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Have you ever come across "Difference between ...... and ...... in Mandarin Chinese." "How to say ...... in Mandarin Chinese" "What does ...... mean in Chinese?" Whether it's asking a question or answering the other, this is the place to share your Mandarin Chinese knowledge together.

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 Florian1987 gmail.com 
2008-01-17 / 12:51AM

Hi Benny
I have one Important question:

Can you translate me “I love you” to chinese because next time when i see my girlfriend i want to say it to her in chinese(she already now that i love he…

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frank

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 frank hotmail.com 
2008-01-16 / 07:16PM

Thank you for putting tones on it, very quick response

askbenny is the best!

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nihaody

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 Calvin (佳文) gmail.com 
2008-01-14 / 05:20AM

你们好!

除了春节以外,你最喜欢中国传统节日是什么?
比如说,元宵,端午,等。

Hey everybody. I just installed the language bar so that I can type in Chinese. :)

What is your favorite traditional chinese holiday (besides sprin…

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frendz2frendz

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 pauline lau 2die4.com 
2008-01-15 / 11:05AM

i really don’t know when to use shuo or gao su. can you please tell me when is it right to use shuo and when is it right to use gao su. xie xie

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Questions Owner
 Ruthi gmail.com 
2008-01-14 / 09:50PM

Hey Benny how do I say where is the toilet? xie xie

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Pooshybooshy

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 Pooshybooshy hotmail.com 
2008-01-13 / 05:23PM

Ni hao, Benny. I have a question regarding what you said to Calvin… I really don’t know most of what Calvin said, but the last thing he said in Chinese was “wo yao qu nar”, then you said "ming ni…

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nihaody

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 Calvin Olive gmail.com 
2008-01-12 / 08:24AM

Benny -

I also sent an e-mail about this, but I am annoying so I will ask it here too. Do you plan on putting chinese characters on the tests too? Pinyin only is going to drive me CRAZY.

:)…

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frank

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 frank hotmail.com 
2008-01-13 / 08:04AM

Benny, what’s your resolution of this Spring festival?

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2007-11-28 / 07:01PM
Chinese Mandarin Learning : Conjunction Phrase - Part 4   Learn

Abstract : Do not let a conjunction get in the way of your dream of speaking Mandarin! Learn, Use and Conquer!

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2007-11-28 / 07:02PM
Chinese Mandarin Learning : Basic Sentence Pattern With "bei"   Learn

Abstract : Sentence structures are an important aspect to learn in any language, so here's an experience that guides you through a structure and the usage of a single word.

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frank

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 frank hotmail.com 
2008-01-12 / 09:19PM

Just a quick to everyone, long time no see. Happy new year, I just had a long vacation for Christmas and New year

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Questions Owner
 sid930074 gmail.com 
2008-01-10 / 03:43PM

Hello! Your English is perfect!! I am from America, and my friend is from 四川! I would really like to speak her dialect too, so could you make a video about 四川话? I’ve been learning Mandarin for some…

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petecottrell

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 Peter Cottrell blueyonder.co.uk 
2008-01-11 / 06:28PM

Ni hao. My son is getting married to a Chinese girl in Liaoning province this month and I will have to give a speech. The speech will be translated into Chinese (or maybe Benxihua !) but I would li…

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Questions Owner
 pigletruth gmail.com 
2008-01-11 / 06:19PM

Hey Benny
You answered me before, but I forgot! How do I say
I am from Israel??
xie xie!
Wo jiao Ruth

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Questions Owner
 jac007que gmail.com 
2008-01-10 / 03:45PM

BENNY…wo shi nide xuesheng…wo you jige wenti!!!

Is this Mandarin correct…?

English: How long have you been here?

Mandarin: Ni zhu zai zheli zhu le duo jiu?

