A guide to the grammar and usage of the 是 … 的 construction in Mandarin, which is used to draw attention to specific details within a sentence.
An explanation of the use of 就 (jiù) and 才 (cái) to express events that are earlier or later than expected, with example sentences and pinyin annotations.
A quick tip: if you use GNOME Panel in Linux, install Timer Applet to create focus, motivated study sessions and manage your time more effectively.
An explanation of the grammar of 了 (le) in Mandarin, and its different uses: verb 了, sentence 了, two-in-one 了 and liǎo.
Some thoughts on how reading English might actually be a very similar process to reading Chinese, and not just because English has some symbols that are a bit like hanzi.
Some techniques and tips for getting the most out of a book in the shortest possible time, to improve research quality and free up time for other sources (or more breaks).
Is the Questia digital library worth its fairly high subscription costs? Here’s a comparison of the major factors.
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The questionnaire (really a set of prompts) that I’m using for my research into Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in Britain. Please feel free to respond if you’ve got relevant information.
Zotero is one of my all-time favourite pieces of software. It retrieves citation information online, and then automatically generates citations and bibliographies.
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