Mandarin Weekly #6: February 23rd, 2015

Issue #6 of Mandarin Weekly is out.  You can read it here.

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This week’s topics:

  • Year of the …
  • Beginner’s guide to the Spring Festival
  • More Spring Festival vocabulary and traditions
  • Resources for improving your Mandarin pronunciation
  • All about the 目 (mù) character and radical:
  • Blessings in disguise
  • Five Chinese sentence structures
  • Animals in Chinese
  • A new song: JJ Lin’s “If only” (可惜没如果)
  • Are Chinese characters really based on pictures?
  • Difference between 别人 and 人家

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