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If I decide to go to beijing, what attractions should i visit? Travel 6 4180 nanren888 2010-8-18 17:41:52
  Beijing is great. edisonone perhaps to believe all foreigners are indoctrinated is just an example o ...
HKUST 清水湾香港科技大学 Where to stay? Attachments ... 1 2 Travel 7 8365 whitney16 2010-8-22 13:11:39
  Many thanks for the advice. I gave him the link to these pages. (Cross posted in travel) He'll look ...
HKUST 清水湾香港科技大学 Where to stay? Attachments ... 1 2 Travel 7 8365 whitney16 2010-8-22 13:11:39
  Arh,thanks guys. I ask him about considering the sex change, but he has no idea how cool you are, Kb ...
which country would you want to visit most? ... 1 2 3 Travel 16 9601 ArabArabArab 2010-1-3 14:49:26
  China. And by the way, pjtran, way harsh on the poor Australians. I'm sure some have found good thi ...
lookism=外貌主义? Attachments Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 8467 arllonpinky 2010-6-4 11:06:24
  A word. Seems the wiki article on this has a "needs citation" flag. Well I'm not sure. What I do kno ...
To perfect thy english right away! ... 1 2 3 Translation Tips 翻译点津 17 14399 CHN_Orz 2010-1-23 03:16:42
  I think there are two kinds of people. Those that learn by embedding themselves in a language & thos ...
Please tell me the right answer!TKS!!! Translation Tips 翻译点津 4 6228 felix292 2010-4-22 03:50:41
  As blachel said, B is correct. There is no doubt in this.
English QQ group Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 10 Practical English 实用英语 69 47222 nanren888 2010-1-2 12:40:47
  Heel?
foreign teacher is needed ! Practical English 实用英语 2 4129 ccc126 2010-4-26 23:08:36
  Interesting. In New Zealand it is illegal to specify gender unless it is actually required for the w ...
Poll WHAT RACE ARE YOU. ? The BBS users hot question. !!! Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 36 Free Talk 252 31625 LEROSEY 2010-6-21 15:53:42
  You nuts. No way are these stats right! 20% Chinese? No way. "Blacks are anglo" Right: I see you're ...
how can i look for a foreigner for chatting! Practical English 实用英语 3 7038 1584austin 2009-12-28 02:55:32
  I am not sure that (online) chatting is really a good way to improve English. Your profile says almo ...
Western women different? ... 1 2 3 4 5 Friendship, Love, Relationships 34 10355 hey_you 2008-10-9 22:14:32
  Of course Chinese girls & western are different. For 1, just look at the clothes. No Western girl ov ...
The First Line of Defence for China Talk to China Daily 6 3574 nanren888 2008-5-3 14:49:15
  So a few unhappy people want to take the extremely predictable step of protesting when all eyes are ...
any ideas about Oral English Test? Practical English 实用英语 4 4639 garyguoyi 2008-5-8 20:10:42
  What do you want the test for? Maybe you need to select the test based on your needs.
I have a question! ... 1 2 Forum Support 8 8196 dudualv 2008-7-3 15:33:25
  Just lately posts seem VERY delayed. Some do not appear. Beat's me. My current theory is that there ...
AMERICAN ENGLISH = WRONG ENGLISH ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 11 6610 pjtran 2008-5-2 01:35:37
  I remember getting a file for Word with the spell-checker set to Australian, once. It seemed to jus ...
Do you think it is possible to have b/gf of foreigner as chinese? ... 1 2 Friendship, Love, Relationships 7 5086 nanren888 2008-5-1 16:55:13
  Love, no problem. Love comes from the heart. Boyfriend-girlfriend, no problem. Chinese people seem ...
Posts do not appear. Are you broken? Forum Support 1 5184 nanren888 2008-4-27 10:09:03
  I don't think I used any contentious words. What's going on? Any suggestions? Is there a rejected po ...
i m foreigner & looking for chinese friend ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Practical English 实用英语 44 22285 nanren888 2007-2-12 16:59:20
  OK, you guys & gals said a lot, but; I'll tell it straight: My view. I've had mostly female language ...
