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Chinese Audiobooks with TRANSCRIPT please [closed]

I am struggling quite a lot to find Audio Books with transcriptions in Chinese. I know that there are quite a lot of amazing audiobooks apps in Chinese, such as Ximalaya, but it is very difficult to ...
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SZTV News: 外交部告诫美方:敌人是病毒不是中国: please correct my transcription

To improve my listening, I tried listening to 外交部告诫美方:敌人是病毒不是中国 from SZTV News (Shenzhen), 21 April 2020. Most of it has a transcription already, so I don't need that part. This is what I hear: ...
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What was this exchange 花粥 had with the crowd?

At the end of this live performance of 远在北方孤独的鬼 (at roughly 3:28 in the recording), some of the fans yelled “花粥带我回家” if I heard correctly. I'm trying to understand her response but she uses some words ...
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CCTV News: 海外观察:英国华人抗疫进行时: please correct my transcription

I'm working with my teacher to improve my listening skills, so I transcribed a short CCTV News video (below; also on YouTube), dated Apr 18, 2020 (2 minutes 31 seconds). It's about ethnic Chinese ...
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Help deciphering a young Chinese student's writing!

Can you tell what this young student wrote during my VIP Kid class? I wrote NiHao in red and he wrote the blue that follows. Keep in mind, there is an awry game of tic tac toe on the right in blue and ...
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How do I self-answer “What does this say?”

We get a lot of translation requests at Chinese.SE, and while we'd like to help, there's sometimes very little about the Chinese language in the question, and a lot about the procedure for obtaining ...
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Chinese commentary about a Sun Tzu quotation

Is this possible for you to transcript (and translate ?) this old chinese text : http://zupimages.net/viewer.php?id=19/23/5wnr.jpg [url=http://zupimages.net/viewer.php?id=19/23/5wnr.jpg][img]https:/...
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Condom poster: What should 爪 in …因爪安全性行为感染艾滋病 actually be? And why is 经 in 预防艾滋病经性传播?

Question: What should 爪 in 天津市平均每周都有1名学生因爪安全性行为感染艾滋病 actually be? And why is 经 in 预防艾滋病经性传播? Why I ask: this poster has appeared in some campus bathrooms (in the women's ones, at least): (...
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My dictionary shows 说 is both shuì and shuō

I have installed Chinese character dictionary popup plugin into the browser and it showed for 说 character: 说 說 shuì to persuade 说 說 shuō to speak; to say; to explain; to scold; to tell ...
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Lao-Tseu carved statue signed sigillary caracters

Hi, Perhaps it is better I open a special file for my question? Lao-Tseu or Confucius holding the sacred YiKing book? Material is a kind of hard stone.
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矢, how does it look like an arrow?

Personally, I find it hard to imagine how the character 矢 looks like an site (perhaps a "big" man with a spear on to of his head, I dunno). Can someone please explain this ibn terms of oracle bone ...
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What kind of food is 漢巴德? (from 官場現形記)

In the Qing dynasty novel 官場現形記, there is this passage: 三荷包接過看時,只見上面開的是:清牛湯、炙鰣魚、冰蠶阿、丁灣羊肉、漢巴德、牛排、凍豬腳、橙子冰忌廉、澳洲翠鳥雞、龜仔蘆筍、生菜英腿、加利蛋飯、白浪布丁(10300620)、濱格、豬古辣冰忌廉、葡萄乾、香蕉、咖啡。另外幾樣酒是:勃蘭地、魏司格、紅酒、巴德、香檳,外帶甜水、鹹水。 ...
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Job requirements for typing Chinese

Many government positions in Taiwan have typing speed requirements. In Taipei city job announcements I've found which mention this requirement, the minimum runs from 40-60 characters a minute. This ...
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Query about tone and stress in Mandarin foreign transcriptions/loanwords

Chinese transcription of foreign names and countries often results in long words that (in my opinion) stick out from the native lexicon significantly. There is general agreement that Mainland ...
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Transcribing native speakers using dictation tools - any suggestions to improve accuracy?

I tried playing this to iOS 7's dictation feature: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6jhgUWBlxQ The accuracy was pretty poor at regular speed, I'd say 20%, at best. I tried slowing down the playback ...