Reading challenge, April 2019
哈利波特与混血王子 Might be a bit harder than I should be doing for extensive reading, but it's fun!
Finished another short story in the Pleco Readers; this time about a husband who hasn't come home for four years, and when he finally does he's bringing home a 3 year old boy born of his mistress t...
4 pages from the Chinese version of James and the Giant Peach of Roald Dahl. Quite of lot of level 6 words, but not too difficult.
Protest over mouldy food 愤怒的爸妈们 http://app.decipherchinese.com/articles/yosdEeoC2DiRh8r45/protest-over-mouldy-food
Level 5 story from thechairmansbao. Not too difficult, although some minor problems.
After downloading Hellotalk, over the course of two days, spent chatting and reading several sentences in Chinese. After requesting a more simpler form of communication, many users were helpful in ...
start reading an article about the best Chinese tea brand names. 中国最好的茶品牌 http://www.puercn.com/czs/cycs/119767.html I always was eager to learn more about Chinese teas, so that article sound...
started to read 《鲁冰花》作者 钟肇政 (台湾作家) in simplified Chinese, up to page 16
read article on decipherchinese: 果汁不可以乱用 http://app.decipherchinese.com/articles/76DNmxBn5jpqQSADZ/near-death-from-fruit-juice-injection
Sang Sang is getting into trouble again and decides to use his parents mosquito net over their big bed as a fishing net.
Started playing 动物园 - got to the third checkpoint (100/175 points). This game is longer than the previous ones, which is nice, but it's unfortunately not as exciting.
Started to read the second part of "Great Expectations 美好的前途(下)”"
Finished re-reading the second chapter of 西游记 in depth and making Anki flashcards for the new words and idioms. There were significantly fewer new words in the second chapter than the first.
C. J. Howard
Zany description of Sang Sang taking his mothers cupboard and making a pigeon coop out of it. Of course he gets a beating, but he is unrepentent.
Escape from the burning building. (105/105) Burning Building - 火灾 by https://wordswing.com There were some worlds I didn't knew so it took me some time to go through the whole game. My p...
Comic book- Yumi's Cells (柔美的細胞小將）a fun comic- you can read it all online in English and Chinese. It's got a very European-comics circa 1965 kinda feel to it, but it's originally Korean.
Pleco Graded readers- anybody else noting how super depressing it was to live in China in the 1970s/80s was? These stories are bleak, with just tiny grace notes to make them bearable...
|Rank||Score||Personal goal progress|
|5.||C. J. Howard||8.25|
|Duration||April 10, 2019 to |
April 30, 2019 (21 days)