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September 21, 2015, 02:14 PM
In the newbie lesson "Downloading Music", the featured word is introduced as 4th tone and 3rd in the introduction. Then, when read in the dialogue, it... Read more

Da jia hao as goodbye

September 14, 2015, 05:52 AM
I've noticed some of the Mandarin speakers around me seem to use da jia hao (I'm assuming they are saying 大家好) as a form of goodbye. Trying to google ... Read more

How to say "Congratulations!"?

September 06, 2015, 01:12 AM
Can anyone explain how to express congratulations in Chinese? Someone in my building was getting married last week, and when I saw them go past all I ... Read more

再 vs. 又

August 30, 2015, 10:23 AM
Could explain when to use 再 or 又 to mean "again?" Read more


August 20, 2015, 09:00 AM
Could someone explain the differences between these? 看 見 看到 見到 看見 Some examples would be great also to show when it's best to use each one.  謝謝! Read more

"Mandarin" in Mandarin

August 06, 2015, 08:03 AM
I'm still somewhat confused about what Mandarin speakers call their own language.  In my travels throughout China and Taiwan it seems that I mostly he... Read more
What are the best current Chinese movies to watch for someone who's trying to make a jump from intermediate to upper intermediate?  The lessons are gr... Read more


July 24, 2015, 07:51 AM
What is the best way to say ATM ("automatic teller machine") in Mandarin?  My Pleco dictionary says 自動提款機, but I've heard/seen at least 4 others (incl... Read more


July 20, 2015, 09:36 AM
Can I use 怎麼了 or 你怎麼樣 as a very informal greeting (like "what's up?" or "how's it going?") with a friend, or do they sound m ore like "what's wrong?" ... Read more


July 04, 2015, 04:16 PM
can anyone help me with the pronunciation of "ch" , "q" , and "j" ? It's hard for me to differentiate all those three... Or is there a specific lesson... Read more