Learning : How to Tell the Time
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kelin

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 Kelin Aolifu yahoo.com 
2007-08-30 / 10:34AM

Excellent lesson. I wish I had learned this last year. I was very late to a lunch invitation while visiting near Beijing because I did not understand telling time well enough. xie xie

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superuser

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 Benny bennysland.com 
2007-08-30 / 03:31PM

Welcome, Kelin! Hope seeing more of you here.

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kiwidragon

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 george aerenga yahoo.com.au 
2007-10-24 / 10:52AM

benny i hear alot of people say that mandarin is one of the hardest languages to learn.your making liars out of them.maybe i’m speaking to soon.but this is easy and i’m having fun too.zai jian

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editorbenny

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 Benny bennysland.com 
2007-10-24 / 01:00PM

The reason I’m building this site with my partners is to make learning Mandarin easy an fun!

Really appreciate your encouragement and support.

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milomatus

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 Carlos E. Matus gmail.com 
2008-02-19 / 11:30PM

现在是十一点半, 我需要睡觉!!!

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sinoakosikret

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 emjei yahoo.com 
2008-03-22 / 06:01PM

Benny laoshi.. what if the time is 12:46pm.. how to say that in Chinese?

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DzenLi

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 Marta Chan o2.pl 
2008-08-04 / 06:52PM

Hi, Benny
I learnt chinese because my husband is Taiwanese, and I need teach my child that thay can speak with our half family in Taiwan…
Just sign in TW and China is different but its no big problem…
I have question when we say time… we not sure its morning or evening?

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siva

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 Siva yahoo.com 
2008-08-10 / 10:18PM

This site is simply superb Benny. My wife has been learning from this site for just about a month, and she has already started communicating confidently with locals. I just started today, and I feel like completing all the lessons in one go!!!

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iman

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 eyitayo iman hotmail.com 
2008-11-16 / 12:47AM

it is so easy !!! thanks. but i’m always worried about the tones in chinese. i have started the lessons since 3 days and i do undertand better! but i’m afraid to talk because of the tones… i don’t want to say another word instead of the one i meant …

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Double07Lou

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 Luis A. Nunez yahoo.com 
2008-12-03 / 07:54AM

Just do it and stop being afraid, eyitayo iman. In my expereince it has always been 100% positive even if I dont pronounce a word correctly. The Chinese are very helpful and will correct any mistake you may had made in a nice way…

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inglis

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 David Inglis gmail.com 
2009-03-25 / 01:56AM

Luis is right, you have nothing to worry about. I’ve heard mistakes and I’ve made mistakes but embarassment passes quickly. You’ll never learn unless you practice it with locals.

Saying that, I have heard some funny stories. 1 guy told a coworker that he forgot his foreskin (instead of wallet) and another guy asked for a french kiss while just trying to get someone’s attention. haha!

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Alee

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 Mukhiddin yahoo.com 
2009-04-22 / 05:50PM

大家好。我是从乌兹别克斯坦来的中国。我学了汉语七个多约了。我今天发现了Benny的网地址。非常喜欢。谢谢Benny!现在下午五点四十九。

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monmon

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 monmon yahoo.com 
2009-08-26 / 08:47PM

great lesson now i know to say time in chinese xiexie ziajian

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comwyz

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 comwyz hotmail.com 
2010-08-24 / 01:35PM
To : emjei

Hello emjei

12:46pm = 下午12点46分, “xià wǔ shí èr diǎn sì shí liù fēn”

Just a note it is lǎoshī Benny. In Chinese it is always title first then name.

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comwyz

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 comwyz hotmail.com 
2010-08-24 / 01:41PM
To : comwyz

Sorry this is wrong “Just a note it is lǎoshī Benny. In Chinese it is always title first then name.” Could it please be deleted?

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word20

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 Giorgio gmail.com 
2013-05-21 / 02:10PM

现在八点一刻。

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