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Shandong Dialects

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Hey I'm just wondering if anyone knows any resources online about the dialects in Shandong? I currently live there and while a lot of people speak dialects not too different from standard mandarin, it can still be frustrating trying to converse when I'm not with someone I can ask to explain something in standard mandarin.

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Could you find a local to tutor you, even informally or part time?

 

I live in Kunming and am often frustrated by my inability to understand dialect speakers. Have gradually picked up some just from daily interactions, but not enough to hold a conversation. Have rationalized my deficiency by telling myself that my language-learning time is better spent improving my Mandarin. 

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Tei hao!

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Check out this video http://www.bilibili.com/video/av1580422/ . It's about the website http://www.phonemica.net/ and an effort to get the recording of Chinese dialects onto the internet. There are very few recordings of 山东话· and none of 淄博话 so you can see just how few resources there are! This site is a great idea though!

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Well, I doubt you will find any good resources about 淄博话, but you can try with 济南话 that it's kind of the representative dialect of the group where 淄博话 belongs to. You can download the 济南方言词典 here https://www.mediafire.com/folder/bjl52n8sw2bbb/山东话 (you will need to know how to read IPA). 

This is an example of the vocabulary both dialects share

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