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I miss you! Newbie

Aileen12 well, Chinese usually don’t call “mom” in daily life as “妈妈”. They more often call them as “妈”. In this dialogue, it would be more natural if he say, “妈,是我,杰克” instead of “妈妈,是我,杰克”. Besides, &l...
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Do you have vegetables? Elementary

Aileen12 番茄=西红柿, the second one is also very common. And usually, tomato fried with eggs is called 西红柿炒蛋. 土豆=马铃薯, Taiwan and mainland China may have different names for the same vegetable.
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Baby Talk: Eat up! Newbie

Aileen12  thanks for the lesson.

DUTY TEST Newbie

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Comparing 'Finally' Using 终于、总算、毕竟 Qing Wen

susanna330666400 Around 4:10 丘 should be "Qiu1", not " Qui1". And I also wanted to ask if 总算 is only for oral use, or if it is used I writing too.
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How to use 一....就 Pre Intermediate

JoshFan Can you explain more about the question here? I can't find any"you" at around 3:41. 
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You Two-Faced Snitch! Upper Intermediate

891760234 对我有什么不满尽管说,我听著呢。在这里“我听著呢”  “ 著是错误的,应该是”着“。 
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My Imaginary Boyfriend's Taken Upper Intermediate

891760234 video 00:59, the host said" 绯闻[fěi wén]  but the speaker said  [fēi wén], so which one is correct?  I heard [fěi wén] mostly from TV actually.
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人性本善 Advanced

Aileen12 0:19, ‘她是非常在行于这方面的” doesn’t sound right. It should be, “在这方面她很擅长在行”.
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Where's my class? Elementary

Aileen12 “英文课”=”英语课”, the latter is more commonly used .
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I've Never Put Up A Tent Upper Intermediate

891760234 我搭的账蓬很简单啊,直接打开就好了, 没想到还有这么麻烦的账蓬。
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How are you? Newbie

Aileen12 “早上好;嘿你好吗?”. In this conversation, “嘿你好吗?” is not a nice reply for “早上好”. Usually, people say “早上好” to you, and you say “早上好” back.
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I'd Like To Work As A Volunteer Upper Intermediate

891760234 “看来您对保护动物这件事,没有什么因为误解而来的浪漫幻想”, 这个句子我看不懂,可以给我解释一下吗? 谢谢。
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We Were Burgled Upper Intermediate

891760234 这两个老师讲课很好,很有趣,中文讲解也很棒, 所以很喜欢他们。
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What do you do? Elementary

Aileen12 “做什么” sometimes sounds better than “干什么” since “干” can be a bad word (fuck).
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Advertisements These Days! Upper Intermediate

891760234 谁三不五时有空开辆大车, 什么是“ 三不五时” ? 
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Growth Despite The Trend Upper Intermediate

891760234 零和的游戏,什么是“零和游戏”? 这课太难懂了,专业词汇太多了。
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Baby Talk: Praise Newbie

Aileen12 Except that the topic is not that practical for newbies, the rest content is fine.
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Long Distance Relationships Upper Intermediate

891760234 不同国家的恋爱叫异国恋, 在同一国家但在不同的城市的恋爱叫异地恋, 并不叫远距离恋爱, 也没有人会过么说在中国。
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Saying the Right Things - Good Times Qing Wen

yingyue If someone gets promoted then you can say "恭喜高升” (congraduate on your promotion) when someone moved to a new home then you can say "祝你乔迁大吉"  ( I wish everything goes well on your moving into your new home)