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Archive for June, 2008

Sunday Photo – 29 June 2008

La Colonne de Juillet, Place de Bastille, Paris, Summer 2008

HSK Level 1 for Mobile Pocket PC

We have posted the Mobile Pocket PC versions of word files for the first level of the HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test) vocabulary. The word files can be found here on our Chinese FlashCards Mobile Pocket PC wordfile archive. [What is HSK?] WordFilesfor levels 2, 3 and 4 will be available in the coming weeks.

Korean Software – User Feedback

User feedback from Gerald E. I find your products much easier to use and many times more effective than the RosettaStone program that I just purchased.  I would not recommend RosettaStone to anyone, especially for a language like Korean.  So far, I have learned more Korean by using your “trial verson” of Flash cards, than [...]

Sunday Photo – 22 June 2008

Le Grand Palais, Paris, June 2008

HSK Audio WordFiles

We have just posted word files for the first level of the HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test) vocabulary. The word files can be found here on our Chinese FlashCards wordfile archive. The HSK committee has set forth four levels: Beginning, Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced Chinese. The total number of words on the HSK committee list is [...]

Sunday Photo – 15 June 2008

The Bricks of Brugge. May 2008.

Polyglot SCRABBLE

This from Mattel – the makers of Scrabble.  COULD YOU BE THE BEST POLYGLOT SCRABBLE PLAYER IN THE WORLD ? This tournament for the brightest polyglots to ‘lock horns’ is being held in sunny Spain in October/November. It’s a Scrabble game with a difference where competitors will be allowed to play in many languages at [...]

Sunday Photo – 08 June 2008

Road to Glenorchy, New Zealand. Winter 2006

ReadWrite Kanji… in Thai

Here are instructions for using our kanji learning software ReadWrite Kanji  for Thai speakers - for those who are interested… http://preeya.japankiku.com/show?id=704.php

What are Hiragana and Katakana?

What is Hiragana?  Hiragana, which means “rounded” or “easy”, is a phonetic script much like the English alphabet where each character has a unique sound and the characters can be written one after the next to spell out a word. Learning hiragana is the first step in learning how to read and write Japanese – [...]