Speaking challenge, April 2021
Talking with locals, spent a few hours with them, but probably only spent a fraction of the time speaking.
Flashcards - HSK 1 nouns 31-62 in sentences. Translate the English sentence to Mandarin outloud, listen to the audio to repeat the correct pronunciation of the sentence.
Recited parts of the story 完美的弓 from http://chinesereadingpractice.com/2020/06/11/childrens-story-%e5%ae%8c%e7%be%8e%e7%9a%84%e5%bc%93-the-perfect-archery-bow/ -- this was much above my level, so t...
Read aloud the story 海上和床上 found at http://chinesereadingpractice.com/2020/06/25/short-story-on-the-sea-and-in-bed/ -- this story was a bit above my level. While speaking, I wrote down the pinyin f...
I read 12 different small texts of my Chinesse book and repeat twice ! I forget how to pronounce some characters ;)
Driver on a lift turned out to be Chinese, had a longer if slightly stilted conversation
Repeating after the main leads' lines in 《忽然今夏》, focusing on the tones, stress, and intonation.
Using my lesson word list and repeating each one after the teacher (x3)
Language exchange with fiends delightful mother. 今早我第一次见面我好朋友的妈妈。她是四川人。我们聊天一个小时了。
Recorded myself reading an article out loud and sent it to my Chinese teacher
Flashcards - HSK 1 nouns 1-30 in sentences. Have to say the English sentence in Mandarin, tap the card to see if it was correct, then listen to the audio to repeat the correct pronunciation of the...