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Chinese Character Frequency List (1-500)

的 de/di2/di4 (possessive particle)/of, really and truly, aim/clear 一 yi1 one/1/single/a(n) 是 shi4 is/are/am/yes/to be 不 bu4/bu2 (negative prefix)/not/no 了 le/liao3/liao4 (modal particle intensifying preceding clause)/(completed action marker), to know/to understand/to know, clear, look afar 在 zai4 (located) at/in/exist 人 ren2 man/person/people 有 you3 to have/there is/there are/to exist/to be 我 wo3 I/me/myself 他 ta1 […]

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Chinese Weather

天气 tiānqì, weather 风 fēng, wind 下雨 xiàyǔ, to rain 下雪 xiàxuě, to snow 热 rè, hot 冷 lěng, cold 凉快 liángkuài, cool and pleasant 北京 Běijīng, the capital city of China 春天 chūntiān, spring 风沙 fēngshā, dust storm 夏天 xiàtiān, summer 又 yòu… yòu…, [indicating more than one condition] 秋天 qiūtiān, autumn 冬天 dōngtiān, […]

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Chinese and European Exploration

China looked inward, a devotion to past ideas, respect for authority and a suspicion of new ideas. Believed they had nothing to learn from the “barbarians”. China was a single nation. What is China’s culture of complacency? Economic – Boost China’s economy. Forged international alliances to create more markets for their goods. Economic reasons for […]

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Lesson 1 The Birth Of Chinese Cilization

The mountains made it possible for China to develop unique culture and civilization. How did mountains and deserts affect China’s civilization? River provided rich soil for farming, water for trade, and transportation. How did rivers help civilization develop in China? Is a military leader who has his own army. What is a warlord? Farmers Which […]

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Chinese Numbers 1-20

一 yī 二 èr 三 sān 四 sì 五 wǔ 六 liù 七 qī 八 bā 九 jiǔ 十 shí 十一 shí yī 十二 shí èr 十三 shí sān 十四 shí sì 十五 shí wǔ 十六 shí liù 十七 shí qī 十八 shí bā 十九 shí jiǔ 二十 èr shí

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Chinese numbers 0-10

零 líng – zero 一 yī – one 二 èr – two 三 sān – three 四 sì – four 五 wǔ – five 六 liù – six 七 qī – seven 八 bā – eight 九 jiǔ – nine 十 shí – ten

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Joy Luck Club Chinese Words Sections 1-2

Kuomintang political party in Kweilin (China) mah jong game played at Joy Luck Club meetings; must play using head concubine a woman who lives with a man but has lower status than his wife or wives chabudwo the same thing butong not the same thing at all cheongsam body hugging one piece chinese dress dyansyin […]

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Chinese philosophy

1) philosophy 1. Study of truth and/or theories 2. An outlook on life 2) reasons why ancient philosophies developed 1. To understand conflict. A. eg. The warring state(700 BCE- 221 BCE) B. eg. to understand emotion. a. sorrow, happiness 2. To discover the meaning of life. 3) Laozi born circa 604 BCE- died circa 517 […]

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Chinese Numbers 1-100 – Pinyin

1 yī 2 èr 3 sān 4 sì 5 wǔ 6 lìu 7 qī 8 bā 9 jǐu 10 shí 11 shí yī 12 shí èr 13 shí sān 14 shí sì 15 shí wǔ 16 shí lìu 17 shí qī 18 shí bā 19 shí jǐu 20 èr shí 21 èr shí yī 22 […]

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Daily Routine – Chinese

qǐ chuáng 起床 get up chī 吃 eat zǎo fàn 早饭 breakfast shàng xué 上学 go to school wǔ fàn 午饭 lunch fàng xué 放学 leave school huí jiā 回家 go home wǎn fàn 晚饭 dinner xǐ zǎo 洗澡 take a shower zuò zuòyè 做作业 do homework wán 玩 play shuì jiào 睡觉 go to […]

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Modern Chinese History: Midterm 1

Baihua (Vernacularization) Who: Hu Shi (President of Peking University), Lu Xun What: Transform written language to mirror how people actually spoke When: 1920’s, May Fourth Movement time Why: To transform written language into something understood by more people, used during May Fourth movement to appeal to wider audience Where: Peking University, Boxer Rebellion Who: poor […]

