Skype Chinese Class-Tips from Instructors

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  • #1

    Professor Tian (Friday, 06 May 2016 11:55)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class, I worked Amy on job-related Chinese on "Price List of Legacy Funeral Service". We practiced scenarios thoughout this Skype Chinese Class. She finds it very helpful and fun when I played the custom role and she was trying to persuade me to buy this service in her Skype Chinese Class.

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    Ann (Friday, 06 May 2016 17:32)

    I am so sad that Eileen didn't attend my Skype Chinese Class today. Just wondering what happend to her . Hope I will see her in my next Skype Chinese Class on Tuesday.

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    Tian (Friday, 06 May 2016 17:36)

    We had so much fun in Len's Skype Chinese Class. We worked on Chinese slangs. We studies : 面的, 摩的, 黄的, and moderns one like 滴滴打车, 优步, 顺风车. Looking forward to his next Skype Chinese Class. He always suprises me with some expressions.

  • #4

    Andy (Friday, 06 May 2016 17:37)

    I was disappointed when Joe told me that he was going to take a break from my Skype Chinese Class. Actually I prepared a very good lesson and was ready to tape the class. Hope he will resume his Skype Chinese Class soon

  • #5

    Tian (Saturday, 07 May 2016 06:25)

    Weird thing happened in today's Skype Chinese Class. Both my student and I I were online, but we saw each other off line. We were waiting for 20 minutes and had to reschedule another Skype Chinese Class.

  • #6

    Tian (Saturday, 07 May 2016 10:06)

    Meil told me she is Singaporean in our Skype Chinese Class. I thought she is Indian as she looks Indian.We can talk about Singapore in our next Skype Chinese Class because we are working on travelling and countries.

  • #7

    Li (Saturday, 07 May 2016 20:34)

    (Saturday,07 May 2016 22:10)
    白洁,she is a lovely girl.In today's Skype Chinese Class,the first time I saw her afro-hair and my first reaction was to be "Wow!",she told me she likes her hair,it's so cute that I also wanted to try out this hairstyle!We learned new words and sentences about"你家在哪儿?"But owing to the internet was poor,she could't see my courseware,I hope it will be better in the next Skype Chinese Class.

  • #8

    Li (Saturday, 07 May 2016 21:23)

    I explained the wrong topic for Minxian in today's Skype Chinese Class and she could understand quickly.She's really good!We will continue the examination of HSK Level Ⅳ.I believe she can play better and I am looking forward to her next Skype Chinese Class.

  • #9

    Tian (Sunday, 08 May 2016 07:01)

    Michael had his first taste of Skype Chinese Class today. He finds it very effective and workable. He said he will definitely take more Skype Chinese Class in hte future.

  • #10

    Ego (Sunday, 08 May 2016 14:08)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class, I gave Jashwant(a lovely boy) a listening test. He concentrated on it during the class. And it is very nice that he was cooperating with me. Even if i changed serveral earphones, i couldn't hear him clearly. I hope it will be better in the next Skype Chinese Class. Look forward to teaching him next week.

  • #11

    Tian (Sunday, 08 May 2016 17:02)

    Sheli is our first Skype Chinese Class student from Israel. I am so impressed that her accent is perfect. So glad that she will start her Skype Chinese Class this Saturday .

  • #12

    Li (Monday, 09 May 2016 04:32)

    敏浩,a clever boy who love thinking.He often puts forward a lot of problems which makes me staggered.After a few classes,I know how to face his problems.That's to pay more attention to the class content in order to catch every knowledge point.Besides,preparing some fuuny supplementary materials are essential.I think he is very happy to learn more knowledge in Chinese class. I agree that Chinese class is a life class.

  • #13

    Huang (Monday, 09 May 2016 06:01)

    I enjoy every moment having the skype chinese lesson with my students.In the chinese class,my students,three lovely boys,focus on me and expect to learn more.Especially yesterday,we play an interesting game,the boys love the game and they put up their hands answering my questions very positively.At that time,I suddenly felt that learning together with them had been one part of my colorful life.

  • #14

    Xie (Monday, 09 May 2016 10:05)

    Last Saturday I was so happy to teach Baili in my Skype Chinese Class.She was so smart that could answer my question quickly.And I saw two big cats,one called Mama.At the end of Skype Chinese Class,she was so lovely and did some expressions.She built up my confidence.I am looking forward to teaching her next Skype Chinese Class.

  • #15

    Lv (Monday, 09 May 2016 14:25)

    佳怡,a clever girl, who could get my point and absorb the knowledge quickly in Skype Chinese Class. However,she is so sleepy that cannot focus her attention on the class. I hope it will be better on next Skype Chinese Class.

  • #16

    Wu (Monday, 09 May 2016 14:43)

    Meil,a smart and lovely girl. In today's Skype Chinese Class,we had so much fun in listening and writing training. So glad that she got a bit improvement in writing.I am looking forward to teaching her tomorrow in Skype Chinese Class.

  • #17

    Lv (Tuesday, 10 May 2016 02:09)

    I was so excited when I saw Phoebe in Skype Chinese Class. Because I haven't seen her for 2 weeks. Phoebe seems to be more active than last time, which make the Skype Chinese Class more efficient. I hope we could keep it.

  • #18

    燕红(Tuesday,10 May 2016 8:10) (Tuesday, 10 May 2016 02:16)

    白朗,a smart girl. In today's Skype Chinese Class, we have studied two Chinese words .She showed me her room , her toys and her uniform. I am looking forward to teach her next week in Skype Chinese Class.

  • #19

    韓效聰 Tuesday,10 May 2016 08:18 (Tuesday, 10 May 2016 02:30)

    When I heard the voice of the Bailu is very excited, but only a few minutes later, then, about the China content of tea.This class has improved my patience, let me know, as long as you sincerely treat your students, your students will be sincere to you,I like this feeling.

  • #20

    黃艷芬(Tuesday,10 May 2016 8:10) (Tuesday, 10 May 2016 02:35)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class,I am glad that bailan attended class on time, and the Internet is great. We do exercises with historical content. Met the wrong problem, I told her the knowledge related to the content. We play read aloud text and explain it to her knowledge. I am looking forward to her next Skype Chinese Class.

  • #21

    Zhang (Tuesday, 10 May 2016 02:50)

    马布 is a clever girl who can acquire all words and sentences quickly in Skype Chinese Class. Today, we talked about job. She showed me some pictures and said she didn't want to be a enginer or worker. Because it's dangerous and her eyes are tired. She is so smart and creative, and she will surprise me everytime. I hope to see her on next Skype Chinese Class.

  • #22

    李佳 (Tuesday, 10 May 2016 02:59)

    (Tuesday,10 May 2016 08:23)
    I was gald that Lee白丽 did very well in today's skype Chinese class. She was more active, paying more attention than the last class. When I asked a question, she answered immediately. And she usually got the correct answer. She was so nice that I really enjoyed our class today. I am looking froward to see her on next Skype Chinese class.

  • #23

    吴娟苹 (Tuesday, 10 May 2016 06:58)

    What I learn from this skype Chinese class is being patient whether your student come or not. Gratefully, 白莲 came to study in the end, but she showed a little interest. Maybe I should change my way of teaching in skype Chinese class, which can attract her more attention to my class.

  • #24

    陈小滨 (Tuesday, 10 May 2016 15:11)

    In today's skype chinese class,my student 白蕾was late for 20 minutes.Despite this,I still be pleasnt that her presence.In this class,I just teach her that a part of content about the Xia Dynasty.What made me most happy is that she show me their house and her favorite toys and the Empire State Building by the video.Finally,she did not even want to over the class.

  • #25

    Hong (Wednesday, 11 May 2016 08:01)

    那威 is a very clever boy.However,In today's Skype Chinese Class,I find that he has forgotten many words that he learned before.So I think he probably isn't focused enough in the class.Now I hope that I can make him more relaxed in Skype Chinese Class,so that he can find the enjoyment of learning Chinese.

  • #26

    Tian (Wednesday, 11 May 2016 08:40)

    Michael's SKype Chinese Class is always fun. He sang a song while Playing his quitar. I taught him to use 一边。。。一边。。。 He said he really enjoyed this Skype Chinese Class because he finds this "say and do" method works well for students who take Skype Chinese Classes.

  • #27

    蔡静霖 (Wednesday, 11 May 2016 10:49)

    (Wendsday,11 May 2016 16:47)
    I was happy when i know 方英 ate sushi for his lunch for the reason that i just wanted to introduced Japanese Cuisine to him.We shared our favourite food through this Skype Chinese Class and had a good time.What is most,I know he enjoys Taiwan Food and I made a agreement with him.He said he will review the words and i will introduce some Taiwan Food on next week's Skype Chinese Class .

  • #28

    张斯淇 (Wednesday, 11 May 2016 11:10)

    (Wednesday, 11 May 2016 16:51)
    In the begining of 方明's Skype Chinese Class, we review what he learned last class. And he is a smart and hard-working student who always can master words and stories quickly. He likes sports. So, today I share him some words such as 排球、网球、乒乓球、羽毛球 and so on. Besides, we played a word solitaire game before Skype Chinese Class over. It is very interesting and we have a good time today.

  • #29

    刘文钰 (Wednesday, 11 May 2016 17:27)

    Today,we have fun on class.I have to spend most of the time on reading part,because 甜甜 have many unknow characters.I taught her three associated words today,and I think she got it.That makes me satisfied.I am sure that she will work the reading part out someday.

  • #30

    楊淑闲 (Thursday, 12 May 2016 03:25)

    Lindsay Berat is a clever girl.But we always have a short time to communicate by Skype Chinese Class.I have spent a period of time teaching her some exercises to HSK.Today,I tried to talked about some daily topics with her through Skype Chinese Class,it is happy that she also likes playing volleyball.

  • #31

    李敏婷 (Thursday, 12 May 2016 06:22)

    To my great delight,in the end of the Skype Chinese Class,小迪 say "I love you" to me in Chinese.What a cute little girl! It's a enjoyment to have Skype Chinese Class with her.But a fly in the ointment,something wrong with the computer,cause a late Skype Chinese Class.I am so sorry.Today I continue to help 小迪 to finish her chinese homework.In order to avoid boring,I use a lot of intersting cartoon images to design my courseware.小迪 likes Pikachu very much.She is excited to see it.I am very that she like Skype Chinese Class.

  • #32

    洪梓璇 (Friday, 13 May 2016 08:07)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class,we reviews the words and sentences of Happy Chinese2,he maste better than before.那威 is a funny boy,We had a great time in Skype Chinese Class.Then I hope he can get good grades in final exam.

  • #33

    洪梓璇 (Friday, 13 May 2016 08:13)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class,we review the words and sentences of Happy Chinese2,he masters better than before.那威 is a funny boy,We have a great time in Skype Chinese Class.Then I hope he can get good grades in final exam.

  • #34

    张雪玲 (Saturday, 14 May 2016 04:09)

    Today, we learn the topic of hobby in Skype Chinese Class. She likes painting, swimming, tennis, violin and so on. Besides,she told me she likes Google Map! What an versatile girl!! I am so happy that she can express and share so many interesting things with me in Skype Chinese Class.

  • #35

    Saturday, 14 May 2016 13:53 (Saturday, 14 May 2016 07:54)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class,my student Langley Berat is late for 14 minutes.We reviewed the xia Dynasty of history.Besides,we study a part of shang Dynasty.Durning the class,I can not connect with her about 20 minutes.She told me that in this 20 minutes she went to have dinner,I think she is lovely.

  • #36

    谢少曼 (Saturday, 14 May 2016 18:54)

    On yesterday's Skype Chinese Class,I was very happy because Berat listened to me carefully . I taught her new knowledge but there were noisy in her home and sometimes I can't hear her.I think I should have some interesting ideas to cheer her up .That is what I should prepare for next Skype Chinese Class.

  • #37

    李婷 (Saturday, 14 May 2016 19:54)

    Minxian's Skype Chinese Class makes me feel relaxed,I like having lessons with her.The next Skype Chinese Class we will have aural training,I am looking forward to it,Minxian,fueling!

  • #38

    李婷 (Saturday, 14 May 2016 20:46)

    Mabou is a lovely girl and her Skype Chinese Class is always fun,I am glad to be able to teach her.She showed me her maps and told me she likes makeup.When she said"我很喜欢你的头发",I felt happy.Aha,I expect her next Skype Chinese Class.

  • #39

    王诗嘉 (Sunday, 15 May 2016 17:42)

    On yesterday's Skype Chinese Class,it was the third time I taken a lesson on line with 白蘭. Maybe she cann't recognize me, she has forgotten me and she thinks that I am a new teacher.That is surpriseing to me! During the Skype Chinses Class, altough she plays with her sisters sometimes, she can listen to me all the time.I hope next class she will do better!

  • #40

    李敏婷 (Monday, 16 May 2016 05:59)

    Tough 敏浩 looks like a quite boy,actually,he is fond of every intersting things.So,when I show him some amusing pictures or jokes.He breaks into a smile.I am exploring a new way which is relaxed and fuuny to have a Skype Chinese Class.In today's Skype Chinese Class,we have learned 11 lesson.I try to get rid of phonetic transcription,but I find 敏浩 can't master the new words well.So I think the next Skype Chinese Class I should show the phonetic transcription again and have a dictation.

  • #41

    李敏婷 (Monday, 16 May 2016 06:14)

    傅洋, a clever boy who likes snacks very much.In today's Skype Chinese Class,we have learnde lesson 11 "我会说一点汉语".When I ask him "你的汉语水平怎么样?" He says “一般般,在中间。”Actually, his Chinese is very well.I like to explain chinese charaters to him.I am happy when he is suddenly enlightened in chinese.

  • #42

    林绿妆 (Monday, 16 May 2016 09:10)

    Masa, a careful man who was so earnest in today's skype Chinese class.He was relaxed and easy to learn spoken Chinese language,and he did well in speaking Chinese text 4.We were talking about the China phenomenon,such as how about cheating in China?I am so glad to share some interesting things with him and wish I can do better in the next skype Chinese class .

  • #43

    林雪瑜 (Monday, 16 May 2016 15:31)

    I teach a little girl who called gabby through Skype Chinese Class.She is very cute.Last class, I has received the advice from parent. She said that I speak English too much, too little Chinese. I think what she said is right. I hope I can do better in next Skype Chinese Class.

  • #44

    赵燕红(Tuesday,17 May 2016 8:12 (Tuesday, 17 May 2016 02:12)

    白朗,a clever girl . In today's Skype Chinese Class, I called her many times , but I taught her about 15 minutes because of the Internet . She told me they would come China in summer. I am looking forward to teach her next week in Skype Chinese Class.

  • #45

    韓效聰 Tuesday,17 May 2016 8:07 (Tuesday, 17 May 2016 02:13)

    I am so disappointed that Bailu didn't attend my Skype Chinese Class
    today.Later,because the network is not good,there is no class.Hope I will see her in my next class.













  • #46

    黃艷芬 (Tuesday, 17 May 2016)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class,we reviewed the contents of the last class by doing exercises and teached new knowledge of the Qin Dynasty.I was sad that I didn't cause the interest of bailan, and she did not concentrate on class.I think I should continue to work hard to make the class interesting. I am looking forward to her next Skype Chinese Class.

  • #47

    李佳 (Tuesday, 17 May 2016 02:29)

    It cheers me up that Lee 白麗 behaved very active in today's Skype Chinese Class.Both of us had fun on our class. Finally, Lee told me that they would come to China later and maybe come to Guangdong. I promised that I would go to see her if they come to here. She is so sweet that I can wait to see her again in the next Skype Chinese Class.

  • #48

    Lv (Tuesday, 17 May 2016 03:03)

    How could she be so cute?! This kind of thing always come to me when I meet 佳怡 in Skype Chinese Class. She sometimes acted like a spoiled girl which make me feel enjoyable. She seems like my little sister,I am delighted she do this to me. Because I thought it is a symbol that we are get along well with each other. I cannot wait to see her next time in Skype Chinese Class.

  • #49

    张雪玲 (Tuesday, 17 May 2016 03:10)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class,we talked about hobby. 马布 has lots of hobbies, such as violin, music,singing, dancing, swimming, watching TV and so on, I just couldn't count it. What makes me happy is that she told me she likes study, she likes Chinese. I really hope that she can keep the passion of learning what she likes, and get what she wants from Skype Chinese Class.

