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Writing Characters vs. Typing Characters

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ID: 2327 Elementary
The rise of computers in China has meant that people write less and less by hand, and spend more time typing their messages. For the Chinese learner, this has made being able to write in Chinese much easier. All one has to do is type out the pinyin for a character and select it! Find out more about this phenomenon in this lesson.
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短信 duǎnxìn text message
tài too, so
厉害 lìhai amazing
huì to be able to
Tom ,wǒ shōudào nǐ de duǎnxìn le 。
Tom, I got your text.
nǐ tài lìhai le 。huì xiě hànzì 。
You're really amazing. You can write Chinese characters.
wǒ bù huì xiě ,dànshì wǒ huì dǎzì 。
I can't write them, but I can type them.
nǐ yòng pīnyīn dǎzì ma ?
Do you use pinyin to type them?
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