Mandarin Weekly #20

Mandarin Weekly #20, with links to resources for people learning Mandarin Chinese, is now available at

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  • Confusing characters
  • Character components you should learn
  • Everything is relative
  • le vs. guo
  • Chinese cooking
  • When should you use 了?
  • In what order should I learn radicals?
  • Pronouncing “er”, with and without tones
  • Someone or something
  • Street food
  • Expressing the future


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