  • #50

    张桂容 (Tuesday, 17 May 2016 13:10)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class,秋菊 told me the reason for her absence in last Skype Chinese Class.I am sorry to hear that her husband was ill and had to have an operations last week.In order to take good care of her husband ,she missed the class.
    And the interesting thing is ,秋菊 told me her husband acted as a child ,which made her feel a little bit tired.

  • #51

    洪梓璇 (Tuesday, 17 May 2016 17:36)

    Due to the poor connection,I couldn't share my PPT to 那威 and heard clearly. but I was glad that he took a positive attitude in the Skype Chinese class.I often amused him,when I asked him:" 你买什么?", he responded to me:"我买印度." We finished revising for the exam.那威, fighting !I trust you can do well on the final exam .

  • #52

    姚晓恩 (Tuesday, 17 May 2016 18:19)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class I introduced Bruse Lee to 雪莉. Out of my surprise, she said that she and her father are Lee's fans and her father especially likes Chinese kongfu. When we learned the new words, which about the countries, 雪莉can recognized many typical buildings and said that she loves travelling and had been to so many countries, including China. She is a clever girl and has a wild vision. She really enjoys learning Chinese in Skype Chinese Class.

  • #53

    刘欣 (Wednesday, 18 May 2016 03:49)

    On Saturday morning,I played a game with 白鷺 in Skype Chinese Class . I drew pictures in my blackboard and then 白鷺 guessed what the Chinese characters are. In that moment,白鷺 was so interested that she took her paper out wanting me to guess.As for me she was very enjored the game.Importantly, she can learned some easy Chineese characters through game in Skype Chinese Class. The pity of this Skype Chinese Class was that we spent too much time in this game, 白鷺 could not learn more examination questions seriously .I hope I can do it better in next time.

  • #54

    黄幼萍 (Wednesday, 18 May 2016 07:09)

    Today I waiting for Saiaksh for about 30minutes because his mother is not sure for the class time,but it doesn't affect the class schedule. I change my teaching way by playing a game with Saiaksh to make it more interesting to remind the word for him. I prepare some simple pictures drawn by me to let him guess the word and conbine the word have learned last class with the new word.It is a useful way.He master the word learned for a period of time better than the latest word.And this time he is also easy to feel boring during class,I think maybe I should try some more funny way to attract him. Hope to do better next time.

  • #55

    谭舒欣 (Thursday, 19 May 2016 13:09)

    Ishan is a clever boy .His pronunciation is very good.However, sometimes he couldn't understand my meaning exactlly because I speaked quickly.Anyway, I have tried to slow down my speed and look for a better way to raise his learning interest.Besides, I have a question.Why does Ishan always do other things when he is having Skype Chinese Class?
    Was my class boring?Er, I think both of us should change.Be better!

  • #56

    Tian (Thursday, 19 May 2016 17:12)

    I was so disappointed and upset that one of the tutors was late for Today's Skype Chinese Class for The Berates sisiters. They are getting more and more intersted, but Lyall's tutor was late and didn't have the class due to some connection problem for Skype Chinese Class.
    More reposibilities are needed for being a professional , especially for Skype Chinese Class.

  • #57

    Tian (Thursday, 19 May 2016 17:15)

    Len and I worked on some more slangs in today's Skype Chinese Class. We made some sentences with "niwai"which is quite popular in northern part of China. Oftern time , we spend 1/3 of our Skype Chinese Class on current news, and 2/3 of Skype Chinese Class on slangs.

  • #58

    Tian (Thursday, 19 May 2016 17:18)

    I am so sadisfied to see one of our TCH tutors growing greatly via Skype Chinese Class. She was happy and grateful to TCH teaching intership which helped her to grow professionally. She looks like a great teacher in her Skype Chinese Class. What a change over the year!

  • #59

    李敏婷 (Friday, 20 May 2016 04:49)

    I continue to help 小迪 to fininsh her Chinese homework in today's Skype Chinese Class.When I ask her some questions,she can keep talking to me for 2 minutes or more.And she often talks about her little sister and her dad and mom.I was infected by her warm family atmosphere.I have grown very fond of 小迪.I have grown quite fond of Skype Chinese Class too.

  • #60

    李婷 (Friday, 20 May 2016 15:40)

    Mabou can speak Chiese well in Skype Chinese Class,but she's not used to reading without Pinyin,I think she needs to take a while to fit in,let's do it slowly and correctly in Skype Chinese Class!Come on!In addition,when we learned"照片",I showed her some photos of my school,she's surprised and asked me"Are you a photographer?"Aha···I am glad she said she wants to come to China and I am looking forward to her coming.

  • #61

    刘文钰 (Friday, 20 May 2016 18:09)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class,Miel and I talked about the movie angriy birds in the beginning,she thought it was still a game at first,but I explained and show her the pictures.Both of us thought the birds are so cute.Then we started our class,we wrote two writing part together today.It's difficult for her to write if she can't understand the questions.So,learning more characters is very neccessary.And also,I need to teach her how to distinguish the characters.This is no a easy job for her,but she's working very hard.I am so pround that I can have a student like her.

  • #62

    林雪瑜 (Saturday, 21 May 2016 03:15)

    贝贝 is a very lively and naughty girl. I like her very much, she always make me feel happy in Skype Chinese Class. I enjoy the time with her.She is very interesting,beacuse she always singing in our Skype Chinese Class.Today we played a game,it's funny.

  • #63

    张雪玲 (Saturday, 21 May 2016 04:33)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class may be the funniest class. At first, after calling 马布 for couple minutes, I was a little worried that 马布 wouldn't show up in today's Skype Chinese Class. She told me that it was because of the other class. Fortunately, we didn't be affected by the delay. She shows me her talent every moment. I was shocked and surprised that she can sing so many Chinese songs such as 小苹果,and 水调歌头 (a Song Ci Poetry). Besides, 马布 is also good at jingle. What a marvellous and intelligent girl!! So in today's Skype Chinese Class, we do really have a good time.

  • #64

    李敏婷 (Sunday, 22 May 2016 05:30)

    It's my first time to have a Skype Chinese Class with 戴安特. He is a outgoing boy and makes me enjoyable.I am surprised that his Chinese pronunciation is very good.When we learned Chinese words"睡觉"(go to bed),戴安特 launghed at the illustrating picture which is Japan cartoon character, Crayon Shin-chan.He called it monkey.He is so whimsy.At the end of the Skype Chinese Class,戴安特 showed me his commercial video and sended me the link.It's amazing.

  • #65

    谢少曼 (Sunday, 22 May 2016 09:41)

    In yesterday's Skype Chinese Class,Lee Berat was in the super market and had a class.She showed me her sister and told me today was her sister ’s birthday.Even though it was nosiy,Lee Berat focus ed on listening to.That moved me.At the end of the Skype Chinese Class,I could not connect with her.I hope next class,we can have a good time.

  • #66

    Ego (Sunday, 22 May 2016 17:58)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class,my student,Jashwant was late(late for about 20mins) because he had went out.Yesterday 傑斯特 had taken part in the YCT 1 test,he told me he felt good about the test,which pleased me deeply. I assisted him to review the words and sentence of lesson 17 in this Skype Chinese Class. All in all,he has a good memory,i had a good time with him intoday's Skype Chinese Class.

  • #67

    李敏婷 (Monday, 23 May 2016 06:34)

    敏浩 likes interesting things,so I have prepared a joke for his reading material. In today's Skype Chinese Crlass,he told me that he can't understand.Oh,he didn't notice that 药效 and 要笑 have the same pronunciation.When he got it,he had a shy smile.What a lovely boy.We learned lesson 12 "南辕北辙",after explaining the new wobds,we talk about some Chinese characters which have a component of "车". I find that he is interested in the the development of Chinese character.I think I should show him more information about it.

  • #68

    李敏婷 (Monday, 23 May 2016 06:59)

    I am surprised that 傅洋 has 4 IDs of Skype.When I call him in Tian-trainer 2 before class,sometimes I send the same greetings to two or more IDs.I think he is a "大头虾".We continued to learn the new words of the lesson 11 in today's Skype Chinese Class.When we learn the word "喝酒",he askded me can a seven boy in China to buy wines.I say no banned in accordance with the law.He is very surprised.He told me that before the age of 21, drinking alcohol is illegal in USA.He said he haven't drunk a bottle of red wine until now.Because he is only 17 years old now.Hahaha~~The tone is really helpless.

  • #69

    林绿妆 (Monday, 23 May 2016 10:45)

    Today,I was satisfied with masa's achievement in the Skype Chinese Class.Before begining class, I was advanced opening my ID because Masa likes to be online ealier.We learned the spoken Chinese language as usual.And we talked about many interesting topic,such as 同性恋. At last,Masa told me that he will come to CHINA next month.Welcome! But it means I can not see Masa in the next Skype Chinese Class.

  • #70

    Tian (Monday, 23 May 2016 17:19)

    Today is the last Skype Chinese Class for Miel before her Cambridge test for listening and writing.We did a mock test and I told her some tips for taking the test. Good luck and see her on Wednesday for anther Skype Chinese Class.

  • #71

    韓效聰,24 May 2016 8:03 (Tuesday, 24 May 2016 02:05)

    I am so sad that Bailu didn't attend my Skype Chinese Class today.Hope I will see her in my next class.


  • #72

    赵燕红 (Tuesday, 24 May 2016 02:15)

    白朗,a lively girl. In today's Skype Chinese Class, I waited her 30 minutes. She told me her mobile phone had run out. Anyway, I want to teach her in Skype Chinese Class next week.

  • #73

    李佳 (Tuesday, 24 May 2016 02:17)

    Although there's something wrong with my headset, we have fun on our Skype Chinese Class. Once I show Lee the question, she'll answer it with gesture immidiately. I was glad that she can be so serious though I can't hear her at all. I couldn't wait to see her in next Skye Chinese Class.

  • #74

    张雪玲 (Tuesday, 24 May 2016 03:09)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class, the network was not so good,which affected our class sometimes. Fortunately,马布 was still concentrated. In today's Skype Chinese Class, 马布 told me she likes watching TV, but she wouldn't watch everyday for the reason that she wants to protect her eyes. She is so smart, isn't she?

  • #75

    洪梓璇 (Thursday, 26 May 2016 14:44)

    I began to teach 那威 the first lesson of happychinese3 in today's Skype Chinese Class.I would have thought it's a bit difficult for him, but he did well, which made me very surprised. By the way, 那威 recently always late for class,which is bad habbit . I hope he can on time in next Skype Chinese Class.

  • #76

    林雪瑜 (Saturday, 28 May 2016 03:37)

    In today's Chinese Skype Class, 贝贝 and I did role playing. She said she is the teacher,and I am 贝贝. She will teach me. This is very interesting. By the end of Chinese Skype Class, 贝贝's mom and Dad is coming, it makes me a little nervous. I look forward to the next lesson。

  • #77

    张雪玲 (Saturday, 28 May 2016 14:50)

    In today's Chinese Skype Class, 马布 showed me her "huge" books, Biology and University Physics. Reading lots of books, She always rubs her eyes because of eyestrain. I am worried that she will be tired for learning so many subjects. However, she told she loves study which is one of her hobbys.
    马布 is a wonder child. But she isn't conceited and arrogant about her intelligence at all. Instead, she is so cute and energetic. In today's Chinese Skype Class, her mum said to Mabou, "you are a baby, baby Mabou". Then they hugged each other tightly. Can you imagine that scene?
    I'm so lucky and proud of being Mabou's Chinese teacher.

  • #78

    Professor Tian (Tuesday, 31 May 2016 13:19)

    Quite a few students skipped today's Skype Chinese Class as it is Memorial Day in the States.So they took a break from their Skype Chinese Class to go travelling at this long weekend.

  • #79

    Professor Tian (Tuesday, 31 May 2016 15:17)

    I sat in Naveen's Skype Chinese Class today. Glad to see Miss Hong did a great job ! The amazing thing about her Skype Chinese is that she tried her best to let Naveen speak as much Chinese as possible , which is highly important in any Skype Chinese Class.

  • #80

    Professor Tian (Tuesday, 31 May 2016 16:15)

    Jashwant's Skype Chinese Class didn't go well today. One of the reasons was that his connection was not very good, so the Skype Chinese Class was interrupted a few times. The other reason was Miss Huang , his teacher was not quite familair and confident in teaching this Skype Chinese Class. She needs to do more preparation for her next Skype Chinese Class.

  • #81

    张雪玲 (Tuesday, 31 May 2016 17:13)

    When I first saw Mabou in today's Skype Chinese Class, she was in the car on the way home after visiting her aunt. I asked whether they went to the restaurant, while Mabou told me SHE cooked the meal!! Yeah, herself! She shocked me again, totally.
    In today's Skype Chinese Class, we talked about transport and travel. So I showed her the picture of Tian'an Men Square and Guangzhou. Mabou said she wants to come to China but in a few years. I hope that she can speak Chinese fluently when she come to China.

  • #82

    楊淑閑 (Wednesday, 01 June 2016 02:18)

    Today is the first time I saw 彩虹 in Skype Chinese Class. She is a cute and beautiful girl. When I wish her a happy Children's day tomorrow, it's surprised she told me that they have no children's day. In Skype Chinese Class, she always repeat my words several times. Generally speaking,she is a lively girl. Really lively. I like her very much. But I'm sorry that we have no enough time to play games in Skype Chinese Class.

  • #83

    黄洁薇 (Wednesday, 01 June 2016 07:54)

    Today is Children's Day. I am happy to be an Chinese helper in Skype Chinese Class, and it also help me to be a better trainer and improve teaching methods so it can help more students who are interested in Chinese to learn. And we can become good friends in Skype Chinese Class, isn't that wonderful?

  • #84

    洪梓璇 (Wednesday, 01 June 2016 15:10)

    Naveen is a funny kid .In yesterday's Skype Chinese Class, I asked him where were you born, he said I was born in the Antarctic! Naveen can speak more and more Chinese now, I am very happy for his progress。But if he can be more concentrated in the Skype Chinese Class , maybe he can make greater progress.

  • #85

    Professor Tian (Thursday, 02 June 2016 10:09)

    We had a Skype Chinese Class seminar yesterday. The tutors discussed the teaching skills for Skype Chinese Class. Some of their inputs are quite creative and helpful.

  • #86

    Professor Tian (Thursday, 02 June 2016 10:14)

    Gabriel was absent for his Skype Chinese Class. Recently he was very punctual, so it was strange that he did appear for his Skype Chinese Class. I emailed his mom to find out what happened and was surprised to know that his school bus was late and that's why . She even said it's quite often for school buses to arrive late in Bangalore. If he doesn't get online for his Skype Chinese Class next time, that's why.

  • #87

    Professor Tian (Thursday, 02 June 2016 10:16)

    Vicky told me in today's Skype Chinese Class that she is a fan of Infinite. Who are they ? I have no idea. So I gave her a homework, to write a short essay introducing Infinite to me in our next Skype Chinese Class.

  • #88

    李敏婷 (Thursday, 02 June 2016 16:36)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class,I showed my drawing to 小迪 for her Children's Day present.It's a colorful sunflower.She is very excited and happy.Immediately,she drawed a flower, a gift box and Chinese character “我爱你”for me.And said today is Teachers' Day.I am very happy.It's the second time to show me "我爱你".In today's Skype Chinese Class,we have learned the lesson 25 .We all enjoyed.

  • #89

    黄幼萍 (Friday, 03 June 2016 07:05)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class is my first time to teach the student, maybe it's my fault to recognize her, I say several word she don't understand, and my expression is not so good for her to get it. Finnally I know I should pay more attention to the personality of the student, and more importantly, learn how to explain something in simple way is what I should try.I may do better in next Skype Chinese Class.

  • #90

    赵燕红 (Tuesday, 07 June 2016 02:03)

    白朗,a smart girl. In today's Skype Chinese Class, I waited her about 20 minutes. Because of Internet, we just have about 20 minutes in Skype Chinese Class.

  • #91

    韓效聰,07 June 2016 (Tuesday, 07 June 2016 02:14)

    白鷺,a very cute girl.In today's Skype Chinese class,I waited her about 15 minutes.She lively open and bright,not concentrate in class.

  • #92

    黃艷芬 (Tuesday, 07 June 2016 02:21)

    白蘭。In today's Skype Chinese class, we watched a video about the silk road,and talked about the four great inventions.She lated a half of hour,and the Interenet was bad,so a lot of content to keep the next lesson .

  • #93

    谢少曼 (Tuesday, 07 June 2016 02:22)

    On Today's Skype Chinese Class,Lee Berat don't open the screen.But she focuses on my teaching.However,her home is so noisy that I can't hear clearly.At the end of Skype Chinese Class,she open the screen to say goodbye,which makes me happy.

