New German Lesson: The German Alphabet

We're excited to announce that Nina Freebird of Vocal Creations Berlin has just published "The German Alphabet", a new Newbie level German language lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script The German Alphabet AppleA Apfel BallB Ball CaesarC Cäsar DrugD Droge EndE Ende FeatherF Feder GlassG Glas HouseH Haus IndianI Inder J...
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New German Lesson: Passive Voice Formed with "Werden" & "Sein" - Grammar

We're excited to announce that Nina Freebird of Vocal Creations Berlin has just published "Passive Voice Formed with "Werden" & "Sein" - Grammar", a new Intermediate level German language lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script  Das Passiv gebildet mit "Werden" und "Sein" The Passive Voice Formed with "Werden" and "S...
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New German Lesson: Passive Voice Formed with "Sein" - Grammar

We're excited to announce that Nina Freebird of Vocal Creations Berlin has just published "Passive Voice Formed with "Sein" - Grammar", a new Intermediate level German language lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Das Passiv gebildet mit "Sein"The Passive Voice Formed with "Sein" IntroductionIn German one can use two diffe...
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New German Lesson: Passive Voice Formed with "Werden" - Grammar

We're excited to announce that Nina Freebird of Vocal Creations Berlin has just published "Passive Voice Formed with "Werden" - Grammar", a new Intermediate level German language lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Das Passiv gebildet mit "Werden"The Passive Voice Formed with "Werden" The Passive VoiceIn this lesson you w...
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New German Lesson: Modal Verbs - Story: Silence Can Be So Loud

We're excited to announce that Nina Freebird of Vocal Creations Berlin has just published "Modal Verbs - Story: Silence Can Be So Loud", a new Intermediate level German language lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Die Stille kann so laut seinSilence Can Be So Loud VocabularyTo take someone on a journeyJemanden auf eine Re...
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New German Lesson: Modal Verbs - Grammar

We're excited to announce that Nina Freebird of Vocal Creations Berlin has just published "Modal Verbs - Grammar", a new Intermediate level German language lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script  Modal verbs: Wollen, Können, Dürfen, Müssen, Sollen Modal verbs: Wollen, Können, Dürfen, Müssen, Sollen IntroductionIn this l...
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New German Lesson: Grammar: Hin/Her Prefixes with Prepositions

We're excited to announce that Nina Freebird of Vocal Creations Berlin has just published "Grammar: Hin/Her Prefixes with Prepositions", a new Beginner level German language lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Hin und Her Präfixe mit PräpositionenHin and Her Prefixes with Prepositions The Prefixes "Hin" and "Her" with Pre...
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New German Lesson: Grammar: Hin/Her Prefixes with Verbs

We're excited to announce that Nina Freebird of Vocal Creations Berlin has just published "Grammar: Hin/Her Prefixes with Verbs", a new Beginner level German language lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Hin und Her Präfixe mit VerbenHin and Her Prefixes with Verbs Hin and Her Prefixes with Verbs"Hin" and "her" are combine...
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New German Lesson: Grammar: The Question Word "Wessen" and the Genitive

We're excited to announce that Nina Freebird of Vocal Creations Berlin has just published "Grammar: The Question Word "Wessen" and the Genitive", a new Beginner level German language lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script  The Question Word "Wessen" and the Genitive Das Fragewort "Wessen" und der Genitiv IntroductionThe...
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New German Lesson: The Verb Haben - To Have

We're excited to announce that Nina Freebird of Vocal Creations Berlin has just published "The Verb Haben - To Have", a new Newbie level German language lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Das Verb "Haben"The verb "Haben" I have two sisters.Ich habe zwei Schwestern. I have a guitar.Ich habe eine Gitarre. I have luck.Ich h...
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Language Mentor Version 1.50 Released

We're excited to announce the release of version 1.50 of Language Mentor! This blog post details some of the improvements in this release.  Seven New Learning Modes  Up until now Language Mentor's "Select Mode" screen has looked, depending on what language you are studying, something like this ... The new version of this screen looks...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Rigid Customer Service

We're excited to announce that 章琦玮 - Zhang Qiwei has just published "Rigid Customer Service", a new Intermediate level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script  Announcer: Rigid Customer ServiceSi3ban3 De Ke4fu2死板的客服 Yuki: My cell phone is lost, ...Wo3de shou3ji1 diu1le, ...我的手机丢了,…… I'd like to - suspend serv...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Qingming Festival