Why do I want to learn Mandarin as an English person in the west.. ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 7 5359 luckman83 2007-3-10 06:41:34
  Heh, if you are sincere about liking the music of Chinese, stop learning it now. If you continue, p ...
key for learning any language Practical English 实用英语 1 3218 nanren888 2007-2-12 16:36:21
 
Yes or No? Practical English 实用英语 3 4685 larinia 2007-2-24 00:21:14
  Maybe just add that this is not a Chinese problem. It happens just the same in native English.
HOW to TREAT the PEOPLE from DIFFERENT countries Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 13 Free Talk 88 16230 colorfulwolf 2007-3-2 00:06:28
  Again, lighten up. Seriously: lighten up. :) I work in a small group: We have German, Sri Lankan, ...
an investigation on the needs of foreigners in China ... 1 2 3 Travel 14 13536 sabby_0232 2007-8-3 23:03:32
  Good points all. I suspect the thing most missing is preparation. I have wandered round a little in ...
HOW to TREAT the PEOPLE from DIFFERENT countries Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 13 Free Talk 88 16230 colorfulwolf 2007-3-2 00:06:28
  shelleybelly : do you totally understand the word TREAT? What? Do you totally understand the word "t ...
How to understand this sentence? Attachments ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 7 3607 williamwjd 2006-8-16 22:29:51
  Sorry, you need to go back to the source & get the sentence correct, first. much of the legacy Lega ...
what is "Assignment of DC Proceeds " Practical English 实用英语 4 4491 dreamrider 2006-6-27 05:49:13
  The site below lists Documentary Credits as a flexible way to transfer in international trade. Not r ...
Hotel experiences ... 1 2 Travel 9 6805 pandamonium 2006-6-17 14:26:56
  Actually I suspect it is more luck of which staff you get on which day &c.. I have stayed in 5 star ...
try to do this Practical English 实用英语 4 2171 gwen1983 2006-7-2 21:14:47
  I'm not sure that there is a reason. Maybe things "get into town" is shortened to "gets in"? It co ...
any native english speaker help me with a Q ? Practical English 实用英语 4 2513 hicause 2006-6-19 15:48:22
  Is it possible for one to do something voluntarily when they are not intending to do so ? I think t ...
WANTED topnotch English communciators ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 12 3721 mdoinit 2006-6-16 14:45:02
  laoxianggg makes a good point to my mind, but life is not fair, nor even symmetrical. The "golden ru ...
Peovide Voice Recordings in English(英文配音,录音) Practical English 实用英语 2 2905 sunny_3319 2006-6-16 13:27:14
  Wow! What is "perfect" pronunciation? I'm sure Americans think that BBC English is less than perfect ...
how could i get in touch with foreigners? ... 1 2 3 4 Practical English 实用英语 22 8929 pandamonium 2006-6-27 20:42:02
  carolzongwei do you say where you are? Some people have tried skype and similar internet phones. Th ...
Any english voice chatting room to introduce? ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 8 5724 aeroshiny 2006-6-27 11:56:53
  I had a look at http://www.cycnet.com/cms/2004/englishcorner/ but cannot get any Chinese to display ...
i want to get some words or sentences for chatting online. Practical English 实用英语 6 3200 nanren888 2006-6-9 15:23:35
  Good idea, but why do you want to chat in English? Is it is to practice & to hear/see English used, ...
Help me translate this sentence Practical English 实用英语 2 2345 gwen1983 2006-6-9 17:56:15
  I'm a native English speaker & I have no idea what this means. Do you have a little more information ...
Something about New Zealand Travel 5 5393 qingxun 2006-7-5 18:10:45
  Freezing: it is NOT. Today's (winter) temperatures: (Celcius) Wellington 14, Auckland 17, Christchur ...
