Participation
in Listening challenge, August 2017



60 minutes
1.0h

Dictation of the first part of the story《一碗清汤荞麦面》on 阅读FM. The vocabulary wasn't too tricky, but I didn't get very far in the dictation as I was hand-writing. I will continue with this exercise tomorrow.

240 minutes
4.0h

Dinner and conversation with two Chinese friends. I made mistakes in my speaking, but understood almost everything they said. Sometimes I could only express a certain idea in English, but they responded in Chinese, which was good.

40 minutes
0.67h

Listened to the first two podcasts from the series 聚合有穿透力的思想观点 on the 凤凰新闻 app on the train to work. The speaker spoke quickly and the topic was new to me, so I had to pause frequently for understanding.

60 minutes
1.0h

I did a dictation of the story 《我想做一个流浪》on 阅读FM. It took me some time, as I had to repeat passages, but it was an effective exercise. I will try some more dictations.

100 minutes
1.67h

Watched 'The Wedding Banquet' on my day off. Really moving film.

20 minutes
0.33h

Listened to the same story(发现世界上最美味的厨师)on 阅读FM, once with the transcript and once more without it, to try to retain the new vocabulary.

100 minutes
1.67h

Listened to the album 《你所不知道的杜振熙之內部整修》 by 蛋堡 while at work. Sometimes it was difficult to keep up, but I think I got the gist of most of the songs. My favourites were 《綁架我》,《我們都有問題》,《房間》and 《梅雨記》.

35 minutes
0.58h

Listened to the album 浮游城市 by Hello Nico. My favourite track was 花. Listened to the podcast 发现世界上最美味的厨师 on 阅读FM, without the transcript.

180 minutes
3.0h

Listening and speaking practice with Chinese friends. They were patient with me when I couldn't understand, but spoke at a regular pace, not really slowing down.

40 minutes
0.67h

Listened to 最怕的是你永远忘不掉 on 阅读FM several times with and without the transcript.

60 minutes
1.0h

Listened to the story 活得比父母好,该不该有亏欠感?

40 minutes
0.67h

Listened to the story 一个人的生活并不容易,但一定会过去 several times.

60 minutes
1.0h

Listened to 北京,北京 narrated by 丢丢 on 阅读FM. First, I listened without the transcript, then with it, and once more without it to try to retain new vocabulary. This worked quite well.

20 minutes
0.33h

Listened to the story 醒来觉得甚是爱你 from 宁二 on 阅读FM several times and learned new vocabulary

30 minutes
0.5h

justlearnchinese.com:《她的故事》第四到第六节,我几次练习了生词

30 minutes
0.5h

justlearnchinese.com:《她的故事》第一到第三节,我几次练习了生词




Challenge time progress:100.0%
Goal progress:74.4%
Score18.59
Rank8th
Hours reported18.59
Goal25h