Ordering breakfast in Taiwan and Asia can be an intimidating experience. The menus are crazy complicated, and you don’t speak a word of Chinese. Fear not! In this lesson you will see that it really isn’t as complicated as it first might seem.
Lesson Notes Coming Soon…
In this lesson we look at 10 exclamative particles in Mandarin Chinese, (Wiki)
These are the noises people make to show surprise, laughter, or pain etc. Examples in English would be things like;
hahaha, oi, huh, um, what! etc. Continue reading
Part 3 of our Skype chat explores the highs and lows of learning Chinese , and some advice for new learners on the best approaches to learning the language. Some people say it’s the hardest language in the world. Continue reading
How to learn Chinese. In part 1 of this series, we learn about the benefits of going to school to learn Chinese from my friends.
Survival Mandarin episode on how to:
During this chat we discussed the top 10 slang terms being used by kids in school and on the internet.
This is a bonus lesson, and I’ll continue making regular lessons for all those lower level students.
Let us know what you think. We made quite a lot of effort with this one, (especially those pesky subtitles)
This is probably 3/4 in Chinese, but i’ve written English subtitles so I think all you beginners should enjoy this lesson and practice your listening.
For you Int-learners, you can enjoy this lesson with the subtitles on or off, and see how much you understand. Download the podcast if you want to practice your listening.
For all you advanced learners, you can just listen to the podcast, or try turning off the subtitles and see how much you understand of the Taiwanese youth culture.