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Basic Spoken Chinese – Lesson 3: 请 qǐng, “please”

Listen and download Lesson 3 of Basic Spoken Chinese Basic Spoken Chinese – Lesson 3: 请 qǐng, “please” Literally: “please”. Usage: Similar to English “please”. Usually goes at the beginning of a sentence. Examples: 1) 请进,请坐,请喝茶。Qǐng jìn, qǐng zuò, qǐng hē chá. Please come in. Please take a seat. Please have some tea. 2) 请您排队好吗?Qǐng […]

Basic Spoken Chinese – Lesson 2: 吃 chī, “to eat”

This basic Chinese textbook will have about 20 lessons or so, and is targetted at beginning students in Mandarin. Hope you find it useful! Listen and download Lesson 2 of Basic Spoken Chinese Basic Spoken Chinese – Lesson 2: 吃 chī, “to eat” Literally: “to eat”. Examples: 1) 你吃了吗?——还没有。——你来我家吧,一起吃饭,好吗?——好,走吧。 Nǐ chī le ma?——Hái méi yǒu.——Nǐ […]

Basic Spoken Chinese – Lesson 1: 好 hǎo, “good”

Similar to the textbooks I wrote and published here on English – Basic Spoken English and Basic Spoken English American English Edition  – I thought I would make one for Chinese as well. This basic Chinese textbook will have about 20 lessons or so, and is targetted at beginning students in Mandarin. Hope you find […]