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Mandarin Blueprint is the most ambitious online Chinese learning curriculum ever attempted. Not only because it integrates pronunciation, characters, vocabulary & grammar acquisition materials, but more importantly because it teaches how to relate everything you need to know about Chinese to your personal lived experience. Everything about your past is a potential connection you can make to Mandarin, and we're experts at helping you find them. Not to mention, Chinese is a super cool language ...
 
David Edmonds (Uehiro Centre, Oxford University) and Nigel Warburton (freelance philosopher/writer) interview top philosophers on a wide range of topics. Two books based on the series have been published by Oxford University Press. We are currently self-funding - donations very welcome via our website http://www.philosophybites.com
 
Every house is haunted. In each episode of Family Ghosts, we investigate the true story behind a mysterious figure whose legend has followed a family for generations. Grandmothers who were secretly jewel smugglers, uncles who led double lives, siblings who vanished without a trace, and other ghostly characters who cast shadows over our lives in ways that might not be immediately obvious. We are all formed in part by our familial collections of secrets, intrigues, and myths. By engaging with ...
 
---- Situational Animations updated weekly. Stay tuned with us !! ---- We are a leading e-learning company specializing in publishing and producing textbooks, animations, games, mobile apps and customized services for all the Chinese learners. Website http://www.huayuschool.com Facebook http://www.facebook.com/HuayuSchool Twitter https://twitter.com/#!/TKBHuayuSchool App Blog http://apps2learnchinese.wordpress.com/ Youtube http://www.youtube.com/user/TKBHuayuSchool
 
China's most popular internet show follows the adventures of Su Fei as she looks for love in Beijing and meets lots of interesting characters along the way. Also other cool content about China, Chinese youth culture and music and interviews with notables, both Chinese and Expat. Features audio and video content.
 
In the last few decades, China has been experiencing tremendous changes in its economy, society and infrastructure. Each episode of “China Stories” shows audience China by presenting them with stories, characters and images, in the hope that they may understand what the Chinese think, do, and care about now. Leaders have dreams, but what about the dreams of the people?
 
Most true crime covers the past hundred years of recorded history. We cover the rest of it. From murderous knights and pirate kings to ancient Chinese forensic investigators and the Renaissance's literal fashion police, our episodic podcast dives deep into the historical characters and events that make up some of the greatest crimes the world has ever seen — and certainly not found in your textbooks. For more information visit https://www.highcrimesandhistory.com/
 
Set in England at the turn of the 20th century, Wallace’s crime novel The Daffodil Mystery follows the mysterious circumstances under which shop owner Lyne has been murdered. Accordingly, it is up to detective Jack Tarling and his trusted Chinese assistant to solve the case and reach an appropriate and just resolution. Moreover, the happenings within the novel are intensified by the colorful set of characters, which are marked by their plausible façade and contribute to the novel’s appeal. T ...
 
"Fast paced and full of energy" --Adrian Tchaikovsky, author of the Shadows of the Apt "This manuscript is full of highly crafted detail that will make readers shiver at times with fear and delight ... a familiar yet highly original fantasy that is a worthwhile read." -- Publishers Weekly "The real-world cultures are incredibly well-researched and truthful, and yet well-balanced with the fantasy elements. An intriguing and impressive series." -- Ben Galley, author of the Emaneska Series It i ...
 
Wildest among the fisher-folk may be accounted the Chinese shrimp-catchers. It is the habit of the shrimp to crawl along the bottom in vast armies till it reaches fresh water, when it turns about and crawls back again to the salt. And where the tide ebbs and flows, the Chinese sink great bag-nets to the bottom, with gaping mouths, into which the shrimp crawls and from which it is transferred to the boiling-pot. This in itself would not be bad, were it not for the small mesh of the nets, so s ...
 
This little gem of a book was probably the first introduction to Shakespeare that most readers have had as children. Tales from Shakespeare was written in 1807 by a young clerk called Charles Lamb in the offices of the East India Company. Lamb co-authored them with his beloved sister Mary. The pair lived together for life, having gone through immense trauma caused by mental illness and tragedy. However, far from being a melancholy duo, they led an active and ample social life in the company ...
 
