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Importance of the stroke order in writing Chinese characters. | Beyond Calligraphy

Importance of the stroke order in writing Chinese characters. | Beyond Calligraphy | Chinese Language and Culture | Scoop.it
Importance of the stroke order in writing Chinese characters.: http://t.co/lH0FU8Q0...
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Chinese opera costume - DRESSES AND GOWNS BLOG

Chinese opera costume - DRESSES AND GOWNS BLOG | Chinese Language and Culture | Scoop.it
Widely spreading throughout China with extensive influence, Beijing Opera is dubbed as “Chinese Opera”. It has reached all corners of the world as a crucial means of introducing and spreading traditional Chinese culture.
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'Brave Dragons,' by Jim Yardley - New York Times

'Brave Dragons,' by Jim Yardley - New York Times | Chinese Language and Culture | Scoop.it
New York Times'Brave Dragons,' by Jim YardleyNew York TimesIn 2010, the fallen American basketball star Stephon Marbury, having worn out his welcome with the New York Knicks and the rest of the NBA, took his talents to Taiyuan, a gritty industrial...
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Chinese Flashcards - Learn Chinese Language Online

Chinese Flashcards - Learn Chinese Language Online | Chinese Language and Culture | Scoop.it
Learn Chinese Online. Unique Audio Flashcard System. Traditional & Simplified Characters.
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“O My Lady Gaga”- Guanxi Master

“O My Lady Gaga”- Guanxi Master | Chinese Language and Culture | Scoop.it
“After all”, one critic said, “who made them the culture police?” We fail to realize that “protecting the Chinese culture” is now one of the mandates of the Chinese government and was written into the Chinese constitution.
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Tai chi: Consider these moves a starter kit for focus and fitness - The Seattle Times

Tai chi: Consider these moves a starter kit for focus and fitness - The Seattle Times | Chinese Language and Culture | Scoop.it
Tai chi: Consider these moves a starter kit for focus and fitnessThe Seattle TimesBy William Hageman Arthur Rosenfeld, one of the world's foremost experts, calls tai chi one of the crown jewels of traditional Chinese culture, and explains that it ...
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Festival Food - Chinese New Year

Festival Food - Chinese New Year | Chinese Language and Culture | Scoop.it
Festival Food - Chinese New Year Chinese New Year is one of the biggest events in the Chinese calendar. It is a time of year when we come together to celebrate the arrival of the new year, and feas...
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In China, Fascination with Taiwan Election - Wall Street Journal (blog)

In China, Fascination with Taiwan Election - Wall Street Journal (blog) | Chinese Language and Culture | Scoop.it
Globe and MailIn China, Fascination with Taiwan ElectionWall Street Journal (blog)The characters read: “With a ballot, the people are the boss.” They may not have a vote, but that hasn't kept Chinese citizens from paying close attention to Taiwan's...
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Chinese President Hu Jintao warns of cultural warfare from West - Telegraph

Chinese President Hu Jintao warns of cultural warfare from West  - Telegraph | Chinese Language and Culture | Scoop.it
The West is using cultural warfare to divide China, Chinese President Hu
Jintao warned the Communist Party on Monday.
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Chinese are the new Big Spenders in town - Telegraph.co.uk

Chinese are the new Big Spenders in town - Telegraph.co.uk | Chinese Language and Culture | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukChinese are the new Big Spenders in townTelegraph.co.uk“Success, wealth and fame/social standing are highly regarded in Chinese culture and displaying this through watches, jewellery, apparel, cars and wine garner respect.” According...
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Plain rice or fried rice? « Learn Chinese Weekly

Plain rice or fried rice? « Learn Chinese Weekly | Chinese Language and Culture | Scoop.it
Learn how to use Chinese words and phrases in sentences – Copyright (c) Lydia Lin 2011. Home · Learn Chinese through ... (This character is also used to represent the distance unit, “meters”.) Cooked rice is called 饭 (fàn), ...
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Simplified Chinese Characters or Counterfeit Traditional Chinese ...

Simplified Chinese Characters or Counterfeit Traditional Chinese ... | Chinese Language and Culture | Scoop.it
A Quick Way to Distinguish Simplified Chinese Characters or Counterfeit Traditional Chinese Characters in a Big5 File. | CCJK Localization Blog.
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Qigong is the source of Chinese medicine « Singing Dragon blog

Qigong is the source of Chinese medicine « Singing Dragon blog | Chinese Language and Culture | Scoop.it
In the Chinese medicine traditional education system, before the Master teaches you anything about medicine, they always first stress that you learn to be a good person and to cultivate your virtue. A good doctor first needs to be a good ....
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Chinese characters - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Chinese characters - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia | Chinese Language and Culture | Scoop.it
Chinese characters: Comparisons of traditional Chinese, simplified Chinese, and Japanese: spoken language
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China: 'Prepare for war' in Tibet - MinnPost.com

China: 'Prepare for war' in Tibet - MinnPost.com | Chinese Language and Culture | Scoop.it
AFPChina: 'Prepare for war' in TibetMinnPost.comSince then, the Chinese government has clamped down on all Tibetan areas, particularly monasteries, the center of Tibetan culture and religion.
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Traditional and Simplified Chinese translation: FAQ | Translation ...

