New German Lesson: Grammar - Pronouns 3 - Dative

We're excited to announce that we've just published "Grammar - Pronouns 3 - Dative", a new Beginner level German language lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Pronouns 3 - The Dative Case Introduction In these sentences we use the nominative case for the pronoun that serves as the subject of the sentence, the accusative case fo...
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New German Lesson: Grammar - Pronouns 2 - Accusative Case

We're excited to announce that we've just published "Grammar - Pronouns 2 - Accusative Case", a new Newbie level German language lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Pronouns 2 - The Accusative Case Nominative & Accusative In these sentences we use the nominative case for the pronoun that serves as the subject of the senten...
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New German Lesson: Grammar - Pronouns 1 - Nominative Case

We're excited to announce that we've just published "Grammar - Pronouns 1 - Nominative Case", a new Newbie level German language lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Pronouns 1 - The Nominative Case Introduction This lesson is the first in a set of lessons covering German pronouns. In these lessons we take an approach that...
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New German Lesson: An Unforgettable Gallery Visit

We're excited to announce that  Nina Freebird of Vocal Creations Berlin has just published "An Unforgettable Gallery Visit", a new Beginner level German language lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script An Unforgettable Gallery Visit Ein Unvergesslicher Galeriebesuch Hi! Today I visit a gallery in Berlin. Hallo! Ich besuche he...
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New German Lesson: A Nice Walk Ruined

We're excited to announce that  Nina Freebird of Vocal Creations Berlin has just published "A Nice Walk Ruined", a new Beginner level German language lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script A Nice Walk Ruined Ein Ruinierter Spaziergang Hi! My name is Nina. I live in Berlin. Hallo! Ich heiße Nina. Ich wohne in Berlin. This cit...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: An Old Poem About Sorrow

We're excited to announce that  Mathilda Ren (任回驳) has just published "An Old Song About Sorrow", a new Advanced level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor! Lesson Script ​ Notes: 1. Shu1 is usually translated as "book" but in this case it means "write". Bo2shan1dao4zhong1 means "Bo Mountain path", and bi4 means "wall of mountain". 2. O...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #6: Greetings

We're excited to announce that   席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana)   has just published "Newbie #6: Greetings", a new Introductory level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Greetings A: Good Hao3 好 B: Hello. Ni3 hao3. 你好。 A: How are you? Ni3 hao3 ma? 你好吗? B: I - very good. Wo3 hen3 hao3. 我很好。 What about you? Ni3 ...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #5: We Love Plural Pronouns

We're excited to announce that   席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana)   has just published "Newbie #5: We Love Plural Pronouns", a new Introductory level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script A: We Love Plural Pronouns I Wo3 我 We Wo3men 我们 B: You - singular Ni3 你 You - plural Ni3men 你们 A: He - or she - or it Ta1 他/她/它 They Ta1me...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #4: I Love Singular Pronouns

We're excited to announce that   席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana)   has just published "Newbie #4: I Love Singular Pronouns", a new Introductory level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script A: I Love Singular Pronouns B: I Wo3 我 A: I love. Wo3 ai4. 我爱。 B: I love you. Wo3 ai4 ni3. 我爱你。 A: You love me. Ni3 ai4 wo3. 你爱我。 B: Do y...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #3: Get the Tones Right! 2

We're excited to announce that   席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana)   has just published "Newbie #3: Get the Tones Right! #2", a new Introductory level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Get the Tones Right! #2 B: Sleep Shui4jiao4 睡觉 Dumpling Shui3jiao3 水饺 A: The city of Shanghai Shang4hai3 上海 Hurt Shang1hai4 伤害 ...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #2: Get the Tones Right!

We're excited to announce that   席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana)   has just published "Newbie #2: Get the Tones Right!", a new Introductory level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Get the Tones Right! A: Book Shu1 书 Cooked Shu2 熟 Count Shu3 数 Tree Shu4 树 Bent Wan1 弯 Finish Wan2 完 Late Wan3 晚 Ten thousand Wan4...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #1: The Sounds of Chinese

We're excited to announce that   席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana)   has just published "Newbie #1: The Sounds of Chinese", a new Introductory level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script The Sounds Of Chinese Initial Consonants sheng1mu3 声母 b p m f d t n l g k h j q x z c s zh ch sh r y w Finals 韵母 Yun4mu3 a o e i u ü ai ei u...
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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 Service Si3ban3 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 se...
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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 Weather Tan2 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 ...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Visiting A Home

We're excited to announce that   席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana)   has just published "Visiting A Home", a new Beginner level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Visiting A Home Bai4fang3 Jia1ting2 拜访家庭 Invitation Yao1qing3 邀请 A: I'd like to invite you to come to my home this weekend. Zhe4ge zhou1mo4 huan1ying2...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: What To Eat?

