Friday, November 11, 2016

Listening with Chinese and English subtitles: Work as a panda babysitter

As you all know, listening is very important when learning a language. Good listening habits help with word recognition and pronunciation skills for speaking Chinese.

I have been teaching Chinese for 10 years. During that time, I found that just listening to the MP3s that come with text books is not enough to help you become a fluent Chinese speaker. Some students understand that, and they try to watch news or TV shows. This does help, but not in the most efficient way, because there are still so many words and phrases you don't know. It takes a long time to learn the structure of the language, the vocabulary, phrases and expressions without a native speaker's help. Again, it must be said, without good listening you cannot speak Chinese very well!
That's why I created these 10 real stories. Each story will play three times. The first time the story is only in Chinese. During the first play, you will listen, roughly know the meaning and pay attention to the parts you don't know. The second play is with Pinyin and Chinese character subtitles, so you will find some words which you know, but did not recognize during the first play. The third play is with Pinyin, Chinese characters and English subtitles. In this third play, you will learn some new words you don't know.
Trust me, after studying these 10 stories, you will have taken a solid step on your way to fluency. In addition, the selected stories will not only help you learn Chinese, but to understand and know the culture of China as well.

Check the script and explanation of each word here. You will find it is very useful:


  1. Every language is important especially for the students that go to different countries for their higher studies. Chinese in the one of the toughest languages to learn and speak. But students who want to learn Chinese easily can go for Online Chinese Tuition. Online Tutor is the best way to learn Chinese from basic to advance.

  2. I agree with a lot of the points you made in this article. If you are looking for the Chinese Distinctions, then visit Chinese Distinction. I love your content, they are very nice and very useful to us and this text is worth everyone’s attention.


  3. Yes i am totally agreed with this article and i just want say that this article is very nice and very informative article.I will make sure to be reading your blog more. You made a good point but I can't help but wonder, what about the other side? Get for more information Gp model essays


  4. Nice post. I used to be checking constantly this blog and I am impressed! Extremely useful info particularly the ultimate section 🙂 I take care of such information a lot. I was seeking this certain information for a long time. Thank you and best of luck.
    essay on cristiano ronaldo

  5. 10cric login for real money casinos: Play with BTC today
    You can get a no deposit bonus of at least £10 on registration and deposit using the 10cric website. You can use this promo code when 10cric login you william hill register fun88 soikeotot