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Is learning Chinese difficult?

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ID: 4266 Newbie
In this newbie lesson, you will hear one of the most common questions that you are asked as a Chinese learner: “Is learning Chinese difficult?” Your immediate response might be, “Yes, learning Chinese is VERY difficult!” But there’s actually a better response to that question! Find out what it is as you join Lyn and Joe for this lesson!
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
zài indicates an action in progress
xué to learn
zài (located) at; (to be) in; to exist
nán difficult (to...)
你在学中文吗?
nǐ zài xué Zhōngwén ma ?
Are you learning Chinese?
对,在大学里。
duì ,zài dàxué lǐ 。
Yes. At the university.
学中文难不难?
xué Zhōngwén nán bù nán ?
Is learning Chinese difficult or not?
学说还可以,写很难。
xué shuō hái kěyǐ ,xiě hěn nán 。
Learning to speak is ok, but writing is difficult.
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