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by Dan Li

Transition 前进乐团 is a British rock band based in Taipei. The three members of the band are also Chinese language learners. 对不起,我的中文不好 is their first Chinese single released in 2011, celebrating their language learning experience. You will hear mistakes when Transition trying to speak Chinese....
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by Dan Li

You will hear an everlasting popular song 朋友 released in 1997 by singer 周华健 about friendship with the aim of familiarising with measure words such as 个、句、杯 and experience marker 过. This activity is suitable for intermediate and post-intermediate learners.
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by davidzhuang

Psycholinguistics is an interdisciplinary field of study in which the goals are to understand how people acquire language, how people use language to speak and understand one another, and how language is represented and processed in the brain. Psycholinguistics is primarily a sub-discipline of...
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by dtual

As your knowledge of French is expanding, developing writing skills is not simply a matter of putting words together and trying to ‘get the grammar right’. Instead, it is increasingly becoming an exercise in which you also have to organise your ideas in a coherent fashion, which will...
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by dtual

Research has shown that adults spend 40-50% of communication time listening, 25-30% speaking, 11-16% reading and 9% writing (Rivers, 1984:331). Hence the need for you to develop effective listening skills.
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by dtual

These learning activities are to be used at post-GCSE level. At that level, it is important to understand what direct and indirect objects are and also to use pronouns effectively. The activities below will provide you with a step by step progression towards a better understanding and usage of what...
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by dtual

We all use a range of strategies when confronted with a new recording in a foreign language or even in our mother-tongue. Think for instance of the TV screens you can see in café or pubs: the conversations around us might prevent us from hearing everything that is said but picking-up a few...
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by dy1d16

The lecture that you attend on your course can provide important information for the understanding and developing critical thinking. It is important for you to develop this skill which benefits your academic performance, workshop and daily life.
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by ead00005

The pupils are already familliar with the vocabulary for the french family members and are having a recap by watching chez-mimi and and answering the questions which will follow. Following the youtube video, pupils will be expected the do some reading and answer comprehension questions.
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by ead00005

The pupils are already familiar with different vocabulary for french family. They will listen to the vokis and then read the transcripts. Following this, the pupils will then complete a gap fill exercise.