Saturday, 19 July 2008

鳥 鸟 bird; (niǎo )

LiveTutoring - Family Members

Mandarin Chinese Phonetics Table

Mandarin Chinese Phonetics Table

Pinyin Table with tones and sound files

Chinese Text - Image Tool

Use this tool to convert Chinese text into an image file that you can carry around (for example, if you need to read Chinese / send an email to a computer without support for Chinese fonts). The resulting image is about the size of an 8.5 x 11 inch piece of paper for easy printing.

Taiwan & Chinese Links a Taiwan-oriented BBS
The main website for Taiwan's expatriate community.

The Taipei Times
Taiwan's best English-language newspaper ... most of the time.

Taiwan Headlines
A good compendium of material from the English-language papers, along with several translations from the local Chinese-language newspapers. New material every weekday. The searchable archives are an excellent resource.

Government Information Office
Taiwan's official information agency . The site has an enormous amount of information about Taiwan.

Taiwan's National Central Library catalog

National Taiwan University Library catalog

National Taiwan Normal University (Shi-Da) Library catalog

from Pinyin Info

Pinyin - Romanisation systems

romanization systems

Pinyin Rules

Friday, 18 July 2008

Thursday, 17 July 2008

Pinyin 3 - B P M F


Purple Cat Video 3
b p m f

White Bird video 3
b p m f

Pinyin 2 - I U U & Transcriptions

White Bird Video 2
I U U introduced

Purple cat video 2
I U U & Transcriptions
(revises AOE)

Pinyin 1 - A O E + Tones

Ask Benny - 4 Tones
Benny explains Tones

White Bird Video 1
A O E + Tones. 5 mins 36


Purple Cat Video 1
A O E + Tones.
7 mins 42

Children video 1

Tuesday, 15 July 2008

Taiwan Expats Resource Site

Welcome to THE website for foreigners living and teaching ESL in Taiwan. If you are new to Taiwan, an xpat, planning to travel to or teaching English, you will want to check out our TEACHERS and FOREIGNERS pages which are stacked with invaluable information and guides that will help you find your way round living, travelling and working in this wonderful country.