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How Hard It It to Learn Mandarin Chinese? | Teacher Finder

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Mandarin Chinese definitely belongs among the most important emerging languages at the world stage. Its number of native speakers is by now nearing 1 billion people – one seventh of the entire planet. That, combined with China’s continued economic and political rise, have made Mandarin the language to learn for future generations. The only thing holding Mandarin back is its reputation as being an incredibly complex and unlearnable language. Today, we’re taking a look into if that is truly the case. A Quick Introduction to Mandarin Chinese When people talk about Mandarin, they’re actually referring to a group of varieties […]

Chinese to learn: Chinese flower — Shui3 xian1 hua1水仙花 Chinese sacred lilies, water goddess flowers, or water spirit flower: 邓丽君 – 小小水仙花 Little water goddess flower Deng li jun / Teresa Teng – Xiao xiao shui xian hua: song, children’s song, lyrics, pinyin and English translation | Chinesetolearn ♫ learn Mandarin in a fun way ♫

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Posted on by Chinesetolearn 邓丽君 – 小小水仙花 Little water goddess flower Deng li jun / Teresa Teng – Xiao xiao shui xian hua 小小的水仙花, Xiao xiao shui xian hua Little water goddess flower 好象是要说话。 hao xiang shi yao shuo hua You looks like wanting to say words 你要说什么话, ni yao shuo shi me hua What words you want to say 小小的水仙花? xiao xiao de shui xian hua Little water goddess flower 小小的水仙花, xiao xiao de shui xian hua Little goddess flower 小小的水仙花, xiao xiao de shui xian hua Little goddess flower 是不是风吹, shi bu shi feng chui Is it about […]

Learn Chinese, Chinese sentence, Mandarin grammar, Chinese phrases, learn one Chinese sentence a day, daily Chinese sentence, daily Chinese | Chinesetolearn ♫ learn Mandarin in a fun way ♫

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Dear readers: Welcome to learn Chinese help at http://www.chinesetolearn.com/ Learn one Chinese sentence a day with us in a fun, effective and musical way! New post sample one Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser. Christmas is around the corner – How to say “As soon as Thanksgiving went away, she started Christmas shopping right away” in Chinese:感恩节一过,她就开始圣诞节大采购。Gan3 en1 jie2 yi2 guo4, ta1 jiu4 kai1 shi3 sheng4 dan4 jie2 da4 cai3 gou4。 Gan3 en1 jie2 (感恩节 […]

Learn Chinese for Kids Online (2020) – Chinese Courses for Kids

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Being young is the best time to learn Mandarin. It’s that simple! Our courses are fun and interactive but always tailored towards the individual child’s needs. Some kids need a lot of fun while others can deal with a more structured curriculum when studying online. It all depends on the child and we will make sure that the course will fit your child’s needs. History – 10+ years of experienceExperienced – More than 100,000 hours taughtEstablished – 8 schools in China, Taiwan & SingaporeSuccess – LTL students have a 95% HSK pass rate It is a very small program designed […]

LEARN CHINESE, ITALIAN OR SPANISH AT BURNSIDE PRIMARY SCHOOL – School of Languages

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Enrolments now open for 2021! R-7 Italian & Spanish: Mondays, 3.30 – 5.00pm R-7 Chinese: Tuesdays, 3.30 – 5.00pm For more info go to: Chinese Italian Spanish NEW Burnside 2021.pub This content was originally published here.

Fun Facts About Each 2020 Lottery Pick: Anthony Edwards Likes Football More Than Basketball, James Wiseman Can Speak Mandarin Chinese

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Total The 2020 NBA draft took place a couple of days ago amid an NBA offseason full of changes and a lot of activities for every team. Now rookies are signing their new contracts to start a new chapter in their life and NBA fans have started to know a little more about them. Dunkify recently listed some curious facts about each 2020 lottery pick and some of them are really interesting. Starting with the craziest of all, Anthony Edwards, 2020 No. 1 overall pick admitted that he wasn’t really ‘into basketball’ and that he liked football better. Edwards even […]

How to learn Chinese? Dulguun shares her experiences. • China Admissions

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How do you learn Chinese? Its what everyone wants to know. We are pleased to welcome Dulguun who is going to introduce how she learnt Chinese Dulguun’s main tips are: – To find a way that you enjoy – Watching movies and learning 100 words everyday can surely build up over time If you have a really strong motivation, then you can often find a way to accomplish your goal. Why do you want to learn Chinese? Many people spend a long time to learn Chinese but it doesn’t need to be difficult. In order to learn Chinese efficiently you […]

Students write Chinese songs with a Singaporean soul in xinyao challenge

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SINGAPORE – Sixteen-year-old Jayne Peh Hin Peng has been writing songs since she was 11, but it was only this year that she started penning Chinese songs, inspired by an immersion trip to China at the end of last year. Despite being new to this, two of her Chinese songs made the winning list at a local competition. The Nanyang Girls’ High School Secondary 4 student finished first and third in two categories with two different songs she wrote for this year’s “Xin Kong Xia” National Schools Xinyao Songwriting Competition. The competition aims to promote awareness and appreciation of xinyao, a term […]

15 Websites to Learn Chinese Lessons Online (Free and Paid)

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Learn Chinese Lessons Online Chinese is one of the oldest languages in the world. Chinese has been spoken for many a millennia and although it is unclear when the language originated, the earliest piece of evidence surrounding it dates back to 1600 BC. As is clear from old texts found by archeologists, the Chinese language has undergone many changes since it was first spoken, however it is still a very similar language at heart. What’s interesting about Chinese is that it actually isn’t one language. It consists of hundreds of different dialects, one of the most commonly known ones being […]

Firefly: Why Characters Speak Chinese (Without Subtitles)

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Joss Whedon’s iconic space western Firefly doesn’t just take audiences into the future, but plunges them into a culture that’s a blend of American and Chinese. Throughout the short-lived series, characters often speak Mandarin Chinese without subtitles. By excluding a translation, Whedon makes the foreign loan words an integral part of the show’s universe. Instead of taking the audience into a different place or time, Chinese interjections reinforce the idea that the culture is a seamless part of daily life. Despite lasting only one season, Firefly picked up a huge fan following after it first broadcast on Fox in 2002. The show follows spaceship captain Mal Reynolds and his […]