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In this series we will take a look at approximately 20 basic, high frequency questions and answers that will help you with your communication skills in Mandarin, Chinese. Please feel free to answer the questions in Mandarin or pinyin in the reply to the best of your ability.
If you are beyond the basic level, perhaps you would like to answer the questions with a more in depth response, using more colloquial language, providing some helpful tips and cultural information or correcting the answers (or questions) for all who are new to Mandarin.
Q:你叫什么名字？Ni3 jiao4 shen2me ming2zi? What is your name?
A: 我叫 Matt. 你呢？Wo3 jiao4 Matt. Ni3 ne? My name is Matt. And you?
Chinese Name Q: 你的中文名字叫什么？Ni3de zhong1wen2 ming2zi jiao4 shen2me? What is your Chinese name?
A: 我的中文名字叫马特。Wo3de zhong1wen2 ming2zi jiao4 ma3te4. My Chinese name is ma3te4.
If you would like to search for your name in Chinese, check out this link: http://www.chinese-tools.com/names
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