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Brrr! Say ‘It’s Snowing!’ in Mandarin Chinese (with audio pronunciation clip)

As my children play outside in the deep, post-blizzard snow, I decided to post how to say “it’s snowing” in Mandarin Chinese; click here for pronunciation. 下雪 xìa xǔe (xia is ‘sha’ sound with a soft ‘a’ and sharp, descending tone; … Continue reading

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Bridging the gap between English and Mandarin Chinese

One thing I have learned is that learning a language like Chinese is NOTHING like learning a language like English or any other romance language. I studied French since seventh grade, then decided to study Mandarin my freshman year in … Continue reading

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Nǐ Hǎo!

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