User Comments - gesang

Profile picture


Posted on: Traditional Chinese Medicine
July 07, 2014, 04:15 AM

你好“旧同学” 哈哈;)!我很好,你呢? 过去的几个月住在上海,我终于有机会多练习说汉语;)。我有时上chinesepod但是很多次我只在iTunes听播客。

Posted on: Traditional Chinese Medicine
July 07, 2014, 01:17 AM

So good to hear Ken again! :-)

Posted on: Toothache
November 26, 2010, 01:06 AM

Dentist at friday weekly market, Shaxi valley, Yunnan 

Posted on: Utensils in the New Kitchen
November 09, 2010, 07:45 AM

alexlexilu, - I know... sometimes this is a little creepy about cpod...they seem to read your mind..happened to me some times before... ha ha ;-)

Posted on: Walking the Bird
October 20, 2010, 11:17 PM

不对! ;) It is possible to walk your turtle! I saw a woman walking her turtles in a park, already a few times (in Western district Hong Kong Island)! ;-)

Posted on: 一...就... (yī...jiù...) pattern
October 05, 2010, 07:55 AM



Posted on: Renting an Apartment through an Agent 3
September 24, 2010, 06:06 AM

Ha ha, fitting topic for me! ... I just rented an apartment through an agency here in Hong Kong. My 墙有点脏 too, but compared to the other 破 places I visited and the prices I heard I think I made a good deal. Love my new place! :-)

Posted on: Beards Are for Old Men
March 30, 2010, 09:29 AM

Just for the record...: It is not true...that 女孩子不喜欢 beards!!! I can think of at least 5 of my friends who definitely look so much better when they do NOT shave!!! :-)!! Maybe not ZZ Top style...but beards can be very 帅, 漂亮 and 辣 :-)!!!!

Posted on: The White Spectrum of Meaning
March 21, 2010, 10:09 AM


白水她不喝。。。said my Chinese friend yesterday. (telling me that her baby refuses to drink pure water, only mixed with apple juice or tea...)

Posted on: How to Start a Conversation with Chinese People
February 20, 2010, 10:26 AM

This is strange about the question 你好吗?... I remember that Jenny and Ken mention in several lessons that it is a typical beginner textbook sentence and not very common in China. But my former Chinese teacher (hometown somewhere close to Shanghai, about 40+ years old) and my language exchange partner (hometown Beijing, 35 years old) both use it. I also was asked so in restaurants in Zhada/Tibet owned by Sichuan Chinese mostly. It does not seem to be a regional thing (after my personal experience). I don't know where those different opinions from native Chinese come from (for example now: Jenny and crystal_c.) ... Any ideas anyone?

B.t.w: My language exchange partner also uses 马马虎虎, which is, as I learned from cpod lessons, a phrase that foreigners like but Chinese don't really use.