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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tatonka71

Music for Chinese learners?

I would love some Chinese song recommendations. I think they are very helpful for learning and immersing yourself. (Anything with pretty erhu melodies is appreciated) I mostly like energetic songs and songs that get you pumped up. 谢谢!

January 4, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Wadafik

there's a popular reality tv show called "i am a singer" in china where professional singers sing covers and the ones with the least votes will get eliminated every week. you can find their performances in youtube. that's where i get most of my chinese music recommendations.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jennabst

Jay Zhou is pretty popular in China, and has some upbeat songs along with some songs using traditional Chinese instruments. Personally, I like these songs:

我的歌声里 野子 我要我们在一起 甜蜜蜜

Honestly, if you're just starting out though, I would look up Chinese versions of Disney songs or songs you already know to help you get going. Good luck!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Carmen_Chiem

Disney songs are a good idea, but some of them switch words and move things around to make it sound better, which then alters the meaning, so I would be careful with that.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kevin_MDM

I recommend you "Transition". They are English but they sing in chinese. Their songs actually help you with chinese. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XTBwvi0h2E Most of their youtube music videos have English subs.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MiaFannin

你好,

I listen to Khalil Fong to study Chinese. Check him out!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/atrezza

I will try with songs for chineese children


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Harry297220

Copy and paste into youtube or youku! 中国二胡歌曲


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Manuel_Levi

This is a very good idea, listening to songs made my English much better.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Carmen_Chiem

Find Chinese versions of songs you know the lyrics for in English, like Disney songs. Honestly, just go on Spotify and look for Chinese song playlists. It's all there.

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