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Studying Chinese

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ID: 1683 Newbie
So you're studying Chinese? Is it hard? As a student of Chinese, you better be prepared to answer these questions. And don't worry... Chinese people won't mind if you tell them you're finding it a tad bit difficult. They've wrestled with it their whole lives too.
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Detailed Vocabulary
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zài currently
xué to study
ma [creates a question]
nǐ zài xué Zhōngwén ma ?
Are you studying Chinese?
duì ,wǒ zài dàxué xuéxí 。
Yeah, I'm studying at university.
xué Zhōngwén nán bu nán ?
Is Chinese hard to learn?
wǒ juéde shuō hái kěyǐ ,xiě hěn nán 。
I think speaking is all right, but writing is hard.
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