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It wasn't so much that I was slow to reply but rather I would say the most recent 好+ word that I had heard as a response and I was not really taking into account the…Continue
Stories for this week - each post has an article summary and/or a selection of business Chinese vocabulary.
You can also join the Learn Business Chinese Group here on StudyMoreChinese.…Continue
Added by Shlomo Freund on July 31, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Learn Business Chinese group on StudyMoreChinese
Added by Shlomo Freund on July 25, 2011 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Well, they are really "little", I mean the nuances of the characters in each following set that I've collected in my notebook. But, in fact, they did make me "sweat" for quite a little time.
- The first set:
田 [tián] field
由 [yóu] oil
申 [shēn] express
甲 [jiǎ] shell/armour
- The second set:
百 [bǎi] hundred
目 [mù] eye
日 [rì] day
自 [zì] oneself
白 [bái] white
- The third set:
I found these daily expressions on my renren page and I really hope this helps!
1. I beg your pardon?
请再说一遍 qǐng zài shuō yī biàn. (or我没有听清wǒ méi yǒu…Continue
In China there are several new words to call some new groups of people. 啃老族，闪婚族，月光族，丁克族，毕婚族！Now I'm gonna explain them one by one!
The easiest way to represent the difference is like this: (or…Continue
Don't worry, that's my teacher's handwriting.
I like this simple phrase because of how many speakers pronounce it. Often when I hear it, they emphasize the 'de' on the end and it ends up sounding just like how 'Duh' is spoken in English.
It also means basically the…Continue
*Can you play golf?
Nǐ huì dǎ gāoěrfū ma? - 你 会 打 高尔夫 吗？
Nǐ - 你 = you
huì - 会 = can
dǎ - 打 = play
gāoěrfū - 高尔夫 = golf
*Shall we play golf together tomorrow?
Míngtiān wǒmen yīqǐ dǎ gāoěrfū, hǎo ma? - 明天 我们 一起 打 高尔夫， 好吗？
Míngtiān - 明天 = tomorrow
yīqǐ - 一起 =…Continue
Vocabulary and example sentences for talking about the weather in Mandarin Chinese.
Cloudy = Duōyún - 多云
Rainy = Yǔ - 雨
Snow = Xuě - 雪
* Is it hot today outside?
Jīntiān wàimian rè bù rè? - 今天外面热不热 ？
Jīntiān -今天 = today
wàimian - 外面…Continue
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