BENNY…wo shi ni…

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Questions Owner
 aeffectt gmail.com 
2008-01-10 / 02:55PM

Are you going to be in Beijing in the summer, you seem like you’d be a fun person to be around. I am just an american student who likes china

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Questions Owner
 strawberiie gmail.com 
2008-01-10 / 11:08AM

Hello,
I am a high schooler taking the first year of Mandarin. I have a question. In my book, zhe(4th tone) can also be zhei(4th tone). Is there a difference, or does it matter wh Hello,
I am a h…

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Questions Owner
 Moonflower4Christ gmail.com 
2008-01-09 / 06:04PM

xie xie!!!!! :D
Benny you are fantastic!!!!!!! :D
Thank you for the videos you have put on youtube…
I have a chinese friend and he is teaching me chinese – these are really helpful!!!
I am st…

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Questions Owner
 onarej yahoo.com 
2008-01-09 / 08:30PM

Hi, benny! how are you? Thanks for all your videos in youtube, it really help me a lot. I hope you post alot of interesting topic soon. I have only one question, when do we use “yi xia” in chinese …

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Questions Owner
 Akewanzi gmail.com 
2008-01-09 / 06:49PM

When asking for coffee, I thought you’d reply “yes” or “no”, how do you say “yes” or “no” in chinese? I like that you have slowed down some When asking for coffee, I thought you’d reply “yes” or "n…

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Questions Owner
 Pooshybooshy hotmail.com 
2008-01-09 / 05:08PM

Ah, I see! So it means Longzhong. I guess I should of guessed that from the name. :)

I have read Romance of the Three Kingdoms – it’s a great book, as are all the Four Great Classic Novels of Ch…

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Questions Owner
 Pooshybooshy hotmail.co.uk 
2008-01-08 / 10:42PM

Ni hao again, Benny. My mistake; I didn’t mean name, but Title. It’s the title of a work by the strategist Zhuge Liang, in which he advises Liu Bei not to attack Cao Cao while he is strong, but to …

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DAGSTER

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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2008-01-08 / 11:20PM

Hello Benny and Gabriel. Benny i think you are fine you dont need to agin any weight you are perfect. Gabriel dont worry about gaining weight dont eat a lot of junk food hehe eat healthy. well my n…

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DAGSTER

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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2008-01-08 / 05:59PM

Hi Benny, Jenny, miss word,tones,pinyin and the rest of the team i just want to say. My computer had broken down so i wasnt really able to check my posts. Anyway i want to say happy new year even …

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Questions Owner
 Pooshybooshy hotmail.co.uk 
2008-01-08 / 07:33PM

Ni hao, Benny. I’m not really sure if this question belongs here, in the scrapbook. I’ve searched a lot of places, but just can’t seem to find it… my question is:
Could you translate the name Lo…

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DAGSTER

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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2008-01-08 / 07:20PM

Hi Jenny everything is going well. Have you got any new year resoltuitons. My resoltuion for this year is to lear as much mandarin as possibly as i can and get a 1st class honours degree atthe end …

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DAGSTER

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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2008-01-08 / 07:20PM

Hi Jenny everything is going well. Have you got any new year resoltuitons. My resoltuion for this year is to lear as much mandarin as possibly as i can and get a 1st class honours degree atthe end …

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Questions Owner
 Florian1987 gmail.com 
2008-01-08 / 05:19AM

I am sorry for my last post but there i was in mania phase so I´m an Mania/Depressed Person
but now i have new drugs so it gets better
but i am still planing on this event

What is Mania/depres…

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Questions Owner
 Márcio hotmail.com 
2008-01-08 / 02:50AM

Hi Benny… I need to ask you something… Can you give me a link to learn Chinese?? =) xie xie

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Ojuls

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 Julie Ong gmail.com 
2008-01-07 / 08:21PM

Hello,
This is a wonderfull site!
Can i have an explaination on the expression : 你好拽.
My boyfriend wrote that to me. He says its bad but that its a joke. But does’nt want to explain more, say…

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