Say It Right Series
speak chinese like a native

Lesson Comments

Prepositions in Chinese [ATWTI 13] Newbie

400892465 Thanks this is fun using your hands to learn I do the same at home :)

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

400892465 Thanks I am really love your videos I am french studying chinese and chinesePod is the very best we can find in internet at the moment So Congratulations for all the team Fiona & Constance :)

Ordering Pizza Over the Phone Intermediate

844774363 Or perhaps this dialogue is actually a piece of political satire, showing us the absurd inflation that could result from China continuously devaluating the RMB for tactical reasons...

At the Beach Elementary

washingtondcmandarincooperative 一樣。 都 防曬。曬黑油 不 一樣。

Just a Flesh Wound Elementary

washingtondcmandarincooperative Re: "And the pinyin really should be xuè since that's the dictionary pronunciation." That depends very much on which dictionary you are using. And also whether the dictionary lists "accepted" or known variants. For example, John DeFrancis's ABC Chinese-...

Peer Pressure Drinking Upper Intermediate

dmitrytoda 欢迎传统的文化!

No Sense of Personal Space Upper Intermediate

amerikanenglander Last summer, I was in NYC with my family. After waiting in line for a good 10 min for the elevator in the hotel, a Chinese mom and her daughter tried to sneak past the 20 or so other people that were waiting. Being used to people trying to cut past me in Mainl...

Out of Context Advanced

amerikanenglander ”酸文人“ 真的會用嗎?我好幾個臺灣朋友總是說看書沒什麽(屁)用,生活的經驗才對人家有幫助。我很開心地把這個説法拿出來,結果,他們都沒聼過。我這幾天到處都問我認識的國文老師,小朋友,大朋友,大家都沒聼説過。好幾個人也跟我說“酸文人”應該跟“馬馬虎虎”一樣。課本會教,沒人會用。不然是不是哪裏的方言嗎?

Introducing Measure Words 基本量词 [ATWTI 29] Newbie

679755560 Really!? Where have you seen this content before? I hope many more ATWTI videos have been recorded and will be released .

Buying Dinner To Say Thank You Intermediate

JLindsay The interface for Chinese Pod is often quite frustrating. Have to reload pages several times and often switch browsers to get audio to play. 

Interview with the Boss Upper Intermediate

yongbinkim kind of not make sense at the end,,,, I do not think people keep mentioning about their salary after manager indirectly showed negative opinion about that...

Typhoon Warning Intermediate

589612630 Great feature ! Very helpful Could be expanded to all lessons, audio & video. Bravo! TARIK

Talking About Dates in Chinese [ATWTI 24] Newbie

washingtondcmandarincooperative If you mean the year 2001 (2001 年) you should read it as  二零零一年  (èr líng líng yī nián)  If, however, you happened to have two thousand and one hammers (or whatever), you would say 两千零一  (liǎngqiānlíngyī)...

How to Say Your Name in Chinese [ATWTI 17] Newbie

Sarah320 They basically mean the same thing but literally, 你的名字是什么 is 'Your name is what' and 你叫什么名字 is 'you called what name'. Hope that helps!

Is Home Cooking Safer? Upper Intermediate

hilarytung 每次听到新闻说中国食物出问题会让我觉得很难过,因为中国也有国家食品药品监督管理总局。

"3 Cup" Chicken Recipe Upper Intermediate

hilarytung 我们的中文老师让了我们一起在上堂时候煮三杯鸡,真的蛮好吃的~!

World Gourmand: A Foodie's Paradise Upper Intermediate

hilarytung 麻婆豆腐在美国很受欢迎,但是不知道美国人熟悉的麻婆豆腐跟地道川菜的麻婆豆腐有没有差别。谢谢~!

Department Store Annoucements Upper Intermediate

hilarytung 大家好~! 我也好奇上面的问题:are the 百货公司 comparable to malls (with different stores) or department stores (generally more high-end malls)? At least, this is my understanding of what shopping can be like in the U.S. 谢谢~!

Always Eating Out Upper Intermediate

hilarytung Could "清淡“ be translated as something other than ”bland," in this context? 我的妈妈是广东人,所以他煮的菜 - 特别她做的汤 - 大部分都是满清淡的。My understanding of the adjective is something along the lines of "cooked in such a way that there's little need for a lot of seasoning ...

Using Numbers in Chinese [ATWTI 22] Newbie

matman1115 great lesson! yea, there were a few things you could fix.such a fun lesson!! i know atwti doesnt have exercises, but for this, a quiz'd be handy