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Top List of Chinese Movies Numbers 43 - 50

Here is my Top List of Chinese films Numbers 43 - 50.  This is the last entry of this current list. You may also want to start at the beginning with my top ten Chinese movies list.

Number 43 Two Way Tie in Historical Movies The Last Emperor (1987) and The Soong Sisters (…

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Added by Thomas Doherty on October 1, 2012 at 8:56am — 3 Comments

Top List of Chinese Movies Numbers 31 - 42

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.

Number 31…

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Added by Thomas Doherty on September 26, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Top List of Chinese movies Numbers 21 - 30

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.

Number 21…

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Added by Thomas Doherty on September 20, 2012 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Top Chinese Films 11 -20

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…

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Added by Thomas Doherty on September 18, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Some Legends Connected to a Few Chinese Foods

These Legends Connected to a Few Chinese Foods is from Gochengdoo.com and was originally posted by Joe and published January 21, 2011 

 

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Added by Thomas Doherty on September 18, 2012 at 1:00am — 3 Comments

Top 10 List of Chinese Movies

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.

Number 1

The Emperor and the Assassin (1998)…





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Added by Thomas Doherty on September 14, 2012 at 11:00am — 14 Comments

Chinese movie site in English

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…

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Added by Thomas Doherty on September 14, 2012 at 3:00am — 1 Comment

Top 10 tips for Westerners traveling in Beijing

Elizabeth Rabe and Kristen McAvoy, two American interns for china.org.cn, wrote their top 10 tips for westerners traveling to China after living in Beijing for 8 weeks.

We hope this list helps you prepare for your China adventure and minimizes any unpleasant surprises.

伊丽莎白•拉贝(Elizabeth Rabe)和克里斯汀•麦卡沃伊(Kristen…

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Added by Thomas Doherty on September 8, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Top 10 Chinese-language films as of Sept 3 2012 by a China Org CN Staff Member

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:

  http://www.china.org.cn/top10/2012-09/03/content_26410309.htm  

Added by Thomas Doherty on September 8, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Top 10 attractions in Fujian, China --- Pictures and short Descriptions in both Chinese and English

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…

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Added by Thomas Doherty on September 6, 2012 at 9:25am — No Comments

This week's No Nonesense Newbie post and a link to Ben Sengree's Newbie archive posts

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:

 http://www.fluentflix.com/blog/topics/beginner-chinese/no-nonsense-newbie-tips/

 

Added by Thomas Doherty on September 3, 2012 at 4:30am — No Comments

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

An example in song of differences between Cantonese / Mandarin and Traditional / Simplified Chinese

An example in song of differences between Cantonese / Mandarin and Traditional / Simplified Chinese

鄧麗君 {邓丽君} Teresa Teng, 一水隔天涯 {…

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Added by Thomas Doherty on August 12, 2012 at 12:00am — 3 Comments

The Wiki on Pinyin

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

Debunking China Stereotypes on Salon

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

Lion Rock and Amah Rock - Hong Kong Landmarks

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:

http://global-mariner.com/index34LIONROCK1.htm



There is also a…

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Added by Thomas Doherty on March 12, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments

Chinese Music History Site of Dr. Herong Yang

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

If I just want to say 'I'm good,' then why can't I just say '我好 ?

For reference:

Skritter blog - why Wo Hen Hao

If I just want to say 'I'm good,' then why can't I just say '我好 ?

Added by Thomas Doherty on March 3, 2012 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

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