  • #94

    李婷 (Tuesday, 07 June 2016 17:21)

    Mabou told me four stories in Chinese,I am very surprised that she spoke more chinese than before in the Skype Chinese Class!It's great!She said she doesn't like the sad story.I told her a story about"Tadpoles looking for mother" with a picture and we will continue to talk about this story the next Skype Chinese Class.

  • #95

    张桂容 (Wednesday, 08 June 2016 03:22)

    维恩 is a clever boy.In today's Skype Chinese Class,we learn something about concert.He didn't know the meaning of 快要before I taught him ,when I asked him ,he told me 快 is fast,要 is want. Hha,is it funny? I choose to make some sentences to make it clear.Finally,he got it. In my view, to help students learn something new in Skype Chinese Class is a pleasure thing.

  • #96

    Professor Tian (Thursday, 09 June 2016 16:16)

    Miel emailed me that her Cambrisge test went very well.I am so happy and proud of her. She is my best Skype Chinese Class student. For the past 3 months , the three of us have been working so hard in our Skype Chinese Class to get her ready.

  • #97

    Professor Tian (Thursday, 09 June 2016 16:18)

    I had a trial Skype Chinese Class with Ruby today. She told me she learnt her Chinese just through language exchange. But as her Chinese progresses, she would like to try our Skype Chinese Class for more systematic studies.

  • #98

    Professor Tian (Thursday, 09 June 2016 16:21)

    Ishan's father and I had a Skype meeting to discuss his Skype Chinese Class progam. He is glad to see his son's Chinese progresses. The whole family is moving to the US , but they will definitely continue our Skype Chinese Class.

  • #99

    冯琳丹 (Saturday, 11 June 2016 02:39)

    In the begining of Lee' Skype Chinese Class, we have reviewed 《史记》 which written by Sima Qian. She is talented girl and try to answer my questions correctly in Skype Chinese Class. What impresses most is that when she didn't know the answer, she said in a undertone. Now I am looking forward to the next class with her in Skype Chinese Class.

  • #100

    张斯淇 (Saturday, 11 June 2016 08:38)

    (Saturday, 11 June 2016 14:00)
    In today's Skype Chinese Class, 白蕾 learnt new knowledage about 道家思想. Although the connection was not so good, we still acquire something today. It is not easy for her to remember the knowledage because she was eating some snacks and her little sisters were diverting her attention. However, she showed me an English song in the end of the Skype Chinese Class, which made both of us enjoyable.

  • #101

    韓效聰 ,Tuesday 14 June 2016 8:05 (Tuesday, 14 June 2016 02:12)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class,白鷺learnt new knowledge about "Kung Fu",although 白鷺don't know Kung Fu,she watched《kung fu panda》,this class is relatively easy,latr,due to network reasons,don't connect with each other.

  • #102

    赵燕红 (Tuesday, 14 June 2016 02:14)

    白朗,a smart girl. In today's Skype Chinese Class, I taught her Chinese tea. She had tea. But the Internet was bad and our conservation was often dropped. I want to teach her in Skype Chinese Class next week.

  • #103

    谢少曼 (Tuesday, 14 June 2016 02:24)

    On today's Skype Chinese Class,Lee Berat tells me that they won the second prize and she didn't happy.Because they only answered wrong a question.I am very glad that she reminds of this answer.Today,the Internet is bad and sometimes I have to stop.I hope I can do it well next Skype Chinese Class.

  • #104

    黄艳芬 (Tuesday, 14 June 2016 02:29)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class, I taught about a Chinese festival, cold food.I was surprise found that bailan has knowed this festival.I shared a sand painting to she, the content of the sand painting is about the origin of the cold.I added the things have to do it the cold food festival.Bailan was interested in it.To the end of the class, I shared a Chinese song to her. She love is also very happy.

  • #105

    洪梓璇 (Wednesday, 15 June 2016 03:17)

    In the begining of Skype Chinese class,I let 那威 vedio chat with his friend 小龙 who is in China.I also look forward to he can come to China and experience Chinese life.He was very excited and funny in the Skype Chinese Class,which made me laugh.At the same time,he learned very well,So I wish he can have a good result in the final exam.

  • #106

    洪梓璇 (Friday, 17 June 2016 16:53)

    那威 is a smart kid, but he is not so diligent.He didn't pay much attention in Skype Chinese class. But children's attention always can't keep for a long time.It's important to exploring a new way of teaching and make Skype Chinese class more interesting , which is a exploration process.I hope I make progress with my students together,fighting!

  • #107

    林雪瑜 (Saturday, 18 June 2016 15:57)

    I am very happy to have class with 贝贝, because, for some reasons, we have not seen for two weeks. I miss her very much. In today's Skype Chinese Class, she said,“ I am kissing you.” It's so sweet. And her performance was great in toady's Skype Chinese Class. But today's connection has a little problem, I hope everying will be perfect in next class.

  • #108

    王琪 (Saturday, 18 June 2016 18:18)

    小杰,is a smart and active boy.Today,he still played his colorful lights in the class,I asked him how to use the light to send the meaning of "sos",and he was very happy to show it.I admired him and went on our class.All of that,meet the desire of your students and use what him interest to attract him is an efficiency teaching way.

  • #109

    洪梓璇 (Monday, 20 June 2016 16:40)



    This is the first time I saw Gisele in the skype Chinese class. She is a lovely girl and quick learner .Then, halfway through the class she was a little sleepy,so I taught her to sing the birthday song, she seemed very excited, That day is just father's day, so I taught her how to say father's day happy, I love you, Dad in Chinese ,Now I am looking forward to the next class with her in Skype Chinese Class, and asked if she said 父亲节快乐 to his father .

  • #110

    洪梓璇 (Monday, 20 June 2016 17:20)

    The Naveen's Skype Chinese Class was interrupted a lot of times due to the poor connection .At the same time ,I found Naveen actually is a man who is loving his younger brother .The way of Naveen getting along with his younger brother makes me feel very warm.He asked me a question today, showing a strong curiosity, which makes me very surprised, so I hope he can become more active in the later skype Chinese class.

  • #111

    林雪瑜 (Saturday, 25 June 2016 06:57)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class, 贝贝 was late again. I hope next time she will be on time. She cried in class today, because she is sick, so she looks tired. Hoping she will be better in next Skype Chinese Class.

  • #112

    李婷 (Sunday, 26 June 2016 16:10)

    This is my second time to have a class with 俊俊 in Skype Chinese Class,he is a little shy.I would teach him some Chinese characters which are similar and let him remember them by games in Skype Chinese Class.I asked him weather i taught him so slowiy or not,and he said it is better to remember the Chinese characters.

  • #113

    吕淋婷 (Thursday, 07 July 2016 04:55)

    I just realized that I miss a lot of chance to write something after Skype Chinese Class.I always forget to finish it on time. I always remind myself that I am going to finish it on time. What a brain! Yesterday, I had a class with Phoebe in Skype Chinese Class. I was surprised when I saw her impressive room, which seems like filled with dolls.she is a clever little thing. She amused me when she translate the word "女人“ into "girl person‘, because she thought "女” is a girl, and "人“ is person, so 女 combine with 人 as the same "girl person”. So funny,right?

  • #114

    林雪瑜 (Saturday, 09 July 2016 05:51)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class,贝贝 is on time. And she particularly well behaved today. I hope she has good performance in next Skype Chinese Class. Today, I teach her a song which named 如果幸福你就拍拍手. We sang togeter, I found she really likes to sing, and sing very well.

  • #115

    林雪瑜 (Monday, 18 July 2016 04:07)

    I want to be a teacher who can make my student enjoy their Skype Chinese Class.However, I always think that my student makes me feel happier during the Skype Chinese Class.My student,贝贝,she is very cute and clever.She brings many surprises to me.I like her very much.

  • #116

    谢少曼 (Monday, 18 July 2016 05:42)

    Today is my first Skype Chinese Class for Ishan.But his computer 's screen is wrong and I can't see him.So I tell him write the new words next class.He is a good boy that read and write it,I ever think he is eating.This makes me so sorry.However, he likes waiting a moment and it wastes many times in class.I am looking forward to the next Skype Chinese Class and hope that he can have a good job in writing and reading.

  • #117

    谢少曼 (Thursday, 21 July 2016 05:28)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,I also can't see Ishan.When he tries to fix it three times,I also think my skype is wrong.But the truth is that his skype is wrong,which makes me a little unhappy.However,Ishan still read and write these new words.It cheers me up.I hope next Skype Chinese Class,I can see him and his writing.

  • #118

    谢少曼 (Monday, 25 July 2016 05:27)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class, I also can't see Ishan.But I tell him read and write down the new words,take photos in his writing and send me after class.Today,Ishan makes progresses in his reading,which makes me happy.However,he always forgets reading 爷爷.I hope next Skype Chinese Class he can remember ,and I can see him.

  • #119

    谢少曼 (Thursday, 28 July 2016 05:14)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,I also can't see Ishan.And he sends me his writing,I find some mistakes and tell him how to write.And l go over last class because it is difficult.I hope next Skype Chinese Class,he can do well.

  • #120

    谢少曼 (Monday, 01 August 2016 05:12)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Ishan's writing makes progresses.And he can read last class's words fluently,which cheers me up.I hope next Skype Chinese Class,he can do it well.

  • #121

    谢少曼 (Monday, 01 August 2016 08:23)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class is my first class for masa.I am very nervous before class.He greets and have class in advance.He is kind and say`请多多指教',which makes me relax.I find that his pronunciation is not very good,and he loves to ask some special and new words.And I try to make him understand.I hope next Skype Chinese Class,he can adapt to my teaching and make some progresses.

  • #122

    谢少曼 (Thursday, 04 August 2016 05:17)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Ishan forgets to send me his writing.Today's internet is not good that wastes much time.However,he can focus on listening and reading.I hope next Skype Chinese Class,he can send me his writing before class and behaves well.

  • #123

    谢少曼 (Saturday, 06 August 2016 04:30)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class is my first class for Saiakash.After waiting for 47 minutes,I receive the call,which makes me cheer.He is very active and cute.However,their internet is not good that class sometimes be interrupted.I hope next Skype Chinese class,we can do well.

  • #124

    谢少曼 (Monday, 08 August 2016 05:25)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Ishan also forgets writing and calls me late,which make me down.However,he can read fluently,he is easy to forget how to read.And I read again and again.And I teach him how to write these new words and let him follow my writing.Hope next Skype Chinese Class he can do well.

  • #125

    谢少曼 (Wednesday, 10 August 2016 03:59)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Saiakash calls me on time.He is so active that he always say other thing.And he don't like the color of green,so he forgets how to read.Sometimes he can't focus on,and I play the video.I hope next Skype Chinese Class,he can focus on and read fluently.

  • #126

    谢少曼 (Thursday, 11 August 2016 05:19)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,I can see what Ishan look like.But he quickly closes it.And I teach him new words and sentences.At the end of the time,I teach how to write,and he is more fast than my writing.I hope next Skype Chinese Class,he can make a good job.

  • #127

    谢少曼 (Monday, 15 August 2016 05:31)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Ishan remembers to go over words and read it fluently.However,he mistakes apple for juice.And he has difficult for reading fish and rice.I correct it and let him follow me.Hope next Skype Chinese class,he can do well.

  • #128

    谢少曼 (Thursday, 18 August 2016 05:32)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Ishan is very smart that makes me happy.However,he mistakes 海鲜 for meat.And he send me his writing initiatively.Well done.Hope next Skype Chinese class,he does it well.

  • #129

    谢少曼 (Saturday, 20 August 2016 03:37)

    today′s Skype Chinese Class,Saiakash is very active and does all kinds of expressions.He is so sleepy that we finish class ahead of five minute.He always read 面包pao.And I read many times to let him remember.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,he can remember.

  • #130

    谢少曼 (Monday, 22 August 2016 05:52)

    Today′s Skype Chinese Class,Ishan sends me his writing before class,which surprises me.And I also find some mistakes.I contrast his writing to my writing and correct it.And we learn the new lesson,he is so smart.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,he can do well.

  • #131

    谢少曼 (Thursday, 25 August 2016 05:24)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Ishan's writing makes so much progresses.And he tells me that he does not like basketball.And he likes football.He also forgets how to read and I also read many times to remind him.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,he can remember how to read and does well.

  • #132

    冯琳丹 (Sunday, 28 August 2016 05:53)

    Jashwant missed our Skype Chinese Class again today. I don't know what is he doing, but I'm just waiting for him a long time, god. If he went to our Skype Chinese Class this morning, I will share the fairy tale from our Mid-Autumn Festival--嫦娥奔月,and show him the delicious mooncake. If time permit, maybe we will review the new words and sentence patterns we have just learned last Skype Chinese Class. Looking forward the next Skype Chinese Class with Jashwant, a hoydenish but intelligent boy.

  • #133

    谢少曼 (Sunday, 28 August 2016 06:16)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class is my first class for Adya.I reread the last class' wrong subject and he quickly gives me his right answer.And then he do the reading on his own.I think it is a little difficult for him and he spends many times.However,his accuracy rate is high.He is so quiet and smart.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,he can do the text well and I will prepare lesson well.

  • #134

    谢少曼 (Monday, 29 August 2016 05:09)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class for Ishan,I waste many times in changing computer.Because the microphone is bad that we can't hear each other.His reading makes many progresses.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,he can adjust to the new teacher.

  • #135

    谢少曼 (Monday, 29 August 2016 08:17)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class for Masa,it's my second class.He is so happy that he has book and he can read it.And we learn the new lesson because he is very interested in this topic`道高一尺,魔高一丈'.Next Skype Chinese Class,I will increase some interesting communication and do it well.

  • #136

    谢少曼 (Friday, 02 September 2016 03:45)

    Today' s Skype Chinese Class,Saiakash calls me on time.And he forgets that we had learnt,so I go over it and learn the new lesson.And I am sad that he always asks me when will class be over.And his mother is happy that I am the same teacher.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,Saiakash can remember how to speak the words.

  • #137

    文钰 (Friday, 02 September 2016 10:00)

    In today's skype Chinese class,we start to learn Lesson 5, Gavin is a really good student, he keeps learnning Chinese after class,which makes our class much more easier.Few months ago,Gavin only know pinyin and some simple characters,but now he can speak a lot of sentences fluently.No matter how to say, practice makes perfect.

  • #138

    Lizz (Saturday, 03 September 2016 04:06)

    Today,we discuss and translate some sentences about kongzi via Skypye Chinese Class.I am happy my student can understand me.I will improve my Skypye Chinese Class next time。

  • #139

    Guirong (Saturday, 03 September 2016 04:10)

    we are talking about some points about happiness.I really appreciate that Shaoying is willing to share her opions with me in our Skype Chinese Class,it is a good way when we learn a new languaue. Because the teacher could realize some useful message about the student.for example,I understand her idea by her oppions,and it is more important that the student can express what she is thinking about every time we have Skype Chinese Class .

  • #140

    谢少曼 (Monday, 05 September 2016 04:53)

    Today′s Skype Chinese Class,Ishan does not have class.And I wait a long time,but he does not appear.I do not know the reason why he does not come.Even though I prepare for class and increase something new and interesting.It gives me disappointment.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,it can succeed in.

  • #141

    谢少曼 (Monday, 05 September 2016 08:34)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,masa tells me that he does not want to read text.He wants to read .And I listen to him and correct his pronounciation.His reading makes so much progresses and I nearly can hear him.And I teach him two new fashion words.Next Skype Chinese Class,we can cooradiate with each other.

  • #142

    谢少曼 (Tuesday, 06 September 2016 07:24)

    Today′s Skype Chinese Class,Ishan sends me his writing,but these are previous.And he says he is busy.And we go over last lesson and learn new lesson.He can read the words and sentences as soon as possible.Next Skype Chinese Class,I will speak more Chinese than English.

  • #143

    谢少曼 (Wednesday, 07 September 2016 17:29)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Adya is late for class.When I want to play the listening part,he can't listen to.So I let him do the reading part.However he tells me that he can't look at.And I change another computer and he can do.Many conditions appear and hope next Skype Chinese Class I can do it well.

  • #144

    谢少曼 (Saturday, 10 September 2016 03:00)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Sarakash calls me before class.And he also forgets last lesson.So we go over again.We also learn the new lesson.When I say sing a song like little star,Sarakash sings it immediately.When I say dance,he quickly shows me his dancing.He is so active.And I let him paint a picture of fish, he tells me he likes it.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,he can remember this lesson what we learn.

