Monthly Archives: May 2013

ChinesePod Android App Version 3.6 – Voice Recognition and Speech Accuracy

Welcome to Learn Chinese Cairns   Hi Poddies, We just released the latest version (v3.6) of the ChinesePod app for Android!  With this version, the app now includes voice recognition and speech accuracy for sentences and words. To try this … Continue reading

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KTV Time – It’s a Shame It’s Not You

Welcome to Learn Chinese Cairns Listen to the song here. Lyrics: Verse 1:   这一刻突然觉得好熟悉         (This moment – it suddenly feels so familiar) :   像昨天今天同时在放映         (Like yesterday and today are projected at the … Continue reading

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Qing Wen – Excited about Exclamations (Part 3)

Welcome to Learn Chinese Cairns Key Words/Phrases: 很惊讶。 hěn jīngyà. Very surprised 哎呀,太好了! āiyā, tài hǎo le! Oh! It’s so good! 哎呀,太巧了!能在这里碰到你。 āiyā, tài qiǎo le! néng zài zhèlǐ pèngdào nǐ. Oh, what a coincidence to be able to run … Continue reading

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Faulty Business – Earthquakes in China

Welcome to Learn Chinese Cairns Welcome to the ChinesePod Weekly, your chance to find out what’s going on at ChinesePod this week! Usually, when people are thinking about earthquakes in Asia, Japan most often comes to mind. It is not … Continue reading

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Beijing Standard Time – Chinese TV Dramas (Part 2)

Welcome to Learn Chinese Cairns In the second part of BST’s series on Chinese TV Dramas, Tom and David talk about popular shows from Hong Kong, Taiwan and abroad, as well as some of the most famous homegrown sitcoms. Learn … Continue reading

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Heli Charters and Nautilus combine forces in aviation merge

Welcome to Learn Chinese Cairns FAR Northern aviation company Heli Charters is merging with Townsville-based company Nautilus Aviation. Learn Chinese in Cairns today!

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Qing Wen – English Loan Words in Chinese

Welcome to Learn Chinese Cairns Key Words/Phrases: 外来词 wàiláicí loan word 沙发 shāfā sofa 咖啡 kāfēi coffee 三明治 sānmíngzhì sandwich 汉堡包,汉堡 hànbǎobāo, hànbǎo hamburger, burger 色拉,沙拉 sèlā, shālā salad 披萨,比萨,比萨饼 pīsà, bǐsà, bǐsàbǐng pizza 巧克力 qiǎokèlì chocolate 这是世界上最伟大的发现。 zhè shì … Continue reading

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Cairns Legacy ex-president to fight sacking and eviction of caretakers

Welcome to Learn Chinese Cairns FORMER Cairns Legacy president Merv Hains is to fight the sacking and eviction of the caretakers of the organisation’s residential units at Earlville when he returns to Australia in two weeks. Learn Chinese in Cairns … Continue reading

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Ravenshoe steam railway on track to former glory

Welcome to Learn Chinese Cairns Things are on the mend for Ravenshoe steam railway after three years’ of setbacks that hit its revenues hard.&nbsp;<br> Learn Chinese in Cairns today!

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Guy Sebastian on music, pop and family

Welcome to Learn Chinese Cairns Guy Sebastian has the most number 1 hits for an Aussie male artist. He recently has kicked off his get along tour, playing more than 40 shows around the country. Learn Chinese in Cairns today!

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