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Just starting to learn R.


Mar
6
comment How to politely ask someone to please be quiet
if politeness isn't an issue, then whatever :)
Mar
5
comment How to politely ask someone to please be quiet
It's not polite in any culture to pose an either or demand. Unless you are the librarian. The first literally translate to "Please, all be quiet, or get out." It is not more effective; it slaps people on the face unnecessarily. The second one is very good however.
Mar
3
comment How to politely ask someone to please be quiet
@MikeManilone Indeed it sounds weird, because you are stiffly asking for permission to ask people to keep quiet (not just lowering voice), so it may sound a little sarcastic.
Mar
1
comment Where can I find Chinese IPA transcriptions?
@JimmyCallin Would you prefer to learn from actual people then? I know plenty of Chinese who want to have better English oral skills.
Feb
22
comment Early childhood Chinese language immersion accent exposure
oh, yeah. It is in college that I get exposure to other Mandarin accents, but I think one sorts of get used to them.
Feb
22
comment Early childhood Chinese language immersion accent exposure
Thanks. I am still exploring this amazing site. I get so much help from very kind and smart people!