  • #145

    谢少曼 (Monday, 12 September 2016 06:53)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Ishan calls me on time,but he also tells me the camera can not be working.And he depends on the pronunciation and I give him many times of thinking how to read by himself.Hope he can do well next Skype Chinese Class.

  • #146

    谢少曼 (Wednesday, 14 September 2016 17:28)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Adya calls me on time.But his internet is so bad that he cannot look at the subject.It makes me corrupted.And after remaining twenty minutes,I copy the subjects and send him in Skype.And he is so smart and all right he can be.I tell him to find a place with steady internet next Skype Chinese Class.

  • #147

    谢少曼 (Saturday, 17 September 2016 03:37)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Saiakash also calls me on time.And we go over last lesson.When he counts the number of strawberries and I ask him to tell me in Chinese,he tells me that he gets tired of the numbers.I guess that he forgets how to say.And remaining 15 minutes,his mother joins us and Saiskash focuses more on than previous.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,Saiskash doesn't ask me how many time we finish class.

  • #148

    谢少曼 (Monday, 19 September 2016 05:19)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Ishan makes a little progresses on reading.But he also doesn't send me his writing and tells me it is not working.And we learn the new lesson of birthday,he tells me his birthday.And he focuses on reading.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,he can send me his writing .

  • #149

    谢少曼 (Wednesday, 21 September 2016 17:12)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Adya calls me on time and he finds a place that is also not good internet.So I copy the words and send him.And I read ,he writes down.He is so smart that nearly all right he is.Now it is difficult to let him look at the picture,because his internet is not good.Hope next Skype Chinese class,we can coordinate with each other.

  • #150

    谢少曼 (Friday, 23 September 2016 02:27)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Saiakash calls me on time.And I think his memory likes goldfish's.He is so active that I spend many time on letting him focus on.And today it is embarrassed me because I mistake his father of his grandfather ,I tells Saiakash how to say I love grandfather.It is so funny.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,he can remember and focus on.

  • #151

    谢少曼 (Monday, 26 September 2016 05:48)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Ishan is not focusing more on the class,and l am not myself today.So it is a little terrible.Next Skype Chinese Class,Iwill adjust to myself and prepare for good class.

  • #152

    甜歌 (Tuesday, 27 September 2016 05:32)

    We had fun with Xinqiao and Zi qiao in today's Skype CHinese Class. I found that Xinqiao is learning weiqi . She taught me to play the game . She said she will teach me more in next Skype Chinese Class.

  • #153

    王琪 (Tuesday, 27 September 2016)

    (Firday,23 September 2016)
    I introduce the mid-autumnFestival to him, and chinese how to celebrate it. We also read story of waitig for windfalls,eirc like the rabbit very much and in the story word add some word we had learnt for review. I think that this kinds of animal idiom stroyies are easy to understand and suitable to him.

  • #154

    王琪 (Tuesday, 27 September 2016 17:08)

    (Firday,23 September 2016)
    I introduce the mid-autumnFestival to him, and chinese how to celebrate it. We also read story of waitig for windfalls,eirc like the rabbit very much and in the story word add some word we had learnt for review. I think that this kinds of animal idiom stroyies are easy to understand and suitable to him.

  • #155

    王琪 (Tuesday, 27 September 2016 17:15)

    (Saturday,24 September 2016)
    It's the first time to have a class with him. I thougt that he is polite boy,he said sorry in chinese to me because he was late,and said hello in chinese when he saw me,he listened carefully in class,but I will arrange more review to him to strengthen what him had learnt.

  • #156

    王琪 (Tuesday, 27 September 2016 17:24)

    (Sunday,26 September 2016)
    I was so amazed that his mandatin, which is so good and him voice is moving,I had not problem to chat with him in chinese.He is interesting in The romance of The Three Kingdoms and more about chinese culture,which we will communicate more in next class.He need more reading and writing practice.

  • #157

    谢少曼 (Wednesday, 28 September 2016 17:56)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Adya can look at my screen,which makes me happy.Because the Internet is so good that we can have class fluently.He is also smart that he has no falses nearly.Hope Next Skype Chinese Class,we can do like that.

  • #158

    谢少曼 (Friday, 30 September 2016 02:23)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Saiakash calls me on time,And today he with his friend comes in my class.The Internet is not good,so we can not watch the video.Saiakash always forget something we have learnt and I teach him again to enhance his memory.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,he will be well done.

  • #159

    谢少曼 (Monday, 03 October 2016 05:10)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Ishan tells me that he has sent me his homework.But I don't receive because he sends the email that it is last teacher's.And his microphone is so bad that we often stop to adjust it.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,he can be well.

  • #160

    谢少曼 (Wednesday, 05 October 2016 17:35)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Adya's internet is not good.So I always copy the questions and repeat it.Sometimes he doesn't answer me maybe he can't hear or misunderstand,and I repeat to let him know.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,the internet is well.

  • #161

    谢少曼 (Sunday, 09 October 2016 01:57)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Saiakash also doesn't come,which makes me a little sad and tired.This is the second time a week even though I prepare for the class again and again.I find that I become more patient and I can comfort myself.Because I can listen to someone teaching and learn something new.Every coin has two sides.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,Saiakash can have class and call me on time.

  • #162

    谢少曼 (Monday, 10 October 2016 05:13)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Ishan tells me he didn't do the homework because of the exam.And he says it is easy and he likes playing the piano and reading books.To my surprise,he don't like playing the computer games.He is a good boy and he refuses my request of showing the piano.He also forgets how to read the words even though I teach it not long ago.And I let him follow me again and again.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,he can send me his writing forwardly and remember how to read the words and sentences.

  • #163

    谭舒欣 (Monday, 10 October 2016 14:21)

    In today's Skype CHinese Class,I felt a little sad and pleasure .The sad came from the conection of the Internet , and the pleasure came from the change of 敏浩。I reminded of my first class for him that 敏浩 's speaking speed was slow.However,now he could read the homework about the Romance of the Three Kingdoms more easily by Skype Chinese Classes' practising.How exciting !

  • #164

    张雪玲 (Thursday, 13 October 2016 17:12)

    After the fall break, we finally had Skype Chinese Class today. In today's Skype Chinese Class, 艾美 didn't show up. So only 莱恩 had class. We learned the words of stationery. 莱恩 told me that he would pack his schoolbag by himself. I like them very much, and I really hope that they can acquire knowledge. Therefore, I try to improve my teaching and using different ways to show them the Chinese words, hoping they will be interested in learning Chinese from Skype Chinese Class.

  • #165

    谢少曼 (Monday, 17 October 2016 05:25)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Ishan focuses more attention to the class.He often forgets how to read even though we read it last seconds.We watch the video he likes.He writes words two times but he cannot show me up,which makes me a little confused.Hope next Skype Chinese Class, he can send me his writing.

  • #166

    LV (Tuesday, 18 October 2016 16:30)

    杰斯特 is considered to be a smart but naughty student. He always keep silence in Chinese Skype Class even though I keep asking questions. oh.my.Does he pulling my legs?
    But tonight is weird and exciting. He is more serious than before. I hope there still will be the "serious 杰斯特" on Chinese Skype Class on Saturday.

  • #167

    谢少曼 (Wednesday, 19 October 2016)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Adya's internet is not good that he can't watch the screen.And I share him information on Skype.He also keeps silence and I also say many times to make sure he can listen to and understand.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,he can find a place with steady internet.

  • #168

    谢少曼 (Thursday, 20 October 2016 07:25)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Ishan says he had sent me his writing but I didn't receive,so I let him send me on Skype before class next time.When I teach him how to write words,I forget to show him my screen.After we writing,Ishan tells me,which makes me embarrassed.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,he can send me his writing.

  • #169

    谢少曼 (Monday, 24 October 2016 05:25)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Ishan calls me on time and he says he had sent me his writing before class,but I can't receive,which makes me depressed.When we make a dialogue,I say 你在哪儿,Ishan says 我在美国,which makes me happy,because I didn't teach you.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,he can make more progresses.

  • #170

    T (Wednesday, 26 October 2016 09:30)

    Skype Chinese Class is the best way to learn Chinese language with native professionals. You don't have to travel to China to learn Chinese. Take a Skype Chinese Class, you have live Chinese class to learn Chinese .

  • #171

    T (Wednesday, 26 October 2016 09:34)

    Skype Chinese Class is my favorite way to recommend to anyone who wants to Learn Chinese. It is amazing that you turn on your device and your native Chinese teacher is there to give you the best experience of learning Chinese.

  • #172

    T (Wednesday, 26 October 2016 09:41)

    Skype Chinese Classes are interactive,students learn real live language with real teachers . Skype Chineses Classes are affordable which makes it possible for more and more people to have chance to Lear Chinese.

  • #173

    谢少曼 (Wednesday, 26 October 2016 19:17)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Adya also calls me on time.I prepare for some pictures to let him guess.He is so clever that answer me quickly.And I think he is a considerable and careful boy. Because his internet is bad and he always receive my voice and pictures slowly, even l speak again and again.I am grateful to him that he doesn't feel boring of my class,so happy I am.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,we can behave well.

  • #174

    张雪玲 (Thursday, 27 October 2016 03:23)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class, I taught 莱恩 how to express "I am hungry". And we learned some words of fruit. He told me that he likes strawberry and lemon. Besides, I continued to teach the words of stationery, and to my surprise, 艾美 remembered most of them. Hope to see them at next Skype Chinese Class.

  • #175

    T (Saturday, 29 October 2016 11:15)

    Skype Chinese Class tip 1: to be aware of the fact that Chinese compounds are the basics instead of words to make sense in your Skype Chinese Class.

  • #176

    T (Saturday, 29 October 2016 11:18)

    Skype Chinese Class tip 2: Mandarin Chinese is not Cantose Chinese .Cantonese is a dialect of Chinese and Mandarin Chinese is he standard Chinese . It is important to understand this fact in your Skype Chinese Class.

  • #177

    T (Saturday, 29 October 2016 11:20)

    Skype Chinese Class tip 3:Chinese characters are Chinese symbols, which is he written form of Chinese Language. We learn how to write them in our Skype Chinese Class.

  • #178

    麦诗婷 (Monday, 31 October 2016 16:07)

    (Monday, 31 October 2016 21:00)
    It was the first time that I gave my lessons in Skype Chinese Class. In today's Skype Chinese Class, I taught 玛丽亚 Pinyin. And she learned very quickly, but still had a litte difficulty pronuncing finals. And I will try my best to think out other good methods to teach 玛丽亚 Pinyin in Skype Chinese Class next time.

  • #179

    李婷 (Wednesday, 02 November 2016 16:52)

    I haven't seen Mabou for a long time in our Skype Chinese Class,so,I am very happy to see her again. Now she can type correctly what I said(Chinese characters) and "星期天我庆祝我爸爸的生日" on the Skype,it's great!!When I asked Mabou what's the meaning of "现在几点?"She could answer me correctly,but her mom misunderstood and answered Mabou what time is it,we laughed together,how funny!I wish Mabou can keep on making progress in the Skype Chinese Class.

  • #180

    谢少曼 (Wednesday, 02 November 2016 18:12)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Adya tells me it is not cold that he wears T-shirt.His internet is always bad and he can't hear me clearly.I try my best to let him hear and do the test well.He knows “太阳从东边出来”.I tell him the meaning of “太阳从西边出来”and set the example of making a sentence.Wish next Skype Chinese Class,he can make a sentence by using this word.

  • #181

    Lv (Sunday, 06 November 2016 16:13)

    I am excited every Sunday that I can meet 小昆兄弟 in Skype Chinese Class. And today is a special day which is 小昆's birthday.Now he is 12 years old! I have met 小昆 who is a diligent student for 2 months in Skype Chinese Class. I wish he can"快高长大" that basically means grow up fast. Best wishes!

  • #182

    谢少曼 (Monday, 07 November 2016 05:22)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Ishan calls me late and his microphone is bad.And we waste a little time for waiting.But this class is so happy that Ishan behaves well.We go over words and make a dialogue,he is so great.And he also forgets how to say “弹钢琴”,and I let him remember his hobby.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,Ishan can make progresses.

  • #183

    谢少曼 (Wednesday, 09 November 2016 16:37)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class, Adya does well in the test even though his internet is bad.He has a cold and didn't go to see a doctor.I tell him to eat fruits and drink water,and relax.He is very nice that makes me confident.Hope before next Skype Chinese Class, he can have lost the cold.

  • #184

    李敏婷 (Thursday, 10 November 2016 05:13)

    The more I rub shoulders with 啟樂,the more I come to feel her diligence and activity.I enjoy the class very much.I feel that we learn from each other in Skype Chinese Class.In today's Skype Chinese Class,we read in roles to learn the Lesson8.I think everybody is part of the process,it was a interesting collaboration.

  • #185

    谢少曼 (Monday, 14 November 2016 06:00)

    Ishan had cultivated a habit that he tells me he couldn't send me his writing.He says the machine is not working and he couldn't share me his screen.Today's Skype Chinese Class,Ishan behaves well and we learn more words.We make a dialogue as A or B.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,he can make it well .

  • #186

    谢少曼 (Wednesday, 16 November 2016 17:20)

    Before today's Skype Chinese Class,I was told to teach the new textbook that I didn't read,which makes me confused.In order to ensure Adya can take photos of his textbook and send me before class,I leave my message to remind him. But Adya tells me that he does not read the new textbook and he doesn't know how to ask me questions.And thanks to my preparation,I prepare for the another plan.We read the pictures, do the test, and explain the new words.Next Skype Chinese Class,we will learn the new textbook ,I can fell Adya's excitement of learning,so am I.

  • #187

    李敏婷 (Thursday, 17 November 2016 05:25)

    In today's Skype Chinese class,we review the lesson 8.Though we have learned the lesson by role play in the lastest class,but I find 啟樂 can't master well.I think I should make more practice with her

  • #188

    谢少曼 (Monday, 21 November 2016 06:42)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Ishan calls me late,and his internet is so bad that he adjust to it again and again.So much time is wasted.And we spend more time on going over the unit 1.We also learn the new words and sentences.Next Skype Chinese Class, we will do well.

  • #189

    LV (Wednesday, 23 November 2016 17:04)

    Last night I was shocked when I am hear what did 杰斯特 said on the Chinese Skype lesson. He told me that China created the sun. It is my first time to know that,he is my teacher too in someway. It is like a adventure to me that everytime I have a Chinese Skype lesson with 杰斯特. If he pay more attentions to it ,then is worth it. By the way, his portrait is sooo cute.

  • #190

    谢少曼 (Thursday, 24 November 2016)

    Last night Adya told me he is so busy everyday on Skype Chinese Class.And he said the book was so big that he couldn't send me photos.And I asked him to send me photos that page one to ten before every class.Last night we took the test ,Adya is so smart that his answer all right.He is a serious-minded student that gives me passion on every Skype Chinese Class.

  • #191

    李婷 (Saturday, 26 November 2016 19:07)

    白洁 is excited in today's Skype Chinese Class!She said she is very happy because of Thanksgiving.We learnd some countries and transports,she like reading "开车"(to drive) and "澳大利亚" (Austrilia),because she thought that are fun!When I asked "How do you go to Shanghai?",she answered"by car、by boat、by plane、by bus."She was certain that she could get there by car even though there is an ocean and told me the reason,she is a child with a fertile imagination!The final ten minutes of Skype Chinese Class,we did exercises and 白洁 did a good job,she could find all the correct answers!How clever the lovely girl is!

  • #192

    谢少曼 (Monday, 28 November 2016 06:09)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Ishan tells me that he forgets to write the homework.And he often mistakes kitchen with bedroom.I think he guess the pronunciation of toilet and dining room ,so I explain these words and let him follow me read again and again.When I say the English,he can give me a right answer,which makes me happy.And we learn the new lesson,he can learn it quickly.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,he can show me his writing and behave well than last time.

  • #193

    谢少曼 (Wednesday, 30 November 2016 16:45)

    Adya is engaged in examination so that he forgets to give me some photos for textbook in today's Skype Chinese Class.Every time he says sorry,I can feel his apologies in doing.When he knows today we will do the test,he types “好吧”,which makes me know he is so helpless.But he takes it seriously in doing tests. His internet is bad and I speak to him.And it is all right today.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,we can learn the new textbook.

