03/07/2020 Friday Roundup
We are now officially in the second half of 2020 and the University, including our staff, are beginning to transition back on campus. Despite the the rainy weather today as we approach the middle of winter, we look forward to the opportunity to hold events and activities face-to-face in the not the distant future.
Today, registration closed for the Chinese Bridge Proficiency Competition which this year is being held online. We look forward to seeing all the fantastic entries from across this globe.
This weeks image was taken by Alessio at Hangzhou's West Lake. Don't forget to send in your scenic China images for us to share!
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We have a new Children's activity out today. In this worksheet we learn the 5 sense in Chinese. Click here to take a look.
To view the full range of children's activities click here
Nihao 你好 Mate
To view our latest episode 'Playing the Guqin for a cow 对牛弹琴' click here.
Learn how to make Sticky Rice Dumplings (Zongzi 粽子) in our latest video here.
Chinese Poetry Sing Along Program
June 4 - September 24
Enrolments will remain open for the duration of the program. For further information click here.
To find out more email us.
Our full list of online programs can be found here
Chengyu 成语 of the week
Chengyu are a type of Chinese idiom which mostly consist of four characters. They were widely used in classical Chinese and are still commonly used today.
学无止境 xué wú zhǐ jìnɡ
Direct Translation: Learning not prohibit boundary
Meaning: Knowledge has no limit; Learning is an endless process, you live and you learn.
Click here to learn more about this chengyu and how to use it
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