Mandarin 101 – thanks

谢谢 – 谢谢你

It is only logical that in a culture with many formal treatments and social formulas, the next word to learn is thank you. Continúa leyendo Mandarin 101 – thanks

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Mandarin 101 – hello

你好

One of the first Chinese words I learned was hello (nihao – 你好).  With the ever more popular mandarin variant of the Chinese appearing in movies, many words begin to stick in our minds and 你好 is one of them.  I guess it is also proper, since as I prepare myself to live in a Chinese speaking country, hello should be the first thing to be said. Continúa leyendo Mandarin 101 – hello