We're excited to announce that 章琦玮 - Zhang Qiwei has just published "Qingming Festival", a new Intermediate level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Qingming FestivalQing1ming2jie2清明节 VocabularyCi2hui4词汇 A: ClearQing1清 B: BrightMing2明 A: Clear and BrightQing1ming2清明 B: GreenQing1青 A: BallTuan2团 B: Green dumpl...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Looking For A Hotel On The Street

We're excited to announce that 章琦玮 - Zhang Qiwei has just published "Looking For A Hotel On The Street", a new Intermediate level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Looking For A Hotel On The StreetZai4 Jie1 Shang4 Xun2zhao3 Bin1guan3在街上寻找宾馆 VocabularyCi2hui4词汇 A: HotelBin1guan3宾馆 C: Reservation or...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Food Implements 1

We're excited to announce that 章琦玮 - Zhang Qiwei has just published "Food Implements 1", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Food Implements 1 B: ForkCha1zi叉子 A: You use fork to eat?Ni3 yong4 cha1zi chi1 ma?你用叉子吃吗? B: KnifeDao1zi刀子 A: To cutQie1切 B: Using knife cut steak.Yong4 dao1zi qie1 ni...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Cooking Vocabulary

We're excited to announce that 章琦玮 - Zhang Qiwei has just published "Cooking Vocabulary", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Cooking Vocabulary A: Food dish or VegetablesCai4菜 B: A food dishYi2 dao4 cai4一道菜 A: I would like to eat a food dish.Wo3 xiang3 chi1 yi2 dao4 cai4.我想吃一道菜。 B: CookShao...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: The Workaholic

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "The Workaholic", a new Beginner level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script The WorkaholicGong1zuo4kuang2工作狂 VocabularyCi2hui4词汇 A: King - also a family nameWang2王 B: BossLao3ban3老板 A: Suggestion or acknowledgement particleBa吧 B: OfficeBan4go...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Talking About Weather

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Talking About Weather", a new Beginner level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Talking About WeatherTan2 Tian1qi4谈天气 A: Today the weather is really nice!Jin1tian1 tian1qi4 zhen1hao3!今天天气真好! B: Yes!Shi4 a!是啊! A: How's the weathe...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Hotels: Dealing With Problems

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Hotels: Dealing With Problems", a new Beginner level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Dealing With ProblemsChu3li3 Wen4ti2处理问题 A: Embarrassed - I have some matters - have to trouble you.Bu4hao3yi4si, wo3 you3 yi4xie1 shi4qing ...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Hotels: Arriving At A Hotel

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Hotels: Arriving At A Hotel", a new Beginner level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Arriving At A HotelDao4 Fan1dian4到饭店 A: I already booked - room.Wo3 yi3jing1 yu4ding4 le fang2jian1.我已经预定了房间。 I want - transact - check in - procedu...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Hotels: Reserving a Room by Phone

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Hotels: Reserving a Room by Phone", a new Beginner level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Reserving a Room by PhoneDian4hua4 Ding4 Fang2jian1电话订房间 Clerk: Hello, Orange Hotel.Ni3 hao3, Ju2zi Jiu3dian4.你好,桔子酒店。 A: I would like to book a st...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: China Travel Websites

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "China Travel Websites", a new Beginner level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script  China Travel Websites Zhong1guo2 Lv3you2wang3中国旅游网 A: I'd like to go to China, ...Wo3 xiang3 qu4 Zhong1guo2, ...我想去中国,…… but I don't know how to book - p...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Cultural Differences: Nali Nali

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Cultural Differences: Nali Nali", a new Intermediate level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Nali NaliNa3li3 Na3li3哪里哪里 A: You speak Chinese really well.Ni3 Zhong1wen2 shuo1 de zhen1 hao3!你中文说得真好! B: Not really!Na3li3 na3li3!哪里哪里!Note: Li...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Cultural Differences: Eating Out Together

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Cultural Differences: Eating Out Together", a new Intermediate level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Eating OutChu1qu4 Chi1出去吃 A: Good morning!Zao3!早!Note: Literally, "early!" B: Good morning!Zao3!早! A: Go do what?Qu4 gan4shen2me?去干什么? ...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Cultural Differences: Bumping Into People

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Cultural Differences: Bumping Into People", a new Intermediate level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script  Bumping Into People Zhuang4dao4 Ren2 Le撞到人了 A: Wow, really not polite.Wa4, zhen1 mei2 li3mao4.哇,真没礼貌。 B: What's up?Zen3me le?怎么了?...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Cultural Differences: The Boss Is Always Right

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Cultural Differences: The Boss Is Always Right", a new Intermediate level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script The Boss Is Always RightLao3ban3 Zong3shi4 Dui4 De老板总是对的! A: VocabularyCi2hui4词汇 B: To be lateChi2dao4迟到 A: Put on or wear clothsC...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Cultural Differences: Are They Crazy?

