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Transcribing a podcast- Improve your Mandarin listening Effectively

Here I will introduce you to some useful ways to improve your Chinese listening, from light to intense methods. School Material Audios What? It sounds so boring!? Well, it might be, but not quite! Many learners focus TOO MUCH on finding “good”, “interesting” resources for listening practice, while they neglect fundamental practices. When you are … Read More Transcribing a podcast- Improve your Mandarin listening Effectively

Taiwanese Mandarin Text-To-Speech

Are you tired of TTS with Google translation sound? Here I am going to introduce you two websites that not only offer TTS, but they offer Chinese with Taiwanese accent, too! PiliApp – TTSThis website uses a very simple design, clear and easy, you only need to put your text into the box and choose … Read More Taiwanese Mandarin Text-To-Speech

What are the differences between “快樂” and “高興”?

Traditional: 快樂, 高興 Simplified: 快乐, 高兴 First of all, let’s look at their definition in the dictionary: 1. 快樂 kuàilè .Collins Mandarin Chinese Dictionary: happy .cdict.net: happy, merry2. 高興 gāoxìng .Collins Mandarin Chinese Dictionary: happy; enjoy .cdict.net: happy, glad, willing (to do sth), in a cheerful mood And Google translation: 快樂: happy, joyful, cheerful高興: happy, … Read More What are the differences between “快樂” and “高興”?