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Chinese – The Sinitic Languages

Follow Langfocus on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Err…what should we do today? Today let’s talk about Chinese. No, let’s talk about written Chinese. No, let’s talk about classical Chinese. Or, maybe standard Chinese. No, no, we’re gonna talk about various Read more…


Saving Macau’s Dying Language

Saving Macau’s Dying Language

Meet Aida de Jesus. She’s 103 years old. Aida is from Macau, a Chinese city that was formerly colonized by Portugal for 400 years. She and her daughter, Sonia, are among the few people who still speak Patuá, a critically Read more…


China doesn’t reciprocate gestures of friendship: Chang

China doesn’t reciprocate gestures of friendship: Chang

STUART: FASCINATING. GOOD STUFF. AFTER FIRING A NEW TACTICAL GUIDED WEAPON AS ITS BEING CALLED, NORTH KOREA DEMAND THAT SECRETARY OF STATE MIKE POMPEO BE REMOVED FROM ANY FUTURE TALKS. THAT’S AGGRESSIVE, ISN’T IT? WITH US NOW, GORDON CHANG, AUTHOR Read more…


How Similar Are Chinese and Japanese?

Learning a language ? Have a look at our partner website italki where you can meet language exchange partners for free or learn at home with convenient online lessons. Buy your first lesson and get your second lesson free. Check Read more…


How to Sign “Father” in Chinese Sign Language (CHINA)

How to Sign “Father” in Chinese Sign Language (CHINA)

Hello hello! Today’s sign is from China. Their sign is: FATHER (this hand shape) FATHER meaning “father” (in ASL) FATHER Tomorrow’s sign is from this country… You might wonder what country this is… It’s Bulgaria! Okay, see ya tomorrow!


How to Sign the Word “SIGN” in China Sign Language

How to Sign the Word “SIGN” in China Sign Language

Hello hello! Remember this week I’m focusing on the word S-I-G-N SIGN In China (C-H-I-N-A) their sign is what? SIGN SIGN It’s a bit fast SIGN Tomorrow I’ll delve into more as to why it’s signed like this, okay? See Read more…


12 Words in Different Chinese Dialects & Languages

12 Words in Different Chinese Dialects & Languages

Welcome to The Forking Tomatoes! Today, we’re gonna try something different. We’re gonna explore the different dialects in the Chinese language. With me here are three pretty ladies from China. Hello, I’m Grace, from Chongqing. Hello, I’m Holly. I’m from Read more…