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Princess Remy Podcast

Monday, January 18th, 2010

To learn Chinese requires learning material. A few weeks ago I've introduce one of my recommended Chinese listening materials: popupchinese.com. While Popupchinese is a guided lesson, it does cost money. Today I'll introduce another resource, which is free (as in free beer) but less guided. Anyhow, this is still one ...

What difficulties did you encounter learning Chinese?

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Today my mate Nino at MKL wrote about difficulties while learning Chinese and he is asking his readers what difficulties they encountered learning Chinese. First I wanted to write a short comment there, but I guess it's to much to summarize it in a short blog comment. So I take ...

Baidu: We feel deeply guilty

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

"We feel deeply guilty." is a statement that could be found earlier this week on the Baidu website. You should be, for what You have done, Baidu! Censorship is a serious crime. China's government is getting hyperactive once again, this time it wants to remove porn from the internet. Bad porn! ...

BlackBerry Chinese Input Method Support

Friday, November 14th, 2008

At some days I really hate the ignorance that comes along my way. Today's protagonist of discomfort: The BlackBerry Chinese Input Method Support doesn't exist... luckily I can use Google and luckily there are some hackers out there that helped pave the way to enjoy Chinese on my BlackBerry Curve ...

New Ideas for learning Chinese

Monday, October 27th, 2008

As You guys already know, learning Chinese is one of my passions in life. With this learning of the Chinese language comes my interest for learning theory. I also try to find out how languages are learned and how to make learning more effective. Last weekend I found a few new ...

Two years of learning Chinese

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Two years ago I started learning Chinese, starting with the omnipresent 你好. Now two years later let's have a look at how much Mandarin Chinese I learned in two years. I'm not really sure what triggered my interest in Chinese, but I guess it's a number of factors. It all began ...

Chinesepod

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

I wanted to do a review for Chinesepod for a very long time. Then one thing has stopped me: Chinesepod is already so well known, it is hardly necessary to write a review. During the last few weeks however I bumped into some people who still didn't know about Chinesepod, ...

Cantonese learning resources

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

As I am in Hongkong, I also have to learn this language. To get started I searched for some resources on this language, which has been described as very difficult, and easy as well. Depends where You come from, I believe. Let's go over some resources: RTHK - naked Lunch: Cantonese ...