  • #194

    LV (Saturday, 03 December 2016 04:15)

    Today I meet 菲碧 on the Skype Chinese lesson. I have not seen her for 2weeks. I am afraid that she already forget what did we learned on the Skype Chinese lesson. Therefore,we just quick review “饭厅 西瓜 南瓜”. before we learn the new words,such as "漂亮 真 花园".

  • #195

    LV (Saturday, 03 December 2016 09:19)

    I am so glad that I can meet this three Q boys on Skype Chinese Class. 小厅,a lovely boy,is a diligent student. He is so cute that I want to pinched his cheek. Generally, he can retell that what do we learned on last Skype Chinese Class. I am very enjoy the course.However,for 小帕,the youngest kid, the teaching process is not as smooth as before. I need to come up with a better way to deal with it.

  • #196

    LV (Saturday, 03 December 2016 13:52)

    Jashwant is a smart but naughty boy. I was to sad to sadanything after the Skype Chinese Class. He won't read and write until his mother came. He won't answer you, which is let me down. He always keep saying that "I DON'T KNOW. DON'T ASK ME!" Depressed. I hope next Skype Chinese Class will be better.

  • #197

    谢少曼 (Wednesday, 07 December 2016 16:39)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class, Adya tells me that he doesn't want to learn the new textbook, because he has known how to do it.And we learn how to say hello in different places and monitor the situation for life.I try to let Adya introduce himself,he is so fluent and he has so many hobbies like playing basketball,playing the piano and reading the books.I type the pinying,Adya can be familiar with typing the words.So smart he is!Next Skype Chinese Class,I think I should find some interesting to make him understand well.

  • #198

    LV (Sunday, 11 December 2016 03:54)

    I have got some imformation about Chinese festivals for yesterday's Skype Chinese Class, which Jashwant is insterested in at least he said he did. We learned something about 冬至, and what do we eat at the 冬至, includes 饺子dumplings and 汤圆 tangyuan. At the meanwhile, we review "南、北“. He is so naughty that told me that they have a special festival, the festival of friends, which you can hang out with your friends all day. And what is silly I believe it. He told me that it just a joke at the end of the Skype Chinese Class. SPEECHLESS.

  • #199

    谢少曼 (Monday, 12 December 2016 12:35)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class, I teach Ishan in the new office.I am very tired of my computer because I can't connect to the Skype.The internet is not good that Ishan cannot hear me clearly.Today's teaching is so bad.To my comfort,I say sorry for my teaching,Ishan says 没关系.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,we can behave well.

  • #200

    谢少曼 (Wednesday, 14 December 2016 16:59)

    Adya caught a cold and had a headache,but he still focuses on doing the test in Skype Chinese Class,which makes me touched.Our networks are so bad that we always stop to wait for loading.Today's test is a little difficult for Adya,but he insists on finishing.I send him the test and he can do it again.Next Skype Chinese Class,we will find some good ways in finishing the test.

  • #201

    陈娜红 (Sunday, 18 December 2016 04:07)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class,I teach 彩虹something about Christmas Day.such as 圣诞节、圣诞树、礼物、平安夜and so on.She showed a great interest in today's Skype Chinese Class and did a good job.After so many class, I have found that 彩虹 is a so clever,polite and lovely girl, when I said“ 很好”to explain that she is doing a good job,she often say “谢谢”to me ,so I am very pround of having such a good student and I enjoy teaching her.
    but in today's Skype Chinese Class,there is some problem.because I change another room to have the class,At the beinging,there is a big event in the outside,彩虹told me she just hear some strange sound in my background,finally,thank the god,it stops.

  • #202

    谢少曼 (Monday, 19 December 2016 06:34)

    Ishan tells me that he has an exam and he didn't write his homework.However,he spends time on going over.Today's Skype Chinese Class,he can read fluently for words and sentences.But I think he is not focusing on and I often hear some noisy voice like typing.Before finishing the class,he behaves well and he can read the words and sentences by himself,which makes me happy.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,he can do well than this time.

  • #203

    谢少曼 (Wednesday, 21 December 2016 16:09)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class, Adya doesn't come for class, which makes me a little unhappy.I was going to tell him what is “冬至” and what we do.And I prepare for teaching him how to do the test.And I spend a little time on preparing for the class.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,he can come on time .

  • #204

    陈娜红 (Saturday, 24 December 2016 02:38)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class,both 彩虹 and I are learn a lot .Fristly,We review something about Christmas.Then,we learn lesson 13 and I wrote down in the blackboard to explain how to express “What time it is now?"in Chinese.she did a good job because we had learned some new words before,
    In today's Skype Chinese Class,彩虹came early,and took her dinner,I just told her she could eat dinner first,what make me surprised is she said"Let us move on ,I am ready. when we were having the class,she expressed she understand by saying“很好",because I often say this word!which make me happy!

  • #205

    LV (Sunday, 01 January 2017 13:38)

    I had the first one Skype Chinese Class with 小昆 in 2017. Last time,we talked about 买东西(shopping).and they have to list out what would they buy as their homework. 小厅,a lovely boy,who said he want to but A 飞机✈!I wish they can learn more on Skype Chinese Class. of course,and enjoy it.

  • #206

    谢少曼 (Monday, 02 January 2017 06:17)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Ishan behaves well.He says his country is not cold and he has so many homework.I consider him a middle school student and he tells me he is a senior school student,which makes me surprised.When I ask him is Chinese difficult ?He tells me a little.I tell him to try his best to learn it if love it turely.He says ok.I stand up all the class,even though it is ao tired ,I think it is worth.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,we can do well.

  • #207

    谢少曼 (Wednesday, 04 January 2017 16:38)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,Adya is on time and the internet is good.We do the test again because last time he did badly.But this time he also does bad.And I tell him how to do. He often answers me slowly and I think he is not understanding what I say, which makes me frustrated.I let him do again after class.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,he can adapt to the new teacher and do it well for the test.Good luck for him, a studious boy!

  • #208

    陈娜红 (Saturday, 07 January 2017 03:27)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class,I am very happy to see 彩虹 again.Firstly,she just told me what happened in the birthday.she is happy that she had reserved a lot of presents on the Christmas Day and New Year.and then we moved on our class,we learned a new lesson in today's Skype Chinese Class.I taught her some new words such as 我的(my),你的(your),是 (am,is,are)and encourage her to make some sentences use these words .In a word,she did a good job in today's Skype Chinese Class

  • #209

    谢少曼 (Monday, 09 January 2017 16:15)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,I am happy that I do not receive some typing noisy from Ishan.I think he focuses on the class.He tells me it is rainy in his country and he have ever learn calligraphy.These are words and sentences today we have learned.And I promise him to show him my calligraphy next Skype Chinese Class.Hope Ishan learn more in my class,which makes me progresses.

  • #210

    谢少曼 (Monday, 16 January 2017 05:58)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,I show my calligraphy and introduce three types of calligraphy.And Ishan also forgets to write but he can read last class fluently.He makes so much progresses that I can feel it.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,we can have fun in learning.

  • #211

    张雪玲 (Tuesday, 17 January 2017 16:26)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class, I teach 马布 the words about room. I try to change the question into cartoon, and she does really like it. Knowing the student's reaction and realizing her feeling is important, only when I do that can I really find a way which is suitable to 马布 in Skype Chinese Class. Changing the difficult language point into an easier and understandable one is an ability which will prompt us to learn more in Skype Chinese Class.

  • #212

    谢少曼 (Monday, 23 January 2017 05:15)

    Today's Skype Chinese Class,I go over last class about the color of clothes and I ask Ishan what color he wear.He speaks 白色 and 蓝色.And we learn the new lesson.Everytime I can see that he makes more progresses,which makes me happy.Hope next Skype Chinese Class,he will try his best to learn Chinese well.

  • #213

    李婷 (Thursday, 26 January 2017 05:55)

    I am so glad that 沂山 made three sentences in today's Skype Chinese Class!We learnd a sentence pattern"……快要开始了"(…be about to start),and then I gave him some words to make some sentences with it.I could feel he tried his best to complete them,certainly,he succeeded!He really did a good jod!I hope he can make great progress in next Skype Chinese Class.

  • #214

    Prof.Tian (Saturday, 04 March 2017 10:01)

    Skype Chinese class with Ann today was so enjoyable that it lasted for 2hours without stop. She is a fight attendant at American Airlines. We talked about medical situations in today's Skype Chinese Class, example about stomach . 我肚子疼!

  • #215

    Professor Tian (Saturday, 04 March 2017 10:05)

    Ann was surprised to know that in Chinese we don't see I have a stomach ach . we say 我肚子疼 meaning I stomach ache in today's Skype Chinese class! She finds more differences in the ways between Chinese and English in our Skype Chinese Class!

  • #216

    Professor Tian (Saturday, 04 March 2017 10:09)

    Since we learnt I have a stomach ache in our last Skype Chinese Class , Ann is very quick to learn how to say I have a headache in Chinese today when we meet for our Skype Chinese Class. Yes, the same structure: 我头疼,我meaning I head ache . So Skype Chinese Class is easy to learn!

  • #217

    Tian (Tuesday, 14 March 2017 13:28)

    Skype Chinese class can be really fun and inspiring both for the student and teachers. I was so much impressed by Xinqiao 's super fluent Chinese slang of 饭桶 today in our Skype Chinese class today as her mother after calls her food bucket and she just use it in the perfect context .

  • #218

    Tian (Tuesday, 14 March 2017 13:29)

    Skype Chinese class is both an education for students and teachers. My student told me stories about Thanksgiving and their origins when we had o Skype Chinese class today. And she also learned to day mashed potatoes and related Chinese in today's online Chinese class.

  • #219

    Tian (Tuesday, 14 March 2017 13:30)

    What can we do in Skype Chinese class? Actually a lot! One if the things we can do when you take Skype Chinese class, you can learn to converse in Chinese , which is so much appealing to most employers.

  • #220

    陈娜红 (Monday, 10 April 2017 13:53)

    It was the first time that I gave the lesson to 乐乐 .In today's Skype Chinese Class,I am very glad to know that 乐乐 is so awesome.First of all,we reviewed the numbers,color and family members ,which she learned last week.And she remembers the words so well that we just use a little time to review these words.Which makes me most surperise is when we learned the new sentences,I just told her how to say这是爸爸(This is father),but she instantly said"这是妈妈!That is amazing!
    I am looking forward to eeing 乐乐 in next Skype Chinese Class .

  • #221

    陈娜红 (Wednesday, 12 April 2017 16:33)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class,firstly,乐乐was late for our class,I wondered that she has forgot our class,but she was online in the last ten minutes.the reason why she lare for today's Skype Chinese Class is that there was a traffic jam in her country.Oh,it is reasonable.we also have the traffic jam in China,

    I tough 乐乐 how to say "this is my father ",the new word is我的(my).And we also learned "dad likes blue"
    she did a good job in learning the two sentences.Which make me shock is that she make another sentence by herself using the new words we learned,the sentence is "我的爸爸喜欢蓝色(my dad likes blue)of cource .See ,what a clever girl !I am pround of her.

  • #222

    Tian (Tuesday, 25 April 2017 10:03)

    Skype Chinese Class :How to say world earth day in Chinese ? Easy ! Let's learn it in our Skype Chinese Class: it is 世界地球日。live Simple , and live green!

  • #223

    Tian (Tuesday, 25 April 2017 10:08)

    Skype Chinese Class about jobs! Here are the phrases my flight attendant student would like to know in her Skype Chinese Class: 系好安全带,fasthen your seatbelt !

  • #224

    Tian (Friday, 02 June 2017 13:14)

    Dragon Boat Festival is the topic for today 's Skype Chinese Class . We learnt zongzi-rice dumping, rice wrapped in bamboo leaves , is the main food .another fun Skype Chinese Class with Chinese culture!

  • #225

    Tian (Friday, 02 June 2017 13:20)

    Daily top topic for this week Skype Chinese class is about our festival which falls on may 30. It is the 5th day of 5th month of Chinese traditional canlender. Yes, it the the dragon boat festival, but we call it 端午节。there is no dragon in the name of the festival! My student was shocked in his Skype Chinese Class!

  • #226

    Tian (Sunday, 04 June 2017 14:34)

    Skype Chinese class is where students can learn what they need to learn.By taking their own customized program, they can learn really fast towards their goals. I am happy to see Smbat progress dramatically in his Skype Chinese class.

  • #227

    Tian (Sunday, 04 June 2017 14:38)

    Skype Chinese class is a way to communicate with students better. Our student in UK was really scared by the terrist attack . He wanted to learn "help " in Chinese in his Skype Chinese class . “救命” is the Chinese . Literally it means "save my life ".

  • #228

    Tian (Sunday, 04 June 2017 14:42)

    What did you play when you were little? I was asked in our skype Chinese class by a young girl . Well , I think "duck ,duck , goose " maybe universal and we learn to say 丢手绢” via our Skype Chinese class today!

  • #229

    陈娜红 (Monday, 05 June 2017 14:14)

    I just have today's Skype Chinese class with my student 乐乐.She has learned a lot about Chinese after a month.Every day she gave me a great surprise.In today's Skype Chinese class she did a good job.We learned some countries lass week.I was surprised to knew that she remenber all the words we have learned.How clever a girl she is! By now,we can comunicate with each other use the basic Chinese.such as what I like to eat .I am Indian and so on.She also can respond me in Chinese during the class.I think that is a great progress in our Chinese learning.

  • #230

    陈娜红 (Wednesday, 07 June 2017 13:52)

    I am so jappy to meet 乐乐 in today's skype Chinese class.we review some sentence that we learned last class.And we also learned some new sentence.When we learned 我要吃(I want to eat),乐乐said"I want to eat strawberry.I found she like strawberey very much.Skype Chinese class is both an education for students and teachers. 乐乐 let me know something about India.I really enjoy having the Chinese class with her.

  • #231

    Tian (Saturday, 10 June 2017 12:06)

    Top question for Skype Chinese Class: Is learning Chinese via Skype more and more valuable? Yes, it is . And it is becoming less and less optional. So that's why more and more students take Skype Chinese classes.

  • #232

    Tian (Saturday, 10 June 2017 12:09)

    Skype Chinese Class slang: what is the meaning of 白左? This is the question asked by my studnet in today's Skype Chinese Class. Literally it means white left, referring pepople who think they are better than others, superior and have concerns about the enviroment...

  • #233

    Tian (Sunday, 11 June 2017 12:20)

    Skype Chinses class question time again:How do you say "cousin" in Chinese?Would it be “同辈亲戚” or “堂表兄弟姐妹” or something like that? one Skype Chinese class student asked?When the book mentions “cousin", I really do need to figure out just which “cousin" this person is. There's really no way around it.It depends if he or she , older or younger, from your mother's side or father's side. More of culture thing than a word . Good to know in Skype Chinese Class.

  • #234

    李婷 (Sunday, 11 June 2017 15:52)

    Last minutes of today's Skype Chinses class,白洁 told me to wait for her suddenly,i thought she just used the bathroom. Then i were so surprised that she showed me her new pet-a rabbit!It is lovely!I am enjoy the Skype Chinses class with 白洁 all the time.

  • #235

    Tian (Wednesday, 14 June 2017 09:22)

    Skype Chinese class top question for today: why do I learn Chinese? Mandarin is like music! The rise and fall of the words with their tones causes the same reaction in my brain and heart that the rise and fall of musical notes gives me. English, my native language, is full of nuances and subtleties, but when I hear spoken Mandarin, it's so lovely.So Mandarin in skype Chinese class and my music class connrespond so well!

  • #236

    Tian (Thursday, 15 June 2017 09:53)

    Skype Chinese class helps find a job in China . One of our Skype Chinese class student is a Black American. He lived in Beijing, China teaching English. He never had any negative interactions with Chinese people. My Chinese co-workers enjoyed working with me. We laughed and played, but still kept our focus on providing an excellent product for our adult students. After work, I enjoyed hanging out with my co-workers.

  • #237

    Tian (Saturday, 17 June 2017 04:53)

    Top expression Skype Chinese class today is Father's Day . We say 父亲节!So do people celebrate Father's Day in China? Good question for Skype Chinese class! Well, it depend . It is a western day , but recently more and more people celebrate it as it is a good time to express your love for your father. So we need to learn to say Happy Father's Day in Chinese in our Skype Chinese class: 父亲节快乐!

  • #238

    张雪玲 (Monday, 19 June 2017 02:07)

    It's been two weeks since we had Skype Chinese class last time. Because Mabou's father was ill, but fortunately, he is getting better. And 马布 has a good mood to have today's Skype Chinese class and she didn't forget what we have learned. What makes me surprised and happy is that she remembers my Chinese name which i mentioned maybe months ago, what a sweet girl!

