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Learn Chinese Sites

Monday, July 17th, 2006

Linese.com is China’s attempt at the online learning experience. Launched a couple of days ago it’s time for a review.
Linese.com Review
Well that’s what I thought before, but I learned from a comment on the Peking Duck that it’s actually a private backed venture so I am not going to waste much time on […]

Learning Chinese Got Easier but HOW?

Thursday, July 13th, 2006

Who doesn’t want to learn Chinese these days. I do, well, actually I still do despite that my level is still below sea level after a couple of years here.
China launched a website a couple of days ago, called Linese, that aims to help learners of the Chinese language in the whole […]

Mandarin Chinese Podcasts Serge Melnyk Review

Tuesday, June 6th, 2006

Previously I reviewed the website of Chinesepod which offers some great podcasts and tools to learn Chinese. In my quest to find more sources for learning Chinese (more fun than actually learning it myself:) I recently found a new site that uses the podcast format for Mandarin learners.

The Chinese podcasts of Serge Melnyk are […]

Language Confusion

Monday, February 27th, 2006

W. told me this amusing story yesterday about the babylonian effect that can occur between Chinese from the South and the North. Remember.
A Chinese guy from the south of China travels to the upper North of China for some business. Once arrived in the cold Northern town he feels hungry. Just opposite of the […]

Learn Chinese | Chinesepod Review Update

Friday, November 11th, 2005

Just updated my review on the Chinesepod podcast. It’s a great tool to learn Chinese but the premium features need a lot more work before I am willing to pay for them.

Learn Chinese Podcast | Teach Yourself

Tuesday, October 11th, 2005

I contemplated some time ago to start a “Learn Chinese” podcast. Basically as this would force me to actually study harder myself.
Well, my idea never materialized, at least not by me. Too busy doing unimportant things I guess:)
Yesterday I visited Chinesepod and these guys, actually a woman and a man to be exact, […]

Chinese Swear Words

Thursday, March 17th, 2005

“Hey watch out, stupid melon” is something I always wanted to shout to Chinese drivers, cyclists and other traffic participants. It just
sounds weird though, saying it in English. Plus of course that they
won’t understand anyway. Just found a nice site that can help anyone integrate better in China by learning some Chinese swear […]

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