Something about New Zealand Travel 5 5393 qingxun 2006-7-5 18:10:45
  If you let me know where you are going, I can maybe say something about that area. If you have only ...
tell me the meaning Practical English 实用英语 4 3523 whitney16 2006-6-7 17:29:34
  Meaning: Beats me. I'd be guessing. Ask again. If this is intended to be understood by English spe ...
I just cann't understand this sentence Practical English 实用英语 3 2803 nanren888 2006-6-3 14:07:37
  I think strained, rather than restrained? Breaking the sentence into pieces, maybe you can reconstr ...
Can at home be translated as在家? Practical English 实用英语 2 2618 staramy2006 2006-6-6 16:23:22
  Don't know about any of that other stuff, but if the phone rings, & someone asks whether my wife is ...
Check please! Practical English 实用英语 1 1555 nanren888 2006-6-3 13:53:38
  [Abstract] In recent years, those domestic scholars who have been affected by a few western scholars ...
美语,美女,美元 Attachments ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 13 11422 forwards 2006-7-11 16:38:40
  There are many differences. There will be web sites full of this stuff. Pronunciation: ask each to ...
Traveling to China soon - need advice Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 Travel 25 14304 meiguoracing 2006-6-6 04:00:23
  There are a couple of routes that sport Z-class sleepers. They are two per compartment & have ensui ...
what do you think of applying double majors in universities? Practical English 实用英语 6 2923 bbcandy 2006-5-23 12:36:30
  Ask him why? If you have some idea of the motivation, maybe you will have some idea of the sense of ...
how should women behave ? ... 1 2 Travel 11 9916 Swifty55 2016-7-19 06:01:19
  I liked the act cute theme. (Frankly, having been to China I couldn't tell whether it was tongue-in ...
brown hair ... 1 2 Travel 7 7666 spiritrace 2006-5-23 10:20:02
  I don't really know the answer to this, but I also am really interested to hear. Also really interes ...
please tell me. help Practical English 实用英语 5 2478 xzx2008 2006-5-20 13:36:07
  Not sure out of context, but maybe Engineering assessment What is being assessed, the engineer or i ...
we are not "stamping" out widgets. 请问这句话什么意思? Practical English 实用英语 3 3444 xzx2008 2006-5-20 14:12:21
  we pronoun (first person plural) are not negative verb to be stamping out verb (sense of manufacturi ...
how would you start a conversation with foreigners? Digest 1 ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Practical English 实用英语 46 49578 minnow23 2006-10-5 00:23:28
  Can anyone clarify what lxmsn2357 meant for me? Seemed very poetic, but I could not make it out. So ...
Fun with English Free Talk 4 2188 nanren888 2006-5-15 19:23:24
  Write the appropriate "right" (& write it) correctly?
American spy agencies spy on Americans. ... 1 2 Free Talk 7 2604 knight778 2008-10-17 21:38:47
  You think there is a country that can afford this stuff that does not have it?
If you love Greater China, please help me to refute those Anti-China guys. ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 19 4115 robertcheng 2007-5-3 12:30:38
  I have seen angry & hostile comments from several sources, here, and from several views. I have also ...
how safe I can be in Beijing ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 14 4135 newnickel 2006-6-29 17:55:07
  I agree with the others, Beijing is a safe city by international standards, but still stay alert. T ...
how would you start a conversation with foreigners? Digest 1 ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Practical English 实用英语 46 49578 minnow23 2006-10-5 00:23:28
  I think you hit it exactly. Don't force it. Stop taking it so seriously. Lighten up. You are likel ...
any native speak here? does this sentence sounds odd? ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 11 5843 today0822 2006-5-11 12:53:22
  Again, I say that QQ is VERY, VERY, VERY difficult to join if you don't read Chinese. I suspect that ...
Looking at this picture, Attachments ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 17 7859 daisyshuyuan 2006-8-16 15:13:43
  Trying to be an 007 girl?
