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The Ten most beautiful things on Earth - Translated into Chinese & Pinyin

The Ten most beautiful things on Earth - Translated into Chinese & Pinyin | Learning Chinese | Scoop.it
Decided I've visited long enough, thought I'd do my first blog post!  世界上最美的十件事 - Ten most beautiful things on Earth. 
This list is taken from @ichinesetweets (quite a good person to follow on Twitter for Chinese sentences.
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Learning Mandarin is Hard - mkenology

Permanently itemised in my Life's To Do List, learning mandarin was placed front and centre when a Groupon offer came about. I took up a 3 month beginners Groupon-grade Mandarin course with a buddy (in hopes that a ...
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Skritter Chinese iOS app is here! (review and video)

Skritter Chinese iOS app is here! (review and video) | Learning Chinese | Scoop.it
The wait is over...  After a year and a half of development, months of beta tests, tweaks and bug fixes, more tweaks and even more bug fixes... the #1 web app for learning to write Chinese has finally made its way to the iTunes App Store!
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Will Studying Mandarin Get Me A Job At The Goldman Sachs? | Wall ...

Will Studying Mandarin Get Me A Job At The Goldman Sachs? | Wall ... | Learning Chinese | Scoop.it
Every so often a thread pops up from some kid wondering if studying Mandarin in college will land him a vaunted investment banking position straight out of undergrad. The answer to this question is, in both China and New ...
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(Video) Chinese TV Channel Uses Attractive Women in Bikinis to Present Euro 2012 Weather Forecast | CaughtOffside

(Video) Chinese TV Channel Uses Attractive Women in Bikinis to Present Euro 2012 Weather Forecast | CaughtOffside | Learning Chinese | Scoop.it
That's one way to engage your audience.Download the Free CaughtOffside App Now at the iTunes App store by CLICKING HERE Spotted on the always ((Video) Chinese TV Channel Uses Attractive Women in Bikinis to Present Euro 2012 Weather Forecast | CaughtOffside...
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In China, Expats Find Job Opportunities Are Scant - BusinessWeek

In China, Expats Find Job Opportunities Are Scant - BusinessWeek | Learning Chinese | Scoop.it
China DailyIn China, Expats Find Job Opportunities Are ScantBusinessWeekAnd so parents enroll their kindergartners in Mandarin, study-abroad programs flourish, and nimble young graduates like Levine seek their fortune in China.
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Diablo 3 rebranded by Chinese online retailers to “Big pineapple” in ...

Diablo 3 rebranded by Chinese online retailers to “Big pineapple” in ... | Learning Chinese | Scoop.it
For those unfamiliar with China's gaming laws, there are some restrictions that developers have to overcome if they wish to have their games legally published in the country. For example games like World of Warcraft had to ...
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Sugar Painting - Chinese Dragon (糖画:龙)

A very traditional Chinese folk art which is really rarely seen nowadays.youtube.com...
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Study More Chinese - Learn Mandarin online - music, videos, blogs & discussion community.

Study More Chinese - Learn Mandarin online - music, videos, blogs & discussion community. | Learning Chinese | Scoop.it
Learn Chinese online for free by joining this social network for Mandarin language learners.
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A line of Chinese wisdom - Let's take a quick meal of knowledge - plus movie recommendations :-) - Study More Chinese

A line of Chinese wisdom - Let's take a quick meal of knowledge - plus movie recommendations :-) - Study More Chinese | Learning Chinese | Scoop.it
A line of wisdom in Chinese is like a quick meal of knowledge that could easily fit into your busy schedule.
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[HD] Nine Muses ( 나인뮤지스) | News [Dance Practice]

Dance_나인뮤지스 - 뉴스_안무 연습 영상 Dance_9Muses - News_Dance Practice Video (Learning News dance step.Damn, I was dancing the wrong steps T ^T http://t.co/7Vej78ZF...)...
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Learning Chinese Mandarin using television or online videos

Learning Chinese Mandarin using television or online videos | Learning Chinese | Scoop.it
There are a few websites we visit to watch various cartoons in Chinese Mandarin. I enjoy these especially because they are familiar to us and so does not feel so "foreign". These programs could keep you busy for the whole ...
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A Westerner's guide to Chinese drinking culture | Matador Network

A Westerner's guide to Chinese drinking culture | Matador Network | Learning Chinese | Scoop.it
Whatever you're drinking — baijiu (Chinese liquor), vodka, beer, wine — forget your fancy ideas of savouring the bouquet and whatnot. You'll be doing toasts one after another, and toasts mean drinking up.
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‎2,000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius: World History #7

‎2,000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius: World History #7 | Learning Chinese | Scoop.it
Let me apologise in advance for this guy's pronunciation...apparently mispronunciation is his thing...doesn't stop this from being quite a humorous look at Chinese history.
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TOC News » Is English or Mandarin the language of the future?

TOC News » Is English or Mandarin the language of the future? | Learning Chinese | Scoop.it
Is English or Mandarin the language of the future? Published by The Online Citizen on June 14, 2012. By Jennifer Pak -. English has been the dominant global language for a century, but is it the language of the future?
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How does China treat Chinese Americans - Part 1 Culture Shock - Study More Chinese

How does China treat Chinese Americans - Part 1 Culture Shock - Study More Chinese | Learning Chinese | Scoop.it
Part 1: Culture Shock - Chinese Americans in China PART 1: Young Chinese-Americans are coming to China in increasing numbers, some 30 years after their parent…...
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How to talk about coffee in Chinese - photo and dicussion of 咖啡 kā fēi - Study More Chinese

How to talk about coffee in Chinese - photo and dicussion of 咖啡 kā fēi - Study More Chinese | Learning Chinese | Scoop.it
We are going to try out a new format for additional Chinese writing practice, courtesy of Sikora & Seraph, who wrote all of this post's content.
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Why talking-to-text has taken off in China - BBC News

Why talking-to-text has taken off in China - BBC News | Learning Chinese | Scoop.it
BBC NewsWhy talking-to-text has taken off in ChinaBBC NewsMany Mandarin speakers prefer to dictate text messages Anyone who has ever written in Chinese on a computer, or composed a text message on their phone in that language, knows the typing...
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linguaphiles: Brushing up on a language

linguaphiles: Brushing up on a language | Learning Chinese | Scoop.it
Imagine that you spent years learning a language, actually taking classes and finishing a complete course at a language school, but then stopped practicing it completely. What would you do to somehow recover your ...
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How to ask, "How do you say 'fortune cookie'?" in Chinese - 20 Questions to Basic Fluency #20 - Study More Chinese

How to ask, "How do you say 'fortune cookie'?" in Chinese - 20 Questions to Basic Fluency #20 - Study More Chinese | Learning Chinese | Scoop.it
Last time we took a look at how to say, How was the movie? in Chinese.  If you missed that discussion, take some time to
go back and check it out.
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How opposite pairs of words mean different things in Mandarin - good+bad=quality, east+west=thing - Study More Chinese

I quite like the use of pairs of opposite words in Chinese, such as: 早晚 zǎowǎn, early-late = sooner or later                        他早晚都要上大学。He's going to have…...
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Why Sounding Like an Idiot is a Good Thing ... - Study More Chinese

Why Sounding Like an Idiot is a Good Thing ... - Study More Chinese | Learning Chinese | Scoop.it
Yesterday I had a conference call with the father of a thirteen year-old student to discuss the progress his daughter has made since she started studying Mandarin at our online Chinese school three months ago.
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