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The Year of the Rooster Wishes Upper Intermediate

hollytaj1234 i have a question about one of the sentences in the dialogue. Can you please explain 浪漫个头。Can i use this 个头 in other situations? Thanks and 新年快乐!

Girly Talk Intermediate

chris Full lesson transcript being worked on at the following link:- http://chinesepod.com/community/conversations/post/14655 Please feel free to come over and help collaborate.

Shanghai Disneyland Intermediate

letmefly oh my god! did you guys get married? 没想到我在听课中知道你们结婚的事情。 恭喜恭喜。 一同工作, 一同生活, 好羡慕你们!

Describing Personalities 2 Qing Wen

Mingmao Hi there, I was wondering if you could explain a couple of things more thoroughly. (I did ask in the forum, but my questions were not answered there.) 风趣: I run across this word sometimes, but never with enough context to really understand it. Could you please...

The Three De's: 的/得/地 Qing Wen

Mingmao Many Chinese "verbs" are actually subject-object compounds. For example, 吃饭, "to eat" is made up of the verb 吃 and the noun, 饭. Since 得 must directly follow the verb, you have to repeat the verb part of a verb-object compound: 我吃饭吃得很快。 说中文 follows the same co...

When Do You Shower? Elementary

blakejankowski Also why sometimes do you say yi huir and other times just huir?  

互联网大会 Internet Conference Advanced

742162852 The dialog (or "dialogue" in the British spelling that you seem to prefer in general) does not seem like a dialog to me, but more like two newscasters rapidly reading some pre-prepared text.

Who in the Choir Is Your Boyfriend? Intermediate

Today we learn how to describe someone in a crowd by describing their appearance, position, and actions. In this case, we're watching a choir performance, and a friend is asking another, which one of the singers is their boyfriend. Image from Pixabay

Signing a Rental Agreement Intermediate

liaowarrior Very good lesson. I am at the Upper Intermediate level, but I find this lesson very useful. That's why I still follow all the Intermediate lessons.

Checking out a New Flat Intermediate

AdrianADRIAN While I feel my level is between Intermediate and Upper Intermediate, it all depends upon the subject matter really. I listen to Elementary lessons often, since whatever I can glean from them is usually something useful that I've either missed or forgotten. Wi...

Business Style Intermediate

ohidontknow 謝謝老師!

成长: Hope and Despair Advanced

zaphekiah 畅快 chàng kuài = carefree; gratifying道别 dào bié = leave taking; to say goodbye写照 xiě zhào = portrayal, description无常 wú cháng = variable; changeable; to pass away; to die阴霾 yīn mái = haze死结 sǐ jié =...

Traditional Chinese Medicine Intermediate

YuQinCai Yes, and 总是 is more formal than 老是.

Shanghai Fashion Intermediate

chris 谢谢老师,好清楚的解释

A Chinese Wedding Upper Intermediate

zaphekiah 喜酒 xǐ jiǔ = wedding feast; liquor drunk at a wedding feast喜宴 xǐ yàn = wedding banquet推手 tuī shǒu = promoter; advocate; driving force敬称 jìng chēng = term of respect; honorific繁衍 fán yǎn = to multiply; to reproduce; to increase in number象征 x...

Past Experience with 过 guò Elementary

Gwilym@ChinesePod Quick response for now: firstly, well done for keeping up the listening. Even 1 a week is pretty good going. While I ruminate over your question, why not try posting it on our forum. Hopefully, other users have experience cramming for a trip to see the in-laws...

Fix My Cold Upper Intermediate

Hankchia Cool lessons! 很有用,我明天就要去看中医。

Will vs Can using 会 [會] huì Elementary

Gwilym@ChinesePod Here are some alternative ways you could translate it: I know of him, but I don't know him (personally). I know of him, but we've not been acquitted. I've heard of him, but I don't actually know him (on a personal level). Thanks.    

Catch the Train Newbie

775201645 Hearing a native speaker incorrectly speaking a foreign language actually enhances learning of the foreign language. And BTW, I love Ken!