The Wine Australia podcast is all about sharing our passion for Australian wine. For those who love Australian wine we will share the stories of the people, the places and the communities that make our bold, authentic wines. For those sharing our Australian wines with the world we will share advice, insights and key learnings from thought leaders in the Australian wine community.
 
The Perils of Pauline is one of the first damsel in distress serials. The story is complete with undaunted hero, courageous damsel, unscrupulous villains galore, and other worldly interest. Before getting married, Pauline wants to experience the world and have adventures. When her guardian dies and leaves her an estate in trust of his secretary, adventures suddenly become more hazardous. Pauline charters aeroplanes, meets untrustworthy pirates, braves dangerous China Town, flies in a hot air ...
 
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The difficulty of learning Chinese characters might be frustrating for foreigners, but you got to admit, it's better than drawing everything out in pictures like they used to do during the cave-dwelling days. How were Chinese characters invented? And by whom? We'll find out today. And, if it's of any comfort, they are not easy for Chinese to learn …
 
Welcome to the first of a four-part series about learning how to read Chinese. In this episode, John and Jared start at the beginning and talk about how to learn pinyin, characters, and vocabulary. Guest interview is with Scott Young, author of bestselling novel “Ultralearning”. Scott spent a year without English and managed to be conversational in…
 
Check out more testimonials here, and click to learn more about The Mandarin Blueprint Method. Nick is one of the top contributors to the Mandarin Blueprint Method course, and we were thrilled to speak with him about his experience. We were hugely impressed by his commitment to several projects and responsibilities, so we’re sure you will be as ins…
 
欢迎光临! Welcome! You can now subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or you can subscribe by copying the following URL into your favorite podcast APP: https://www.mandarinblueprint.com/feed/podcast The Mandarin Blueprint Podcast focuses primarily on The Mandarin Blueprint Method online curriculum. Creators Luke Neale & Phil Crimmins an…
 
Welcome to Part Two about learning how to read Chinese. In this episode, John and Jared discuss how to get into reading at an early stage, even if you don’t have anything that is low enough for you to read! Guest interview is with Heather Turner, an entrepreneurial mother of five. She’s a qualified dental hygienist, professional baker, and most rec…
 
欢迎光临! Welcome! You can now subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or you can subscribe by copying the following URL into your favorite podcast APP: https://www.mandarinblueprint.com/feed/podcast The Mandarin Blueprint Podcast focuses primarily on The Mandarin Blueprint Method online curriculum. Creators Luke Neale & Phil Crimmins an…
 
欢迎光临! Welcome! You can now subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or you can subscribe by copying the following URL into your favorite podcast APP: https://www.mandarinblueprint.com/feed/podcast The Mandarin Blueprint Podcast focuses primarily on The Mandarin Blueprint Method online curriculum. Creators Luke Neale & Phil Crimmins an…
 
For some odd reason, raising silkworms as a "pet" was in fashion when I was in second grade and for someone who gets goose bumps from seeing worms, it was a difficult time. But, I have no problem with wearing silk, so shiny, smooth and cool to the touch. Who first made the connection between silkworm cocoons and the making of silk? You will find ou…
 
Thanks to Kairi for taking the time to share his experiences using The Mandarin Blueprint Method. Kairi is a musician, has been fascinated by languages since childhood, and became particularly interested in Asian cultures as a teenager. Naturally, this lead to an interest in the Chinese writing system. Please enjoy this free-ranging conversation ab…
 
欢迎光临! Welcome! You can now subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or you can subscribe by copying the following URL into your favorite podcast APP: https://www.mandarinblueprint.com/feed/podcast The Mandarin Blueprint Podcast focuses primarily on The Mandarin Blueprint Method online curriculum. Creators Luke Neale & Phil Crimmins an…
 
