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Chinese Reading
Sometimes, in Mandarin Chinese, one word can have the meaning that you never imagine.
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  • Chinese reading - A troublesome Chinese word “麻烦 (máfan)”
  • Here is a saying in English that goes, “Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you.” In Chinese, this same phrase can be translated as “不要自找麻烦 (Búyào zìzhǎo máfan) Don’t seek out trouble!”
  • Chinese reading - A versatile Chinese word "方便 (fāngbiàn)"
  • “方便 (Fāngbiàn)” is a great word to know because it is very versatile and can be used in a variety of different situations.
  • Chinese reading – Losing face
  • Sometimes the meaning of Chinese words can be very difficult to grasp. How do you say "lose face?"
  • Chinese reading- Gift giving
  • Christmas is coming; have you prepared your Christmas gifts? If you are in china, you should know some special things when you give present to your Chinese friends. Ok. Listen to this dialogue.
  • Chinese reading – A Chinese ghost story
  • Are you familiar with any Chinese ghost stories? Have you heard of the famous novel 《聊斋志异》Strange Tales of a Lonely Studio?
  • Chinese reading - Thanksgiving Day
  • 感恩 means thanksgiving 节 means festival and holiday, such as 圣诞节 means Christmas, 情人节 means Valentine's day and Chinese festival 中秋节 means mid-autumn day.
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