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iury

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-11-21
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 Iury Paz hotmail.com 
2008-01-29 / 08:42AM

你好,I have another doubt. I want to know…. Is there any difference
between 我会说葡萄牙语和英语。and 我可以说葡萄牙语和英语。?
I’ll disturb you quite a lot Benny. I’m already addicted to learning Chinese. Thank you S…

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iury

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Iury Paz hotmail.com 
2008-01-28 / 08:01AM

你好Benny!
If I say 我要喝咖啡。and 我想喝咖啡。do they have the same meaning?
Are both translated as “I want to drink coffee”?
谢谢你!
再见!

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krazedkelly

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Kelly Marvin gmail.com 
2008-01-28 / 04:10AM

Hi there, can you please help me out? I’d like to know how to write out my name in Mandarin characters.

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iury

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-11-21
Language : None
Posts : 14
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 Iury Paz hotmail.com 
2008-01-28 / 02:05AM

你好 Benny! I was wondering how I can say “turn left” and “turn right” in chinese characters. I have already watched the Taxi language lesson, however I can’t write the chinese characters as it is i…

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knl4fr

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Kevin Sandefur juno.com 
2008-01-24 / 01:10PM

Ni Hao,

I am new at chinese and want to know what is the best way to go through the lessons? They are not numbered
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frank

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 frank hotmail.com 
2008-01-24 / 05:34PM

Hi Benny, do you eat dumplings during the Spring festival?

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DAGSTER

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2008-01-25 / 11:29PM

Hello Benny everything if going well. All my exmas are going well finger crossed i should get a first honours by the end of summer. How is everyhting with you have you gained weight;) (your new yea…

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Questions Owner
 Piotrek o2.pl 
2008-01-26 / 01:26AM

what does “zai” in “zai na li” mean???
na li means “where”? why do u sometimes use “zai”?

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 Piotrek o2.pl 
2008-01-26 / 12:50AM

ni hao Benny! I’ve just started learning chinese and would like to know move around this website. the lessons are not numbered, and I haven’t figure out where should I start. huitoujian!

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DAGSTER

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2008-01-25 / 05:09PM

Hello Benny i was wondering have you got a hotmail account i dont really have that much time to type questions all the time. Would be able to come online on messenger??

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wujianhao

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Alissia Jackson mail.com 
2008-01-24 / 07:46AM

NI hao, how do you say “Be happy”

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Questions Owner
 tamboxispa gmail.com 
2008-01-21 / 10:23AM

hi benny!!! your lessons are just incredibly helpful!!! i’m just beginning to learn chinese and i love your videos!! thank you so much!!!

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 kawaiiapple666 gmail.com 
2008-01-21 / 11:17AM

I’m american so i speak native english and japanese. i taught myself japanese before i came to japan. it was so hard. now i have decided to study chinese. and chinese is easier than both japanese a…

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Questions Owner
 bioperluc gmail.com 
2008-01-21 / 01:09PM

bioperluc
Hey Benny,

I subscribed to your shos because I, and this is a big shocker, want to learn Chinease. Before I continue I would like to say thank you very much for putting this on Hey …

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Questions Owner
 Fike2308 gmail.com 
2008-01-21 / 02:23PM

Benny, you are awesome.

I joined your website which is also awesome.

Your lessons are great.

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kelin

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-08-25
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 Kelin Aolifu yahoo.com 
2008-01-21 / 08:09PM

What determines where the tone mark is placed when writing pinyin? thanks.

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DAGSTER

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2008-01-22 / 06:53PM

Hi Benny and Frank both of you are right. Snooker is very popular in England thats where most of the tournaments are held.
Benny what sport is most common in China? Please correct me is it Football?

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lulanke

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-11-08
Language : English
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 Roland Parijs yahoo.com 
2008-01-22 / 08:49PM

你好“话”小姐

我以前读书一个有趣的故事关于MANDERIN的源。

以前在一五领领年差不多葡萄牙人去中国。
他们看到中国官员叫MANTRI。MANTRI是从印度(SANSKRIT)来的你们在亚洲用这句话描述命令人。

葡萄牙人来的时候听错了MANDAR。
葡萄牙话MANDAR 的意思是命令,
所以葡萄牙人看到了中国官员命令别人叫他们MANDARIN因为官员说的话是政府用…

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managerbenny

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-07-25
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 Benny the Manager bennysland.com 
2008-01-22 / 07:05PM

Spring festival is coming, will you guys take any vacation in China?

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DAGSTER

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-09-02
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Posts : 187
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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2008-01-22 / 06:51PM

Hi Jenny i was just wondering are you not a black belt in mandarin? Your belt is purple why is that haha your more better than that :)

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Questions Owner
 Florian1987 gmail.com 
2008-01-21 / 05:05AM

Thank you benny for you Quick Email answer and the Audio-MP3-File

So i have tryed it with my girlfriend but she has saided to me that i must work und my spelling because she hase understand it b…

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bEiiQ2

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2008-01-06
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Comments : 0
 bEa yahoo.com 
2008-01-20 / 06:08PM

what is the meaning of::
where are you from?

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DAGSTER

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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Posts : 187
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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2008-01-20 / 06:03PM

Hello Benny Ding Junhui has done very well. However Marco Fu of Hong Kong lost from Stevan Lee of the UK im from the UK :) Oh well Ding is only 20 he has still got time. Have you ever met him. He …

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frank

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-07-11
Language : None
Posts : 13
Responses : 49
Comments : 4
 frank hotmail.com 
2008-01-20 / 09:51AM

Hi Harmeet, is snooker very popular in England?

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frank

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-07-11
Language : None
Posts : 13
Responses : 49
Comments : 4
 frank hotmail.com 
2008-01-19 / 07:15PM

Hi Benny, I have a question: What does chinese pople usually do during the CNY ( Chinese New Year)?

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DAGSTER

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-09-02
Language : None
Posts : 187
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Comments : 0
 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2008-01-19 / 09:20PM

Hello Benny how are you? Do you like snooker yesterday Ding Junhui of Shanghai played against Marco Fu of Hong Kong. Did you watch the game it must have been very big game in China.

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Questions Owner
 happy3nding gmail.com 
2008-01-10 / 03:27PM

are you a teacher in shang hai?
if not, what is your occupation?? curious

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ctlady90

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2008-01-18
Language : None
Posts : 3
Responses : 3
Comments : 1
 siti hajar nabila yahoo.com 
2008-01-19 / 05:46PM

how to say i was born on 9 sept 1990?

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jaco

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-12-04
Language : None
Posts : 2
Responses : 0
Comments : 1
 jacob tse hotmail.com 
2008-01-18 / 06:29AM

hi i just want to know how is do i write my name in mandarin. wo jiao Jacob Tse Siu

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halimariff

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2008-01-18
Language : None
Posts : 1
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 Halim Ariff time.net.my 
2008-01-18 / 06:14PM

Hi Benny
I am a newbie. How to start learning
Chinese?

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