Category: Mandarin Chinese

Mandarin Chinese Class Review #2

Rose’s Chinese Comic

My little sister Rose took a Mandarin Chinese class while she was attending Longview Community College.  Here is a small comic she wrote for the class. 🙂  

Let’s Plays in Mandarin Chinese

I love Let’s Plays, and I think they’re really handy for when you’re learning a new language. If it’s a game you’re familiar with, you can usually figure out the context in which the player is speaking, which makes it a little easier to try to pick out words and sentences. So, what are some Mandarin …

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Mandarin Chinese Class Review #1

Mandarin Chinese Class Review #2 >> Tuesday nights I’m taking a Mandarin Chinese class through KU’s Confucius Institute. I need to review and practice speaking more, because even though I am listening and reading between classes, I get flustered when asked to actually speak. 🙂 Hello! Nǐ hǎo 你好 What is your name? Nǐ jiào …

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Rachel’s Mandarin Word List

Perhaps you’ve heard of the Swadesh list — a compilation of basic concepts, which can be useful to learn as a core set of vocabulary when learning a new language. While learning Esperanto, it became more clear to me what kind of things I talk about and what words I use most often (whereas with …

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New “Mandarin Chinese” section

I’ve spent a lot of time learning conlangs such as Esperanto, Láadan, Ido, and Toki Pona. Usually, while I’m learning a new conlang, I will make a website for it. For conlangs, there are a lot less resources out there than there are for natural languages, so while I might make a Twitter account for Spanish-only …

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