Foreign missionaries disguising as English teachers ... 1 2 3 4 5 Practical English 实用英语 32 12071 makeapoint 2010-1-21 19:19:57
  Maybe this is a difficult issue. People do many things that they feel are for the best possible mot ...
how would you start a conversation with foreigners? Digest 1 ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Practical English 实用英语 46 49578 minnow23 2006-10-5 00:23:28
  Be natural, yes. But be appropriate. Put yourself in the other persons shoes. Someone walks up & sa ...
cultural exchanges Practical English 实用英语 2 2725 nanren888 2006-5-6 18:59:11
 
how would you start a conversation with foreigners? Digest 1 ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Practical English 实用英语 46 49578 minnow23 2006-10-5 00:23:28
  Smile, then "Hi" or "Hello". The conversation is what follows. if they also want to talk. Other op ...
English expressions and idioms every day Digest 1 ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 18 Practical English 实用英语 119 82589 zrj423 2006-8-24 12:20:02
  In answer to a question about English idioms, you guys got 8 idioms before you turned the thread int ...
removed ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 7 3949 rainbow 2006-5-4 23:22:46
  markwu What's is supposed to do. It just crashes & closes the window. Has your link done something ...
what's the meaning of " The window is narrow." ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 9 5147 nanren888 2006-4-27 15:08:44
  Native English speaker says: (again) A narrow window of opportunity means that there is a limit on ...
what's the meaning of " The window is narrow." ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 9 5147 nanren888 2006-4-27 15:08:44
  A narrow window of opportunity means that there is a limit on the opportunity, usually a limited tim ...
Forget the key to access to enter the computer system Free Talk 5 2975 joehsu 2006-4-27 19:52:58
  What computer? What operating system? Are you "administrator"? Is it your computer?
friends abroad!!! ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 8 4120 tweety96 2006-4-28 22:06:32
  I mention sometimes on this forum: For those who truely want to improve their English: There is no s ...
ABOUT MATH ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 7 3062 qiuqiu0606 2006-5-1 23:18:29
 
How to inprove my english guickly? Practical English 实用英语 4 6358 qingxun 2006-7-4 18:59:10
  No expert, but practice & exposure helps. Interact often. I suspect there is no "fast way". Do thi ...
Western girls and Asian guys ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 11 Travel 70 38132 phoenix2ligh 2006-6-29 00:20:38
  "At what age should I not expect someone in China to speak English?" Since you say that you did not ...
can you help me ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 13 4723 zlshen520 2006-4-21 12:36:22
  My English is poor. My English is poor. Never say "my english is poor "! PLS WHY? Onthe more constr ...
Culture Difference! ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 11 5328 zoushi 2006-4-21 13:24:40
  Jenny, thanks for the questions, but, .. Can you tell me the difference? As a New Zealander, I think ...
how to translate "领料单"? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 7 5105 adeley 2006-4-24 11:27:03
  As I understand this is something you take to a stores department to be able to be issued supplies. ...
help with description... Attachments Practical English 实用英语 3 3881 ekinzhung 2006-4-16 11:46:26
  What do you have in mind? Your picture is better than a thousand words. :)
Hua Shan Attachments Travel 6 6707 nanren888 2006-4-14 18:02:59
  Thanks for the information. Anyone have a link to a map? I have lots of names, but can't work out w ...
Want a Chinese husband//wife? ... 1 2 3 Friendship, Love, Relationships 14 13886 whirlingone 2006-4-26 08:02:33
  Not many inter-cultural marriages - compared to same-culture Communication is improved: More inter-c ...
Cross Cultural Communication! ... 1 2 3 4 Practical English 实用英语 22 8931 profan 2006-4-15 10:36:28
  Go over, say hello & find out whether you really want to know him? Actually, I think whereever you ...
