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Inicio - Cátedra China. China's Reckoning: The Economic Miracle Hits Troubled Times. Pitch Perfect Pinyin. Each Chinese character is represented by a syllable and an accompanying tone; some characters may have more than one way to pronounce them.

Pitch Perfect Pinyin

A syllable consists of a. an initial + a final b. a final without an initial An initial is a consonant. A final can be a. a simple vowel, e.g. a, e, i, o, u; b. a compound vowel, e.g. ao, uo, ou; c. a vowel followed by "n" or "ng," e.g. in, en, ang, ong. There are four (first, second, third and fourth) basic tones and a fifth tone referred to as the neutral tone. The first tone is high and remains high with no change in pitch; e.g. mā The second tone is a raising tone, which starts from the middle pitch and goes up to the high pitch; e.g., má The third tone can be either a full third tone or a half third tone. Change of tone - Mandarin Chinese I. Word placement can often change the tone of a word.

Change of tone - Mandarin Chinese I

For example, the word 你好 (hello) represents two characters with third tone distinction. However, when they are combined, the tone of the first word changes without affecting or changing the meaning. In this lesson, you will learn how tones change depending on how a word is used. The tone of a word sometimes changes when used in a sentence depending on the tone of the word that precedes or comes after it. Rules Rule 1. Seeing the Tones of Mandarin Chinese with Praat. 轻松调频 CRI EZfm,from Beijing for China. Chinese Internet Radio - Listen to Chinese online radio news and music and practice your Chinese!

Google Translate. Eastasiastudent. Getting daily handwriting practice in Chinese can be a bit tricky if you don’t tend to handwrite things that much.


You can’t practice writing Chinese by typing, but handwriting things on paper just isn’t practical for most people today. Even Chinese native speakers have this issue: a lack of daily handwriting practice in most people’s lives leads to the problem of 提笔忘字 (tí bǐ wàng zì) : picking up the pen and forgetting the character. You can practice your Chinese handwriting with tools like Skritter and Anki, but wouldn’t it be cool to bring real handwriting back into your day-to-day tasks?

I knew this was a possibility for a long time, so I don’t know why I didn’t set it up earlier: you can get Chinese handwriting input as a general input method on your Android phone with Google Pinyin IME. Despite the name, this IME actually gives you a choice of four Chinese input methods and two English ones. There’s my horrible but legible 修 .

Chinese handwriting recognition. With this tool you can draw a Chinese character which will be recognized.

Chinese handwriting recognition

Depending on your stroke order and the way you draw the character, one or more possible characters will be found. You decide which of the found characters the actual character is by selecting it. Daily Chinese Handwriting Practice - Arch Chinese. Chinese Department. On-line Chinese Tools. Learn Chinese with innovative Chinese writing worksheets and powerful online Chinese English dictionary. Learn Chinese Characters. Learn How to Read & Write Chinese Characters. Chinese Character Tutorial If you're interested in reading and writing Chinese characters, there's no better place to get started than with the numbers 1-10.

Learn How to Read & Write Chinese Characters

They are quite simple to write, useful to know, and are exactly the same in both the traditional and simplified writing systems. So grab a piece of paper and a pencil, give a click on the links below, and try to write the characters with proper stroke order as demonstrated: Now that you know these characters, you actually know how to read and write all the numbers through 100. Chinese Character Dictionary. Study Chinese Flashcards - HSKFlashcards.

Practical Chinese Reader Vocabulary Lists. In lesson order: HTML (framed version), PDF In pinyin order: HTML, (framed version), PDF In English order: HTML, (framed version), PDF Tooltip Table Text file in CEDICT format Online search tool for Web browsers, WAP browsers (mobile phones, short url: In lesson order: HTML (framed version), PDF In pinyin order: HTML (framed version), PDF In English order: HTML (framed version), PDF Tooltip Table Text file in CEDICT format Online search tool for Web browsers, WAP browsers (mobile phones, short url: In lesson order: HTML (framed version), PDF In pinyin order: HTML (framed version), PDF In English order: HTML (framed version), PDF Tooltip Table Hangman word game (requires JavaScript and CSS capable browser) Online search tool for Web browsers, WAP browsers (mobile phones, short url: Practical Chinese Reader Links The words of Book I are taken from the 1997 edition, ISBN 7-100-00088-2.

Practical Chinese Reader Vocabulary Lists

The words of Book II words are taken from the 1998 edition, ISBN 7-100-00089-0. Practical Chinese Reader Texts with sound. Practical Chinese Reader Texts & Exercises with Sound Files Students are expected to prepare all the following materials before their weekly classes.

Practical Chinese Reader Texts with sound

Click the links under "Lessons" to listen and read the texts. When you are on a Chinese text web page, you can either click on the title of the text to download the sound file of the lesson or you can click on the Chinese sentences and listen to the lesson sentence by sentence with the English translation in the pop-up windows. You will need the hardcopies of the Practical Chinese Reader to follow the exercises under "Ex".

Click here for the ktmatu PCR vocabulary Michaemas Term Hilary Term Trinity Term. Moca. The Serie of Events Overview:Being a breathtaking natural phenomenon and one of the origins of ancientChinese history, the Three Gorges is also famous for the massive Three GorgesProject and the socioeconomic changes that it has brougt to the country.


Thereare a great diversity of texts and pictures of the Three Gorges which makelater works either be influenced by them or attempt to resist them. Every shotand every story-telling, not only make comparisons between the past and thepresent, but also enable images to talk with each other. First Lecture: A Journey of the Three Gorges Across 130 YearsTime:15:00-17:00pm, March 21st,(Saturday) 2015 Speaker:Xia Youzhi Organizers: Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai, The Paper, Ray Art CenterCurator: Xia YouZhi Archibald John Little andhis wife are English merchants and travelers. Rockbund Art Museum. The National Art Museum of China. Chinese Nationalities Ethnic Culture Park (175 photos; 7 videos) Minzu, Beijing, China. Beijing's Museums & Galleries. Friends of Jade - Current Articles - Jades from major archaeological discoveries in China in 2003 and 2004. The State Administration of Cultural Heritage of China publishes each year, through Wenwu Publishing House (, a catalogue listing summarized details and pictures of the key archaeological discoveries.

Friends of Jade - Current Articles - Jades from major archaeological discoveries in China in 2003 and 2004

After the update on 2005 discoveries, uploaded onto our homepage in August this year, I bring you now information on the jaders of the 2003 and 2004 discoveries. I have selected the informations and pictures concerning jades. These informations are quite important because they come from controlled excavations and define ages, shapes, colors and locations and serve as benchmarks when and what colors, styles and shapes where used and at what locations. Shang Shu. Chinese Character Writing Sheets 汉字练习纸.

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