Mandarin Weekly #35: Digest and resources for students of Mandarin Chinese

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This week’s topics:

  • The “earth” radical, 土 (tǔ)
  • Pronunciation
  • Zzzzzzzz
  • Compound words
  • Tomato power!
  • What is your favorite Chinese city?
  • Post office vocabulary
  • Body parts
  • Mooncakes are on their way
  • Tone introduction
  • The 王 (wáng), king, radical
  • There’s always a first time
  • You’re amazing!
  • You’ve got a friend
  • Difference between 得 and 地
  • 对 vs. 是
  • Experiences

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