Hua Shan Attachments Travel 6 6707 nanren888 2006-4-14 18:02:59
  Many thanks. I plan to be there in late August, which will be the vacation. It is so easy to get ou ...
help me find out some errors Translation Tips 翻译点津 4 3889 nanren888 2006-4-7 17:10:31
  he_gaorui comment about not explaining CAS & CAE is reasonable. I suspect if you are aiming to int ...
help me find out some errors Translation Tips 翻译点津 4 3889 nanren888 2006-4-7 17:10:31
  " UESTC is known as the only higher institute that covers" I think "which" should be "that".
help me find out some errors Translation Tips 翻译点津 4 3889 nanren888 2006-4-7 17:10:31
  I have known a few fine people who have worked at UESTC & feel that such a fine institution deserves ...
come on,have a chat with me Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 Practical English 实用英语 30 12414 kenanhao07 2006-4-7 23:13:18
 
How to give ourselves a proper English name? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 Practical English 实用英语 31 11189 he_gaorui 2006-4-12 12:24:16
  Don't know whether anyone is still reading this thread but here are my two cents; Why do you want a ...
Can you help me correct this letter? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 10 8391 kooser_liu 2006-3-31 15:48:01
 
Can you help me correct this letter? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 10 8391 kooser_liu 2006-3-31 15:48:01
  Hi, good day! I have been back in the UK for a while. The weather here is still cold. I appreciated ...
i would love to make english friends Practical English 实用英语 3 3048 starvideo 2006-2-16 16:26:38
 
Help!! Complete language planning process. Practical English 实用英语 3 3456 greenfriday 2006-1-5 12:51:38
  The five stages are decision making, codification, elaboration, implementation, and evaluation. Is ...
想练习英语吗? Come to my forum~ Practical English 实用英语 3 3523 nanren888 2005-12-27 19:03:44
  I get an error too, trying from New Zealand.
What does "the box" mean ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 7 2417 aaliyah 2005-12-27 12:08:24
  I suspect in this case "the box" means reusing established patterns. Many movies follow the same pa ...
help! Practical English 实用英语 3 2518 canadian45 2005-12-23 14:00:09
  "Such inns as there were were dirty and flea-hidden,..... The inns were dirty The inns were dirty & ...
How can I explain my choice clearly? Practical English 实用英语 3 1683 canadian45 2005-12-23 13:49:20
  This sounds rather similar to your question of the other day. Canadian45 pointed out that "faced wit ...
what's the most dangerous thing for an unexperienced girl to travel alone?NEW! ... 1 2 3 4 5 Travel 32 26466 harriett 2006-2-14 13:33:36
  "it's really hard to take my first step." ? Why not find a kindred spirit & not go alone? Usually t ...
What's the English for 香干,豆腐干? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 7 3616 freakyqi 2005-12-22 09:39:14
  My dictionary says 香干【xiānggān】 smoked bean curd.
Can Lao Wai read this??? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 7 3464 coolmax 2005-12-18 18:30:01
  Token Lao Wai say "No. Sorry. Not yet." (I cannot speak for others as there is no Lao Wai who is th ...
请问一下 Practical English 实用英语 4 2983 nanren888 2005-12-18 06:38:49
  上海市计算机2级证书 优秀 怎么说阿?谢谢高人指点 I do not know what the certificate is. If 优秀 i ...
Which one is correct? Practical English 实用英语 4 1758 canadian45 2005-12-18 13:37:41
  "can" does seem to suggest possibility (not impossible) but maybe not to be expected. In this case ...
我很羡慕? Translation Tips 翻译点津 5 2443 edchan 2005-12-18 05:20:01
  我今天看见两个同学在跳绳。她们跳得很高。我很羡慕。 Today I saw two classmates rope skipping. They sk ...
为什么汉语应该鞠躬在美国之前英语? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 12 Translation Tips 翻译点津 79 29323 boke_usa 2006-1-23 05:08:12
 
为什么汉语应该鞠躬在美国之前英语? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 12 Translation Tips 翻译点津 79 29323 boke_usa 2006-1-23 05:08:12
  Actually, I have little knowledge of what "Chinglish" is or aspires to be, but if it is to rule, ( C ...
help!! -----------can anyone tell me what "shoot" means in oral english??? ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 10 4104 nanren888 2005-12-8 14:18:15
  I think the others have covered shoot a gun (bullet, etc), shoot a movie & "well shoot!". One can al ...
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