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Posted on: Party Dues
November 28, 2013, 03:23 AM

I want to become a party member, but the lesson does not give inforrmation how a foreigner like myself can become one.

Can someone at CPOD send me the application form?


Posted on: First Time in a Recording Studio
November 23, 2013, 09:25 PM

In China, which word is the most common usage for "microphone":


Posted on: Classical Chinese vs. Modern Chinese
November 23, 2013, 08:41 PM

There are some inconsistencies in the Expansion Sentences.

For example, the passive marker: 成 (bei) is not included in two of the example sentences. I believe that 把 (ba) is substituted.

Posted on: Regional Variations on Helpfulness
November 23, 2013, 03:44 AM

The measure word for "ticket" is 张.

I notice in the lesson expansion sentences that 个 is also used.

Is this a case where the measure word rule isn't as strict?

Posted on: 주말 여가생활
September 26, 2011, 01:37 AM

Yes. I find it challenging enough learning Chinese, but this really adds some complexity to my studies.

Posted on: Breakup
August 18, 2011, 03:50 AM

If you said "你有球" in China, would that have the same symbolic meaning as in English, or would Chinese people just laugh ?

Posted on: Breakup
August 18, 2011, 03:47 AM

"Fen" = divide or part

"Shou" = hands

And so, to "part hands" makes perfect sense, when describing a break-up.

Posted on: When Opposites Collide (1)
April 26, 2011, 02:35 AM

Can you combine patient / impatient to form a new word ?  For example:

nàixīnnàifán  耐心不耐烦

Posted on: The Various Guises of "Until"
February 05, 2011, 09:26 PM

Today's QW lessons are just as good, if not better, than when the series first was introduced.

Some people will complain about anything. How do you say "Get a life" in Chinese ?

Posted on: 次,遍,趟: Measuring Times
December 06, 2009, 08:28 PM

Thanks rjberki.

I always make that mistake :)