We're excited to announce that   章琦玮 - Zhang Qiwei   has just published "What To Eat?", a new Beginner level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: What to Eat? Chi1 Shen2me? 吃什么? A: I'm hungry. Wo3 e4 le. 我饿了。 Let's go out and eat. Wo3men chu1qu4 chi1 ba. 我们出去吃吧。 My treat. Wo3 qing3 ke4. 我请客。 B: Okay....
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Taking A Taxi

We're excited to announce that   席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana)   has just published "Taking A Taxi", a new Beginner level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Taking A Taxi Da3 Chu1zu1che1 打出租车 A: Sir, we go - Beijing Hotel. Shi1fu, wo3men qu4 Bei3jing1 Fan4dian4. 师傅,我们去北京饭店。 Note: "Shi1fu" is a courteous form...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: At Starbucks

We're excited to announce that   章琦玮 - Zhang Qiwei   has just published "At Starbucks", a new Beginner level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: At Starbucks Zai4 Xing1ba1ke4 在星巴克 A: I want a cup of white chocolate mocha. Wo3 xiang3yao4 yi4bei1 bai2qiao3ke4li4 mo2ka3. 我想要一杯白巧克力摩卡。 B: Short, tall, gr...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Sending A Package

We're excited to announce that   席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana)   has just published "Sending A Package", a new Beginner level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Sending A Package Ji4 Bao1guo3 寄包裹 A: I'd like to mail a package. Wo3 xiang3 ji4 ge4 bao1guo3. 我想寄个包裹。 B: What's inside your package? Nin2de bao1guo...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Haircut

We're excited to announce that   席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana)   has just published "Haircut", a new Beginner level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Haircut Jian3 Tou2fa 剪头发 A: I want to get a haircut. Wo3 yao4 li3fa4. 我要理发。 B: How do you want it cut? Ni3 yao4 jian3cheng2 shen2me yang4 de? 你要剪成什么样的? A: I'd...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: At A Restaurant

We're excited to announce that   章琦玮 - Zhang Qiwei   has just published "At A Restaurant", a new Beginner level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: At A Restaurant Zai4 Fan4dian4 在饭店 A: I want a dish of cucumber salad. Wo3 xiang3yao4 yi4pan2 liang2ban4 huang2gua1. 我想要一盘凉拌黄瓜。 Note: Literally... I ~ w...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Bar And Coffee House

We're excited to announce that   席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana)   has just published "Bar And Coffee House", a new Beginner level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Bar & Coffee House Jiu3ba1 He2 Ka1fei1ting1 酒吧和咖啡厅 A: Long time no see. Shall we chat this evening? Hao3jiu3bu2jian4le, jin1wan3 liao2liao2 b...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Asking For Directions

We're excited to announce that   席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana)   has just published "Asking For Directions", a new Beginner level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Asking For Directions Wen4lu4 问路 A: Excuse me, how do I go to the Bank of China? Qing3wen4, qu4 Zhong1guo2 yin2hang2 zen3me zou3? 请问,去中国银行怎么走? B...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Pop & Piracy #4

We're excited to announce that   章琦玮 - Zhang Qiwei   has just published "Pop & Piracy #4", a new Intermediate level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Pop & Piracy, #4 Liu2xing2yin1yue4 He2 Dao4ban3, Si4 流行音乐和盗版,四 A: How much do you think that tickets for a May Day vocal concert cost? Ni3 j...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Pop & Piracy #3

We're excited to announce that   章琦玮 - Zhang Qiwei   has just published "Pop & Piracy #3", a new Intermediate level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Pop & Piracy, # 3 Liu2xing2yin1yue4 He2 Dao4ban3, San1 流行音乐和盗版,三 A: The news media doesn't talk about this? Nei4xie1 xin1wen2 mei2ti3 bu4 ta...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Pop & Piracy #2

We're excited to announce that   章琦玮 - Zhang Qiwei   has just published "Pop & Piracy #2", a new Intermediate level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Pop & Piracy, # 2 Liu2xing2yin1yue4 He2 Dao4ban3, Er4 流行音乐和盗版,二 Xiaoyin: Actually ... Shi4shi2shang4 ... 事实上…… some part of the Chinese peop...
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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Pop & Piracy #1

We're excited to announce that   章琦玮 - Zhang Qiwei   has just published "Pop & Piracy #1", a new Intermediate level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!  Lesson Script Announcer: Pop & Piracy, # 1 Liu2xing2yin1yue4 He2 Dao4ban3, Yi1 流行音乐和盗版,一 A: Xiaoyin, could you help me with something? Xiao3yin1, ke3yi3 qing3 ni3 ba...
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