Posts Tagged ‘Mandarin’

Chinese Corner – Social Media in China

November 24th, 2009
Chinese corner wine and cheese

Yep so I've been working on developing this event as attendance has been dwindling lately. That, and the fact that it now has potential to net me some money in the long run. I've been learning a lot the past several months promoting through various avenues. Little things like... not to take for granted how ...

Study Aches & A Little Software History

June 24th, 2009
Powerword Chinese/English Dictionary Software

So I began well intended, looking for some software that would translate chinese text to english when placing your cursor over the text in any application or webpage. The winning candidate turns out to be one Powerword created by Kingsoft a Chinese based software company which has been combating Microsoft on various fronts for more ...

Shenzhen Stats and Class Site Up & Running

April 13th, 2009

Shenzhen Statistics Current Population: 17million+ Urban Density: 10,105.0/km^2 (26,174.1/sq mi) (2007) SEZ formed (Special Economic Zone): May 1, 1980 Total Land Area: 2,052km^2 (790 sq mi) Urban Land Area: 395.81km^2 (152.8 sq mi) Elevation: 25m (82ft) - Global warming flood proof ;)... maybe Population @ end of 2007: 8,615,500 Internet Users: 253 million + Global Population Snapshot Current world Population: 6,773,021,184 China's Population: 1,336,599,805 (1 in ...

汉语课-上课!Chinese Class Begins!

March 17th, 2009

The 4th of March, a Wendsday, marked the first day of my elementary level chinese course which I now take M-F from 8:30am to 11:50am. The class is broken into 3 peices a listening course (听力课), a reading course (精读课),  and a spoken class (会话课). The class time is split into 2 class periods split ...