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Oral Chinese – Lesson Three

Oral Chinese – Lesson Three 第三课 qíngrén jié 情人节 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。 Tom:Duì bù qǐ,wǒ shén me shí hou yǒu shí...

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Oral Chinese – Lesson Two

Oral Chinese – Lesson Two 第二课 Hé péng you chī fàn  和 朋 友 吃 饭   A: Zuó tiān, nǐ hé nǐ nán péng you qù de nà gè fàn diàn zěn me yàng? 昨天,你和你男朋友去的那个饭店怎么样? B: Wèi dào hái ké yǐ, jiù shì yǒu diǎn zāng. 味道还可以, 就是有点脏。 A: Bú huì ba, tīng shuō...

April 14, 2017September 28, 2018by
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Oral Chinese – Lesson One

Oral Chinese – Lesson One 第一课   hé láo bǎn qǐng jià 和 老  板  请   假   xiǎo wáng :Xiè zǒng,wǒ xiǎng huí jiā xiū xi yí gè xīng qī 。 小王:谢总,我想回家休息一个星期。 xiè zǒng :Wèi shén me?Nǐ shuō shuō kàn。 谢总:为什么?你说说看。 xiǎo wáng:Zuì jìn wǒ bù shū fu jīng cháng tóu téng,yī sheng jiào wǒ...

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You Are Fired

You Are Fired In China, when your boss want you to leave, you can say 我被炒鱿鱼了。(wǒ bèi chǎo yóu yú le.) meaning I’m fired. 我(wǒ):I 被(bèi): am (passivity) 炒鱿鱼(chǎo yóu yú): fry sleeve-fish 了(le): indicating the completion of an action You may be amused by the frying sleeve-fish part. It is definitely in the business...

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How to Say of Course in Mandarin Chinese?

How to Say of Course in Mandarin Chinese? Hi there, Being lack of vocabulary? Many of us would feel that way learning another language. This time let’s meet another word for situation needs to be confirmed.  Other than telling people shì de是的 or duì对, be more confident and say dāng rán当然: of course! As an adverb...

April 7, 2017September 27, 2018by
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How to Say No Way in Mandarin Chinese?

In English “No way.” refers to the thoughts that you believe there is no possibility for something to happen. While in Chinese Mandarin, this expression could be translated according to different situations. Here is an example: I know I owe you 200 yuan. But could you be kind and lend me more 100? 我知道我欠你200 元。但是你能不能行行好再借我...

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How to Say Marketing in Mandarin Chinese?

For business men coming to China, Chinese word for “marketing” is becoming the first word to learn. How to write “marketing” in Chinese? It’s 营销. Let’s learn the pronunciation of  营销: yíngxiāo. Relevant expressions: market 市场(shì chǎng) market share 市场份额(shìchǎng fèn é) E-marketing 电子营销(diànzǐ yíngxiāo) marketing strategy 营销策略(yíngxiāo cèlvè) advertising 广告(guǎnggào) promotions 促销(cùxiāo) Example sentences:...

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How to Say Money in Mandarin Chinese

How to Say Money in Mandarin Chinese Hello, everyone! Welcome to the voice of New Concept Mandarin. From today on, I am going to teach you some useful words and phrases in mandarin.  Money is something we need to use everyday. In Mandarin Chinese, it’s “qián” (钱) .So the “qi”sound in mandarin is very similar to “che”...

February 14, 2017September 26, 2018by
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How to Say Tea in Mandarin Chinese

How to Say Tea in Mandarin Chinese Hi, Everyone. Welcome to the Voice of New Concept Mandarin. In today’s lesson, we are going to learn how to say Tea in Mandarin. Tea originated in China as a medicinal drink. Now, it is one of the most popular beverges in the world. In Mandarin, it is...

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