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Earlier this year I applied for a Endeavour Language Teacher Fellowship. Today I found out my application was successful so I now have the opportunity to return to China for a short intensive course to top up and improve my language skills. …Continue
Here is my Top List of Chinese films Numbers 31 - 42. This is the second to last entry of this current list. You may also want to start at the beginning with my top ten Chinese movies list.
Added by Thomas Doherty on September 26, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments
Why it’s called “You Can Read”? Well, because it IS focused on preparing you to read Chinese. As a matter of fact, you will read a complete…Continue
Here is my Top List of Chinese films Numbers 21 - 30. I will later post 31 - 50. You may also want to start at the beginning with my top ten Chinese movies list.
Here is my Top List of Chinese films Numbers 11 - 20. I will later post 21 - 30, 31 - 40 or and 41 - 50 . Some of these movies should be about where they are on my list. Other movies in the 11 - 20 list could have been in my top 10 list of movies. This is very subjective, changes with time and I am sure your list is very different. I would be happy to…Continue
Added by Thomas Doherty on September 18, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments
Here is my Top 10 list of Chinese movies. I will later post 30 or 40 other movies that could have been in my top 10 list.
The Emperor and the Assassin (1998)…
I have started to write a future blog for this site on my favourite Chinese Movies. I was inspired to do this by a Chinese top 10 list that I discovered on-line and posted last week that just wasn't my top 10 list at all (I think the agreement may have…Continue
Added by Grace on September 13, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments
We hope this list helps you prepare for your China adventure and minimizes any unpleasant surprises.
Added by Thomas Doherty on September 8, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments
These are not my top ten but a list from a China Org CN staff member. My list would have at least one movie with Gong Li as a main star. I will make my top Ten Chinese Movie list and post it in the future. The link to this Top Ten Chinese Movie list is here:
Added by Thomas Doherty on September 8, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
To most Chinese language learners, measure wordsare sure to be a challenge as there is no such thing in English. But in mandarin Chinese, to define the quantity, one must use both the numbers and the measure words.
Say, 一个外国人(yī gè wài guó rén) – a foreigner, 一本书(yī běn shū) – a book, 一包烟(yī bāo yān) – a packet of cigarettes,…Continue
From china.org.cn are the " Top 10 attractions in Fujian, China " ( 福建十大风景名胜 - Fújiàn shí dà fēngjǐng míngshèng ) . There is a " Read in English " option that opens a new window so you can compare your translation with one already done. You may notice your translation may be more literal as in #9 I get "Guanzhi…Continue
Added by Thomas Doherty on September 6, 2012 at 9:25am — No Comments
This week's No Nonesense Newbie post by Ben Sengree " No Nonsense Newbie Tips: Question Particles 吗, 吧, 呢 " and a link to Ben Sengree's archive Newbie posts can be found here:
Added by Thomas Doherty on September 3, 2012 at 4:30am — No Comments
I have just started a new way to manage my study time. Very simple and it works for me and makes my study more productive. It eliminates…Continue
Added by jono1001 on September 1, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments
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