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ianwat - Today, 04:26 AM in Resources for Studying ChineseHi, I have bought the bamboo wireless pad to use on skritter to draw chinese characters but the pen is too sensitive, I have followed the instructions to go into system preferences & then 'other" but it is not recognising the bamboo on my mac, struggling here, any help would be appreciated thankyou
ralphmat123 - Today, 12:13 AM in Vocabulary, idioms, word lists . . .Hi there. I was wondering if someone could clarify the differences between all the different ways of saying the verb "do" in Chinese. For example the difference between 做 干 为 行 as according to Pleco they all mean "do". Thanks
regent77 - Yesterday, 03:23 PM in BeijingHi All, I am looking to move to China within the next few months. Anybody got any tips or websites where I can look around for jobs? I have been working as a software product/project manager for the past 6 years. Any help would be very much appreciated. Thanks 303Sunshine
Johnny20270 - Yesterday, 08:09 AM in BeijingI am just looking at apartments to rent places in Beijing. I am surprised by the prices! My Chinese friend is looking for me and it appears I have to pay 7000 upwards for a 1 bed near Chaoyang as zhouhaochen noted in a different post. However, I notice from living in London a long time that many foreign students coming here often rent a place within walking distance near the school or university and thus prices are somewhat higher / quality lower. Many don't consider moving further away to avail of...
Gbemi - Yesterday, 04:41 AM in SocietyHello, I recently read this nice article online and noticed the hat the grandmother was wearing. Does anyone know the name of this style hat, and what region, if any, it is popular in? Thank you in advance.
spetsnaz84 - Yesterday, 04:36 AM in Studying Chinese outside of ChinaHi, I was just wondering if there's anyone from Belgium or Netherlands also studying Chinese .. Any schools you can recommend or tutors you might want to share ?
hedwards - Yesterday, 04:14 AM in Speaking and Listening SkillsThis is mostly a matter of curiosity. I've just recently gotten back to working on my spoken Chinese again and I'm a tad bit rusty. I find that my tones when I'm speaking entire sentences are way better than my tones when I'm speaking single syllables. I'm also finding that when I run the sentends through Praat that the whole sentences are closer to the native speakers than when I'm speaking syllable by syllable and repeating what the speaker is saying. I'm wondering if anybody has any suggestions as to w...
MoTzu - Jul 27 2014 10:31 PM in HarbinHi guys, so I'm new to the forum and new to Harbin. I have friends here but they've all gone to USA and Thailand for the holidays and unfortunately the police still have my passport preparing my residency visa. So I'm pretty much sitting in my apartment watching movies at night, and wandering the city getting lost in backalleys and eating street food during the day. Is anyone keen on going to Russiansize, or maybe just out for dinner and a quiet few beers if Russiansize isn't your thing. I'm on holidays till the...
studychinese - Jul 27 2014 07:59 PM in General Study Advice and DiscussionI have had a couple of Chinese language success stories that I would like to share. They may seem pretty minor, but they are a big deal to me. A brief background - in the last month I went hardcore and did about 20 hours of lessons on italki. I was inspired/shamed by the thread started by tamu, titled "Independent Chinese study: review". http://www.chinese-f...se-study-review/ So I will go to China and North Korea, arriving in China next week. It turns out I have lost the charger for my came...
edelweis - Jul 26 2014 08:06 PM in Textbooks for learning ChineseThis is a preliminary review of the book Business Chinese Series—Speak Business Chinese Fluently + MP3 商贸汉语系列教材——商务口语流利说(附MP3光盘) edited by Sinolingua. I received this book today as part of the 2014 "Free Chinese Books (Second Round)". Many thanks to Sinolingua, Elina and Roddy. Summary: suitable for an intermediate/advanced business Chinese speaking class with a teacher. It does require good reading skills in simplified characters. (at least 2nd year at a Chinese uni I'd say). If studying by yourse...