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Chinese Alphabet Game: Zhuyin System

The Chinese Alphabet Game  Chinese is known by many throughout the world as the hardest language in the world. This is primarily due to many factors such as the sheer number of characters that must be learned individually in order to read as well as the tonal system.  Here at Glossika, we've come up with a solution to help you get started with the Zhuyin or Bopomofo system of the Chinese language. This is mainly used in conjunction with traditional Chinese characters by the people of Taiwan. Let's get started learning the Zhuyin alphabet!  ... read more

About China

Social Media Workshop at LARC July 29-August 2, 2013   Workshop Final Project from Josephine Auyeung   Background of the student body ... read more

English for Peace

EduBlog English for Peace - This educational blog allows students to post articles and comments in different categories and discussion topics. It promotes the use the English language to communicate with studends outside of Japan (e.g. China) to enable inter-cultural exchange and promote peaceful communication.  ... read more

Using WallWisher to stimulate writing in an intermediate adult ESOL class

This is a simulated lesson project for the LARC Social Media Workshop where I used wallwisher to have students communicate through writing and technology about the person who inspired them. ... read more

My Dream Vacation-an ESL Writing/Oral Project

TRAVEL PROJECT – MY DREAM VACATION TOTAL POINTS 100 PART ONE: WRITTEN PROJECT  (50 points) 1) Pick a city or town you have always wanted to visit like Rome, Italy or Cancun, Mexico and plan week (6 night, 7-day) vacation to that one destination. 2)    Use books, travel brochures, Internet websites by going to the class wiki to find  links to helpful travel planning websites. 3)     Word process notes on your destination, and make sure to use your own words. Do not copy sentences from your source material. Of course you will use prices, and other details, like names of museums and restaurants as part of your report. You may want to keep a day-by-day journal of your vacation plans to help you organize. 4)    Include information about the following when preparing your notes: a.     Flight plans, Train/Bus Information ... read more

Learn Chinese Online...

This is a collection of links to learn the Chinese language. ... read more

Chinese language

Facebook Page Chinese Language - This facebook page is a contribution for learning the Chinese language.  Chinese is classified as a macrolanguage with 13 sub-languages. The traditionally-recognized seven main groups are: Mandarin (850 mln), Wu (90 mln), Cantonese (70 mln), Min (70 mln), Xiang (35 mln), Hakka (35 mln) and Gan (20 mln). ... read more