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ID: 2593 Intermediate
When you're learning Chinese you'll likely come across both traditional and simplified form characters and both are handy to know, but did you know what the regulations are in China for the use of traditional characters, more popularly used in Taiwan? You'll have to check out this lesson to find out.
Wed Dec 10 2014 | Jenny, Ryan
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màikè ，yǒurén gěi nǐ jì míngxìnpiàn le ！
Mike, someone sent you a postcard!
wǒ kàn kan ！ò ，shì wǒ de péngyou cóng Xīzàng jì guòlai de ！
Let me see! Oh, my friend sent it to me from Tibet!
shì nǚpéngyou ba ，hāhā ！tā zì xiě de zhēn piàoliang ！
It's your girlfriend, right? Haha! She has very pretty handwriting!
shì pǔtōng péngyou ！āi ？“yīfānchóngshùn ”，shì shénme yìsi ā ？
She's just a normal friend! Huh? What does "一帆虫順" mean?
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