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YellowBridge Chinese Language and Culture. Get a Chinese Name. Get your own Chinese name based on your English name and find out your sign in the Chinese Zodiac!

Get a Chinese Name

Simply type in your first and last name, select what kind of characteristics you want to be expressed in the name, select your gender, enter your birthdate and press "Get a Name! ". Note that the namer will likely give a different name each time you use it. You can read my explanation why this is. You can also read my privacy policy. Note: The names produced by this program may not be sold to others. Related Books. A better way of learning Mandarin. Get a Chinese Name.

China Learning Initiatives. Instructional Videos for Chinese Language Teaching In addition to providing practical training for in-class development, Asia Society sees the need to develop a new generation of leaders in the Chinese education field.

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Through our Teaching Fellows program, we aim to cultivate master teachers who can become mentors and exemplars to those new to the field. Untitled. Untitled. In Chinese, we use informal interjections in many situations before we start a sentence.

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Let's look at some more examples here to help you better understand something of both the unique nuances in the Chinese language and of our people. Just as in Informal Chinese Interjections (Part I) please note:1. The informal interjections don’t have any practical meanings.2. The tone of informal interjections changes according to the situation.3.

The tone of each character is shown in the pinyin. 6. A. China - TuneIn Radio. Marco Polo Project. CCTV节目官网首页. A better way of learning Mandarin.

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Chinese through Video. Chinese through Images. Grammar 语法. 成语故事. Food. Writing Conventions. 上网学习汉语. AP Chinese. Learn to Read & Write Simplified Chinese Characters. Tier3. Textbooks. The Best Resources For Learning How To Use The Dictogloss Strategy With English Language Learners. Dictogloss is primarily a listening and writing activity used with English Language Learners.

The Best Resources For Learning How To Use The Dictogloss Strategy With English Language Learners

It can certainly be done a number of different ways but, very simply-put, the teacher reads a short text, often one students are familiar with. Then, after the first time of just listening, the teacher reads it again and students write down notes of what they have heard. Next, the teacher reads it a third time and, again, the student writes down additional notes. The student then compares his/her notes with another student’s notes and they work together to develop an accurate reconstruction of the text — one that is not necessarily the exact wording, but that demonstrates its meaning accurately.

Finally, the teacher reads it again and students judge how well they did. Again, there are many variations on how to implement this engaging instructional strategy. Here are few of the best resources that I’ve found on using the dictogloss strategy. Dictogloss Procedure is by Diane Tedick. Related. Untitled Document. China abounds in rivers, lakes and water resources.

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Due to its topographical features, most rivers flow east or south into the ocean, thus forming vast outflow river valleys that constitute nearly two-thirds of the national total area. Most of them belong to the Pacific Valley and a small number fall into the Indian Ocean Valley. Only the Erix River in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region that flows westerly out of China belongs to the Arctic Ocean Valley. More than 1,500 rivers have a drainage area of over 1,000 square km. The total volume of runoff stands at 2.7 trillion cubic meters, ranking sixth in the world.

Hacknight: Better Mandarin Support in Quizlet. There’s no way around it - Chinese Mandarin is hard to study on Quizlet.

Hacknight: Better Mandarin Support in Quizlet

Mandarin doesn’t fit into the normal “Term” - “Definition” model that Quizlet's six study modes are based on. This is because learning a word in Mandarin requires learning the character (Hanzi), the pronunciation (through a romanization system called pinyin), as well as the corresponding English word. As a result, students of Mandarin are forced to either cram the English and the pinyin together into the definition column of a Quizlet set, or leave the pinyin off completely. Neither option is ideal. Enter Hack Night. The Challenge As we described above, Quizlet’s current term-definition model poses a challenge for Mandarin vocab students. Chinese Notes — Grammar 中文笔记 - 语法. 鼠标悬停可以看词的英语和拼音;点击中文词可以看词的详细中文和英文数据。

Chinese Notes — Grammar 中文笔记 - 语法

Mouse over to see English and pinyin for a Chinese word. Click the word to see full details in Chinese and English. 目录 Contents. CCTV Learn Chinese. 酷我音乐_中国领先的在线正版音乐网站. G-Dragon代表作:Crayon211404257624 EXID代表作:up&down4024266858 Justin Bieber代表作:Baby257100261751.

