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Anthony: Hi I am Anthony.
Lanzi: 大家好,我是Lanzi。
Anthony: And the train has just dropped me off in a little town on the Chinese Mongolian border called Erlian.
Lanzi: 二连
Anthony: And I had an empty stomach. So I heard that this town has really good dumplings.
Lanzi: 饺子。
Anthony: I ran into a couple of people from 宁夏
Lanzi: 哦,宁夏来的人。
Anthony: And they were really into drinking games.
Lanzi: 哈哈,他们很爱猜拳。
Anthony: And you are going to find drinking games played basically everywhere in China, isn’t that right?
Lanzi: 对,对。非常流行。
Anthony: And what do Chinese people usually drink when they go out?
Lanzi: 呃,他们喜欢喝二锅头。
Anthony: Okay yeah and this stuff is pretty heavy.
Lanzi: 对,至少有40度。
Anthony: Yeah at least 40 proof alcohol.
Lanzi: 诶,你也在猜拳。
Anthony: Yeah I am getting involved in the festivities playing a game called 15-20.
Lanzi: 啊,十五二十。
Anthony: That’s right.
Lanzi: 诶,你输了吗?
Anthony: Yeah I lost. So the next morning I get up luckily without a hangover and I got to get to the border as fast as I can.
Lanzi: 嗯,赶去。
Anthony: And there is two ways that you can get to the border. One is by taxi.
Lanzi: 打的。
Anthony: Which will cost you about 10 quay each way.
Lanzi: 啊,十块钱。
Anthony: And for the more frugal travelers, you can take the city bus for 1 quay.
Lanzi: 好便宜啊。
Anthony: Yeah very cheap and actually it was a nice view and it was a nice ride out there.
Lanzi: 诶,还有彩虹。
Anthony: Yeah this was the very welcoming border crossing out in the middle of nowhere and…
Lanzi: 真的什么都没有。
Anthony: And it was kind of interesting to see that this border was really heavily fortified.
Lanzi: 对,诶,还有军人。
Anthony: Yeah they have a couple of soldiers. I think they are playing the game of soccer, I don’t know. Well join us next week as I cross into Mongolian territory and make sure to visit us at chineseclass101.com, sign up for your free lifetime subscription. I am Anthony.
Lanzi: 我是Lanzi,下周见。
Anthony: Bye bye.
Lanzi: Bye.
二锅头
猜拳
打的
干冷
彩虹

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Sunday at 06:30 PM
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Do you have a favorite Chinese drinking game?

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Sunday at 12:14 AM
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你好 robert groulx!


不用谢。(Bú yòng xiè.) = No need for thanks. You're welcome. 😇


谢谢 (Xièxie) for studying with us, it's great to have you here!


Let us know if you have any questions.


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robert groulx
Thursday at 11:05 PM
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thank you for the lesson transcript


favorite phrase is 对,对。非常流行。


robert

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Thursday at 10:09 PM
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Hi 农三世,


Thank you for commenting! We are glad that you enjoyed the lesson! If you ever have any questions, please let us know!


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农三世
Wednesday at 08:34 PM
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Great video.

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Sunday at 07:54 PM
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Hi Daniel


I think today it's really essential to keep learning, either languages or tech stuff.

Thanks for your post.


Amy

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Daniel
Saturday at 01:19 PM
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I'm going through the video series slowly and they seem perfectly in order on ChineseClass101.com. I am studying two languages and three technology subscription sites, so I may never get to the last episode. 😅

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Monday at 10:37 AM
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The 3rd installment of the Mongolian Series airs in 2 weeks. Yes, we have released the first 2 videos on our Youtube channel. However, wee have to release them in sequential order on ChineseClass101.com. Sorry for the delay.

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Monday at 07:34 AM
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oh my goodness! You guys keep doing re-runs...and you've shown this episode at least two or three times. Everytime I think "okay, finally the next installment of the Mongolia series" , but then I watch and find out it's either the first or second episode again. The third episode never came out, and it's been almost a year.

This is turning into the lamest Mandarin site on the internet:sad: