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以房养老 Advanced

ElijahW Mark, I'm just now studying this lesson over 4 years after it came out, and I'm in total agreement. This is the first time I've come across a 2008-2014 lesson where I felt that level-appropriateness was way off.

Obsession with mobile games 沉迷游戏──不能自拔 Media

In recent years, WHO has included addiction to mobile games to the list of mental illness. In China, children who are addicted to playing video games sometimes forget to eat and sleep. Despite the impact on their studies, physical and mental health, they conti...

How to Use 了: Change of State Qing Wen

putonghualover Hi,Is 他吃了饭了 the same as 他吃过饭了?Thank you.

Job Hopping 另谋高就──闪辞 Media

ElshaYiu 可以。 应字有两个读音: ying1  应届、应该、应许、应有尽有、应充 ying4 答应、应变、应酬、应考、应对

中国古代酷刑 Advanced

samthomas 下 is pronounced as ya in Henan, I think, perhaps the speakers comes from that region of China.

Workout Frequency at the Gym Elementary

ElshaYiu Thanks for pointing it out! We will fix it soon. Actually, the name of the sport is 健美 jian4mei3. This is a good question. The Chinese translation of gym and bodybuilding only differ in the second word.

Jack Ma’s retirement 功成身退──接任马云:创造者张勇和他所改变的阿里巴巴 Media

ElshaYiu 我相信大家都应该很关注马云离职后的动向,我们一起留意一下,说不定他又会给世界带来更大的影响。

Here she comes Intermediate

ElijahW Irene873, I haven't used the iOS app much, but my understanding is that the "Download" function is currently under construction. Instead, I've always downloaded lessons using the podcast feed. I've recorded a video here about how I do that: http://www.keeping...

南海爭端 South China Sea Dispute Advanced

ElshaYiu Thanks, JJ2016!

The Key to Closing a Deal Elementary

ElshaYiu Glad to hear this! We will continue to produce interesting lessons. Stay tuned.

英国脱欧 Brexit Advanced

ElshaYiu Thanks, JJ2016!

Online Shopping 网上购物 Intermediate

ElshaYiu Thanks for your advice! We will keep improving our lessons.

Navigation System Intermediate

ElshaYiu Chinese is interesting when literally translate the words to English. The third word pointed out by mikeinewshot is right. It is 假使 (jia3 shi3) which sounds similar to 驾驶 (jia4 shi3).

床头吵床尾和 P1 Advanced

ElshaYiu 这真的是一个很好的问题。你说得对,屈辱和侮辱都是带有负面的意思,而调侃则比较中性,可以在朋友之间用。 希望可以帮到你!

You Can and Will Use 会 (huì)! Qing Wen

ElshaYiu Glad to hear that you love the lessons! Reviewing old lessons does help learning Chinese.

Saying You're Angry: 生气 Qing Wen

ElshaYiu Great ways to remember the vocabulary!

Time Word Tips P2 : 前 and 后 Qing Wen

ElshaYiu This is a good way to remember the words! Keep it up!

How to Add Emphasis Qing Wen

ElshaYiu Thanks for your comment! We will find ways to make the lesson easier to follow.

Venice flooding 洪水猛兽--威尼斯水灾 Upper Intermediate

ElshaYiu Thanks for pointing it out! We will fix it.

66 Enjoyable Characters with Joy #3 Newbie

Are you one of the Chinese learners who are afraid of complicated and scary Chinese characters? In this series produced in our Taipei Studios, we are gonna show you 66 traditional characters that you see every day! Check it out and enjoying learning ...