User Comments - anonymous19008

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Posted on: 投资移民
April 08, 2012, 02:25 PM

Hi guys! Where can I lobby for an expanded grammar tab in Advanced lessons. I think there is roomfor development in the Upper Intermediate grammar function also. It would be a big help.

Posted on: Motivating a Team
April 02, 2012, 02:01 AM

Can we have a grammar tab for Advanced lessons too? And Media?

Posted on: Motivating a Team
April 02, 2012, 02:01 AM

I just noticed the Grammar tab. Thumbs up! When did this start? Good development as I have felt this was a missing piece of the puzzle.

Posted on: 闲话2011年的那些事儿
January 01, 2012, 09:36 PM

Like the natural format, dont like the lack of structured learning. Might as well just listen to the radio. 

Posted on: Focus and Specialization
December 31, 2011, 08:11 PM

I totally agree with you.

Posted on: Focus and Specialization
December 28, 2011, 10:53 PM

Just some more feedback - this was not a lesson! More of a pep-talk about if you want to improve, move to China. CPOD has to get back to teaching, its sort of morphed into a podcast chat with some supporting vocab tools. I would encourage getting away from the personalities and talk show format and getting back into teaching mode.

Posted on: Focus and Specialization
December 28, 2011, 09:27 PM is pretty cool too. The format of CPOD has not changed much in years. While it is great (and Ive been subscribing for years) its in danger of being leap-frogged by competitors. 

Posted on: Focus and Specialization
December 28, 2011, 08:41 PM

I think CPOD is good for listening practice but the learning process needs to be supplemented by grammar / structure support that I find I need to look outside of CPOD to find.

Posted on: 孙悟空三打白骨精(第四集)
July 04, 2011, 01:34 AM

I think its one of those topics that does not lend itself to language learning. Its too fantastical to know if you are actually understanding the language or not. 西游记was actually the first book I read in Chinese, but what a bad pick it was. It was like 'what the hell, he is riding a cloud??!?'. The next book was about corporate finance, ok boring, but hey - understandable. For language learners my experience is stick to works that are written in a straight forward manner: newspapers are ok (not magazines) and non-fiction books.

Posted on: Chinese Ethnic Minorities
July 04, 2011, 01:27 AM

Is it true that in the case of inter-族 marriages, the child(ren) of such marriages get to chose which official 族 they are?