Traditional and Simplified Chinese translation: FAQ | Translation ... | Chinese Language and Culture | Scoop.it
The distinctions between them are in the glyphs, or symbolic characters, and in the vocabulary and grammar. Simplified Chinese characters are essentially simplified forms of Traditional Chinese characters.
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the Earliest Chinese Writing | Ancient Chinese Culture

the Earliest Chinese Writing | Ancient Chinese Culture | Chinese Language and Culture | Scoop.it
The earliest Chinese writing appeared during the Shang Dynasty (1766 B.C - 1050 B.C.) and the earliest form is called the oracle bone script.
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Joel Mondragon's curator insight, November 8, 2013 9:37 PM

This article describes some of the earliest writing in ancient china. It explains how the Shang dynasty was the first to create this written language. The language was called oracle bone script because it was carved from a heated rod into things like turtle shells. 

Cindy Garcia's curator insight, November 9, 2013 2:18 AM

In this article,  says the shang dynasty was appeared to be the first writing in the Ancient China.

Keith Mielke's curator insight, February 14, 2:09 PM

As discussed in class bone script was the most common form of writing due to the availability of bones and most of all how common the reading of broken bones to tell the future was. 

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China from the inside out - On Line opinion

China from the inside out - On Line opinion | Chinese Language and Culture | Scoop.it
China from the inside outOn Line opinionBy Brian Hennessy - posted Wednesday, 15 February 2012 I hesitate to write about some of my observations of life in China. The boundary between my own culture and Chinese culture has become blurred.
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Taiwan can be 'pivot' for greater Chinese world: culture head - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taiwan can be 'pivot' for greater Chinese world: culture head - Focus Taiwan News Channel | Chinese Language and Culture | Scoop.it
Focus Taiwan News ChannelTaiwan can be 'pivot' for greater Chinese world: culture headFocus Taiwan News Channel15 (CNA) New Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai said Wednesday that Taiwan, with what she described as its mature cultural environment and...
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New York Times: China's President Lashes Out at Western Culture

New York Times: China's President Lashes Out at Western Culture | Chinese Language and Culture | Scoop.it
President Hu Jintao has said China must strengthen its cultural production to defend against the West's assault on the country's culture and ideology, according to an essay in a Communist Party policy magazine published this ...
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Lianhe Zaobao readers pick 'Rise' as 2011's "Character of the Year" - AsiaOne

Lianhe Zaobao readers pick 'Rise' as 2011's "Character of the Year" - AsiaOne | Chinese Language and Culture | Scoop.it
AsiaOneLianhe Zaobao readers pick 'Rise' as 2011's "Character of the Year"AsiaOneResults of Lianhe Zaobao's "Character of the Year" readers' poll is out.
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Beijing SHOTS » Modern Meaning of the Chinese Culture from the ...

Modern Meaning of the Chinese Culture from the Value System 4. by yangjingmin on December 31, 2011. In comparison to the West, China's world of transcendence and real world don't have clear distinction.
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Do you like spicy food? - Chinese Language Learning

Do you like spicy food? - Chinese Language Learning | Chinese Language and Culture | Scoop.it
辣 (là): adj. spicy/hot The Chinese character "辣 (là)" literally means spicy. In China, Sichuan province.
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Schools turn to Chinese language classes with help of Chinese government - CNN (blog)

Schools turn to Chinese language classes with help of Chinese government - CNN (blog) | Chinese Language and Culture | Scoop.it
Irish IndependentSchools turn to Chinese language classes with help of Chinese governmentCNN (blog)Some worry that the new push to study Chinese may be overrated.
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China Clamps Down on Microblogs - Radio Free Asia

China Clamps Down on Microblogs - Radio Free Asia | Chinese Language and Culture | Scoop.it
Globe and MailChina Clamps Down on MicroblogsRadio Free AsiaThe new rules are made "in accordance with Chinese laws and regulations" in a bid to "foster healthy Internet culture" and "strengthen management and guide social networking services (SNS)...
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How can one determine the radical for a given character? - Chinese Language and Usage - Stack Exchange

Great answer: How can one determine the radical for a given character?
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