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The Right Way to 教 (jiào, jiāo) Qing Wen

yingyue thanks for introducing the homographs! there are many homographs in Chinese: 不      bù, fôu 了      le, liâo 为      wéi, wèi 长      cháng, zhâng 只   &...
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Sorting Out the Situation Qing Wen

yingyue hi, what's the difference between “情势" and ”局势"  they look very similar, are they interchangeable?  
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Earlier and Later than Expected: 才and 就 Qing Wen

yingyue There is another situation that these 2 words can be interchanged and the initial meaning of the sentence won't change. eg: 我才吃了5碗饭 (I only ate 5 bowls of rice) = 我就吃了5 碗饭 (I only ate 5 bowls of rice)
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无论 (wúlùn) No matter... Qing Wen

yingyue I think the sentence "无论你问我多少次" should be "无论你向我求婚多少次"  (no matter how many times you ask me)
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Salaries and Income Qing Wen

yingyue you can also say "红利" to refer to bonus.   anyway, thanks for this interesting lesson!
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Words with 可(ke) Qing Wen

yingyue Thanks for this lesson, there are more words that are related to the "可" : 可悲         sad  可不是      exactly 可能          maybe  可人          cute 可取     &nbs...
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The Chinese Experience Qing Wen

yingyue Thanks for this great lesson and how to translate the word "user-friendly?" 
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Making Commands More Emphatic with 千万 and 一定 Qing Wen

yingyue Thanks for this amazing lesson again! what's the difference between "必须"  and "绝对?" 
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联邦快递接受调查;波音季度亏损严重 Media

PeonyM They are very similar, both suitable for formal written language. "入境” is used at the customs. 
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Summer poem 西湖雨景—六月二十七日望湖楼醉书 Advanced

PeonyM “醉书“就是”饮酒醉时写下的作品“,“醉”是形容词,喝醉、醉酒的意思;而“书”就可能是名词,也可能是动词了,既可以理解为“书写”、“写下”,又可以理解为名词的“作品”、“书作”。因为“醉书”在标题的结尾,我更偏向于理解为是一个名词,你觉得呢?  
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Asking Too Many Questions Elementary

957189120 So "非常", “特别”  and "超级" are all equivalent?
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You Also Live in the Same Apartment? Intermediate

957189120 Instead of 左边那栋楼, can we say 左边那个楼 or 左边那幢楼 or 左边那楼?
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ATWTI 9: 非常 Adjective Newbie

susanna330666400 Is 非常 stronger than 很?
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Doing Things in Places [ATWTI 15] Newbie

susanna330666400 Would people in mainland China more likely say "在哪儿" rather than "在哪里" or "在什么地方"?
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Immediate Solutions Qing Wen

yingyue Thanks for this lesson, when I listen to this lesson I reminded of another 2 words "刹那"  and "瞬间." they all mean "immediate"  but what's their difference? 
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You Must Listen to this Episode - 非...不可 (fēi...bù kě) Qing Wen

yingyue haha, it is a really great show, especially the end.  the meaning of "非"  and "可" in this sentence pattern? 
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Manly Men and Womanly Women Qing Wen

yingyue There is another interesting word called  “女汉子” ( a woman who behaves like a man)
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The Degrees of Willingness Qing Wen

yingyue 肯 can also be used in the positive sentence, such as "他积极肯干"(he is willing to do the work)anyway, it is a great quality lesson indeed! 
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How to be Negative Qing Wen

yingyue Can someone explain the double negation sentence in Chinese?(双重否定句) thanks very much!
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The Complexities of 'De' Qing Wen

yingyue Thanks for this lesson, it is very helpful!