欢迎光临! Welcome! You can now subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or you can subscribe by copying the following URL into your favorite podcast APP: https://www.mandarinblueprint.com/feed/podcast The Mandarin Blueprint Podcast focuses primarily on The Mandarin Blueprint Method online curriculum. Creators Luke Neale & Phil Crimmins an…
 
John and Jared discuss a linguistic concept that you’ve probably never heard of but is pervasive throughout all languages. This will help you understand why for some things there is simply no direct translation and the answer for “why is it said this way?” is often “that’s just how it’s said”! Guest interview is with James Loach, a particle physici…
 
After some audio issues, we talk about the best tools for writing and publishing. Please support etvolare by reading Necropolis Immortal on WuxiaWorld! https://www.wuxiaworld.com/novel/necropolis-immortal You can check out MoonQuill at https://www.moonquill.com. Our most recent publications are: The Halfwit Halfling: A Bard's Tale https://amzn.to/2…
 
Joe Sutcliffe is currently studying a double masters in International Relations and Chinese Politics/Economics across Monash and Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Prior to this, he graduated with distinction with a degree in International Business from Monash University. He is an intern at the Australian Centre for Education and Training – Global. We …
 
Verificationists believe that every meaningful statement is either true by definition or else empirically verifiable (or falsifiable). Anything which fails to pass this two-pronged test for meaningfulness is neither true nor false, but literally meaningless. Liam Bright discusses Verificationism and its links with the Vienna Circle with David Edmon…
 
欢迎光临! Welcome! You can now subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or you can subscribe by copying the following URL into your favorite podcast APP: https://www.mandarinblueprint.com/feed/podcast The Mandarin Blueprint Podcast focuses primarily on The Mandarin Blueprint Method online curriculum. Creators Luke Neale & Phil Crimmins an…
 
Short Creek is a community on the Utah/Arizona border divided by much more than a state line. On one side are fundamentalist, polygamous Mormons who believe the town should be run by God—and his prophet. On the other are ex-believers who want democracy—and the right to believe (or not believe) as they want. When the prophet, Warren Jeffs, goes to p…
 
Thomas “TJ” Chernick is the Director of the New York Chapter of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). As Director of nglccNY- he provides opportunities and support for LGBT entrepreneurs, professionals, and allies through activities within a dynamic chamber community that helps redefine NYC’s LGBTQ business community. We had a great time d…
 
欢迎光临! Welcome! You can now subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or you can subscribe by copying the following URL into your favorite podcast APP: https://www.mandarinblueprint.com/feed/podcast The Mandarin Blueprint Podcast focuses primarily on The Mandarin Blueprint Method online curriculum. Creators Luke Neale & Phil Crimmins an…
 
John and Jared discuss using Chinese in the workplace and how you can use it no matter what your level. Guest interview is with Kaiser Kuo, a well know figure among China expats, and who, among many things, started the first Chinese heavy metal band in China and the growth of his Chinese skills is one thing that made it possible. Get ready for some…
 
欢迎光临! Welcome! You can now subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or you can subscribe by copying the following URL into your favorite podcast APP: https://www.mandarinblueprint.com/feed/podcast The Mandarin Blueprint Podcast focuses primarily on The Mandarin Blueprint Method online curriculum. Creators Luke Neale & Phil Crimmins an…
 
We talk about our historical eras... and rag on the french a bit. Sorry... Support MoonQuill by checking out our books on Amazon! https://amzn.to/2Y2aUdC Check out our website at https://www.moonquill.com ! You can find Moon on Twitter: @in_mooncake You can find etvolare on Twitter: @etvofluff or on her website at https://www.etvolare.com Support t…
 
欢迎光临! Welcome! You can now subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or you can subscribe by copying the following URL into your favorite podcast APP: https://www.mandarinblueprint.com/feed/podcast The Mandarin Blueprint Podcast focuses primarily on The Mandarin Blueprint Method online curriculum. Creators Luke Neale & Phil Crimmins an…
 
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