Welcome to our FIRST podcast interview. Today we are very excited to have Zier Liu from Keats Chinese School as our guest. Zier Liu is the vice chairman and a Chinese teacher at Keats Chinese School. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan Business School. Zier …
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Kunming known as the City of Eternal Spring, is blossoming. Although it is not among the larger of the major cities of China, it is receiving that sort of attention, most recently with the expansion of its underground metro system and the plans for a high speed train to other major cities. Many typical western comforts …
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So many people seem to lose their mobile phones or other things these days, maybe leaving them is a taxi or putting somewhere they can’t recall. How do you tell someone else what has happened or work on recovering your lost or mislaid item? In this Podcast, you will learn: (i) To talk about finding …
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How to write Chinese characters is not as challenging as some people seem to think. Sure, it’s not easy but, once you are able to recognise a number of the individual strokes and remember the correct sequence of writing the character, you’ll find that forming many characters can be quite logical. Yet, best of all, …
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Whatever you do, it is inevitable to make mistakes, let alone learning something new, especially a foreign language. Learning Chinese is no exception. Further, even native Chinese speakers make mistakes when speaking or writing. So this often makes the language confusing for learners. So today, I share with you the top 5 mistakes made by …
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Today we are pleased to have the chance to have a Q&A session with Zier from Keats Chinese School. We have known Zier for quite some time and today are happy to have her join us at Learn Mandarin Now to answer some important questions. 1. Hello Zier. Thanks for taking your time to do …
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Hi, my name is Peter Gokey and my Chinese name is高岩松. I currently learn Chinese in China at Keats School, Kunming. In my post, I will share my Chinese learning experience with you, and I hope that can be helpful for Chinese learners. The continual evolution of technology transforms every area of our lives. The development …
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On-line and textbook learning is at the core of anyone’s language study roots. Without the imperative knowledge and examples that come along with the well designed learning materials today, most students of Mandarin couldn’t tell the difference between 睡覺 (shui4jiao4) and 水餃 (shui3jiao3). But in order to break beyond the ridged and structured borders of …
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Whether you just started learning Chinese or you’ve already been learning for a while, I’m sure you can agree that the tones are probably the hardest, if not one of the hardest aspects of learning Chinese. I want to tell you about something: you can learn and master the Chinese tones without using tone marks—and …
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Anything that can make learning Mandarin Chinese easier has to be a good thing! Having said this, our website, Learn Mandarin Now, rarely recommends any resources for learning Chinese. We feel that many sites are simply selling a course or Apps which are not that useful. Or only trying to make you pay money for …
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