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2013-08-08 15:05:05

A number of studies in which patients with lesions to frontal pre-motor areas are included have identified deficits in action comprehension. In addition, imaging studies have revealed the activation of brain areas associated with perception or action during tasks involving reading of words with related semantic meaning. For example, the mere passive reading of action verbs such as kick, pick and lick has been found to activate areas of the sensory-motor cortex associated with the legs, hands...

2012-12-07 05:00:40

New Technology Changes the Field of Chinese Learning New York, NY (PRWEB) December 06, 2012 The independent and internationally recognized iF design awards, conferred annually by the iF International Forum Design, are announced at the end of each year. Since its introduction in 1953, each year the iF design awards reviews over thousands of entries from around the world and has become a sort of an Oscar award for excellent design. At the end of November, iF announced the winners of 2013 for...

2012-09-21 23:02:58

Mandarin Voice Helps to Teach Correct Pronunciation for Chinese Text Translation Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) September 21, 2012 NeoSpeech, a leader in text-to-speech (TTS) software and speech-enabled solutions, announced today that HanZi Reader, an iOS app that helps users learn to read Chinese characters and compound words, now integrates with the NeoSpeech TTS Mandarin voice, “Liang,” and is currently available as an In-App purchase at the Apple iTunes web portal. Users can now...

2009-04-16 08:00:00

Chinese Website, Customer Service and Support by Phone and email TOKYO and ATLANTA, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- ComponentSource(R), the world's largest marketplace and community for reusable software components and development tools today announced that their website is now localized into Simplified and Traditional Chinese and is immediately available to their customers. Since ComponentSource was founded in 1995, they have dedicated themselves to provide the best localized service in...

2008-06-25 09:03:04

Olympic volunteers from U.S. learn Chinese calligraphy in Beijing BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua) -- "It's just like drawing a picture," Emily Doolittle said as she was trying to write Chinese characters at a calligraphy class here on Tuesday. Doolittle is one of the 24 students from the University of Iowa in the United States, who started their week-long orientation course on Chinese culture, environment, economy, media and ethnic minorities at Tsinghua University as of Monday. "I once took...

2006-05-23 03:00:00

BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese media is using fewer characters and to understand 90 percent of the content in publications you need only to know about 900 of the thousands of pictographs that make up the script, state media said on Tuesday. The findings of a survey conducted by the education ministry and language commission were based on 900 million characters used in more than 8.9 million files chosen from newspapers, magazines, the Internet and television, the Xinhua news agency said. It...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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