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by thamoskuk9
Wed Sep 23, 2009 9:45 am
Forum: Language exchange
Topic: Population
Replies: 5
Views: 15692

Re: Population

There is a 65% probability that the world's population will not exceed 10 billion people before 2100, and around a 15% probability that the world's population at the end of the century will be lower than it is today. For different regions, the date and size of the peak population will vary considera...
by thamoskuk9
Wed Sep 23, 2009 9:43 am
Forum: Language exchange
Topic: teach me hokkien/mandarin, i teach you english
Replies: 12
Views: 72932

Re: teach me hokkien/mandarin, i teach you english

i'm looking for a native english-speaker to help me with my oral english too. i'm a chinese and i can speak standard mandarin chinese. i look forward we can be language exchange partners!!! contact me by: uniglobe9@gmail.com ---------------------------------------------------------------------------...
by thamoskuk9
Mon Sep 21, 2009 2:52 pm
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Cantonese are not "authentic" Chinese
Replies: 43
Views: 243037

Re: Cantonese are not "authentic" Chinese

Forgive my western ignorance, but what's the diff between cantonese vs Szechuan - like in terms of dishes. I understand the regional differences. All I know of szechuan is szechuan beef. There used to be this amazing mongolian restaurant near where I grew up which served the best szechuan beef I've ...
by thamoskuk9
Mon Sep 21, 2009 2:50 pm
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: A Separate Cantonese Republic???
Replies: 124
Views: 416871

Re: A Separate Cantonese Republic???

In some ways, Cantonese is a more conservative language than Mandarin. This can be seen, for example, by comparing the words for "I/me" (我) and "hunger" (餓). They are written using very similar characters, but in Mandarin their pronunciation is quite different ("wǒ" vs....
by thamoskuk9
Mon Sep 21, 2009 2:47 pm
Forum: Cantonese language forum
Topic: Cantonese Dictionary
Replies: 25
Views: 125702

Re: Cantonese Dictionary

Chinese characters are far more intricate than western letters of the alphabet; (It is worth noting however that each character contains meaning, whereas a western character is simply part of a word) and the complexity of the characters can be daunting at first. Take heart that it is definitely not ...
by thamoskuk9
Tue Sep 08, 2009 2:45 pm
Forum: Translations & Chinese/English names
Topic: English name translated into chinese
Replies: 34
Views: 60879

Re: English name translated into chinese

hi! could you please translate this name "reginald lee" his m.i. is gan. coz my boyfriend don't want to tell his chinese name (in words, pronounciation, meaning and character). thanks! hope you emailed me asap. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
by thamoskuk9
Tue Sep 08, 2009 2:43 pm
Forum: Translations & Chinese/English names
Topic: guangzhou interpreter/guangzhou translator
Replies: 18
Views: 135207

Re: guangzhou interpreter/guangzhou translator

'm active, honest, adaptable, funny, easy-going and dutiful. At the same time, I get a lot of good experience of trading, beeing a translator, guider and assistant, so I think I can do a good job for you . My foreign friends are mostly come from US, Australia, New Zealand, UK, Canada, and Israel, et...
by thamoskuk9
Tue Sep 08, 2009 2:41 pm
Forum: Translations & Chinese/English names
Topic: A favor . . . how can I say:
Replies: 26
Views: 160487

Re: A favor . . . how can I say:

Here is some desk-clearing of America Back on Track items on Saturday, June 14th. Some observations on the news... By all accounts, Tim Russert was a respected journalist and well-liked. I didn't watch the Sunday talk shows – though I did read their results – because I felt they kept interviewing th...
by thamoskuk9
Tue Sep 08, 2009 2:38 pm
Forum: Translations & Chinese/English names
Topic: A favor . . . how can I say:
Replies: 26
Views: 160487

Re: A favor . . . how can I say:

I'm active, honest, adaptable, funny, easy-going and dutiful. At the same time, I get a lot of good experience of trading, beeing a translator, guider and assistant, so I think I can do a good job for you . My foreign friends are mostly come from US, Australia, New Zealand, UK, Canada, and Israel, e...
by thamoskuk9
Tue Sep 08, 2009 2:37 pm
Forum: Translations & Chinese/English names
Topic: Names, names, names ...
Replies: 78
Views: 380657

Re: Names, names, names ...

How to learn Chinese is a frequently asked question. Occasionally, people would like to find a tutor to help them learn Chinese. Actually, in modern times with fast development of internet, online mandarin Chinese seems more efficient. In some cases, taking part in a face-to-face class could be inco...