Mandarin Weekly #11 (30 March 2015) is available

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This week’s topics:

  • What Are 形容词? Are They “Adjectives” or “Adjectival Stative Verbs”?
  • Uses and abuses of Chinese homophones
  • Saying “no”
  • Sound more fluent
  • Post-office words
  • Traditional vs. simplified characters
  • Present progressive
  • Fixing tones
  • What are the literal translations of country names?
  • The first five minutes
  • What does “x Shi x” mean?

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