoeba Project. Don't be put off by the Japanese name (tatoeba means "for example") The Tatoeba Project…

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Added by jono1001 on October 7, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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