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Cultural Differences: Are They Crazy?", a new Intermediate level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Are They Crazy?Ta1men Feng1le Ma?他们疯了吗? A: Today, when I went to work - encountered a very strange situation.Jin1tian1 wo3 shang4ban1 de sh...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Cultural Differences: About Losing Face

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Cultural Differences: About Losing Face", a new Intermediate level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script About Losing FaceGuan1yu2 Diu1 Mian4zi关于丢面子 A: What's up? You look - it seems - unhappy.Zen3me le? Ni3 kan4qi3lai2 hao3xiang4 bu4 kai1xin...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Dao De Jing 1

We're excited to announce that we've just published "Dao De Jing 1", a new Advanced level Mandarin Chinese language lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Way Virtue Classic - OneDao4de2jing1 Yi1道德经一 NotFei1非 Frequent or ConstantChang2常 Path can walk not constant pathDao4 ke3 dao4 fei1 chang2 dao4道可道非常道 Name can name not constant...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Wishing Lamp

We're excited to announce that Mathilda Ren (任回驳) has just published "Wishing Lamp", a new Advanced level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Wishing LampXu3yuan4deng1许愿灯 VocabularyCi2hui4词汇 A: Three Kingdoms PeriodSan1guo2 Shi2qi1三国时期 Invent or InventionFa1ming2发明 BesiegeWei2kun4围困 Dispatch troopsPai4bi...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Using Photoshop

We're excited to announce that Mathilda Ren (任回驳) has just published "Using Photoshop", a new Intermediate level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Using PhotoshopShi3yong4 Photoshop使用Photoshop VocabularyCi2hui4词汇 A: Picture or ImageTu2pian4图片 B: Picture or Image, as translated in Photoshop menusTu2xian...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Self Introductions

New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Self Introductions We're excited to announce that Mathilda Ren (任回驳) has just published "Self Introductions", a new Beginner level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Self IntroductionsZi4wo3 Jie4shao4自我介绍 A: Good morning everyone!Da4jia1 zao3shang4hao3!大家早上好! Today is our fi...
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New German Lesson: All Aboard! - Your First Train Ride

We're excited to announce that Nina Freebird of Vocal Creations Berlin has just published "All Aboard! - Your First Train Ride", a new Beginner level German language lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script All aboard!Einsteigen bitte! It is Monday in Berlin.Es ist Montag in Berlin. The station clock shows 9 am.Die Bahnhofsuhr...
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Four New Mandarin Chinese Lessons - "A Trip to Dalian?"

We're excited to announce that 章琦玮 - Zhang Qiwei has just published a series of four new Intermediate level Mandarin Chinese lessons - A Trip to Dalian? Lessons 1-4 - on Language Mentor!  Lesson Scripts:  A Trip To Dalian? #1 Announcer: A Trip To Dalian? #1Qu4 Da4lian2 Lu3you2? Yi1去大连旅游?一 VocabularyCi2hui4词汇 A: Au...
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New German Lesson: Newbie 3 - Question Words

We're excited to announce that Nina Freebird of Vocal Creations Berlin has just published "Newbie 3 - Question Words", a new German language lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Question Words: "What", "Who", "How", "Why", "Where", "Where to", "Where from", "When" Where is Sarah?Wo ist Sarah? Sarah is at Hans's.Sarah ...
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New German Lesson: Newbie 2 - To Be

We're excited to announce that Nina Freebird of Vocal Creations Berlin has just published "Newbie 2 - To Be", a new German language lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script The Verb Sein - To Be I am Sarah.Ich bin Sarah. I am gone.Ich bin weg. I am here.Ich bin da. You are at home.Du bist zu Hause. You are slow.Du bist la...
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20 New Mandarin Chinese "Numbers" Lessons (!)

