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. Shū is usually translated as "book" but in this case it means "write". Bóshāndàozhōng means "Bo Mountain path", and bì 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 Hǎo 好 B: Hello. Nǐ hǎo. 你好。 A: How are you? Nǐ hǎo ma? 你好吗? B: I - very good. Wǒ hěn hǎo. 我很好。 What about you? Nǐ ...
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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 Wǒ 我 We Wǒmen 我们 B: You - singular Nǐ 你 You - plural Nǐmen 你们 A: He - or she - or it Tā 他/她/它 They Tāme...
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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 Wǒ 我 A: I love. Wǒ ài. 我爱。 B: I love you. Wǒ ài nǐ. 我爱你。 A: You love me. Nǐ ài wǒ. 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 Shuìjiào 睡觉 Dumpling Shuǐjiǎo 水饺 A: The city of Shanghai Shànghǎi 上海 Hurt Shānghài 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 Shū 书 Cooked Shú 熟 Count Shǔ 数 Tree Shù 树 Bent Wān 弯 Finish Wán 完 Late Wǎn 晚 Ten thousand Wàn...
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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 shēngmǔ 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 Yùnmǔ 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 Sǐbǎn De Kèfú 死板的客服 Yuki: My cell phone is lost, ... Wǒde shǒujī diūle, ... 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 Tán Tiānqì 谈天气 A: Today the weather is really nice! Jīntiān tiānqì zhēnhǎo! 今天天气真好! B: Yes! Shì 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 Bàifǎng Jiātíng 拜访家庭 Invitation Yāoqǐng 邀请 A: I'd like to invite you to come to my home this weekend. Zhège zhōumò huānyíng...
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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? Chī Shénme? 吃什么? A: I'm hungry. Wǒ è le. 我饿了。 Let's go out and eat. Wǒmen chūqù chī ba. 我们出去吃吧。 My treat. Wǒ qǐng kè. 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 Dǎ Chūzūchē 打出租车 A: Sir, we go - Beijing Hotel. Shīfu, wǒmen qù Běijīng Fàndiàn. 师傅,我们去北京饭店。 Note: "Shīfu" 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 Zài Xīngbākè 在星巴克 A: I want a cup of white chocolate mocha. Wǒ xiǎngyào yìbēi báiqiǎokèlì mókǎ. 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 Jì Bāoguǒ 寄包裹 A: I'd like to mail a package. Wǒ xiǎng jì gè bāoguǒ. 我想寄个包裹。 B: What's inside your package? Nínde bāoguo...
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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 Jiǎn Tóufa 剪头发 A: I want to get a haircut. Wǒ yào lǐfà. 我要理发。 B: How do you want it cut? Nǐ yào jiǎnchéng shénme yàng 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 Zài Fàndiàn 在饭店 A: I want a dish of cucumber salad. Wǒ xiǎngyào yìpán liángbàn huángguā. 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 Jiǔbā Hé Kāfēitīng 酒吧和咖啡厅 A: Long time no see. Shall we chat this evening? Hǎojiǔbújiànle, jīnwǎn liáoliáo 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 Wènlù 问路 A: Excuse me, how do I go to the Bank of China? Qǐngwèn, qù Zhōngguó yínháng zěnme zǒu? 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 Liúxíngyīnyuè Hé Dàobǎn, Sì 流行音乐和盗版,四 A: How much do you think that tickets for a May Day vocal concert cost? Nǐ 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 Liúxíngyīnyuè Hé Dàobǎn, Sān 流行音乐和盗版,三 A: The news media doesn't talk about this? Nèixiē xīnwén méitǐ bù 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 Liúxíngyīnyuè Hé Dàobǎn, Èr 流行音乐和盗版,二 Xiaoyin: Actually ... Shìshíshàng ... 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 Liúxíngyīnyuè Hé Dàobǎn, Yī 流行音乐和盗版,一 A: Xiaoyin, could you help me with something? Xiǎoyīn, kěyǐ qǐng nǐ ba...
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