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Posted on: Lao Wang's Office 9: Wang Plans Revenge
March 21, 2009, 11:15 PM

Hey guys I really loved this lesson!  The dialogue was fun to follow and John and Jenny explained things beautifully!  A real winner.  I just wish some of the comments here were on that par. 

I hear "bust my hump" quite often here in NY.

Posted on: Reporting a Loss
March 12, 2009, 11:56 AM

Thanks for the explanations Pete and Changye.  Looks like the safe route is to just always use 裡.  Hey, anything to make this language a bit easier helps ;)

Posted on: Reporting a Loss
March 12, 2009, 12:24 AM

Hey all.  I'm curious about the use of 裡面 in the dialouge instead of 裏面.  Is this a mistake, or are both understood as "inside".  If it is mistake, is it a common and "overlooked" one usually?


Posted on: Mild Swearing
March 08, 2009, 05:42 PM

At long last!  I've slowly been working my way back through Chinesepod time to finish all the Elementary lessons and today ends number 235!  Thank you Ken and Jenny for the wonderful ride!  I couldn't think of a more entertaining topic to finish it off.  It's with a heavy heart that I click the unsubscribe button today, but I'm looking forward to new horizons with John and Jenny on the Intermediate path!  謝謝你們!

Posted on: Sorry and Thank You
March 07, 2009, 04:59 PM

Whew... I actually read all the comments before listening and was expecting something terrible.  After listening I thought this episode was just fine tho, definitely good for new learners or anyone who is just curious on the cultural differences.  I dunno... maybe we're all just a little tired of the Winter?  Come on Spring!  Come lighten the mood!

Posted on: Hungry Traveler: Inner Mongolia
March 01, 2009, 11:35 PM

In the traditional PDF it uses 只 as the measure word for animals, but I thought it was 隻?

Posted on: Tech Fixes and Traditional Characters
February 16, 2009, 02:51 PM

AWESOME!  Thanks for the traditional characters support guys.  I was worrying that the firefox plugin might break one day, but now no more!  It was a useful plug in tho, and kind of opened my eyes to how much better firefox performs with some sites tho ;)

Posted on: Valentine's Special
February 16, 2009, 01:59 PM

Nice job on the song Johns!  That one is very popular... in fact my favorite singer David Tao also did a version of it here you may like:

Singing songs is a great way to keep learning a language fresh and interesting I think.

Posted on: How embarrassing!
January 27, 2009, 12:45 PM

Ahh thanks Pete.  Maybe that got mixed up my head.  There aren't too many words with the "diu" pronunciation if I'm not mistaken... kinda odd.

Posted on: How embarrassing!
January 27, 2009, 02:05 AM

I may be completely off here but do some people, or regions say "duilian" instead of "diulian"?