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published 20 new "Numbers" lessons for Mandarin Chinese via Language Mentor!  These lessons will teach you how to talk about numbers in Chinese, from zero all the way up to millions. They also show how we talk about dates, time, money, identification numbers, etc. ...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #23: Go To Restaurant #8

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Newbie #23: Go To Restaurant #8", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Go To Restaurant #8Newbie 23: Go To Restaurant 8 VocabularyCi2hui4词汇 A: FullBao3饱 B: ReallyZhen1真 A: SpecialTe4bie2特别 B: FinishedWan2完 A: Fi...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #22: Go To Restaurant #7

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Newbie #22: Go To Restaurant #7", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Go To Restaurant #7Newbie 22: Go To Restaurant 7 VocabularyCi2hui4词汇 A: WaiterFu2wu4yuan2服务员 B: SorryDui4bu4qi3对不起 A: Right awayMa3shang4马上 ...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #21: Go To Restaurant #6

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Newbie #21: Go To Restaurant #6", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Go To Restaurant #6Newbie 21: Go To Restaurant 6 VocabularyCi2hui4词汇 B: ColaKe3le4可乐 A: Once, One timeYi2bian4一遍 B: AddJia1加 A: IceBing1冰 B:...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #20: Go To Restaurant #5

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Newbie #20: Go To Restaurant #5", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Go To Restaurant #5Newbie 20: Go To Restaurant 5 VocabularyCi2hui4词汇 A: OneYi1一 B: "One" as classifierYi4一 A: "One" as classifier - before a...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #19: Go To Restaurant #4

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Newbie #19: Go To Restaurant #4", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Go To Restaurant #4Newbie 19: Go To Restaurant 4 VocabularyCi2hui4词汇 A: MeaningYi4si意思 B: OrHuo4zhe3或者 A: BarbequedKao3烤 B: SlowMan4慢 A: Say...
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New German Lesson: The Genitive Goes to Court

We're excited to announce that Nina Freebird of Vocal Creations Berlin has just published "The Genitive Goes to Court", a new Advanced level German language lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script The Genitive Goes to CourtDer Genitiv geht vor Gericht IntroductionThe genitive case is typically used with possessive pronouns. I...
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New German Lesson: Passive Voice - An Aromatic Reading

We're excited to announce that Nina Freebird of Vocal Creations Berlin has just published "Passive Voice - An Aromatic Reading", a new Intermediate level German language lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script (Updated December 2020) Passive Voice - An Aromatic Reading Das Passiv - Eine aromatische Lesung When that day became...
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New German Lesson: Newbie 1 - To Go

We're excited to announce that Nina Freebird of Vocal Creations Berlin has just published "Newbie 1 - To Go", a new Newbie level German language lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script GehenThe Verb "Gehen"- "To Go" IntroductionIn German, the verb "gehen" translates as "to go", as well as "to walk" and "to leave". A few idiom...
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New German Lesson: Grammar - Determiner Endings 3

We're excited to announce that we've just published "Grammar - Determiner Endings 3", a new Newbie level German language lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Determiner Endings 3Determiner Endings 3 - Singular-Neuter in Nominative and Accusative Cases IntroductionThis lesson focuses on two contexts where some determiners end wi...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #18: Go To Restaurant #3

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Newbie #18: Go To Restaurant #3", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Go To Restaurant #3Newbie 18: Go To Restaurant 3 VocabularyCi2hui4词汇 A: CabbageBao1cai4包菜 B: SpinachBo1cai4菠菜 A: Paper napkinsCan1jin1zhi3餐巾...
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New German Lesson: Grammar - Determiner Endings 2

We're excited to announce that we've just published "Grammar - Determiner Endings 2", a new Newbie level German language lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Determiner Endings 2Determiner Endings 2 - Singular-Masculine in Nominative Case IntroductionIn this lesson we focus on what endings determiners use when they precede a si...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #17: Go To Restaurant #2

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Newbie #17: Go To Restaurant #2", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Go To Restaurant #2Newbie 17: Go To Restaurant 2 VocabularyCi2hui4词汇 A: MenuCai4dan1菜单 B: OrderDian3点 A: DeliciousHao3chi1好吃 B: Welcome...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #16: Go To Restaurant #1

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Newbie #16: Go To Restaurant #1", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Go To Restaurant #1Newbie 16: Go To Restaurant 1 VocabularyCi2hui4词汇 A: TimeShi2hou时候 B: WhenShen2me shi2hou什么时候 A: NowXian4zai4现在 Announcer...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #15: Wait, Arrive, See, Feel, Know

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Newbie #15: Wait, Arrive, See, Feel, Know", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Wait, Arrive, See, Feel, KnowNewbie 15: Wait, Arrive, See, Feel, Know VocabularyCi2hui4词汇 A: WaitDeng3等 B: ArriveDao4到 A: To lookK...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #14: Need & Walk

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Newbie #14: Need & Walk", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Need & WalkNewbie 14: Need & Walk VocabularyCi2hui4词汇 A: NeedXu1yao4需要 B: Go, Leave, or WalkZou3走 A: RoadLu4路 B: WalkZou3lu4走路 A: M...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #13: Coming & Going

