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meatie - 11 minutes ago in Vocabulary, idioms, word lists . . .

What is "我压他100块"?
Latest of 0 replies by meatie at 11 minutes ago.

Tips on creating your own corpus

icebear - 12 minutes ago in Resources for Studying Chinese

icebear avatar TLDR: Evernotecan serve as a convenient, free tool to build a personal corpus, improving automated selection of high-frequency words to study tailored to each student. ---   For awhile now I've felt challenged with how best to add new vocabulary to my flashcards/studies. While I've found tools like Imron's analyzer immensely useful, there always has been a little extra legwork to get the optimal utility out of them.   Problem I read an awful lot of Chinese news articles and other shortish pieces each d...
Latest of 0 replies by icebear at 12 minutes ago.

Mandarin Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter

vcott - 29 minutes ago in Chinese Movies

So I ordered via Amazon the Mandarin spoken verions of Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter, and discovered upon receiving them that none of them will play in my DVD players due to different regions.    So, where can I download versions of these in Mandarin?  Is there no Mandarin equivalent of Piratebay?  I've got 50 bucks worth of Mandarin DVDs now that I can't play, and I'm not feeling like buying a new DVD player just to watch them...
Latest of 1 replies by MoTzu at A minute ago.

Hotmail Email Account Issues Recently?

Tianjin42 - Today, 03:20 PM in Chinese Computing and Electronics

Tianjin42 avatar We send out a lot of mails at work (in the mainland) and recently noticed that we are getting a few issues with Hotmail accounts. At the time a few of the mails bounced.   It isn't so clear because those same mails were sent without issue later on.    Then my language teacher got in touch to say that she has tried a few times this week to send notes to my Hotmail account but it has bounced each time. I also noticed that recently the UK Bing site was blocked.   Anyone else noticed anything her...
Latest of 1 replies by imron at Today, 04:03 PM.


meatie - Today, 12:24 PM in Vocabulary, idioms, word lists . . .

In the question "怎么着", should "着" be pronounced as "zhe" or "zhao"?
Latest of 3 replies by tooironic at Today, 04:39 PM.

HKID in Mainland

Takeshi - Today, 11:12 AM in Life, Work and Study in China in General

Just out of curiosity, is a HKID generally accepted as a form of legal identification in mainland China?   Thanks.
Latest of 3 replies by skylee at Today, 12:11 PM.

Visa expiration in 4 days, what solutions is for the best?

Andrea.dispe - Today, 10:07 AM in Visa Issues

Hi all, I have a problem and trying to figure out possible solutions. My visa is going to expire 24th august (in 4 days). So atht he beginning  I thought to come back to my country and do a business visa the company i work with promised to give me. But just yesterday that company told me they cannot give me a business visa anymore so now these are my options: - going hong kong and spend 2000rmb to get one month tourist visa (plus plane ticket cost) - or trying to get a student visa paying some private schoo...
Latest of 2 replies by shuoshuo at Today, 06:08 PM.

Need help with a birthday message for my mum

milhouse - Today, 09:34 AM in Reading and Writing Skills

milhouse avatar It's my mum's birthday in a few days, and unfortunately I'm not fluent enough in Chinese to write an eloquent card for her. I've written out what I want to say in English, but would love a translation in Traditional Chinese so she can understand what I wrote.   I've tried to write out some parts with the help of Google translate, but my Chinese is really really bad, so it's really pathetic... Anyway, here is what I would like to say:   Dear Mum, 媽媽,   Thank you for all the care and support you h...
Latest of 5 replies by fanglu at Today, 07:17 PM.


Melanie1989 - Today, 05:54 AM in Art and Literature

Melanie1989 avatar Has anybody read this book? Apparently it is mentioned in the Book of Rights, 礼记, and my other, better half is keen to know more about it. Is it still in circulation today? Thanks
Latest of 2 replies by Melanie1989 at Today, 06:27 AM.

Business visa for me - what about my family?

muyongshi - Today, 01:10 AM in Visa Issues

muyongshi avatar I am attempting to go back into China on a business (M) visa as opposed to a tourist visa as I've done in the past. However, I'm not sure how my family plays into all of this. Would they be listed on the invitation letter too? Or do they have to apply separately for something else altogether?   Our intent is to come and then apply for an FEC once we are in the country. Is there a different route/visa that others would suggest?   Thanks!
Latest of 0 replies by muyongshi at Today, 01:10 AM.