Monthly Archives: August 2009

Chinese language practice 2009-08-30

    1.    How was yesterday’s Beijing opera? Zuótiān de jīngjù zěnmeyàng? 昨天的京剧怎么样?   2.    Shall we go swimming? Wǒmen qù yóuyǒng, hǎo ma? 我们去游泳好吗?   3.    That’s great! When are we going? Tài hǎo le! Shénme shíhou qù 太好了!什么时候去? … Continue reading

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Pet Names

    I name all my pets "Fred". Easier to remember, no mistaken names.

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Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it.

  Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious … Continue reading

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Chinese practice 2009-08-25

That woman has a good son. 那个女子有个好儿子。 Nà gè nǚ zǐ yǒu gè hǎo ér zǐ    That strong man working in the fields. 那个强壮的男子在田里干活。 Nà gè qiáng  zhuàng de nán zǐ zài tián lǐ           gàn huó.   The sun … Continue reading

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Chinese practice 2009-08-22

  Chinese practice 2009-08-22Thank you, Yijin Chang, for your corrections.   1.Use of the word “Bā”  = 八 =   eight什么时候去?我八点钟去   2.     Use of the word “dāo” = 刀 =   knifeThe young man throws the knife.zhè nián qīng rén bǎ … Continue reading

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Holding onto anger

  Holding onto anger is like grasping onto a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else. You are the one who gets burned. Gautama Buddha

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My assignment today is to use the word “火” in a sentence. Is this correct?

  My assignment today is to use the word “火” in a sentence.  Is this correct?   我要买一个火锅.   Wǒ yào mǎi yī gè huǒ guō.

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