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<p>Beijing Standard Time - Chinese Mythological Creatures</p>
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<p>News and Features - Of Mysteries and Exploding Melons</p>
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<p>Qing Wen - Unfairness, Misblaming, and Feeling Wronged</p>
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<p>: 公平</p>
<p>gong1ping2</p>
<p>just; fair</p>
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<p>: 不公平</p>
<p>bu4gong1ping2</p>
<p>unjust; unfair</p>
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<p>: 这个比赛不公平。</p>
<p>zhe4 ge5bi3sai4bu4gong1ping2.</p>
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<p>Newbie - Studying Chinese</p>
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<p>A: 你在学中文吗?</p>
<p>ni3zai4xue2Zhong1wen2ma5?</p>
<p>Are you studying Chinese?</p>
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<p>B: 对,我在大学学习。</p>
<p>dui4,wo3zai4da4xue2xue2xi2.</p>
<p>Yeah, I'm studying at university.</p>
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<p>Beijing Standard Time - Shopping in China</p>
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<p>News and Features - A Little Hint of Mystery, a Theme Week, and a Job Offer</p>
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<p>Qing Wen - Two tones, two meanings for 转</p>
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<p>: 两个读音</p>
<p>liang3ge5du2yin1</p>
<p>two pronunciations</p>
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<p>: 转</p>
<p>zhuan3</p>
<p>to transfer</p>
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<p>: 左转</p>
<p>zuo3zhuan3</p>
<p>to turn left</p>
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<p>Newbie - Surfing the Internet</p>
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<p>A: 你晚上喜欢做什么?</p>
<p>ni3wan3shang5xi3huan5zuo4shen2me5?</p>
<p>What do you like to do in the evenings?</p>
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<p>B: 我喜欢上网。你呢?</p>
<p>wo3xi3huan5shang4wang3.ni3 ne5?</p>
<p>I like ...
<p>Beijing Standard Time - Signs in China and Mistranslation</p>
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<p>News and Features - Three's Company</p>
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<p>Qing Wen - 为 and 为了</p>
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<p>: 为</p>
<p>wei4</p>
<p>for</p>
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<p>: 为一个人做一件事情</p>
<p>wei4yi1ge5ren2zuo4yi1jian4shi4qing2</p>
<p>Do something for someone.</p>
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<p>: 为人民服务</p>
<p>wei4ren2min2fu2wu4</p>
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<p>Newbie - Taking the Train to Beijing</p>
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<p>A: 我们怎么去北京?</p>
<p>wo3men5zen3me5qu4Bei3jing1?</p>
<p>How are we getting to Beijing?</p>
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<p>B: 坐火车去。</p>
<p>zuo4huo3che1qu4.</p>
<p>We'll take the train.</p>
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<p>A: 你买火车票了吗?</p>
<p>ni3mai3huo3che1piao4le5ma5?</p>
<p>Did ...
<p>Beijing Standard Time - Understanding China's Geography</p>
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<p>News and Features - Get Down to Business, Fancy Drinks, and Monkey Kings</p>
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<p>Qing Wen - The Complement 不下</p>
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<p>: 我都吃了五个三明治了,实在吃不下了。</p>
<p>wo3dou1chi1le5wu3ge5san1ming2zhi4le5,shi2zai4chi1bu5xia4le5.</p>
<p>I ate 5 sandwiches. I really can't eat anymore.</p>
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<p>: 吃得下</p>
<p>chi1de5xia4</p>
<p>to ...
<p>Newbie - Living in Nanjing</p>
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<p>: 王小姐是英国人。</p>
<p>Wang2 Xiao3jie5shi4Ying1guo2 ren2.</p>
<p>Miss Wang is British.</p>
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<p>: 她住在南京。</p>
<p>ta1zhu4zai4Nan2jing1.</p>
<p>She lives in Nanjing.</p>
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<p>: 她很喜欢南京。</p>
<p>ta1hen3xi3huan5Nan2jing1.</p>
<p>She ...
<p>Beijing Standard Time - Business and Investment in China - Part 2</p>
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<p>News and Features - A Notification Notification, and Other Happenings</p>
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<p>Qing Wen - The Complement 不了</p>
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<p>: 可能补语</p>
<p>ke3neng2 bu3yu3</p>
<p>potential complement</p>
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<p>: 这个西瓜太大了,我一个人吃不了。</p>
<p>zhe4 ge5xi1gua1tai4da4le5,wo3yi1 ge5 ren2chi1bu5liao3.</p>
<p>This watermelon ...
<p>Newbie - Checking into a Hotel</p>
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<p>A: 你好,我姓张。我订了一个房间。</p>
<p>ni3hao3,wo3xing4Zhang1.wo3ding4le5yi1ge5fang2jian1.</p>
<p>Hello. My last name is Zhang. I've reserved a room.</p>
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<p>B: 好。我看一下。</p>
<p>hao3.wo3kan4yi1xia4.</p>
<p>OK. ...
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