Benchmarking challenge, June 2016

Try to measure your progress, including identifying strength and weaknesses. More information in the linked article!


Recent activities

30 minutes

Chatting in Mandarin helps in getting practice on the Mandarin Traditional and Simplify keyboard

Thursday, Jun 30
Display avatar朱迪思
60 minutes

Practicing with a Native Chinese is helping me find my flaws in pronunciation but as well as improve.

Thursday, Jun 30
Display avatar朱迪思
60 minutes

I am starting to understand more when I listen to Music or watch a Chinese movie. I find myself hearing radicals that I practice. SO I somewhat know what they are talking about.

Thursday, Jun 30
Display avatar朱迪思
30 minutes

I notice that my handwriting is improving every time I practice writing sentences.

Thursday, Jun 30
Display avatar朱迪思
60 minutes

Sometimes I feel like I am not learning much, but whenever I go over the material I see I remember the radicals or sentences. Yesterday, I did the basics, anki, and practice the vowels and consonants.

Thursday, Jun 30
Display avatar朱迪思
180 minutes

Translation (Chinese-German) with guidance/scaffolding provided by Chinese native speaker under occasional use of dictionary. Text regarded as hard and previously unknown. No time limit - aim is be...

Thursday, Jun 30
Display avatarRichard Wolff
60 minutes

Another ToneBingo-Session, as the previous session was unrevealing. Clear results this time: 2nd has major issues, 5th tone has minor issues. All others are fine.

Thursday, Jun 30
Display avatarRichard Wolff
90 minutes

I spent 30 minutes chatting in Mandarin and the other 60 minutes talking basic Mandarin words.

Wednesday, Jun 29
Display avatar朱迪思
30 minutes

I finish watching 怒江之战 第01集 which I watch the other half yesterday

Wednesday, Jun 29
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30 minutes

Writing about movie preferences in Chinese on Chinesepod.com. I use pin and paper. Then I spent the other fifteen on skriter writing Mandarin characters.

Wednesday, Jun 29
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30 minutes

I listen to a different Mandarin station which was 97.2 Caldecott Hill Estate, Singapore

Tuesday, Jun 28
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60 minutes

I went back over the lessons I did yesterday an spent around 15 mins. Then I continue my learning by practicing Chinese consonants, vowels, and the tones. I think once I practicing lessons helped w...

Tuesday, Jun 28
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10 minutes

Memorizing Chinese radicals

Tuesday, Jun 28
Display avatar朱迪思
30 minutes

Chatting - Mandarin with native speakers

Tuesday, Jun 28
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60 minutes

I talk to a Native Mandarin speaker on speaky.com

Tuesday, Jun 28
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60 minutes

Listening - I listen to Yes 933 radio station for Chinese songs and I watch 怒江之战 第01集 on film.qq.com

Monday, Jun 27
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30 minutes

I spent 15 minutes writing on paper Chinese sentences, and the other 15 writing on skritter.

Monday, Jun 27
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60 minutes

Basic Chinese - I spent time going through Anki Cards, then I went and did how to introduce yourself on chinesepod.com.

Monday, Jun 27
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朱迪思 joined the challenge!

Monday, Jun 27
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Stacey joined the challenge!

Monday, Jun 20
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Jessica Chapman joined the challenge!

Sunday, Jun 19
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Henk Dalmolen joined the challenge!

Friday, Jun 17
Display avatarHenk Dalmolen
45 minutes

Did an isolated listening test of singular words spoken in Chinese; scored very well

Thursday, Jun 16
Display avatarRichard Wolff
75 minutes

Played the pronunciation game with a Chinese Native Speaker. Results unclear and showed minor-major deficiency with all tones, particularly 5th.

Thursday, Jun 16
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Tess joined the challenge!

Thursday, Jun 16
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Leaderboard

RankScorePersonal goal progress
1.Thumb avatar朱迪思12.17110%
2.Thumb avatarRichard Wolff6.060%
Linkhttp://www.hackingchinese.c...
Participants16
Hours reported18.17
DurationJune 10, 2016 to
June 30, 2016 (21 days)