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Rude Waitress Part 1/2 Elementary

Benjamin1990 Nothing like a good 算了 to show dissatisfaction

Sushi Recommendation Intermediate

Grizzlebeard I also just noticed that that character shows up at simplified, rather than traditional.

What's His Problem With Me? Intermediate

Tmerr2017 I appreciate all your lessons and everything, mistakes aren't a big deal. Keep up the good work!  No other Chinese resource exists like this  

Asking About Prices Newbie

gllmwn This dialog has 还有吗?when the waitress wants to know if the customer wants anything else.  In case the customer would enquire if a certain item is available, would 还有吗?work in this context too? 

Making Comparisons BRIDGE Lesson Elementary

Mili1526 Hi! Thanks for all your great lessons!! Is it compulsory to say "两个人" in "你们两个人今天穿的衣服好好看"? Can you say "你们今天穿的衣服好好看"? What's the difference?

Quitting My Job and Starting Over Upper Intermediate

zaphekiah 年终奖 nián zhōng jiǎng = year end bonus绩效 jì xiào = performance evaluation (shortening of 绩效评估 jì xiào píng gū)怒点 nù diǎn = flashpoint英镑 yīng bàng = pound sterling堪忧 kān yōu = worrying; bleak低贱 dī jià...

Chinese Medicine Advanced

zaphekiah 请教 qǐng jiào = to ask for guidance虚弱 xū ruò = weak; in poor health节制 jié zhì = to control; to restrict; to moderate; to temper; moderation; sobriety; to administer排毒 pái dú = to expel poison (from the system); to detox...

Rude Waitress Part 2/2 Elementary

tbajoras 真棒。很好笑!

出轨 Celebrity Affair Advanced

zaphekiah 欲望城市 yù wàng chéng shì = Sex and the City包二奶 bāo èr nǎi = keep a mistress劲爆 jìn bào = extreme; explosive人渣 rén zhā = dregs of society; scum断案 duàn àn = to judge a case娇媚 jiāo mèi = fl...

Before Noon, After Noon Newbie

stevinsjs 上星期 (last week) Shàng xīngqí 这个星期 (this week) Zhège xīngqí 下星期 (next week) Xià xīngqí

Which Sports Do You Like? Elementary

藍狗 The former is correct. Yes, 大多 can be used for both examples, and in fact is better than 大多數。 A numerical figure isn't really used to discuss what types of ingredients or flavours you don't like. 我拒絕吃狗肉,動物的器官我也不習慣吃, 所以不喜歡。 But apart from specific ingredients u...

Out of Context Advanced


I'm So Happy! 快乐, 高兴, 幸福 Qing Wen

lalalan Hi! First of all, I wanna thank you for this lesson because it's really been useful for me (altough I am an intermediate/upper intermediate learner, there is still plenty to cover, especially when it comes to this kind of words that usually have the same trans...

冥想 Meditation Advanced

藍狗 打坐: to sit and meditate。

The Ideal Woman? Upper Intermediate

Who is your perfect partner? Find out how to describe your ideal woman (or man) in this show about love and relationships. Check out last week's lesson on the same topic, this time focused on the "ideal" man.

Who Is Your Ideal Partner? Upper Intermediate

si1teng2 直男癌 : the pronunciation should be listed as "zhinan'ai" (not "zhínánái", which would be pronounced: zhi-na-nai). According to the rules of pinyin, when a syllable within a word begins with a vowel, it must be separated with an apostrophe....

So Many Sayings! Qing Wen

YuQinCai Ya. There are some cases in Mandarin like that. People are used to the wrong characters for so long that both characters become correct. 黄连 is one of them.

I Can Teach You Spanish Elementary

luiscarlosbustamante I like this lesson, it would be cool though if there were an option to download the audio track for each word from the vocabulary section of each lesson. I'm trying to make an anki deck and it would be great If I could download MP3 for each vocab card

Where Are Your Classmates From? Elementary

413872260 Thank you! 

Nope, You Cannot! Newbie

stevinsjs 谢谢中文老师 Constance and Fiona! 我爱这新 课. 谢 谢 你们 so much for the updated 可以 lesson/information/notes. 我是 Newbie, but finding the neng, hui, bu ke yi Qing Wen Grammar Section video while reviewing 今天早上 was 太棒!! 我 懂 just enough 现在 to understand 什么我不懂 和 this lesso...