Open challenge, April 2018
Getting the chinese grammar wiki deck into anki; thus reviewing very basic grammar.
30 minutes listening to : learningchinesethroughstories.com/ The explanations of the stories are in Chinese but through using synonyms and description it is amazing how much can be understood. S...
shadowing 7-11 video ad - "after a 20 hour 2 phase stewing process, we produce a first class hotpot soup."
Shadowed first half of Seven-Eleven commercial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRrb_rS4LuM
wordswing; tone practice - I can discriminate when in an exercise like this; popup chinese: elementary lesson, repeated transcript aloud paying attention to tones, vocab review
Yesterday I started to read the book "The painted skin (画皮)". This book belong to a graded reader series. In this case is Level 3 with 750 word level.
Word Swing: getting familiar with activities. Character similarities - easy. Text game - hard because have to make decisions as well as read. Dialogue - quite hard - listened and repeated. Tone...
Shadowing of FluentU videos - 16 minutes on Fish Ball ad - https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=ea0MtifQDN0 - Lots of fun with Chinese tongue twisters.
Reading challenge - reading transcripts of FluentU videos. Folk song (It's time to say goodbye."
Pleco reviews HSK lesson Found Du Chinese App - great design, easy to use.
First focus is finding and trialling some new HSK calibrated reading and listening resources. Second focus tones.