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<p>Qing Wen - Talking about Mistakes (Part 1)</p>
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<p>: 毛</p>
<p>fur, body hair</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 头发</p>
<p>hair (on one's head)</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 你的发型变了。</p>
<p>ni3 de5fa4xing2bian4le5。</p>
<p>Your hair style has changed.</p>
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<p>Qing Wen - So It Goes</p>
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<p>: 这么贵!</p>
<p>So expensive!</p>
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<p>: 那么贵!</p>
<p>So expensive!</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 这么高!</p>
<p>So tall! (very close)</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 那么高!</p>
<p>So ...
<p>Qing Wen - The Degrees of Willingness</p>
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<p>: 介意</p>
<p>to mind</p>
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<p>: 你介不介意我在这里抽烟?</p>
<p>ni3jie4 bu5 jie4yi4wo3zai4zhe4li3chou1yan1?</p>
<p>Do you mind if I smoke here?</p>
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<p>: 我不脱鞋,你介意吗?</p>
<p>I'm ...
<p>Qing Wen - American TV Shows in China</p>
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<p>: 美剧</p>
<p>American TV shows</p>
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<p>: 老友记</p>
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<p>: 这个非常红!</p>
<p>zhe4 ge5fei1chang2hong2!</p>
<p>This is very popular.</p>
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<p>Newbie - Do You Want to Go Together?</p>
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<p>A: 我要去全家,你要不要一起去?</p>
<p>wo3yao4qu4Quan2jia1,ni3yao4 bu5 yao4yi1qi3qu4?</p>
<p>I want to go to Family Mart. Do you want to go together?</p>
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<p>B: 买什么?</p>
<p>What ...
<p>Qing Wen - The Opposite and The Unexpected: 相反 and 反而</p>
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<p>: 相反</p>
<p>opposite, to be opposite (adj.)</p>
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<p>: 反而</p>
<p>fan3 er2</p>
<p>instead, on the contrary (adv.)</p>
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<p>: 你走了相反的方向。</p>
<p>You ...
<p>Newbie - What Do You Want To Eat?</p>
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<p>A: 你想吃什么?</p>
<p>What do you want to eat?</p>
<p> </p>
<p>B: 我想吃这个。</p>
<p>wo3xiang3chi1zhe4 ge5。</p>
<p>I want to eat this.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>A: 这个好吃吗?</p>
<p>zhe4 ...
<p>Qing Wen - Increase and Decrease, Rise and Fall</p>
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<p>: 上涨</p>
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<p>: 下跌</p>
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<p>: 黄金的价格一直在上涨。</p>
<p>The ...
<p>Newbie - Hot Dogs and Fried Rice</p>
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<p>A: 你午饭吃什么?</p>
<p>What are you eating for lunch?</p>
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<p>B: 我吃热狗。你呢?</p>
<p>wo3chi1re4gou3。ni3 ne5?</p>
<p>I'm eating a hot dog. You?</p>
<p> </p>
<p>A: ...
<p>Qing Wen - The Many Ways to 'But' In</p>
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<p>: 但是,但</p>
<p>However, but</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 他虽然忙,但是每天都会学中文。</p>
<p>Although he's busy, he ...
<p>Newbie - What time do you get up?</p>
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<p>A: 你几点起床?</p>
<p>ni3ji3 dian3qi3chuang2?</p>
<p>What time do you get up?</p>
<p> </p>
<p>B: 我七点起床。</p>
<p>wo3qi1 dian3qi3chuang2。</p>
<p>I get up at 7 o'clock.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>A: 你几点去学校?</p>
<p>ni3ji3 ...
<p>Qing Wen - The Mysteries of 而 Revealed</p>
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<p>: 表示转折。</p>
<p>Expresses a contrast.</p>
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<p>: 这里已经是春天了,而北方还是冬天。</p>
<p>It's ...
<p>Newbie - How Old Is Your Brother?</p>
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<p>A: 他是谁?</p>
<p>Who is he?</p>
<p> </p>
<p>B: 他是我弟弟。</p>
<p>He's my younger brother.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>A: 你弟弟几岁?</p>
<p>ni3di4di5ji3 sui4?</p>
<p>How ...
<p>Qing Wen - Life's A Zoo</p>
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<p>A: 动物园</p>
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<p>: 铁公鸡</p>
<p>miser, (lit. iron rooster)</p>
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<p>: 很小气。</p>
<p>very stingy</p>
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<p>: 他从来不请人吃饭,是一个铁公鸡。</p>
<p>ta1cong2lai2 ...
<p>Newbie - A Self-Introduction</p>
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<p>A: 大家好!</p>
<p>Hello everyone!</p>
<p> </p>
<p>A: 我叫王平。</p>
<p>wo3jiao4Wang2 Ping2。</p>
<p>My name is Wang Ping.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>A: 我是美国人。</p>
<p>wo3shi4Mei3guo2 ren2。</p>
<p>I'm ...
<p>Qing Wen - We're Serious!</p>
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<p>: 严重</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 出现了很严重的质量问题。</p>
<p>A very serious quality issue has arisen.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 有一个很严重的事故。</p>
<p>There ...
<p>Newbie - Which Tone?</p>
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<p>A: 大家跟我说,书。</p>
<p>Everyone say it with me. Book.</p>
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<p>BC: 书。</p>
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<p>B: 老师,书是第几声?</p>
<p>Teacher, ...
<p>News and Features - Farewells and iPhones</p>
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<p>Qing Wen - Send and Deliver</p>
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<p>: 寄,我觉得一般和邮局有关系。</p>
<p>I think "mail" generally has to do with the post office.</p>
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<p>: 寄信</p>
<p>To mail a letter.</p>
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<p>Newbie - What's That in Chinese?</p>
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<p>A: 老师,这个中文怎么说?</p>
<p>lao3shi1,zhe4 ge5Zhong1wen2zen3me5shuo1?</p>
<p>Teacher, how do you say this in Chinese?</p>
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<p>B: 书。</p>
<p> </p>
<p>A: 那个中文怎么说?</p>
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