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Getting Nationalities Straight

One question that a foreigner will continually be asked in China is "Where are you from?".  In this lesson, learn how to talk about where someone is from in Mandarin....

Host: Jenny, Ken

Published: January 26, 2015

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Living in Nanjing

You are about to experience the saga of Miss Wang and handsome John, and their fabulous lives in Nanjing.  Don't worry; it's a short saga, composed of short, Newbie-level sentences.  It's a saga for learning Chinese....

Host: Jenny, John
Grammar: 都(dōu)

Published: April 02, 2013

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Identifying Family Members

The one-child policy might make a conversation about family members in Mandarin Chinese seem like a breeze. Be forewarned: to a nation of only children, birth order is a very interesting topic. Be forearmed: come to China with a cheesy family photo, and listen to this podcast. You'll learn all the v...

Host: Jenny, Ken

Published: March 12, 2013

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