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Can you Speak Chinese?

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ID: 0840 Newbie
Answering the question "Can you speak Chinese?" in the affirmative is always a proud moment. Perhaps, yes, literally, one moment. Let's call the inevitable next moment, with its subsequent barrage of language, ear assault. But hey, you're already ahead of the game because you have this podcast to learn the art of how to keep the Mandarin flowing, and you have and will perfect the invaluable fake 'i understand' head nod.
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Our lessons contain natural communication in Chinese in video and audio format. We have have lessons focused on video or a podcast format and our lessons have transcripts of Lesson Dialogues, Important Vocabulary, Expanded Materials for a deep dive into the lesson topic and Exercises focused on testing your retention.
Detailed Vocabulary
Each lesson has it's unique vocabulary and will provide you with definitions and recordings so you can practice the pronunciation. You will also be able to grasp the core material of a lesson at a glance. Here we're showing you the Simplified Chinese version.
huì can
shuō to speak
nǐ huì shuō Zhōngwén ma ?
Can you speak Mandarin?
wǒ huì shuō yīdiǎn 。nǐ huì shuō Yīngwén ma ?
I can speak a little. Can you speak English?
Yīngwén ?wǒ bù huì shuō 。
English? I can't speak it.
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