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Please speak slowly
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ID: 0338 Newbie
As mentioned previously, uttering “xiexie” and “nihao” seem to automatically put you in the bracket of “fluent”, meaning they’re going to speak to you in a normal (read: fast) speed. So learning how to tell someone in Mandarin Chinese to “slow it down a bit” in this podcast just might save you from having to admit that you’re actually not quite that fluent yet.
Mon Nov 20 2006 | Jenny, Ken
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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.
hǎochī ma ？
Does it taste good?
nǐ kěyǐ shuō de màn yīdiǎn ma ？
Can you speak a little slower?
dāngrán 。hǎochī ma ？
Of course. Does it taste good?
Yes, it does.
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