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Switching Language Input Methods

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ID: 2556 Elementary
Most of us need to use both Chinese and English input methods when we are working on our computer. Here is another extremely useful lesson to help you learn the related computer terms that you will no doubt need sooner or later!
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
quán entirely
切换 qiēhuàn to switch over
输入法 shūrùfǎ input method
微软 Wēiruǎn Microsoft
小张,我要打中文,可是现在全是英文,怎么切换到中文?
XiǎoZhāng ,wǒ yào dǎ zhōngwén ,kěshì xiànzài quán shì yīngwén ,zěnme qiēhuàn dào zhōngwén ?
Xiao Zhang, I want to type in Chinese, but it's all English now. How can I switch over to Chinese?
你用什么输入法?
nǐ yòng shénme shūrùfǎ ?
What input method are you using?
我不知道啊。
wǒ bù zhīdào ā 。
I don't know.
哦,微软拼音输入法这个简单,只要按shift就可以了。
ò ,Wēiruǎn pīnyīn shūrùfǎ zhège jiǎndān ,zhǐyào àn shift jiù kěyǐ le 。
Oh, Microsoft's pinyin input method. This is simple. All you need to do is press "shift".
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