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Journal Released List of Top Ten Catchphrases of 2012

Journal Released List of Top Ten Catchphrases of 2012

An academic journal on Chinese language recently released a list on the top 10 catchphrases of 2012 last December 30. The top ten catchphrases which includes ‘what do you think,’ “tall, rich and handsome,’ “a bite of … ,” “China-style,” “getting shot even if lying on the ground,” “the most beautiful,” “down to earth,” “excellent,” [...]

Jan 4 2013, 10:25 am | Posted in Chinese Language | Read More »

Chinese Academics Plans to Exclude English Abbreviations from Chinese Dictionary

Chinese Academics Plans to Exclude English Abbreviations from Chinese Dictionary

Chinese academics are planning to remove everyday English language abbreviations from the country’s dictionary saying that they are the biggest threat to the Chinese language. In a letter signed by more than 100 scholars have condemned inclusion of abbreviated terms such as NBA and the WTO in the recent Contemporary Chinese Dictionary. The Contemporary Chinese [...]

Aug 31 2012, 10:10 am | Posted in Chinese Language | Read More »

Television Stations Asked to Add Subtitles to TV Programs

Television Stations Asked to Add Subtitles to TV Programs

State-run television stations above city level are being encouraged by the Central government to add subtitles with their programs. The adding of subtitles is part of a set of regulations from the General Office of the State Council that aims in creating a barrier free environment for people with hearing disabilities. The regulation is to [...]

Jul 16 2012, 9:17 am | Posted in Chinese Language | Read More »

Ken’s Chinese Corner Lives On! A Tribute to the late Ken Cooper

Ken CooperKen’s Chinese Corner Lives On! A Tribute to the late Ken Cooper.

The late Ken Cooper, a long time Dongguan expatriate , who passed away unexpectedly in June of this year, has left us all a great legacy to enjoy. The Chinese Corner he founded several years ago continues to thrive; though, his absence is felt by all who knew him. Its current location, KaffeeHut Coffee Shop, [...]

Sep 26 2011, 12:36 pm | Posted in Chinese Language | Read More »

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