Say It Right Series
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Something to Do Tomorrow Newbie

Grace Wong 三个句子都有可以用,但是我会说:这次我不能来了;我后天不能来。I hope this is helpful! People will know what you mean when you say this. I hope each of the extra characters that added in the sentence will help make it more clear.     

4 Tones of Zhu Newbie

Grace Wong Oh yay! Yay! Yay! Thank you! I love hearing that this was helpful. 

ATWTI 8: 很 Adjective Newbie

Grace Wong Hmm! You are right! Wine is there but beer is missing. Let me see about fixing this! 

上海垃圾分类回收可 Advanced

CurrentAffairs Dear Migellan, We totally hear you, and we haven't turned a deaf ear to your earnest request.  The root cause of the inclusion of English translations is the fact that the teachers were scheduled to produce a few lessons in one sitting. This way is good ...

How to Say This and That in Chinese using 这 and 那 [ATWTI 11] Newbie

MayHaNN Pinyin missing in the video.

人机合一(一)Android Part 1 Advanced

SongAn17 Victor, thank you for expressing the disappointment many of us feel with these new lessons during the new team's "growing pains."  You expressed my feelings accurately, articulately, comprehensively, and respectfully.  That's how feedback s...

Tips on How To Prepare for the HSK Qing Wen

ElijahW The further I get with vocabulary, the more I’m beginning to think that the HSK 6 vocabulary list is actually a stroke of genius. That was part of my reason for quoting Quinn Cash above, rather than making my own observation - I wanted to somewhat keep t...

物尽其用-绿色能源推动农村绿色发展 Upper Intermediate

Rural farms are mainly located in the remote areas without access to modern and clean energy. In this lesson we find out how farms in rural China are turning to renewable energy for sustainable and efficient farming, generate electricity for local needs, redu...

Hold the Elevator Newbie

MayHaNN Note to course team I've been using Chinese Pod for a few days now, and although I'm learning a lot from the lesson and the dialogues, I feel that the exercises are not properly designed. Have a look at the last exercise in this lesson, it's a completely diff...

Which Floor? Elementary

HollisD This reminds me of a time I was interning in China and saw one of my colleagues video chatting with her boyfriend. I said something like “他是你的男朋友吗?很帅啊!" and she responded "他丑死了!”  I was so confused because that sounded so mean, and the boyfrie...

How to Use Chopsticks Qing Wen

192510673 Exactly! When we lived in mainland China, slurping was very popular and was viewed as a sign that the food was tasty.

Gift for a New Girlfriend? Intermediate

chismilin 你们好! I have a doubt, when they say that another use of characer 包 is "一定", "guaranteed", they give an example: "包你喜欢". They say that it is often seen in advertising: "Guaranteed you'll like it". Has it something to do with the character 保? Could it also be use...

古人消暑方法 Ancient Ways to Stay Cool Upper Intermediate

zaphekiah 傍水而建 bàng shuǐ ér jiàn = built next to the water (literary)酷热 kùrè = torrid heat澎湃 péngpài = to surge新颖 xīnyǐng = lit. new bud; fig. new and original衣领 yīlǐng = collar; neck酸软 suānruǎn = limp and painful燚 y&igra...

Where Are You? How to Use 在 with Location in Chinese [ATWTI 12] Newbie

xugande How about Constance introduces herself first for a change?

The Extramarital Affair Intermediate

neemazad Does anyone know what the (mainland) Mandarin translation for 苦水桶 is? 依靠的肩膀?

The New Coworker Intermediate

rafael141714155 I agree, I saw Fiona in youtube and she was great, I don't know why she is gone.

Does This Come with a Warranty? Intermediate

neemazad As someone who has been listening to these in reverse-released order from 2018, it seems that in the future lessons at least, Gwilym and Fi are very good about pointing out "this is what is common in Taiwain and this is what is common in the mainland." I wonde...

Chinese Holidays/中国的节日 Elementary

ChinesePodModerator I am very sorry but the grammar section of our backend software is acting funky. I apologize for the issues with grammar on any of the recently posted lessons. We are trying tto troubleshoot the issues, but so far we have no way to correct the issues.  We...

虎妈教育方式的的利与弊-Tiger Mom(2/3) Advanced

Grace Wong Hello Tmunson, I see your comment from 23 hours ago, I'm not sure what you mean by your comment being taken down. I don't think your comment was taken down. This lesson was written by an author named Xiao Yao from China. This is a discussion of her opinion on ...

Go to the Emergency Room 去看急诊 Intermediate

Grace Wong Thank you so much Kyleessary. We appreciate you and glad you are refreshing yourself!!