  • #239

    Tian (Monday, 19 June 2017)

    Skype Chinese class Top question today from Len when he learn Chinese via Skype: how can I concentrate on my study after 2-3 hours? Well , like in any Skype Chinese class, you got ask your self the dowsing questions : Why are you studying , what are you studying ? For whom are you studying .

  • #240

    陈娜红 (Monday, 19 June 2017 13:44)

    There has been a week since we had Skype Chinese class last time.But what makes me great happy is that 乐乐remembered almost everything we had learned.In today's Skype Chinese class,we talk about something to eat,like chocolate,cake,milk and bread.乐乐showed great interest in today's lesson.Sometimes she even jumped up from her seat to answered my quenstion with "我喜欢".see! what a lovely girl.

  • #241

    李敏婷 (Tuesday, 20 June 2017 04:21)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class,星星 and 娜娜 are more relaxed than before.Their Chinese is very good,expecially spoken and written.They are a little shy.So I try my best to make the Skype Chinese Class joyful. In today's Skype Chinese Class,I just realized that they are not Slovenian,but Armenian.Oh,I am so careless.

  • #242

    Tian (Thursday, 22 June 2017 09:08)

    Some curture from Skype Chinese class :Why do English speakers and many other (non-Mandarin speaking) people use the word “Hong Kong” which is neither from Cantonese nor Hakka, and in fact, of obscure and uncertain origin?
    The transliteration “Hong Kong” did not come from the Cantonese pronunciation (a common misunderstanding). This is for sure when we take our Skype Chinese classes.The accurate Cantonese transliteration (based on the Canton/Guangzhou dialect) should be something like “Heung Kong” or “Heung Gong”. As a matter of fact, Cantonese was not even so widely used in Hong Kong as it is today a few decades ago (after the Hong Kong 1967 leftist riots, Cantonese began to gain the more or less official status under the British colonial administration).
    Some say “Hong Kong” was based on the accent of the Chinese coastal-river people called 蜑民 (Tanka people) - who were not a distinct ethnic group but more like a environmentally- and culturally-segregated group.

  • #243

    Tian (Thursday, 22 June 2017 09:16)

    Skype Chinese classes question :Why do I need some time when reading Chinese characters to recognise the words?
    Honestly, I wouldn’t worry about how long it takes for you to recognize words, the fact that you can recognize them is important. Your speed of recognition will increase as you become more used to reading Chinese characters in your Skype Chinese classes.
    Think of when you were a child learning how to read English, you couldn’t read anywhere near as fast as you can read nowadays. The speed increased as you became familiar with the written language, sentence structure and a wider field of vocabulary. Don’t sweat it, all good things take time.
    As I mentioned, if you want to increase your reading speed, then the only thing for you to do is read more! One of things I do to help improve my reading is that I worked with tianchinesehome with some Skype Chinese Classes, which really helps.

  • #244

    Tian (Saturday, 24 June 2017 03:37)

    Skype Chinese Class question: Why do people call Chinese language "Mandarin "? Great question for our Skype Chinese class. Well , her is the history:Because this is a word originally from the Portuguese missionaries and businessmen that first got in touch with China (Ming Dynasty).

    It was derived from the Portuguese word “mandarim/mandarin” which specifically meant Chinese imperial officials. It was also used to refer to the more or less “standardized” dialect that these officials need to speak in order to smoothly work in the government..

  • #245

    Tian (Saturday, 24 June 2017 03:41)

    Skype Chinese Class question continuesd:The Chinese counterpart of the word kept the essence of the term: 官话, which literally means “officials’ dialect/language”.

    Today, the official spoken dialect/language in China is called PuTongHua (“common dialect/language”), and the wide use of the term “Mandarin” is simply an old habit that dies hard (and really does not really have to die anyways).Know more with tianchinesehome Skype Chinese class

  • #246

    Tian (Monday, 26 June 2017 05:38)

    Top question for today's Skype Chinese class:Why does China have more than one Chinese language?the theory is that the original Chinese language started around the Yellow river, and then migrated all over the Eastern China. Just like Latin evolved into Spanish, Italian, French, Romanian etc, the Chinese language evolved into several different languages. They do share a lot of the characteristics but the writings tend to differ a bit in grammar and how the syntax is constructed though they share similar characters. Just like Spanish and Italian both use Latin scripts. Useful basics to learn from Skype Chinese class.

  • #247

    李敏婷 (Tuesday, 27 June 2017 04:07)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class,星星 and 娜娜 is very relaxed and enjoyable.I often joke with them.They are interesting and sometimes naughty.With the increasing number of classes,I am shocked that their Chinses level is very very high.I like having Skype Chinese Class with this two lovely girls.

  • #248

    李敏婷 (Friday, 30 June 2017 04:00)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class,I prepare a lovely and interesting PPT.星星 and 娜娜 is very delighted.I can feel they like Skype Chinese Class more and more.

  • #249

    张雪玲 (Monday, 03 July 2017 02:31)

    Today is the second day of July, the beginning of next half year. And happily, Mabou came to today's Skype Chinese class on time. We finished the short passage about drinking tea, and Mabou answered all the questions. It is promising that she will one day speak a fluent Chinese in Skype Chinese class.

  • #250

    Tian (Sunday, 09 July 2017 04:53)

    Top question for Skype Chinese class:Is it enough to just learn pinyin to work in Mainland China?Here are the answers from my Skype Chinese classes students who take Chinese SKype lessons at www.tianchinesehome.com.
    Answer 1:i am afraid it is not enough, you have to learn chinese characters as well. for in mainland china, there are all chinese characters but with no pinyin , and in your work ,you have to use chinese and see chinese documents . you have to know how to read at least then can work properly in China.

  • #251

    Tian (Sunday, 09 July 2017 04:54)

    Top question for Skype Chinese class:Is it enough to just learn pinyin to work in Mainland China?Here are the answers from my Skype Chinese classes students who take Chinese SKype lessons at www.tianchinesehome.com.
    Answer 2:No. You'll be able to communicate in written “Chinese” well enough with the benefit of context, but the vast majority of people will find it so awkward as to be dramatically inefficient for most workplace communication needs.
    Your work efficiency and their work efficiency will suffer, and no one will be happy.

  • #252

    Tian (Sunday, 09 July 2017 04:56)

    Top question for Skype Chinese class:Is it enough to just learn pinyin to work in Mainland China?Here are the answers from my Skype Chinese classes students who take Chinese SKype lessons at www.tianchinesehome.com.
    Answer 3:I’m afraid the answer is no, because Chinese use characters everywhere, pinyin is just a phonetic notation system. for example, you will see “你好”the characters, not “nihao” the pronunciation.

  • #253

    黄铭蔚 (Monday, 10 July 2017 14:44)

    There is a short story about Chinese cheongsam that I want to share with you in the Skype Chinese Class. The cheongsam is a woman's dress with Chinese feature, which is called “qipao” in Chinese. It was designed in Qing Dynesty and it is mainly made of silk with beautiful knots on it. The Man minority woman wore the cheongsam first. It started to become popular in the 1920s. Then more and more women liked to wear it, especially in Shanghai. Until today, many Chinese people design different kinds of cheongsam, which attract many foreigners to buy them. Hope you enjoy the Skype Chinese Class.

  • #254

    麦雯君 (Monday, 10 July 2017 16:42)

    If you want to learn Chinese well by Chinese Skpye Lessons,it is a need to learn Pinyin(拼音).The alphabet of Chinese is quite different from English.For example,the letter "b" in English is [bi:],while in Chinese is [p].What's more,there are many details we need to pay attention to when learning Chinese.You can get more through Skype Chinese Class.

  • #255

    黄铭蔚 (Tuesday, 11 July 2017 04:41)

    Welcome to Skype Chinese Class. Do you know the differences between Cantonese and Mandarin? It is well-known that Cantonese is mainly spoken in Guangdong Province, especially in Guangzhou and Hongkong. There is nine tones in Cantonese, while Mandarin only has four tones. Accordingly, learning Cantonese has more complicated requirements. In fact, Cantonese is regarded as a dialect in China. Itfr

  • #256

    黄铭蔚 (Tuesday, 11 July 2017 05:28)

    Welcome to Skype Chinese Class. Do you know the differences between Cantonese and Mandarin? It is well-known that Cantonese is mainly spoken in Guangdong Province, especially in Guangzhou and Hongkong. There is nine tones in Cantonese, while Mandarin only has four tones. Accordingly, learning Cantonese has more complicated requirements. In fact, Cantonese is regarded as a dialect in China. It derives from Chu Chinese phonation, while Mandarin is based on the Beijing dialect. When you say "cry"(哭ku)in Mandarin, you say ''han"(喊)in Cantonese. When you say “我先上” in Mandarin, you generally say “我上先” in Cantonese. Skype Chinese Class hopes you can approach more Chinese dialects except Mandarin.

  • #257

    林菁桦 (Tuesday, 11 July 2017 08:37)

    In today’s Skype Chinese Class, we will learn expressions about paying the bill and asking the price. Firstly, when you finished a meal in a restaurant, you can say”服务员,买单.(fu wu yuan,mai dan).The meaning of “买单” is “buy the ticket” . Then, when you want to buy something in a store you can ask”这个多少钱?zhe ge duo shao qian) which means “how much is this?””这个”is a pronoun means”this” and “that”is “那(na)”.OK, next time we will also know other common expressions in Skype Chinese Class.


  • #258

    贺陈洋 (Tuesday, 11 July 2017 12:45)

    Today is July 11th. Welcome to Skype Chinese Class. We will learn the concept of "他"“她” “它”(ta). "他" in English is he. It means a boy or man. "她" in English is she. It means a girl or woman. "它" in English is it. It means animals or something else. Different "ta" has different uses. I hope Skype Chinese Class can help you understand it.

  • #259

    吴心梓 (Wednesday, 12 July 2017 03:12)

    In this skype chinese class, I want to share you a moving legend. There is a classical story in Chinese history about Magpie Festival(七夕). Magpie Festival called Qixi, which is the seventh day of the seventh lunar month. It was said that the daughter of the god of heaven named Zhinü(织女),who was fell in love with a man Niulang(牛郎). Unfortunately, the goddess of heaven didn't agree with them. She ordered Zhinü to return to the heaven and made a river of star to separate them. Finally, Niulang and Zhinü can meet each other only once a year. Magpies made a bridge of their wings so the couple can cross the river to meet on the day. Therefore, people called Qixi as the Valentine's Day in China. In this skype chinese class, do you understand the Magpie Festival?

  • #260

    黄铭蔚 (Wednesday, 12 July 2017 04:37)

    Top question for Skype Chinese class:Why do Chinese people like to use the round table to have meals? It's mainly because "circle" is one of the most significant keywords in Chinese history, such as “天圆地方”(round sky and square earth) and “团圆”(reunion), which means Chinese people like to share things and live in harmony. Using the round table,people can share the cuisine together and talk to each other happily. What's more, the round table sinifies a harmonious and happy family. "Circle" has a beginning and an end, which represents wealth won't go away. It meet the geomantic omen in China. Hope you know more interesting things about China in the Skype Chinese Class.

  • #261

    林菁桦 (Wednesday, 12 July 2017 13:27)

    Do you know how to express your surprise when you talking about someone and that guy appeares unexpectedly in front of you. In Skype Chinese Class you will learn a idiom about Cao Cao (155-220), who was an outstanding statesman. In Han dynasty, a man recommoned Cao Cao to the emperor, when the man just want to call him and Cao Cao comes up immedialy. The emperor said"说曹操曹操到”(shuo cao cao cao cao dao).Now, you know the idiom from Skype Chinese Class and you can pratise it.

  • #262

    林菁桦 (Wednesday, 12 July 2017 14:04)

    Do you know how to express your surprise when you talking about someone and that one appears unexpetedly in front of you? In Skype Chinese Class, you will learn a idiom about Cao Cao, who is a strategist in Han dynasty. At that time, a man recommoned Cao Cao to the emperor. When the man want to call him and Cao Cao appeared immediately. The emperor said"说曹操曹操到(shuo cao cao cao cao dao).Now,you learn a idiom from Skype Chinese Class and you can pratise it.

  • #263

    贺陈洋 (Wednesday, 12 July 2017 14:19)

    Hello, welcome to Skype Chinese Class. Today we will learn the 汉服(HanFu). Hanfu is an ancient Chinese costume. It has different styles. Such like 曲裾(QuJu) and 半臂(BanBi). BanBi is the dress that summer wears. QuJu usually worn on formal occasions. Different styles have different aesthetic feeling. I hope Skype Chinese Class can cause your interest in HanFi.

  • #264

    黄铭蔚 (Thursday, 13 July 2017 04:13)

    Today I want to give a brief introduction about Chinese characters to you in the Skype Chinese Class. Chinese characters, they're also called square characters, belonging to ideographic writing. Chinese characters are one of the most antique characters in the world. They have at least four thousand years of history. The earliest known mature Chinese characters are oracle bones in the Shang Dynasty. Through thousands of years of evolution, Chinese characters have formed "seven Chinese characters". They are Oracle, Inscriptions on bronze, Seal characters, Official script, cursive, regular script, running script. Hope you know more about Chinese characters in Skype Chinese Class.

  • #265

    吴心梓 (Thursday, 13 July 2017 04:15)

    Have you ever heard the Square Dance? Foriegn people were confused that some middle-aged women dance in the park or some public places. Skype chinese class today will discuss with you about the Square Dance. Recently, in China, groups of women are have a special way to exercise, which called Square Dance(广场舞). Few years ago, only few women would join it. But now, we can see Square Dance everywhere and not only the middle-aged women but also children and some old men. Square Dance become more and more popular in China. It can be a good way to people to exercise. Skype chinese class advocates that people should keep a good health so that we can learn chinese better!

  • #266

    贺陈洋 (Thursday, 13 July 2017 12:40)

    I want to introduce emperor in today's Skype Chinese Class. The emperor was the highest ranking man in ancient china. Such like the king in western. There were many dynasties in ancient china. Different dynasties had different emperors. The postion of the emperor is hereditary. Crown prince that's what we say 太子(TaZi) is the next emperor. The emperor has all the rights. He can decide the life and death of man. Though Skype Chinese Class, I hope you can know it more.

  • #267

    林菁桦 (Thursday, 13 July 2017 12:58)

    Solar term cultures has become UNESCO intangible cultural heritage. Today Skype Chinese Class will introduce solar term cultures to you. The twenty-four solar terms are the unique cultural heritage of our working people. Not only it can reflect seasonal changes but also guide farming activities.There are proverb about it and nowadays people pay attention to health care in different solar terms. In this month, there are two solar terms called "小暑" and "大暑"."大暑" is the hottest day in a year but sometimes it's not very exactly. Also, the time between the two days is called "三伏" which means these days the weather will become hotter and hotter. Solar term cultures are not only these, despite Skype Chinese Class you can also search the Internet.

  • #268

    張文俊 (Thursday, 13 July 2017 13:00)

    In today's Chinese skype learning tip class,I will introduce one of the Chinese traditional close named open-seat pants(开裆裤) which is almost disappear in today but very popular in the early stage. Usually,kids who are 1-3 years old wearing this pants.Those children often pee in the pants which means that you need to wash all the dirty pants and prepare many for the kids. Open-seat pants solve this problem in some way.However,since the invention of the paper diaper,less and less people use it.Comparing to the diaper,open-seat pants is more cheap and can reuse so maybe it can be seen in some rural area today.Hope this Chinese skype learning tip class can let you know more China!

  • #269

    吴心梓 (Friday, 14 July 2017 04:59)

    Today skype chinese class mention a story of idiom in China named pull up seedlings to help them grow(拔苗助长). In ancient times, an old farmer planted a lot of rice. Everyday he went to the field to take care of the seedlings and hoped they can grow up faster. But shoots could not grow up in a short term. The old farmer was impatient, he thought that the seedlings were growing slowly. So, he has a great idea to pull up seedlings to help them grow faster and he spent a day to finish it. With good satisfation, he went back home and told to his son. His son was frightened, and he run to the field quickly. There was no doubt that, the seedlings were all dying. This skype chinese class want to tell you that we should obey the principle of everything. Haste will probably makes waste.