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Newbie #13: Coming & Going", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Coming & GoingNewbie 13: Coming & Going A: ComeLai2来 B: Suggestion particleBa吧 A: Suggest come - i.e. an invitation to comeLai2 ba来吧 ...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #12: Is & Are

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Newbie #12: Is & Are", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Is & AreA: ThisZhe4这 B: IsShi4是 A: What is this?Zhe4 shi4 shen2me?这是什么? B: This is salad.Zhe4 shi4 sha1la1.这是沙拉。 A: Is this salad?Zhe4 shi4 sha...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #11: Would Like To

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Newbie #11: Would Like To", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Would You Like To?Newbie 11: Would You Like To? A: WantYao4要 B: Would like toXiang3想 A: Would like to have or Would like toXiang3yao4想要 B: What do...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #10: Like

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Newbie 10: Like", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: LikeNewbie 10: Like A: LikeXi3huan1喜欢 B: Do you like me?Ni3 xi3huan1 wo3 ma?你喜欢我吗? A: Do you not like me?Ni3 bu4 xi3huan1 wo3 ma?你不喜欢我吗? B: Why don't you li...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #9: Drink

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Newbie 9: Drink", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: DrinkNewbie 9: Drink A: DrinkHe1喝 B: You drink what?Ni3 he1 shen2me?你喝什么? A: You want to drink what?Ni3 yao4 he1 shen2me?你要喝什么? B: You not drink what?Ni3 bu...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #8: Eat

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Newbie #8: Eat", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: EatNewbie 8: Eat A: EatChi1吃 B: I ate.Wo3 chi1 le.我吃了。 A: You ate.Ni3 chi1 le.你吃了。 B: Did he eat?Ta1 chi1 le ma?他吃了吗? A: Who ate?Shui2 chi1 le?谁吃了? B: We ate...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #7: Have, Want, Give, Please

We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Newbie #7: Have, Want, Give, Please", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Have, Want, Give, PleaseNewbie 7: Have, Want, Give, Please A: I want.Wo3 yao4.我要。 B: You want what?Ni3 yao4 shen2me?你要什么? A: I want wate...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Introducing Friends

We're excited to announce that Mathilda Ren (任回驳) has just published "Introducing Friends", a new Beginner level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Introducing FriendsJie4shao4 Peng2you3介绍朋友 A: Hello Wei Zhang!Ni3 hao3 Zhang1 Wei3!你好张伟! B: Hello Xia Li!Ni3 hao3 Li3 Xia2!你好李霞! A: This is my friend Na Wan...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Looking for a Hotel on the Street

We're excited to announce that 章琦玮 - Zhang Qiwei has just published "Looking For a Hotel on the Street", a new Intermediate level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Looking For A Hotel On The StreetZai4 Jie1 Shang4 Xun2zhao3 Bin1guan3在街上寻找宾馆 VocabularyCi2hui4词汇 A: HotelBin1guan3宾馆 C: Reservation or...
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News & Updates - Chinese Language Mentor and German Language Mentor released!

We're happy to announce that we've just released the Android and iOS versions of Chinese Language Mentor and German Language Mentor. But wait - while these new apps are listed as separate apps on the respective app stores, they're precisely the same as the "universal" Language Mentor app, except for the fact that the target language, i.e. the ...
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News & Updates - Language Mentor version 1.4 released, new Chinese and German language lessons, etc...

Greetings Dear Readers ... Quite a bit has been happening at The Language Collaborative lately! Language Mentor Version 1.4 Released We've just released a shiny new version of Language Mentor on the Apple App Store and the Android Play Store. We've been working on this update for the last few months. We haven't made major changes - j...
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Blog Renovation

We're implementing new blog technology on our site using the Joomla EasyBlog extension. We'll be copying old posts into this new blog shortly and, hopefully, writing some new blog posts.
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Language Mentor now on both Android & iPhone

We're excited to announce that we've just released the newest version of Language Mentor (1.24) on both the Apple app store and the Android Play Store! If you'd like to give it a spin, install it on your smartphone and select "Chinese, Mandarin" in the app's setup screen. This release is a milestone for us in two ways: It's our first release for th...
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Language Mentor Update

Our shiny new user forums have received their first post – chrisd has asked "where are you in the development process?". This is a big enough question to justify a blog post – on this shiny new blog. This update includes: Language Mentor DevelopmentLesson DevelopmentAuthoring Tool DevelopmentEvangelizing the Language Mentor PlatformHow You Can Help...
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