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2nd Grade Key Mandarin Chinese Vocab

船 Chuán – Ship 面 Miàn – Surface 来 Lái – Come 片 Piàn – Piece 树 Shù – Tree 叶 Yè – Leaf 爬 Pá – Climb 到 Dào – To 过 Guò – complete 找 Zhǎo – Look for 跟 Gēn – With 着 Zhe – With 走 Zǒu – Go 出 Chū […]

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Stayer Chapter 8: China and the World

Chinese history has often been viewed in the West as impressive perhaps, but largely static or changeless and self-contained or isolated. In what ways might the material in this chapter counteract such impressions? • Many developments noted in this chapter oppose this impression, including China’s active participation in long-distance trade; the tribute system, which established […]

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Book: 500 Basic Chinese Characters

一 yī – one 二 èr – two 三 sān – three 四 sì – four 五 wǔ – five 六 liù – six 七 qī – seven 八 bā – eight 九 jiǔ – nine 十 shí – ten 日 rì – sun 月 yuè – moon, month 人 rén – person 大 dà […]

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Chapter 10: Art

Meditation The act of focusing thoughs on a single object or idea Stupa Small round burial shrine erected over a grave site to hold relics of the Buddha Bronze, copper, fired bricks 3 technologies or building/craft materials used by the Harappans of the Indus Valley A place for meditation, carved to look like wooden structures […]

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Chinese work book lesson 17 part 1

我的公寓很大,住得下四个人。 My apartment is very big. THere’s enough room for four people 我的房间很小,连一张大床都放不下。 My room is very small, it can’t even fit a big bed 我住的地方离商店很近。买东西很方便。 The place where I live is close to the stores. it’s convenient to go shopping. 是吗?走路要多久? Is that right? How long does it take to walk to the stores? […]

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Chinese 1 School Supplies Vocabulary Terms

Shūbāo Backpack Shuǐcǎibǐ Watercolors Túhuàběn Sketchbook Kèběn Textbook Wénjùhé Pencil Case Qiānbǐ Pencil Zhuànbǐdāo Pencil sharpener Zìdòng qiānbǐ Mechanical pencil Bǐxīn Pencil lead Gāngbǐ Fountain pen Mòshuǐ Pen ink Yuánzhūbǐ Pen Mòzhī Chinese calligraphy ink Máobǐ Calligraphy brush Chǐzi Ruler Sānjiǎochǐ Protractor Yuánguī Compass Jiǎndāo Scissor Xiàngpí Eraser Xiǎodāo Knife Làbǐ Crayon Bǐjìběn Notebook Xiàohuī […]

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IB History HL – Chinese Civil War

The Manchu Dynasty – in 1900, the Qing family ruled Cina (they were from Manchuria, known as the Manchu dynasty) – China had become advanced esp. in astronomy, mathematics, engineering and medicine European Influence – By 1900, the empire was weak. – main reason was European countries had gained influence in the affairs by force […]

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Chapter 14 and 15 AP World

Along with China, what other two empires are considered the anchors of the postclassical world? Byzantium and the Abbasid Empire The nomads from the north of China proved the greatest threat to the demise of which Chinese dynasty? Song Why was the Grand Canal such an essential part of China’s economic health? it was a […]

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Chapter 4 The Origins of the Chinese Empire, to 220 B.C.E

Xi’an, Chinese city, underground chamber filled with thousands of elaborate statues: an army of life-sized clay horses and soldiers, each one distinct from the others. Chinese developed a view of reality as balancing complementary forces, unlike other cultures that saw life as a struggle between good and evil First Emperor assembled a professional civil service […]

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Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary

Nǐ hǎo hello Nǐ hǎo ma How are you? Zǎo’ān good morning Wǎn’ān good evening Duìbuqǐ Sorry, excuse me Xièxie Thank you búxiè you’re welcome Bú yàojǐn It doesn’t matter méiguānxì that’s all right, no problem Zàijiàn Good-bye shì to be bù not, no yě also hǎo good, well nǎ which guójiā country guì honorable, […]

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