  • #270

    黄铭蔚 (Friday, 14 July 2017 14:10)

    I want to tell you something about "the Belt and Road Initiatives" in taday's Skype Chinese Class. It was put forward by Chairman Xi when he visited Central Asia and Southeast Asian countries. It will connect China with Europe through Central and Western Asia, and connect China with Southeast Asian countries, Africa and Europe. It has attracted many countries to join in. In the past year, over 50 countries had joined in the program, which helps to realize the peace and development of this area. With the rapid development of China, China has an increasing influence over the whole world. Therefore, more and more foreigners would like to learn Chinese. Hope you enjoy learning Chinese in Skype Chinese Class.

  • #271

    林菁桦 (Friday, 14 July 2017 15:29)

    In English there are General Questions and Special Questions.In today's Skype Chinese Class, we will learn two questions which is often used in spoken Chinese. The first one is Alternative Questions. For example,"你要茶还是咖啡?"The sentence structure "要…还是…"means "would you like...or..." The other one is affirmative-negative questions. The most basic one like"来不来". You can choose to say "来" or "不来". The words in"...不..." can be flexible. Sometimes it can V. and sometime it can be adj. Skype Chinese Class wish you would try to use the questions and make progress in learning Chinese.

  • #272

    林菁桦 (Saturday, 15 July 2017 01:25)

    As a nation of propriety, we have many kinds of honorific titles to different people and the same person we also have several honorific titles. It depends on who call the person and in which context. Take the “爸爸” for example. When you call your father in front of other people, a humble name is “家严”.But when you call someone’s father you will say “令尊” which show respect to their father. This kinds of names are from the ancient China. Nowadays,in most cases,people use them in couth written language.Through Skype Chinese Class, you will learn to be a literate person.


  • #273

    黄铭蔚 (Saturday, 15 July 2017 04:07)

    Welcome to Skype Chinese Class. Taday I want to introduce a kind of Chinese traditional building to you. It is Siheyuan(courtyard dwellings). It's a classical architecture style of residential housing of Beijing citizens dated from the Ming Dynasty. There is a garden surrounded by four houses and protected by high walls. The gates are usually painted red and have large copper door rings. Usually, The elder generation lives in the main house standing at the north end, the younger generations live in the side houses, and the south house is usually the family sitting room or study. Hope you enjoy learning Chinese in Skype Chinese Class.

  • #274

    吴心梓 (Saturday, 15 July 2017 04:30)

    In China, food is the first necessity of the people(民以食为天). In this skype chinese class we will learn the dietary differences in China. The eating habits between south and north are quite different. As the result of the defferent factors of geographical environment and climate, the sourthern staple food is rice while northern is flour. What's more, southern majority is small but excellent, the north is multi but thick. The differences also in the habit of drink soup. Soup served as a dish in south and people drink it before the meals, but north are in contrast. In this skype chinese class of the diet, all in all,caused by geographical features, the food in north generally is simple, the south is rich.

  • #275

    贺陈洋 (Saturday, 15 July 2017 13:01)

    Hello, in today's Skype Chinese Class. I want to introduce an idiom story to you. This idiom is name of 后羿射日(HouYiSheRi). According to legend, there were ten suns appeared in the sky. People are very hot. Some even died of heat. And there was no water. Then there was a man named HouYi. He has the power that no one else has. He raised his bow. Nine suns were lit at one stroke. From then on, there was only one sun left in the sky. People call HouYi a hero. I hope Skype Chinese Class can help you konw more.

  • #276

    黄铭蔚 (Sunday, 16 July 2017 03:43)

    Welcome to Skype Chinese Class. Today I want to introduce Chinese Tea Culture to you. Chinese were the first people to discover tea. In China, tea leaves are planted anywhere. One of the most popular tea is green tea. It has not been fermented, while the black tea has been fermented. Oolong tea is a kind of tea with distinctive Han nationality style. For many Chinese people, drinking tea is a kind of enjoyment, which can help people relaxed and refreshed. Tea is served not only at tea house and restaurants but also at home. People also drink tea during breaks at offices or factories. Hope you know more about China in the Skype Chinese Class.

  • #277

    张雪玲 (Sunday, 16 July 2017 06:49)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class, Mabou's mum told me to correct Mabou's pronunciation of a Chinese song. So at the beginning of the Skype Chinese class, I asked Mabou to sing it to me. To my surprise, it is 水调歌头,a classic and pupular Chinese song. She sang it very well, I could not even find any mistakes of her pronunciation. Instead, she was singing with her full attention. Deeply focus on the lyric. Glad to see her learning so much about Chinese culture in Skype Chinese home.

  • #278

    贺陈洋 (Sunday, 16 July 2017 13:08)

    Hello, in today's Skype Chinese Class. I want to introduce XieHouyu(歇后语). As we all know, there are idioms in china. What we say 歇后语 is very different with the idiom twisters. XieHoyu is generally composed of two parts. Such like 猪八戒照镜子——里外不是人(where the pig in the mirror, be ostraciaed inside and out). Some 歇后语 are particalarly interesting. I hope Skype Chinese Class can cause your interest.

  • #279

    林菁桦 (Sunday, 16 July 2017 13:09)

    In today’s Skype Chinese Class, we will learen an idiom”只要功夫深,铁杵磨成针.(zhi yao gong fu shen, tie chu mo cheng zhen)”This legend is about Li Bai (李白), a great poet in Tang Dynasty. Li Bai was naughty and disliked study when he was a child. One day he saw an old woman grinding an iron rod on a big stone when he was playing by a river. Driven by curiosity, Li Bai asked the old women what are she doing. The old women said she is grinding an iron rod to make a sewing needle. Deeply moved by what the old woman. Li Bai took effort to study since then and finally became one of the greatest poets in China.Skype Chinese Class believe that you will succeed one day with the spirit.


  • #280

    吴心梓 (Sunday, 16 July 2017 16:58)

    The topic for this skype chinese class is about a chinese element, the color of red. In Chinese culture, red is a symbol of good luck, longevity and happiness which can seen everywhere during Spring Festival or other joyous occasions. Generally, cash put in red envelopes as gifts is used to wish relatives or friends. And red is much fishionable in China because of its association with Chinese revolutions and the Communist Party. Red have a lot of important mening in China, but on the other hand, red does not always represent good luck and joy. Red was previously used to write the names of the deceased so it is seen as an offence to write Chinese people’s names in red ink. So, now are you have more information about red through skype chinese class?

  • #281

    黄铭蔚 (Monday, 17 July 2017 03:41)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class, I want to tell you something about Chinese traditonal medicine to you. Chinese traditonal medicine is an indispensable part of Chinese culture. It has made great contributions to the prosperity of China. Chinese traditonal medicine, with its unique diagnostic methods, long history and remarkable effects, have been used to treat cancer and other serious diseases. According to the survey data, Chinese traditonal medicine is used by 75% of the areas in China and has been very effective in the treatment of diseases such as diabetes, liver cancer, tumors, and bone fracture and so on. Great successes have been made in many areas through Chinese traditonal medicine cure. Hope you know more about China in the Skype Chinese Class.

  • #282

    林菁桦 (Monday, 17 July 2017 14:48)

    In today’s Skype Chinese Class, you will know a Chinese musical instrument called Guqin. The surface is generally made of paulownia wood or China fir, and has seven strings stretched along it. The sound of it is melodious which can keep your mind peaceful. There is a story about it called “伯牙绝弦”.During the Spring and Autumn Period, there was a man named Yu Boya, who was a famous music master at that time. He meet Zhong Ziqi. Whatever Yu played, Zhong could understand very well and so they became bosom friends.They decided to meet again the next year. Unfortunately, Zhong died before theycould meet. Yu played at Zhong's graveyard for the last time and crashed hisGuqin. He decided never to play the Guqin any more to show his deep friendshipto Zhong and how difficult to meet a bosom friend. At last, Skype Chinese Class recommend a Guqin’s music 《流水(stream)》to you.


  • #283

    吴心梓 (Monday, 17 July 2017 16:21)

    Top question for skype chinese class: Why do chinese people usually eat rice dumpling in the Dragon Boat Festival?Skype chinese class introduces that Dragon Boat Festival is celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month according to the chinese calendar. Rice dumpling called Zongzi(粽子) is a traditional chinese food which made of glutinous rice, stuffed with different fillings and wrapped in bamboo or other large flat leaves. In Dragon Boat Festival, people eat Zongzi to commemorate the great poet QuYuan(屈原). It is said that QuYuan jump into the river and people in order to avoid fish eating his body, so they made Zongzi. Finally, people keep this custom up to now.

  • #284

    林菁桦 (Tuesday, 18 July 2017 08:17)

    The word”老”in Chinese can be as form of address. Today, Skype Chinese Class will talk about it. Firstly,“老师” is for teacher. “老” show the respect for people.Secondly, when you meet a wrinkly man and he is your acquaintance. If his family name is “张” .Then you can call him “老张” .It’s an idiomatic address in China.But when you call “张老” ,it means the man do a great job to the society and has a high status. Also, you can call your boss or a businessman “老板” . But when you meet the old people, better not to call them” 老大娘” or “老大爷”. Because the ageds want to be called younger. “大娘,大爷”is ok.In Chinese,”老娘, 老爷”are different from”老大娘,老大爷”. Through Skype Chinese Class, you will get surprise and like to use “老”.


  • #285

    黄铭蔚 (Tuesday, 18 July 2017 09:11)

    Welcome to Skype Chinese Class. Today I want to introduce a special animal to you. Its name is panda. It is known as a national treasure of China. Giant pandas are endemic in China, and their existing major habitats are mountains in Sichuan, Shaanxi and Gansu. They mainly live on bamboo, and each panda needs to eat a lot of bamboo every day. The life span of a giant panda is 18~20 years old, but can be more than 30 years old in captivity. During the 26 years from 1957 to 1982, China donated 23 pandas to 9 countries. It is China's diplomatic policy of giving or renting pandas to overseas to promote friendly relations. Hope you know more about China in the Skype Chinese Class.

  • #286

    吴心梓 (Tuesday, 18 July 2017 12:14)

    Today, let's talk about some rules of eating when chinese people have a meal. In China, chinese people sit around a round table(圆桌) and eat together with family members. When having meals, we should seat by age sequence, the elders and guests have priority to sit. Forieigners use knife and fork but chinese use chopsticks and spoon to eat food. People should pick up their chopsticks until the elders begin to eat. Then the important thing is that people are not allowed to put the chopsticks pointing to others and stab your chopsticks into your bowl of rice, which are unpolite manners. Because placing tow chopsticks down in a bowl of rice is what happen at a funeral. What's more, it is rude to leave food in your bowl when you finish your dinner. And the food is in a common plate, so we should use a communal chopsticks and can't pick the food piece by piece in the plate, just pick up the first you have touched. This skype chinese class introduces some simple rules of eating, hope you are able to catch some information from it.

  • #287

    贺陈洋 (Tuesday, 18 July 2017 13:43)

    Hello, welcome to Skype Chinese Class. Today I want to tell you Chinese Zodiac. The twelve Zodiac animals represent twelve kinds of animals. They are arranged in order. They are rat, cow, tiger, rabit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey,chicken, dog and pig. People born in different years have different zodiac signs. Such like born in 2016 is a chicken. Thourgh Skype Chinese Class, you can learn it more.

  • #288

    张雪玲 (Tuesday, 18 July 2017 16:14)

    In today's Skype Chinese class, we learned the words about getting ill. I try to teach Mabou to write the Chinese words so that she can remember it and have a vivid impression by showing her some relative pictures in Skype Chinese class. I will try my best to explore more interesting and attractive ways to change the difficult point into easy. Hoping she can acquire Chinese in our Skype Chinese class.

  • #289

    黄铭蔚 (Wednesday, 19 July 2017 03:58)

    I want to introduce Chinese chess to you in today's Skype Chinese Class. Chinese chess, a kind of chess game originated from China, belongs to the game of two people, and has a long history in China. It has become popular due to the simple equipment and strong interest. Chinese chess is the cultural treasure of the Chinese nation. The Chinese board is made of ten horizonal line and nine vertical lines. The verticals are interrupted by a central-horizonal void call a river. Two palaces are positioned at opposite sides of the board. Each is distinguished by a cross connecting its four conner points. Hope you can know more in the Skype Chinese Class.

  • #290

    林菁桦 (Wednesday, 19 July 2017 11:29)

    Are you planning to go travel thie summer holiday, today Skype Chinese Class introduce a historical city “西安(Xi an)”for you. Since Zhou Dynasty ,Xi'an is the capital city of the country. It was not until the first emperor called “秦始皇” that the national power reach the peak. From then on, many dynasties set thier capital in Xian. Many spots like the Qin Terracotta Army, Huaqing Hot Spring, city wall in Ming dynasty and etc. Not only there are historical spots but also other natural sceneries like Huashan Mountain and Hukou Waterfall in the province of Shanxi. Skype Chinese Class hope you like the city and have a good time in Xian.


  • #291

    贺陈洋 (Wednesday, 19 July 2017 13:42)

    Hello,welcome to Skype Chinese Class. Today I want to introduce chopsticks. As we all know, westerns eat with knives and forks. But chinese eat with chopsticks. We use chopsticks in place of knives and forks at meals. Chopsticks are usually made up of two small sticks. It looks simple, but it is very useful. It can be made of wood or made of stainless steel. I hope Skype Chinese Class can help you know more.

  • #292

    吴心梓 (Wednesday, 19 July 2017 15:02)

    Do you know the famous enlightened reading material in China or even in the world?It is Three Charactor Classic(三字经). Today skype chinese class will introduces this famous book. Three Character Classic is the initiatory teaching material of traditional chinese culture, which covers history, astronomy and philosophy in traditional chinese culture. It includes the content of kindness, justice, honesty and filial piety. Children can learn some general knowledge about traditional chinese literature, historical stories and the theory of working. The sentences in Three Character Classic are brief and easy to understand. What's more, Three Character Classic, the full text of more than 1722 words, is a rare legacy in China. It spread to others countries in Ming dynasty, becoming a famous enlightened reading material in the world. Though learning this skype chinese class, are you interested in this famous book?

  • #293

    林菁桦 (Wednesday, 19 July 2017 22:56)

    Chinese idioms are intereating, the meaning behind the words can be very different. Today you will learn an idiom”水落石出(shui luo shi chu)” in Skype Chinese Class. Literally, the meaning is easy. “When the water subsides, the rocks emerge.” But actually, it means “doubts will clear up when the facts are known”. The origin of the idiom is from a poet written by “苏轼”(“山高月小,水落石出)”.There is a saying in Chinese “好记性不如烂笔头”. Skype Chinese Class suggest that you should write it dowm so you can better remember it.


  • #294

    黄铭蔚 (Thursday, 20 July 2017 07:47)

    In today's Skype Chinese Class, I want to introduce one of the Five Mountains in China. It is Mount Tai. It's the World Natural and Cultural Heritage and it is located in the middle of ShanDong Province and it ranks the first of the five great mountains in China. The scenery of Mount Tai is famous for its magnificence. It is 1545 meters above sea level. The Mount Tai is the symbol of the Chinese nation, the epitome of splendid oriental culture, the sustenance of the idea of "harmony between man and nature" and the homeland of the Chinese national spirit. Hope you can come to Mount Tai for a visit and love our Skype Chinese Class.

  • #295

    吕淋婷 (Thursday, 20 July 2017 08:04)

    "Are you Jashwant?" I was confused by the low voice from the headset on Skype Chinese Class. I aven't met him on Skype Chinese Class for 5 months.That voice sounds so strange And he said he is grow up that's why his voice changd.Abviously, his camera still broken. I can see nothing but his portrait. Suddenly, I felt the strong power of time.Time goes by,and everyone is grow up.

  • #296

    吴心梓 (Thursday, 20 July 2017 14:00)

    Two-part allegorical saying(歇后语Xiehouyu) are an interesting language form in China. Today skype chinese class will learn about it. Xiehouyu is an unique language form that is widely used, popular, jocular and vivid sentence and full of great feature of dialect. Besides, it just like the riddle, the first part is the puzzle that make for example, the last part is the answer to illustrate. Such as "ba xian guo hai, ge xian shen tong"(八仙过海——各显神通), "wang po mai gua, zi mai zi kua"(王婆卖瓜——自卖自夸)and so on. Xiehouyu not only express the meaning on the surface, but also explain some truth. This skype chinese class hope you are intersted in it and have fun.

