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How to Bargain in Mandarin Chinese

How to Bargain in Mandarin Chinese Hello, everyone.  It  is very useful to learn some Mandarin phrases about bargaining if you want to survive in China. Here comes today's phrase, tài guì le  ( 太贵了)     too expensive. "tài...le"  is a structure to describe something beyong nomal. For example : "tài hǎo le" means very good. Try...

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An Interesting Way of Greeting in Mandarin Chinese

An Interesting Way of Greeting in Mandarin Chinese Hello, everyone! Food plays an very important role in Chinese Culture! So Today  I am introducing you an interesting way of greeting in Mandarin. Nǐ chī le ma? (你吃了吗?) literally it means "have you eaten?" However, it is just a casual way for greeting. Say it to your...

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How to Say Beer Belly in Mandarin Chinese

How to Say Beer Belly in Mandarin Chinese Hello, everyone! Check out the Mandarin phrases for today, Bái pú táo jiǔ 白葡萄酒 White wine Bái jiǔ  白酒Chinese alcohol, Chinese rice wine Pí jiǔ dù 啤酒肚          Beer belly Have fun in learning Mandarin!

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How to Say How Much Is a Cup of Tea in Mandarin Chinese

How to Say How Much Is a Cup of Tea in Mandarin Chinese Hi, everyone! Here are today’s Mandarin phrases. How much is a cup of tea? Yì bēi chá duō shǎo qián? 一杯茶多少钱? Some other common beverages in Mandarin: Kā fēi         咖啡              Coffee Kě lè         可乐               Coke Pí jiǔ         啤酒               Beer Hóng jiǔ  红酒  ...

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How to Say a Cup of Tea in Mandarin Chinese

How to Say a Cup of Tea in Mandarin Chinese Hello, everyone! Welcome to the Voice of New Concept Mandarin. Previously, we have learnt tea “chá” in Mandarin. Then a cup of tea or “a cuppa” is “yìbēi chá”(一杯茶). “yì” is number one. “bēi”means “cup”. A cup of tea in Mandarin is “yì bēi chá”....

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How to Say How Much Money in Mandarin Chinese

How to Say How Much Money in Mandarin Chinese Hello, everyone. Welcome to the voice of new concept mandarin. Last time, we talked about “qián”(money 钱). Today, let us learn how to say “how much money” in mandarin. So how much is “duō shǎo”(多少). Literally, “duō” (多)means “much, many”  and “shǎo” (少)means “less, few”. When...

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Oral Chinese – Lesson Six

Oral Chinese - Lesson Six 第六课 yì qǐ chī fàn 一起吃饭   Lǎo gōng hé lǎo pó chī fàn 老公和老婆吃饭 Lǎo gōng:Lǎo po,wǒ huí lái le。 老公:老婆,我回来了。 Lǎo po:Lǎo gōng,xīn kǔ le!wǒ zuò le hěn hǎo chī de fàn!Xí shǒu chī fàn ba。 老婆:老公,辛苦了!我做了很好吃的饭!洗手吃饭吧。 Lǎo gōng:Hǎo de。 老公:好的。 Lǎo po:Lǎo gōng,zài chī yì diǎn niú...

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Oral Chinese – Lesson Five

Shòu huò yuán:Nǐ hǎo,qǐng nǐ kàn yi kàn,zhè shì zuì xīn de yī fu。

售货员: 你好,请你看一看,这是最新的衣服。

Wǒ:Xiè xiè nǐ,wǒ zì jǐ kàn yi kàn。

我:谢谢你,我自己看一看。

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Oral Chinese – Lesson Three

Jīn tiān shì qíng rén jié,Tom gōng zuò hěn máng,wàng le gěi tā de nǚ péng you  mǎi lǐ wù。Tā de nǚ péng you Cathy yǒu yì diǎn shēng qì。Tom jué dé hěn bù hǎo yì si。

今天是情人节,Tom工作很忙,忘了给他的女朋友买礼物。他的女朋友Cathy有一点生气。Tom觉得很不好意思。

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