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Chinese Study Plan – Skritter Update

Having taken HSK Level 4 last year, I am planning to HSK Level 5 asap! Well, I say that, and it will take some time to learn the extra 1300 words necessary to give me at least a chance of passing. (HSK 4 = 1200 words, HSK 5 = 2500 words). In order to get Read More …

100 hours of Chinese


World of Chinese/Tsinghua University Full Summer Scholarship Competition

World of Chinese magazine competition. Full Chinese language summer scholarship at Tsinghua University. Only catch – you must be a beginner…I entered anyway! No…I didn’t win…I didn’t match the criteria! (Source:

Important Chinese Things on ChinesePod

Watch: President Obama’s First-Ever Tumblr Q&A

whitehouse: whitehouse: President Obama is answering your questions on education and college affordability in his first-ever Tumblr Q&A today. Tune in right here at 4 p.m. ET, and make sure to follow us @whitehouse. Happening now. Watch → Education, education, education. US-style.


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Study Chinese Progress – One Year On

Writing Chinese characters…one year on. There are some clear peaks and troughs visible on the annual graph. I was travelling last summer, and since Christmas have failed to maintain a consistent flow. However, now that the 1000-character barrier is in sight – I will make an extra effort to reach the finish line. (Well, technically Read More …