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August 2008 Blog Posts (2)

Language Learning 2.01

I spent this afternoon in a language exchange with Veronica of Kaifeng, Henan Province, China via Skype. At the outset it might actually be better chatting on the Internet rather than going into a language immersion in China. With iTalki I could reach out to my PowerWord Dictionary and Google Translate to craft my reply something I cannot do in face-to-face conversations. Unfortunately, I lost the notepad with some of the new words I have… Continue

Added by Zaldy O. Co on August 24, 2008 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Language Learning 2.0

I first discovered iTalki late last year and tried it out on the day I discovered it. It actually took me till yesterday to get back into my language learning, specifically Mandarin. It has gotten better and the Flash or Flex-based voice & text chat client has made it easier to connect with language partners.

Learned a few words and proper names. I have often heard 对啊 but it is only now I have learned how to read and write it in simplified Chinese. My Chinese name is written as… Continue

Added by Zaldy O. Co on August 18, 2008 at 11:00am — No Comments



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