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Learn Chinese with ChineseClass101.com! As we mentioned earlier, choice is a great thing to have. Too many choices can be irritating though. So when the taxi driver starts consulting you on which route to take, the obvious answer is “the fastest route.” As long as you’re speaking mandarin and sound confident in your knowledge of the city, it is highly unlikely that you will be cheated. So give him the power to set the route and sit back and plug yourself into another Chinese lesson. He’s the pro and you aren’t after all. This power of delegation also works in a variety of other scenarios. At the restaurant, the waitress may give you ten different options on how you want your chicken cooked. The obvious answer is “whichever way is the tastiest!” As long as you get to where you are going, and as long as the food meets your needs, the other details are inconsequential.
Learning Chinese with ChineseClass101.com is the most fun and effective way to learn Chinese! This Chinese Beginner lesson will teach you how to tell a cab driver where you want to go in Chinese. In our last podcast of the season, we talk about specific places you may want to go in Beijing. In this lesson, we wrap up a lot of what we’ve learned this season and get ready to keep studying Chinese in January. So relax and listen in for a great lesson in Mandarin Chinese. And be sure to visit us at ChineseClass101.com for more Chinese lessons and other great learning materials when you’re done!
Learn Chinese travel phrases with ChineseClass101.com! A little Chinese can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, ChineseClass101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! In this lesson, we cover another high frequency Chinese phrase sure to be of use on your trip, travels, or vacation to China.
In this lesson, we’ll talk about medicines in China, as this lesson is meant to help make your experience at the pharmacy easier. To learn more about Chinese people and their favorite questions, stop by ChineseClass101.com before setting out on your trip to China!
Learn Chinese with ChineseClass101.com! Here at ChineseClass101.com, we’ve discovered the easiest way for you to learn Chinese vocabulary words. Put us to the test with this video tutorial designed to teach you about something that you can’t live without.
In this Chinese video tutorial, you’ll learn common Chinese words related to summer. They’re presented so that you’re sure to learn and retain them: hear a native speaker repeat the word three times, fast, slow, then fast. The video also shows the Chinese words for each item, and there’s a fun self-test at the end so you can see just how much you learned.
Learn Chinese with ChineseClass101.com! When you’re living in modern society surrounded by concrete and technology, it’s easy to become disconnected from nature. Which is why when our Chinese host decided to bring a little bit of nature back into her life, she ran into such difficulties. You might not think that growing bamboo takes much effort. The plant - after all - just sits there. But as you’ll find out in today’s advanced audio blog, things did not go as smoothly as planned. While the elements necessary for life were all there: water, carbon dioxide, and table salt, our hostess also overpowered the poor little sapling with excessive love. Too much caring, pruning, and touching seemed to sap the life out of the poor little bamboo shoots. Her next endeavor may be a cat. Can you love a cat to death? We hope not.
Learning Chinese with ChineseClass101.com is the most fun and effective way to learn Chinese! In this Chinese Advanced Audio Blog lesson, learn about how to grow your own plot of bamboo and - most importantly - what not to do so you can avoid killing off your garden. This Advanced Audio Blog has been written by a native Chinese speaker describing her real life experiences. So check it out. And if you have difficulty, don’t worry! Just drop by ChineseClass101.com and pick up some of the supplementary materials that accompany this lesson. And grab some more Chinese lessons while you are there and leave us a message too!
Learn Chinese with ChineseClass101.com! You said ‘no problem’ when your friend asked to stay at your place. Their justification was they had hit hard times and they needed some space to get back on their feet. Well that was three months ago, and you are now pondering how to politely ask them to pack up and move on. Should you start dropping subtle hints, such as placing the classified ads on the dining room table, or would it be better just to leave a note on the fridge saying “Get Out!” Whatever your preference, ChineseClass101.com is here to help you pick up the pieces, and give you the courage and language needed to give your friend the boot.
Learning Chinese with ChineseClass101.com is the most fun and effective way to learn Chinese! This Chinese Elementary lesson contains a dialogue between a couple talking about a guest of theirs who has worn out his welcome. Our focus on vocabulary for this lesson consists of learning how to say “how long” and learning two different words that translate as “to live.” In the grammar section, we also introduce a special grammar pattern you can use to tell people you’ll do things as soon as…something else happens. So join us at ChineseClass101.com for another great lesson in mandarin, Chinese.