Articles Published in
September 2011

  • 中国

    Getting broadband in China

    How I got broadband internet access set up for my flat in Qingdao, China. I paid 780元 for a year of 2mb/s, and it seems pretty good so far.

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  • 文言

    王維 青溪 translation: Green Creek, by Wang Wei

    A translation of the poem 青溪 (Qīng Xī), also known by its first line 言入黃花川 (Yán Rù Huáng Huā Chuān), by the Tang dynasty poet 王維 (Wang Wei). Includes pinyin transcription and literal glosses.

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  • 中国

    English tutoring in Qingdao

    The advert I’m using to promote myself for private English tutoring in Qingdao.

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  • 普通话

    80 Chinese characters commonly used in phonetic transcriptions

    An alphabetic list of eighty Chinese characters (hanzi) that are used to create phonetic transcriptions of foreign words and names. Note: this is NOT “the Chinese alphabet”, as there is no such thing.

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