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Teacher Cindy’s Story

Teacher Cindy's Story I am Cindy, an online Chinese teacher in NCM. My classes are creative and full of fun. It brings me great pleasure when my students learn a lot and communicate fluently in Chinese. So if you want to learn Chinese and make new friends join our NCM family! I always say to...

February 14, 2021February 14, 2021by
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Reviewing Day!

Reviewing Day! Today, let us have a reviewing Mandarin lesson on what we have learned before. I am going speak some sentences In English and give you some time to translate them into Mandarin Chinese. Afterwards, I will give you the answers. Ready?  Let’s get started, What do you want to buy? Nǐ xiǎng mǎi...

January 30, 2021January 30, 2021by
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How to Say Where Are You from in Mandarin Chinese

How to Say Where Are You from in Mandarin Chinese? Hi, there!  Today's Chinese lesson is going to talk about a useful expression. When you are in china, as a foreign friend, I suppose one of the questions you are mostly asked by others is “nǐ shì nǎ lǐ rén?” So what does this phrase...

January 27, 2021January 27, 2021by
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How Do You Say Interesting in Mandarin Chinese?

How Do You Say Interesting in Mandarin Chinese? Hi, everyone! In today’s Mandarin class program, we are going to talk about two interesting phrases which are “interesting and not interesting”. In Mandarin Chinese, “interesting” is “yǒu yì si” and “not interesting, boring” is “ méi yì si”.  Sometimes, people say interesting “yǒu yì si” to...

January 24, 2021January 24, 2021by
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How to Say Credit Card and Cash in Mandarin Chinese

How to Say Credit Card and Cash in Mandarin Chinese Hi everyone! When we go shopping, the very two common payment methods have to be credit card and cash. In Mandarin , credit card is “xìn yòng kǎ”.  “Xìn yòng” means credit. “Kǎ” means card. Credit card is“xìn yòng kǎ”. Cash is “xiàn jīn”.  “Or”...

January 12, 2021January 12, 2021by
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How Do You Understand Discount in Mandarin Chinese?

How Do You Understand Discount in Mandarin Chinese? Hello, everyone! Welcome back to our Chinese class! Last time, we have learned how to say “discount” (dǎ zhé).“Dǎ zhé ma” is there any discount? Be able to speak “dǎzhé” is not enough for a “discount” conversation. You need to understand how much discount you could actually...

January 9, 2021January 9, 2021by
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How Do You Say Discount in Mandairn Chinese?

How Do You Say Discount in Mandairn Chinese? Hi, everyone! Welcome to our Mandarin class again! In previous programs, we talked about some basic Mandarin phrases for bargaining, like “tài guì le”( too expensive ) or” pián yi yì diǎn”( could you lower the price?) Today, let us learn another useful Chinese word when you...

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