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JustinJJ - Today, 09:27 AM in Non-Mandarin ChineseHi there, Does anyone know if there are any resources for earning Kunminghua on the internet? I'm looking for some good listening resources e.g. a podcast. Preferably with transcripts if they actually exist! I can't even so much as find a kunming radio channel that can be accessed outside of China. My exposure to the dialect comes exclusively from hearing my girlfriend talking on the phone to her family. Thx!
Elizabeth_rb - Yesterday, 11:20 PM in Textbooks for learning ChineseHi! I don't know if this has been done before (a forum search didn't yield anything likely), but I thought I'd start a thread to share our fave Chinese textbooks. They can in or out of print, new, old, beginning, intermediate, advanced - whatever. Just the one(s) you like the best. Oh, and why you like it so much, I'll start: Far East Everyday Chinese Book 3 遠東生活話語3, Far East Publishing Company, Taiwan Upper intermediate level (B2-ish) I love this book because...
Pedroski - Yesterday, 08:33 PM in Grammar, Sentence Structures and Patterns1. 小张，昨天晚上辛苦了，开夜车开到几点啊？ 事情太多了，都到三点了。 What is 都 here? He could say '开到三点' ？？？ 2. 这款产品您用得怎么样，还满意吗？ 您用得怎么样 = how do you like ？？ What is 还 here? I think the customer has not bought / used the product yet., but I don't have any more context.
Shelley - Yesterday, 07:01 PM in Resources for Studying ChineseI have been cataloging a late friend of mine's Chinese book collection ready to sell them. I have finished the first 100 out of about 500 or so. The cost of the books should be good value but it depends on where they need to be sent to. The greater part of the cost is likely to be the carriage. The prices on the list are the original new price just to give an idea of their value. Ideally the books will be sold in lots of 10 or so but some larger volumes may be cost viable to sell individuall...
Pedroski - Yesterday, 04:12 PM in Grammar, Sentence Structures and PatternsThis is apparently a German saying (I have never heard it before). Someone is looking for a Chinese version of it. Any suggestions? 'Don't brandish your weapon at your enemy, don't flash your money around in front of your friend.' with the basic meaning 'don't invite trouble'.
Sherry Lee - Oct 23 2014 09:43 PM in HarbinHi,eveybody! I'm a native speaker in Harbin, working in Harbin Institue of Technology(HIT). So if you have any question you can ask me. Wish making more friends.
苏格兰Boyo - Oct 22 2014 05:56 AM in Grammar, Sentence Structures and PatternsHi, I'm an English native speaker and learning Mandarin. Well more precisely Pinyin for now as I'm learning how to speak and listen. Anyway can someone explain to me how the grammar for this sentence works: qù nàlǐ zěnme zǒu? I read it as literally to go + there + how + to leave I'm learning grammar from scratch and having trouble memorising words especially when qù and zǒu seem so similar. Why are they both in the same sentence? Any insight would be...
keyali - Oct 21 2014 03:22 PM in Chinese TelevisionHey guys, I'm currently living in China and just bought this Xiao Mi box which I think is very helpful to practice my listening skills. Through this I can watch a lot of Chinese movies and series. Does somebody know if I can use this device the same way when I get back in the Netherlands? Because I really like to use it to watch Chinese movies etc. Does somebody know? Please tell me Thank you!
yst - Oct 21 2014 12:38 PM in General Study Advice and DiscussionWe're continuing our 問我anything series with Eszter. She's a relatively new member of the forum, and introduced herself in her post offering online tutoring lessons. Here are a couple of questions to get started: What was a favorite or memorable experience during your studies in Taiwan? What are a couple of things you learned during your MA that you think all Chinese learners should know?
tooironic - Oct 21 2014 10:44 AM in Vocabulary, idioms, word lists . . .I've come across something in my translation work that has confused me regarding the term 进口国. It seems that in different contexts it has a slightly different meaning. For example: 中国是一个进口国。This means China imports things from other countries into China, right? But in a different context, consider: 中国的其他主要进口国还有澳大利亚和新西兰。This means Australia and New Zealand export things into China, but here the Chinese party refers to Australia and New Zealand as their 进口国... So, how can I translate this seco...