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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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 Janet Evans gmail.com 
2008-08-04 / 03:22PM

Will benny go to the olympics?

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 Jersangg youtube.com 
2008-08-04 / 10:06AM

Hello Benny. I’ve watched many of your videos, they are great. It is really easy to learn from you.
Just recently, a Chinese guy helped me out at work and I want to thank him for his help and to s…

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syedfast

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 ALI HUSSNAIN gmail.com 
2008-08-04 / 03:59AM

hi benny ,while giving answers i experienced word BATH ROOM , THINK ITS PINYIN IS “WEI SHENG JIANBUT ITS FALSE WHY?

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nickjs

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 nicholas student.monash.edu 
2008-08-04 / 12:36AM

benny, is there other way to say ‘last time’ besides shang4 ci4?

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ledonum

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 Leslie Estreller lycos.com 
2008-08-03 / 07:26PM

Laoshi, I also have trouble pronouncing words beginning with the following: z, zh, j, q, c. Hope you will also have a video on how to pronounce them.

By the way, I am enjoying learning my les…

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herminator

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 hermann doebner hotmail.de 
2008-08-03 / 12:33AM

hi benny,
nice to be here :-)
As i told i am interested about chinese metaphysics. So are there any special mandarin and perhaps kantonese lessons for me to learn??

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daianynhadecampos

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 Daiane de Campos hotmail.com 
2008-08-03 / 01:32PM

Você possui uma página em português? eu falo apenas português…

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 jaime yahoo.com 
2008-07-28 / 07:07AM

Benny, “对” 和 “为” 用的怎么样? 多谢!

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Ducky2

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 Chris swbell.net 
2008-08-01 / 10:57PM

Ni Hao Benny!!! I was wondering, how and why are there two different words that mean the same thing instead of just one word? Xie Xie Ni!!!

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 shy yahoo.com 
2008-08-01 / 07:38PM

hehe.. i googled it and found out that it means"I think you are extremely beautiful"..

hehe.. i googled it and found out that it means"I think you are extremely beautiful"..tnx for ur help…

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 shy yahoo.com 
2008-08-01 / 07:25PM

good day to you… what do you mean by “Wo jue de ni fei chang piao liang”?

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 white1soul youtube.com 
2008-07-31 / 05:44PM

Ni hao Benny,
I’m a person who are very interested in learning chinese language. I’m from middle east. my mother language is Arabic. I tried actually to learn chinese. Not only just speaking. I wa…

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maornelas

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 Antonieta Ornelas hotmail.com 
2008-07-20 / 01:08PM

ni hao miss. word… I’m just starting, how can I add learning to my stats?

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 Wongy20861 youtube.com 
2008-08-01 / 10:27AM

Your lessons seem really good being chinese myself, brought up in England i never studyed the chinese language because of school. i want to learn it to speak to my other family members.

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Henry

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 Henry yahoo.com 
2008-07-04 / 09:31PM

thx benny for your reply, i have 2 questions i would like to ask:

1) from one of the sheng4 yu2 examples that you gave in my previous post, can i say something like "wo3 men de qian2 sheng4 yu2 …

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Tiasmokey

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 Shiya Burkes yahoo.com 
2008-08-01 / 01:41AM

Thanks benny for helping me to say the mandarin word “half”. I thought it was “Bam” but I just wasn’t sure!

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45024

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 Kalvin Chan gmail.com 
2008-07-31 / 07:30AM

Benny, 我有一个问题。“但是” 和 “可是” 有什么不同? 我问完我好了,但是(可是)他们不清楚。你可以帮我吗? 谢谢你!

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smohdasif

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 Mohammad Asif hotmail.com 
2008-07-31 / 06:21PM

Hi Benny,
Today i join www.askbennychinese.com and found the way to learn mandarin is very easy and intresting,I hope i could speak mandarin one day.Thank you very much for your effort. Best regards

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Emmy942

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 ????????? OPTonline.com 
2008-07-31 / 12:05AM

Where do u go to the videos to learn

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 Mikazo654 youtube.com 
2008-07-30 / 01:14PM

Hi Benny!

So what is the most common way to say “car” in China? Do you say “qi che” or just “che?” Or is there another more common way?

I have heard “taxi” as “chu zu che” and “chu zu qi che”…

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 Mikazo654 youtube.com 
2008-07-30 / 01:13PM

So does “shi na yi ge” mean “which one?” For example is “Zui hao de dian nao shi na yi ge” correct?

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 lilbiza youtube.com 
2008-07-30 / 11:17AM

There s this chinese guy in my neighbourhood I just want to be frinds with him and I say hi to him everytime. But he doesn’t know any English he thinks I want to have sex with him and creeps me out…

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 Eunice gmail.com 
2008-03-25 / 08:22PM

i need to know about recivingbay/warehouse close on every sunday and public holiday,
how to say or write in chinese words?
Because want to make a notice.
i already have a words, but need the …

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 paareth youtube.com 
2008-07-30 / 11:34AM

Moreover I was wondering if you had any video’s relating to saying no and yes in Chinese, very basic I know but a common question. I was told from a website, saying no is done by just adding the ’b…

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 paareth youtube.com 
2008-07-30 / 11:33AM

Hey Benny, as always thank you for the videos. Its amazing how some of your teachings stick in the mind with just one or two viewings.

Can I ask, does adding ‘bu’ to this phrase work as a negati…

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 buxom90 youtube.com 
2008-07-28 / 10:49AM

I’m going to Macau this August (studying for 5 months)… what advise can you give me when interacting with the people in Macau?

What should I use? Cantonese or Mandarin?

(Could you help me a…

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DAGSTER

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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2008-07-29 / 04:09PM

Hi Jenny and Benny. I did try to search on google for the area code but i couldnt seem to find it. Oh well. Anyway how are you Benny? When would i be able to see the next improvements of the site? …

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 a2b4c6d8 youtube.com 
2008-07-29 / 01:02PM

Thanks for the video Benny. Much appreciated. By the way, which would you recommend: Traditional or Simplified Characters and why? And do you know of two famous Chinese people by the names of Ziyi …

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 PrincessShiya youtube.com 
2008-07-29 / 10:50AM

I Know its simple, but I’m having some trouble with the pronunciation of the chinese word “Ban”. Could you please tell me a easy way to say that word.

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lulanke

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 Roland Parijs yahoo.com 
2008-07-28 / 09:08PM

你好“话“小姐

我写给你小小的的故事。希望你看得明白。

有一天一个人走路在森林里面。他碰到了一道山沟(深谷)。
这道山沟(深谷)只有一座桥梁。旁边有一张通知标志说:
“这座条桥梁只载一个人”他认真的看看有没有别人,
看右边、看左边、看后边、看前边 。他 没有看到一个人。
所以他过去桥梁。他在桥梁中时候,桥梁崩溃也他掉了在深谷理。
收复知觉以后他想”笨蛋的我!当然我掉了,…

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