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ID: 1944 Elementary
Brush calligraphy is a time-honored tradition within Chinese culture and has been practiced for centuries. Anyone who's ever practiced it, though, will tell you that it's no cakewalk to practice well! Learn how to discuss calligraphy at a basic level in Mandarin Chinese in today's elementary lesson.
Wed May 30 2012 | Jenny, John
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máobǐ ，zhǐ ，mò 。
Writing brush, paper, and ink.
nǐ yào xué shūfǎ ？
Are you learning calligraphy?
ng4 。wǒ yào xiě máobǐzì 。
Yeah. I'm going to write characters with a brush.
zhēn lìhai ！nà nǐ xiě ba 。
That's really awesome! Write some.
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