  • #297

    林菁桦 (Friday, 21 July 2017 01:24)

    Nowadays,many people talking about happiness. Today, Skype Chinese Class will introduce four happy events in ancient China. The first one “久旱逢甘露” which means “refreshing rain after a long drought.” The second one "他乡遇故知”.It means “To meet an old friend in a distant land”. The third one is “洞房花烛夜” means “spend the wedding night”. The last one is "金榜题名时" which means "pass the examination”. All the things above reflect the life at that time.Today, it's still Chinese happy events. Skype Chinese Class wish you would be happy on the learning road.


  • #298

    黄铭蔚 (Friday, 21 July 2017 03:15)

    I want to introduce a kind of Chinese delicacy to you in today's Skype Chinese Class. Its name is Hot Pot(火锅). It is a delicious food made in China. It originated from Sichuan and Chongqing region. It has a long history and is a kind of food for both the old and the young. It has many types, such as Spicy hot pot, mandarin duck pot, tonic soup hot pot and so on. Its feature is cooking while eating, and the pot itself has a heat preservation effect. When eating, the food is still steaming. A typical Hot Pot ingredients include meat, seafood, vegetables, bean, mushroom and egg products. Then put them into the boiling water. You can dip them in flavoring so that they are more delicious. Hope you taste Hot Pot and enjoy Skype Chinese Class.

  • #299

    吴心梓 (Friday, 21 July 2017)

    We can usually know Chinese kungfu(中国功夫) by watching some action movies. We also like some action movie stars like Bruce Lee(李小龙), Jackie Chan(成龙) and so on.
    Today skype chinese class will introduces it. Chinese kungfu also called Chinese martial arts, it has a long history that was regarded as the essence of Chinese traditional culture(国粹). Chinese martial arts include combat skill(搏击技巧), fighting techniques(格斗手法), defensive tactics(攻防策略) and weapons(武器) to use wait for a technology. Chinese kungfu has different kinds of categories, such as Zui Quan(醉拳), Wing Chun(咏春拳), Tai Chi Quan(太极拳) and so on. All of them have a good influence to our health and make a big difference around the world. All in all, we know Chineze kungfu is a popular and well-known culture in the world through learning this skype chinese class introduction.

  • #300

    林菁桦 (Saturday, 22 July 2017 01:19)

    Hot words are very popular in modern Chinese. Skype Chinese Class will show some words to you. In 2016 Olympic Games, Chinese athlete called Fu Yuanhui didn’t know she won a medal in a game.After the reporter told her the good news, she was very surprised and said she used”洪荒之力”(all the energy) to swim. Most importantly, her facial expression is exaggerate and funny on camera. So next time when you do a hard work you could said”洪荒之力”. Another hot word is “蓝瘦香菇(lan shou xiang gu)”.The pronunciation in Chinese “难受想哭(nan shou xiang ku)” is similar to "蓝瘦香菇". Skype Chinese Class will share other interesting things to you.


  • #301

    Tian (Saturday, 22 July 2017 04:42)

    Skype Chinese Class culture :Why don't a lot of older Chinese people know pinyin? Instersting question asked in today's Skype Chinese class who told me that Some oh his older Chinese relatives recently stayed with him in the US for about six months, but they never picked up the ability to sound out Latin characters. Since that they’d already learned 7000+ chars, I’d think that another 20 would be trivial. Perhaps the phonetic concept itself is difficult.But the real answer is that when they grew up , they used a quite different system to learn to pronunce the characters. It was only until in the 60s of the last century people started to use Pinyin.

  • #302

    黄铭蔚 (Saturday, 22 July 2017 17:27)

    I want to introduce China's capital-Beijing to you in today's Skype Chinese Class. It's our national political center, cultural center, international exchange center, Science and Technology Innovation Center and so on. Beijing has many places of interest, such as the Forbbiden City, Summer Palace, the Great Wall etc. In 2008, Beijing successfully held the Olympic Games, which greatly enhanced the popularity of Beijing and attracted lots of foreigners visit Beijing. There is a kind of famous food in Beijing. It's Beijing Roast Duck. Because of its red color, mellow taste and tender meat, it is known as "the world of delicacy". Besides, many Chinese first-class universities are located here, such as Peking University and Tsinghua University. Hope you learn more about China in the Skype Chinese Class.

  • #303

    吴心梓 (Saturday, 22 July 2017 17:47)

    Why did chinese people usually use Screens as a furniture before? Skype chinese class will illustrate what is Screen? Screen(屏风píng fēng) is a furniture that be used to against the wind in Chinese traditional building. Being the important part of traditional furnitures, it has a long history. Generally, Screen be put in the best place indoors, which can against the wind, decorate, separate and coordinate. There are many kinds of and different pattern on Screen. As a kind of traditional furniture, it shows us a special chinese style and beauty. Hope you will be interested in it and want to learn more about it in skype chinese class.

  • #304

    林菁桦 (Sunday, 23 July 2017 01:46)

    Today Skype Chinese Class will teach you something about “风(feng)”. They have different meaning in Chinese. The idiom “喝西北风(hē xīběifēng)”,which means getting nothing to eat or having to live on air. Then“东风(dōngfēng)” comes from the idiom “万事俱备, 只欠东风(wànshì jù bèi, zhǐ qiàn dōngfēng),” which means that all preparations are finished, except for the last essential one. “耳边风(ěrbiānfēng)” is also called “耳旁风(ěrpángfēng)”. Chinese people often remark that those who ignore others’ suggestions let
    things “一个耳朵进一个耳朵出(yígè ěrduo jìn yígè ěrduo chū) go in one ear and out the other,” and these kind of people regard others’ words as “耳边风(ěrbiānfēng)”. Skype Chinese Class hope you know what people mean when they say these words.


  • #305

    黄铭蔚 (Sunday, 23 July 2017 03:17)

    I want to introduce China's paper cutting in today's Skype Chinese Class. Chinese paper cutting has a long history of over 2,000 years. It can be seen in different parts of China. Many people, no matter young or old, are fond of it. People in northern part of China do well in making paper cutting. They cut paper into different shapes, like birds, animals, flowers and so on. Chinese paper cutting is not only beautiful but also very useful. People usually put them on doors or windows when they celebrate something happy, especially for the Spring Festival. More and more people are interested in it. I hope you'll come to China to see more Chinese paper cutting one day. Enjoying your Skype Chinese Class!

  • #306

    张舒婷 (Sunday, 23 July 2017 08:26)

    In last two skype Chinese classes,I felt so happy cause 小龙 asked me some questions!I think it was not only 小龙's progress but also my progress.The reason why did I say so was that 小龙 is a quite person,the same as me,to talk to somebody needs courage,so he did it!And for me,小龙 asked me questions said that he was interested at my skype Chinese classes!That was really good.

  • #307

    张舒婷 (Sunday, 23 July 2017 09:08)

    In today's skype Chinese class,we,小龙 and I,have learned some vocabularies of HSK4 cause 小龙 needs to take the exam of HSK4 in October.We will finish the vocabularies of HSK4 in about September.Besides,I hope I can learn more teaching skills on vocabulary.

  • #308

    吴心梓 (Sunday, 23 July 2017 18:27)

    Skype chinese class are teaching The Eight Diagrams(八卦) today. To help native farmers to adapt to changing climate, FuXi based the astronomy(天文学) inventing the Eight Diagrams. The Eight Diagrams were used in many different fields to help people's life. As time goes on, Taoists(道士) applied the Eight Diagrams to the other things such as predicting(预测), measuring(勘测), physic(医学), and so on. And the Eight Diagrams also improved and have been connected with Twenty-four Solar Times(24节气) and chinese era(天干地支). The way of the Eight Diagrams always used in our daliy lives, this skype chinese class hope we can let you have some simple understanding about it. The knowledge of the Eight Diagrams are deep and extensive.

  • #309

    林菁桦 (Monday, 24 July 2017 04:20)

    Do you like Chinese kungfu and want to watch a funny film. Skype Chinese Class introduce a film call 《功夫(gong fu)》 to you. The main character of the movie is a comedian named Zhou Xingchi, a famous film star in Hong Kong. In this movie, you could see some kinds of kung fu in China like toad skill, roar power, fleet-footed walker and etc. Every kind of kungfu has it’s advantages and disadvantages.Skype Chinese Class hope it will make you laugh.


  • #310

    黄铭蔚 (Monday, 24 July 2017 14:50)

    I want to introduce Tang poetry in today's Skype Chinese Class. Tang poetry means that the poetry from Tang Dynasty, which is China's cultrual treasure. It has a great influence on Chinese politics, culture and customs. Its representative figures are Libai, Dufu, Wangwei, Bai Juyi and so on. There are a lot of types of Tang poetry, such as Pastoral Poetry, Frontier Poetry, Romantic Poetry and so on. It divides four periods. They are the early period of the Tang Dynasty, Glorious age of Tang Dynasty, the middle period of Tang Dynasty and late Tang Dynasty. Hope you love Tang Poetry and enjoy your Skype Chinese Class.

  • #311

    吴心梓 (Monday, 24 July 2017 17:22)

    "I want to go to the toilet.(我想上厕所)" Today skype chinese wants to tell you the chinese about "go to the toilet". In China, " go to the toilet" we can say "上厕所" or "如厕". "上厕所" is the general words we have said, but what about "如厕" means? It is the saying of go to the toilet in chinese ancient period. People in ancient times used "如厕" to express that they wanted to go to the toilet. Learning in skype chinese class, you could find that chinese culture have many interesting and different expression.

  • #312

    黄铭蔚 (Tuesday, 25 July 2017 05:41)

    I want to introduce a kind of instrument in today's Skype Chinese Class. It's Chinese Zither, a kind of Chinese traditional instrument, which is originated from the Warring States Period. Chinese Zither is one of the Chinese tradional instruments. It has 21 zither strings. Its representative music is Fishing Junks At Sunset, High mountains and Running water, Autumn Moon Over Han Palace and so on. Chinese Zither is easy to learn. It sounds nice and soothing. Nowadays, many people like to learn to play it. Some foreigners also try to play it. Hope you try to play Chinese Zither and have a good time at Skype Chinese Class.

  • #313

    林菁桦 (Tuesday, 25 July 2017 13:22)

    Do you have the collecting hobby and want to have some Chinese collections.Today Skype Chinese Class introduce jade cultures to you. As a state of jade, Chinese people regard jade as the product of the essence of heaven and earth. In ancient China, jade is not only the appearance beauty but also the level of spiritual world and self-cultivation. There are five noble virtues about jade called “仁 义 智 勇 洁” which are the five
    characteristics of jade. People who wore jade were the self-style gentlemem(君子). The saying "宁为玉碎,不为瓦全"which reflect the personality of "君子".In the folk, jade products are regarded as the holy things that ward off evil spirits and protect peace. From the scientific point of view, jade has health care function. The famous jade in China like Hetian jade is popularin China.Different kinds of jades and sculpture modelling have different meaning. Through Skype Chinese Class, have you known something about jade?


  • #314

    吴心梓 (Tuesday, 25 July 2017 17:07)

    In this skype chinese class, we will talk about one important part of chinese culture——Filial Piety Culture(孝文化). Filial Piety Culture, which is a cultural tradion of showing respect and honor to the aged. Confucian docrine of Filial Piety Culture is the essence of traditional Chinese culture and the core of the Confucian ethic(儒家伦理思想). It was ragidly observed in traditonal chinese families which is a cardinal virtue in China. There are a lot of historical stories of dutiful son that consisted of a book《二十四孝》 in China to convey the traditional virtue. Skype chinese class appeal for Filial Piety Culture to build a harmonious socielty.

  • #315

    吴心梓 (Wednesday, 26 July 2017 08:01)

    Top question in this skype chinese class:What is the Spring Festival? Spring Festival(春节) is the most important festival in China. The day before this festival called New Year's Eve, which chinese people will have a big dinner together with all the family members and watch Spring Festival Celebration(春节联欢晚会) in the evening. Especially, dumplings(饺子) are the most traditional food. In Spring Festival, people are able to wear new clothes, have delicious food, visit relatives and friends and children can get some lucky money from elders. All people like and enjoy the festival, during this time they could have a good rest. Through learning from this skype chinese class, are you found some differences of festival between China and your country?

  • #316

    林菁桦 (Wednesday, 26 July 2017 11:37)

    Ventriloquism(口技), a traditional Chinese skill which is an intangible cultural heritage. Today Skype Chinese Class will introduce this skill to you. Ventriloquism is a folk performing arts and is a kind of acrobatics. Originated in ancient times, people imitate the sounds of animals to cheat the prey and obtain food. The performer ues nothing but thier mouth,tongue and throat. From the beginning, the sounds like the natural sounds. The performance is shelter from a screen at that time.But now, performers also imitate the sound of musical instrument, morden sounds and etc. Ventriloquism is the quintessence of Chinese
    culture. Skype Chinese Class believe that you won’t believe your ears when you heard it for the first time.


  • #317

    黄铭蔚 (Wednesday, 26 July 2017 15:37)

    I want to introduce our Chinese national song-"March of the Volunteers " to you in today's Skype Chinese Class. The song is written by Tian Han and composed by Nie Er, which is the theme song of the movie "Children of Trouble Time". The song has played a tremendous role in encouraging the patriotic spirit of the Chinese people. Therefore, it became the National Anthem of People's Republic of China. On March 14, 2004, the constitution provided the song-"March of the Volunteers as the National Anthem. The song sinifies Chinese people's indomitable will and the spirit of self-sacrifice. You can listen to the song. Skype Chinese Class will make effort to let you learn Chinese well.

  • #318

    黄铭蔚 (Thursday, 27 July 2017 03:47)

    I want to introduce our Chinese Calligraphy to you in today's Skype Chinese Class. Chinese calligraphy is also called Brush calligraphy, which is a unique art of Asian culture. Regarded as the most abstract and sublime form of art in Chinese culture, "Shu Fa" (calligraphy) is often thought to be most revealing of one's personality. During the imperial era, calligraphy was used as an important criterion for selection of executives to the Imperial court. Unlike other visual art techniques, all calligraphy strokes are permanent and incorrigible, demanding careful planning and confident execution. Hope you love Chinese Calligraphy. Enjoy your Skype Chinese Class!

  • #319

    林菁桦 (Thursday, 27 July 2017 12:23)

    In today’s Skype Chinese Class, we will know the only Chinese empress called 武则天(wu ze tian). She is the empress in Wu zhou period. At first, she was 才人(a kind of concubine) of 唐太宗(emperor taizong). But after emperor taizong died, she married with the son of taizong called李治 and later became the queen. Though李治is the emperor, he has eye disease. 武则天help him with the policy. At the age of 67, she become the empress.Creating palace examination, contributing to the ancient silk road and pushing the buddhism. She has both contributions and defects so her monument is the only emperor’s monument which written nothing. At last,Skype Chinese Class introduce a book called 《上下五千年 which could help you know more about Chinese history.


  • #320

    黄铭蔚 (Friday, 28 July 2017 03:07)

    Do you know why Chinese people like the character "福"? I will tell you about it in today’s Skype Chinese Class. Since ancient times, "福" has sinified happiness and fortune. Chinese people like to stick "福" on the wall, windows,doors and so on. As the word "upside down" (倒)is in the same pronounciation of "coming"(到) in chinese, people always put the chinese word “福" upside down on the door in the spring festival to claim that the happiness is coming to the door. Until now, most Chinese people still keep this custom. Hope you learn more about China in the Skype Chinese Class.

  • #321

    吴心梓 (Friday, 28 July 2017 04:55)


    Today skype chinese class introduces Chinese Zodiac(十二生肖). Chinese Zodiac are based on Chinese lunar calender. Chinese Zodiac is a scheme that relates each year to an animal and its reputed attributes, according to a twelve-year cycle. The twelve animal signs are: rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog, pig, these animals of Chinese Zodiac are arranged in order. Similar to western horoscopes, people have their own animal signs, which according to the year they were borned. And in China, chinese people believed that the Chinese animal signs decide what your character will be like and it would influence your decisions. Hope you can learn some useful information from skype chinese class.

  • #322

    林菁桦 (Friday, 28 July 2017 14:00)

    Do you know the name of the first hamburger in the world. It is called 肉夹馍(rou jia mo) which originated in the Shanxi Province of China. Skype Chinese Class will show you the differences between this Chinese street food and American-style burgers. Like American-style burger, rou jia mo has the meat in the middle, but the meat in it is红烧肉(hong shao rou)(braised pork) not the steak. Also, Chinese hamburger’s flour use less yeast than American-style burger and Chinese burger has high heating requirements than another one. American –style burger keep better and tast better when the burger is cold than Chinese one. So you'd better eat rou jia mo before it get cold. Skype Chinese Class wish you could eat this kind of street food.


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