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Learn Chinese with free online lessons. Analyse - HSK东西. Learn Chinese online FREE - All Valuable FREE Lessons - Just Learn Chinese. iLearn Mandarin. Mandarin Chinese Immersion Online. Yabla Chinese Video Immersion - The Authentic Way to Learn Chinese. 简说"亭、榭、厅、堂、轩、馆、楼、阁、廊、舫" 的区别 图/文. 简说"亭、榭、厅、堂、轩、馆、楼、阁、廊、舫" 的区别 亭:有顶无墙,供休息用的建筑物,多建筑在路旁或花园里 “榭”建于水边或者花畔,借以成景,平面常为长方形,一般多开敞或设窗扇,以供人们游憩,眺望。

简说"亭、榭、厅、堂、轩、馆、楼、阁、廊、舫" 的区别 图/文

水榭则要三面临水 “榭”是中国园林建筑中依水架起的观景平台,平台一部分架在岸上,一部分伸入水中。 榭四面敞开,平面形式比较自由,常于廊、台组合在一起。 在古代园林、宅第中,多具有小型公共建筑的性质,用以会客、宴请、观赏花木。 堂,正房,高大的房子,可以用来表示同祖父的亲属关系。 轩,汉字,拼音:xuān,其含义有:指古代一种有围棚或帷幕的车;有窗的长廊或小屋等。 馆、招待宾客或旅客食宿的房舍;一些文化工作场所。 网络新时代,2016年运程,明星写真,图片大全,笑话大全,时代书城. 威勁表演內容介紹. YellowBridge Chinese Language and Culture. The second round of Chinese character simplification. By Olle Linge Updated April 30, 2015.

The second round of Chinese character simplification

The history of Chinese characters is fascinating. Over thousands of years, characters have changed a lot, from being simple symbols to making up the component parts of a complete writing system. One of these changes took place fairly recently, in the middle of the previous century. In the 1950s and 1960s, the first round of simplification was introduced in China, which created what we today usually call "simplified characters" in English. This reform was implemented in Mainland China and Singapore, which use simplified characters today, but Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau kept using the old characters, which are called "traditional characters". Two rounds of simplification The first round of simplification was successful and is the official writing system in Mainland China and Singapore today.

Continue reading below our video. Learn Chinese. At 105, Chinese Linguist Now A Government Critic. Zhou Youguang, founder of the Pinyin system of romanizing the Chinese language, has published 10 books since turning 100, some reflecting his critical views of the Chinese government. Shown here in his book-lined study, the outspoken Zhou has witnessed a century of change in China. Louisa Lim/NPR hide caption itoggle caption Louisa Lim/NPR. Glossary - Chinese Grammar Wiki. We strive to avoid unnecessarily technical terms on the Chinese Grammar Wiki, but occasionally it's sort of necessary, and sometimes even useful (yes, really!). So to help you out, we've placed all of the grammatical terms related to Mandarin Chinese in one place. Click through each link for a more complete description of each term. Many pages also have lists of grammar points related to the term. Action verb — Also known as: 动作动词 (dòngzuò dòngcí) and 行为动词 (xíngwéi dòngcí).

Action verbs describe what a subject did, is doing, or will do, physically. Pinyin. Learn Chinese with free online lessons. Pinyin Practice ~ Tones. Languages - Chinese - Chinese games - Tone game. The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies - Professional Development for Educators. Make a Difference. Make a Gift. Jackson School Outreach Resources for Language Teaching.

Name calling in China. Mild Chinese insults can be funny and creative for some light-hearted teasing. To help with your Mandarin learning, we’ve compiled some of the best Chinese name-calling into three categories: bad eggs, nasty numbers, and colorful curses. These monikers can be used in times of frustration but also for playful teasing and even affection. There is a Chinese expression that declares: dă shì qīn, mà shì ài (打是亲,骂是爱). Roughly translated, this means: Hitting is affection and scolding is love. Some may say that this is just an excuse for parents to spank and discipline their children. Chinese Story for Kids ∣Chinese Idiom Story for Kids, Chinese Language Newsletter-eChineseLearning.

磨杵成针 (móchǔchéngzhēn) Grinding an Iron Pestle into a Needle Lǐ Bái xiǎo shíhou tè tānwán, yí dào shàngkè jiù zǒushén. CQPweb Main Page. Learn Chinese. Anki - powerful, intelligent flashcards. 15 Smartphone Apps to Teach Yourself Chinese. Learning a new language is never easy, but Chinese can be one of the hardest for English speakers to master as it requires not only learning to speak a new language but also to read and write using an entirely different set of characters. Learners don’t have to go it alone, however. As the popularity of learning Mandarin has exploded over the past few years, so have the number of helpful resources catered to language learners that can aid in studying, learning, and practicing key language skills.

Even better, many of these resources are available over a smartphone, making it possible to learn at any time and from anywhere and often at no or a very low cost. China Learning Initiatives. By Heather Clydesdale A loose and fun American film from the late 1980s causes pangs of longing in the hearts of teachers. Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure tells the story of two slacker students on the brink of failing social studies when a time machine whisks them off to meet Socrates, Abraham Lincoln, Genghis Khan, and Napoleon. They discover that history is riveting, relevant and, in their words, “Awesome, Dude!” If all students had a time machine, they would undoubtedly have the same revelation. Fortunately, three educators of Chinese language have commandeered such a device, and are inviting others to share the ride.

As they explore the scroll, her students practice the “Four Cs” identified by the National Education Foundation as well as engage activities that meet the five "C" goal areas of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language’s World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages. Resources Annotated reproduction with the ability to zoom in and out. Ignite Chinese. Chinese Language Studies. Chinese for Beginners. Learn Chinese with free online lessons.