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ISO ESL Advice

Please point me to excellent ESL beginner resources for a really motivated Chinese pupil... [more inside]
posted by nj_subgenius on Nov 9, 2011 - 5 answers

"I will now read aloud from the Oxford English Dictionary, the most exciting dictionary there is."

This Friday, I have to give a one-hour lecture to a group of Chinese 14-year-olds about American culture and learning English. What should I teach? [more inside]
posted by jweed on Jun 19, 2011 - 11 answers

Are there more people who speak or understand English or Chinese?

How many people on the planet speak or understand English? [more inside]
posted by Grither on Jan 20, 2011 - 5 answers

Can you help my mother-in-law learn English (but not too much)?

Do you know of any programs to help an elderly Chinese and Vietnamese speaker learn English? [more inside]
posted by rybreadmed on Oct 3, 2010 - 8 answers

One fell swoop (rather than lots of shallow ones)

I'm dealing with English/Chinese bilingual documents in OpenOffice, 100+ page ones, and I need to get all the Chinese characters out and into another document. I'm either looking at 2-3 hours of deleting, cutting, and pasting, or maybe there's a shortcut? [more inside]
posted by saysthis on Sep 27, 2009 - 2 answers

Chinese translation help

硬背. Please translate this into English for me. [more inside]
posted by killdevil on Sep 22, 2009 - 4 answers

What is this English/Chinese song?

Name this song: Chinese (I assume) singers singing in English singing praises about the Three Gorges Dam. I heard it in an Asian restaurant about 6-8 years ago. [more inside]
posted by santogold on Apr 4, 2009 - 1 answer

English listing of artists from promotional video of Chinese 2008 Olympics?

Is there an English listing of all of the artists found in the China 2008 Olympics promotional video/theme? [more inside]
posted by Quarter Pincher on Jul 14, 2008 - 4 answers

How can I read Windows in English on a Chinese computer?

I'm on a Chinese-language computer and want to use Windows XP and Windows Vista in English. How can I do this? [more inside]
posted by catburger on Jun 12, 2008 - 1 answer

Chinese jungle encephalitis ... or something like it.

My girlfriend's parents have been told that they may develop 森林脑炎 -- a Chinese disease which seems to be similar to Lyme disease. Can you help me find out what this is called in English, so I can find out how serious a condition this is? [more inside]
posted by TheyCallItPeace on Jun 11, 2008 - 10 answers

Help understanding Chinese typography

Help me create easily readable Chinese typography [more inside]
posted by mule on Apr 22, 2008 - 3 answers

how to search for English pages with Chinese characters?

Any way to search for English web pages that contain specific Chinese characters? For example in Google when I set my preference to English pages only and then search for Huamei with the characters 话梅, I get mostly all Chinese pages. [more inside]
posted by MonkeySaltedNuts on Jul 17, 2007 - 9 answers

Can you think of "invalid" words?

In Chinese, the meaning of a spoken word can change depending on where stress is applied. Can you think of English words which embody this characteristic? I can only think of one at the moment: invalid. [more inside]
posted by Clementines4ever on Dec 7, 2006 - 37 answers

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