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suverman

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-08-06
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 Suvodip Mitra gmail.com 
2007-10-12 / 01:11AM

Ni Hao! Benny, could you tell me names of B-Schools in China and also I would want to know how to go about if i want to do MBA from China. xie xie ni. :)

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suverman

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Suvodip Mitra gmail.com 
2007-10-12 / 01:13AM

hey miss pinyin! how come u r my angel!

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thodge

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-10-07
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 Tony Hodge on2design.com.au 
2007-10-12 / 06:50AM

Ni hao Benny,
Do you have available .mp3s of each lesson? I spend a lot of my time traveling to work on buses and trains and would like to be able to listen to the lesson while I am reading your p…

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 Rajan Khatri hotmail.com 
2007-10-11 / 11:34PM

Sometimes i heard nim bo do da dianhua yiting ji when i call to my friends mobile…….i really wanna know the meaning of that sentence..i hope u will reply my answer….

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 Rajan Khatri hotmail.com 
2007-10-11 / 11:31PM

hey benny….when our friends mobile phone is busy , out of service,network problem ,when we are on the bus,subway,train we always heard some messages in chinese but we don’t understand..could u p…

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DAGSTER

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2007-10-10 / 05:27PM

kevin just downlaod the firefox from google it takes 10 mins and then you can understand the mandarin in pinyin. does that help?

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DAGSTER

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2007-10-10 / 05:29PM

Benny what does wo yao ka fei mean could you please explain to me. Thank you so much

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thodge

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Tony Hodge on2design.com.au 
2007-10-10 / 02:02PM

Ni hao Benny,
In the lesson on verbs when asking for Ka Fei, in English it sounds like more of a demand. Is this how it sounds in Mandarin also?
Is there a more polite way of saying Wo yao ka fei…

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DAGSTER

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2007-10-10 / 12:48AM

Hi jenny thanks for giving me the translations. Oh you dont have to right the numbers now i have got the software to get the pinyin thank you:)

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DAGSTER

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2007-10-09 / 10:30PM

Hi miss word could ypu please tell me how would i say the following.
Keyboard, mouse, screen, tv, games, toys, cables, mobile phone, phone, buttons, carpet, laminate floor (wooden flooring) Thats …

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chinachinaman

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Kevin yahoo.com 
2007-10-09 / 11:52PM

what if I just want to say “No” to someone? I’ve heard people simply say “mei you”

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 piperchandesu youtube.com 
2007-10-07 / 03:12PM

NI Hao Benny:)!!
Wo hen kai xin!! I got my results from my auditions and I am assistant concertmaster! Just one sit away from being The Concertmaster. I couldn’t believe it, but my conductor gave …

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DAGSTER

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2007-10-10 / 12:49AM

Jenny i thought you would forget about giving me numbers in pinyin. Thanks a lot the doctor gave me the site i cant remember is name thanks to him aswell:)

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chinachinaman

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-07-25
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 Kevin yahoo.com 
2007-10-09 / 02:40AM

da jia zao shang hao!…i’m not completely sure when to use “er” or “liang”….i know when saying 2 people i say “liang wei”, and twice is “liang ci” right?…how about ordering food at a restauran…

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snyral

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-10-09
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 Mike Snyder itgintl.com 
2007-10-09 / 04:20AM

My son (we just adopted from China!) eats too fast. How might I ask him to Eat — or .. Eat Slowly?

Mike

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kiwidragon

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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Language : English
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 george aerenga yahoo.com.au 
2007-10-09 / 02:02PM

hey guys,i’ve gone to learning like you suggested.where do i start.where are the materials.i must be going blind.there’s a little chinese man inside me,trying to get out,but i can’t understand a go…

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kiwidragon

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-10-09
Language : English
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 george aerenga yahoo.com.au 
2007-10-09 / 12:03PM

miss word,hi,how ar just re you?i have just registered.what happens now.how do i start learning to speak mandarine?

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2007-07-23 / 03:29PM
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Abstract : When being told to “Wait a moment”, be one step ahead of the game and surprise the waitresses or staff by learning how to say “How much longer?“

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ashleyj722

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-10-03
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Posts : 6
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 Jon Ashley yahoo.co.uk 
2007-10-09 / 12:26AM

If I ask “Henry and Betty ye-shi ni de pengyou ma”, what does ye mean?
I know “ni de pengyou”, means your friends.

When I say “tamen dou-shi xinjiapo-ren” What does dou mean. Does it mean …

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 pooshybooshy youtube.com 
2007-10-08 / 01:56PM

Xie xie ni, Benny. Ni shi hen you bang zhu – did I say that right? :d I was meant to say you are very helpful. I’ve found a Chinese-English dictionary online but you are my main source for learning…

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thodge

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-10-07
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 Tony Hodge varianinc.com 
2007-10-08 / 10:31AM

Hi Benny,
Thanks for an excellent site. I have searched far and wide and your’s is the best. Do you have lessons beyond white belt ready?
Thanks,
Tony

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DAGSTER

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-09-02
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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2007-10-08 / 02:52AM

Hi miss word how was your holiday? I was wondering could give me the kitchen utensils please. For example Spoon, cups, plate, mug, fork, knife , chopping board. I dont really know much if you could…

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 pooshybooshy youtube.com 
2007-10-07 / 03:13PM

Ni hao Benny, I just want to say xie xie for the videos, they really are a great help. I don’t know if you remember me commenting on one of your videos, but since then I’ve decided to learn the wor…

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NickWaters

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-07-12
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 NickWaters gmail.com 
2007-10-07 / 12:16PM

Ester! What a cute pic! Awesome! ;o)

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drobcek24

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-10-07
Language : None
Posts : 1
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 Ester Malá centrum.sk 
2007-10-07 / 03:16AM

How do you say: I am from Slovakia.
And: How do you from?

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DAGSTER

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2007-10-06 / 08:05PM

Hi Oh Benny what do you believe in? my parents are sikhs but i dont really follow the tradiotion im not happy with certain rules i only believe in god thats all what about you?

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DAGSTER

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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Language : None
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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2007-10-05 / 11:38PM

Benny what religion are you. Do you beleive in god i mean are you a buddhist?

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DAGSTER

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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Language : None
Posts : 187
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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2007-10-05 / 11:37PM

Hi jenny yeh that is good that you are doing law. I mean nowadays there is no justice in the world. If i need a lawyer dont charge me, fight my case for free hehe.

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DAGSTER

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-09-02
Language : None
Posts : 187
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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2007-10-06 / 01:15AM

Nihao Jenny how long is an average bachelors degree for over in shanghai. Like for example to graduate as a lawyer over in the UK. You would need to go to law school for 4 years then 3 years addtio…

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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2007-10-05 / 07:48PM

Jenny what do you want to become a soilictor, lawyer, or barrister?

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