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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.

DAGSTER

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2008-07-28 / 09:31PM

Hi Benny hope you are well. Its Pak chong not Pak Ching sorry i spelled it wrong. Its Pak chong its a city in thailand. Do you know what the area code is please?

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DAGSTER

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2008-07-28 / 04:41PM

Hi Benny do you know what the code is to ring Pak ching thailand from Uk? I cant find it any phone directory.
many thanks if you dont know its ok :)

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 rancidx3 youtube.com 
2008-07-28 / 02:16PM

Thanks a million for making youtube videos. I find it quite helpful and was wondering if you have these videos in mp3 format so I can put them onto a cd player.

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 atmanatoh youtube.com 
2008-07-28 / 11:46AM

Actually, what I really appreciate about your videos is that when you are first introducing the phrases, you pronounce each part slow enough so that someone can actually hear how its pronounced. Iv…

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 fixtheoriginal youtube.com 
2008-07-28 / 11:29AM

Does “piao lang” has the same meaning as “haokan” or is “piao lang” stronger?

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 behlat youtube.com 
2008-07-28 / 11:04AM

is it easier to learn what the words mean first then learn how to write in chinese or should i do it at the same time??? ive learned lots of words thanx to askbenny and Taiwanese dramas…..ive als…

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DAGSTER

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2008-07-28 / 01:11AM

Hi Benny how are you? i was wondering could you please tell me what is the code if i want to ring a telephone number to Pak Chong thailand from the UK?
Many thanks

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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 
2008-07-26 / 01:42AM

Hi Benny long time how are you? I have started my doctery last week and i donated my first wage packet to the earthquake that had happened in china recently:) I hope you are ok by the way i got you…

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Henry

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Henry yahoo.com 
2008-07-25 / 09:31PM

Benny, is this the right way to use yi4 wei4 (意味)

“yi4 wei4 shi4 ni3 tou1 wo3 de shu1” ?

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 tarantula1264 youtube.com 
2008-07-25 / 05:50PM

This is awesome. I speak English natively, know a bit of Spanish from school, but I’m interested in learning Chinese. The only thing is though there are so many symbols in Chinese that if you don’t…

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 thing2659 youtube.com 
2008-07-25 / 03:18PM

Nice vids pengyou.
I study mandarin, this helps me quite a lot, so far whenver I talk they understand, some also say quite a good pronunciaiton, but I’m not sure.
Does “dui bu qi” and "bu yong xi…

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 TableTenniskid88 youtube.com 
2008-07-23 / 06:25PM

benny, u ARE the coolest mandrian teacher in the world. If I ever come to China I would like to take personal lessons with you :).

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 Marta Chan o2.pl 
2008-07-23 / 11:45PM

Hi, my name is Marta, Im from Poland and I learn chinese. I think U are grat teacher, Today I just find Your web Xie Xie

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 kardios youtube.com 
2008-07-24 / 11:36AM

ni hao benny. i would to see also the characters, so i can getused to them.. i rather liked better the older lessons because of that :) i cannot study so well the “new” lesson.

ps:im also having…

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 Dante121892 youtube.com 
2008-07-23 / 06:28PM

Cool! I knew some things you said, such as thank you, you’re welcome, and of course beautiful. i’m learning chinese mandarin on a language software. I’m confused with some words and sentences, such…

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2007-11-28 / 08:00PM
Chinese Mandarin Learning : Let's Take The Subway   Learn

Abstract : Need to take a cab or subway? Depends on what time of the day it is as to what is more convenient! Learn how to say “take a cab” or “take the subway”!

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shidajat

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 sheren hidajat gmail.com 
2008-07-23 / 01:37AM

i passed the yellow belt test – but i dont see the green belt on my iland.
what am i doing wrong?

thanks
sheren

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andreus

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 andreus hotmail.com 
2008-07-22 / 10:24PM

Hi! ma namy is andreus, I just like to know how my name is in chinese, and my nationallity. I’m from venezuela

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youngloco

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 luke georgiou hotmail.com 
2008-07-21 / 01:40PM

this website should tell you all you need to know about bpmf.
http://www.pinyin.info/romanization/bopomofo/

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 Enix9 youtube.com 
2008-07-21 / 03:16PM

I think that its really cool what you are doing and really nice. Your english is really good. You see im learning Japanese and i love to know Chinese as well your vids have really helped with that,…

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Fayeeee

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Fayeeee hotmail.co.uk 
2008-07-16 / 04:37PM

How do you say all of the accessories in chinese- not all of them though- like the basics ?

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micah

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 micahw hotmail.com 
2008-07-19 / 10:20PM

Hello, What does ‘bu shuang’ means?

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youngloco

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2008-01-24
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 luke georgiou hotmail.com 
2008-07-21 / 12:02PM

No. b,p,m,f is taiwans version of pinyin. its better than pinyin because its more accurate and less confusing. they dont use english charecters. They used to use this system in china until they cha…

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jrcey

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2008-05-14
Language : English, Filipino
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 Joy Rejano gmail.com 
2008-07-19 / 03:11PM

Hi Benny, I found this from a website and just wanted to ask how did it came up into it’s translation… just a little explanation please.. ‘coz I’m a little confuse with “you mei you shen me” all …

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Experience
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Learning Level : Chinese Mandarin Level
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2007-04-30 / 12:00AM
Chinese Mandarin Learning : In The Meeting   Learn

Abstract : Being interactive in a business room is important to get the feedback and responses you need to help you business move forward. Here are some key words and phrases to ensure you keep everyone interested and interactive in those boardroom sessions!

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Henry

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2008-03-04
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 Henry yahoo.com 
2008-07-18 / 08:24PM

benny ni hao, i want to ask, can the word yuan4 (愿) be used alone without the need of other words to support it?

Another thing i would like to ask is that are there any rules/constraints to use…

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pasco

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 pasko yahoo.com 
2008-07-18 / 05:46PM

I posted a question in lesson 11 on the yellow belt level. I was inquiring about asking for help.

Did I post at the wrong location?

Or, does it take a bit longer for your busy staff to get …

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nickjs

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 nicholas student.monash.edu 
2008-07-18 / 03:06PM

benny, how do i use the words suo3 you3 and jin1 cai3?

If i wanna say ‘i want to change my class to other day’ , is it ‘wo3 yao4 huan4 wo3 de ke4 qu4 qi2 ta1 tian1’ ?

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 4k3el youtube.com 
2008-07-18 / 10:58AM

Benny that was soo hard! my head going to explode! i wish i could speak chinese it sound so nice :-( HELP
i dont know a word of chinese only lil bit because my friend taught me.

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 tarantula1264 youtube.com 
2008-07-18 / 10:56AM

This is awesome. I speak English natively, know a bit of Spanish from school, but I’m interested in learning Chinese. The only thing is though there are so many symbols in Chinese that if you don’t…

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