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Between Languages 001: From Humblebragging to Virtue Signalling

Dear Learners of Chinese: Dear Learners of English: Dear Translators: I am very excited to announce the launch of my new podcast “Between Languages”! On the show we will be discussing the art and fun of translation, in particular how we can better translate between the Chinese and English languages. Feel free to join in […]

My 30 Favourite English Words

A random selection here of words I’m really fond of in English. I will write up a Chinese list later.   My 30 Favourite English Words In no particular order. 1. cliché [陈词滥调] ORIGIN mid 19th cent.: French, past participle (used as a noun) of clicher ‘to stereotype.’ 2. irony [no exact Chinese equivalent exists […]