Reading challenge, April 2018

Read as much Chinese as you can before the end of October! More details and suggestions for what (and how) to read can be found in the attached article.


Recent activities

120 minutes

Intensive reading - a short story. 王小波的一只特立独行的猪 on Popup Chinese. Read several times then checked new words. Could get the gist although a lot of unknown words. Interesting story.

Monday, Apr 30
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20 minutes

5th chapter of internet story

Sunday, Apr 29
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65 minutes

Just got quizzed by a robot. Three riddles on the Chinese characters he was thinking about. I think I got the satisfaction of guessing correctly that a 7 year old in China would have gotten. Still...

Sunday, Apr 29
Display avatarRaymond Moy
80 minutes

Complete lesson from a text book, 汉语教程。 Good for intensive reading and brushing up grammar and vocabulary.

Sunday, Apr 29
Display avatarLiz H
30 minutes

锤锤腰 老老像棵树, 我想啄木鸟, 举起两个小拳头, 我给姥姥捶腰。 捶得姥姥咯咯笑, 不疼,不疼,不疼了。 By 尹世霖

Sunday, Apr 29
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Gätlin joined the challenge!

Sunday, Apr 29
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20 minutes

愛的往事 第四章

Saturday, Apr 28
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25 minutes

愛的往事 第三章

Saturday, Apr 28
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65 minutes

Still working at Into the Haze. Just about to enter a dark abandoned subway station. Wish me luck.

Saturday, Apr 28
Display avatarRaymond Moy
70 minutes

Concentrating only on Into the Haze. Definitely improving my reading skill. Can guess meanings and most pinyin, but without tones, of almost words I didn't know when I started 10 days ago.

Friday, Apr 27
Display avatarRaymond Moy
20 minutes

Work memos and emails

Friday, Apr 27
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20 minutes

Du Chinese

Friday, Apr 27
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20 minutes

Du Chinese

Friday, Apr 27
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80 minutes

friend WeChat updates

Friday, Apr 27
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20 minutes

Du Chinese

Friday, Apr 27
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30 minutes

reading over the transcript of the video and reviewing vocabulary

Friday, Apr 27
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60 minutes

Into the Haze and Escape.

Thursday, Apr 26
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46 minutes

More Into the Haze. Also started a little bit of the comics.

Thursday, Apr 26
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90 minutes

Read story from 汉语趣读. Too many unknown words. Read one from Chairman’s Bao. Useful vocab. TCB flashcards - can remember recently read but have completely forgotten older ones.

Thursday, Apr 26
Display avatarLiz H
70 minutes

Wordswing Into the Haze. Was able to get to a 2nd checkpoint. Also reading the Escape game, but the text is more obscure than Into the Haze. The character translations don't add up on the senten...

Wednesday, Apr 25
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20 minutes

愛的往事 第二章

Wednesday, Apr 25
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45 minutes

lingq, Steve's Introduction to LingQ

Wednesday, Apr 25
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Joe joined the challenge!

Wednesday, Apr 25
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Pradodo joined the challenge!

Wednesday, Apr 25
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90 minutes

The Chairman's Bao. Read 2 new stories and did all exercises. Also reviewed some words with their Flashcards.

Wednesday, Apr 25
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Leaderboard

RankScorePersonal goal progress
1.Thumb avatarRaymond Moy18.17100%
2.Thumb avatarLiz H15.093%
3.Thumb avatarManuela8.4142%
4.Thumb avatarcharacter6.9869%
5.Thumb avatarMeng Jiao Shi3.6730%
6.Thumb avatarHSCBN422.1621%
7.Thumb avatarJasha1.429%
8.Thumb avatarJoe0.757%
9.Thumb avatarGätlin0.52%
10.Thumb avatarIndira0.3333%
Linkhttp://www.hackingchinese.c...
Participants27
Hours reported57.39
DurationApril 15, 2018 to
April 30, 2018 (16 days)