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2011-09-01 12:18:05

A recent study of the speech information rate of seven languages concludes that there is considerable variation in the speed at which languages are spoken, but much less variation in how efficiently languages communicate the same information. The study, "A cross-linguistic perspective on speech information rate," to be published in the September 2011 issue of the scholarly journal Language, is co-authored by François Pellegrino, Christophe Coupé, and Egidio Marsico....

2011-08-22 11:00:00

The leader in Chinese online learning, ninhao, is now bringing the same convenience and ease of learning Chinese to mobile devices with the release of the new ninhao mLearning app. (PRWEB) August 22, 2011 The leader in Chinese online learning, ninhao, is now bringing the same convenience and ease of learning Chinese to mobile devices with the release of the new ninhao mLearning app. iPad, iPhone and iPod users can now all experience the same elegant and economical ease of learning...

2011-08-02 15:04:43

New research into how the bilingual brain processes two very different languages has revealed that bilinguals' native language directly influences their comprehension of their second language. The innovative study by researchers in The University of Nottingham's School of Psychology set out to explore whether Chinese-English bilinguals translate English words automatically into Chinese without being aware of this process. More than half of the world's population speaks more than one language...

2011-06-25 00:00:31

iVuChinese distance learning program allows students to learn Chinese online, with locally-based, native speaking teachers Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) June 24, 2011 "As CLSC enters our 10th year, we're pleased to announce our new online learning program, iVuChinese. iVuChinese allows students the opportunity to learn or practice Chinese nearly any time, from any place," new Canaan resident, CLSC president and Board member, Susan Serven. The Chinese Language School of Connecticut...

2011-06-23 04:00:00

BEIJING and CHANGGE, China, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Zhongpin Inc. ("Zhongpin", Nasdaq: HOGS), a leading meat and food processing company in the People's Republic of China, today announced that it will meet with institutional investors at the Oppenheimer 11th Annual Consumer Conference in Boston on June 28 and 29, 2011. During the conference, Zhongpin will present and attend one-on-one meetings with investors. Mr. Sterling Song, Investor Relations Manager, will...

2011-05-18 00:01:29

The Construction Defect Center is warning all US homeowners, homebuilders, or contractors to think twice about buying cheap Chinese building products. The group says, "Ever hear about toxic Chinese drywall? Toxic Chinese drywall was being imported into the US as late as early 2009, its all over the US Southeast, and when its all said and done, its going to be a disaster that's going to cost tens, and tens of billions of dollars, or more to fix. Trust us, buying cheap Chinese building products...

2011-05-04 00:00:28

English is the most powerful language online in terms of business opportunity, with an online market share of 34.8%. It is still far ahead of Chinese, in second place with 11.3%. Korean pushes Italian out of the top 10. Rome (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 T-Index 2011 is a ranking of the languages used by the people that will most likely buy from a website or its advertisers. It combines the Internet population and its estimated GDP per capita, which makes it a valuable tool for website owners,...

2011-03-23 16:00:00

TORONTO, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Sino-Forest Corporation ("Sino-Forest") (TSX: TRE), a leading commercial forest plantation operator in China, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sino-Panel (China) Investments Limited ("Sino-Panel"), has officially accepted a 15-Year Term Loan Facility (the "Facility") offered by the China Development Bank Corporation Guangdong Branch ("CDB"), pursuant to which CDB will provide a RMB350 million (approximately US$50...

2011-01-26 08:00:00

BEIJING, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- MyChineseLearning Educational Technology Co., LTD., the world's largest international online Chinese learning organization, recently made an agreement with bjchinese.bjedu.cn, an affiliate of Beijing Centre for the Promotion of Chinese overseas. Both parties have agreed to cooperate in the development of online face-to-face Chinese learning courses for the promotion of the Chinese language throughout the world. This will be accomplished by...

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2010-12-29 07:20:15

While English may currently be the international language of business and commerce, it may soon be taking a backseat to Chinese, which could soon take English's place as the most dominant language on the Internet. An infographic making its way around the Internet showcases the growing prominence of Chinese users on the Web, and that Chinese may be the dominant language on the world wide web in less than five years. The rise of the Chinese language is no shock given the population of China....