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FC: Mandarin By Anastasia Sholes

1: "There is a least 8 different dialects" in Chinese. I studied Mandarin which is the most popular.

2: There is 5 tones.These tones help to distinguish the meanings of the words. | Tones First Tone - Second Tone / Third Tone ^ Fourth Tone\ Neutral .

3: The Alphabet Is called Pinyin and has over 40,000 characters. Only 3,000 are frequently used. There is 6 groups of initials (constants) and 6 groups of finals (vowels).

4: Books Talk Mandarin Today by Hong Xiao | Bilingual Visual Dictionary : Mandarin,Chinese, English www.dk.com

5: A website that can help you pronounce the words is " "http://usa.mdbg.net"

6: 10 Words 1. wo (whoa) I, describing yourself, or saying you are going to do an action. EXP: Wo chang shang yao jiao tan he han bao 2. ni (nee) Used mainly in peer to peer talk or elder to youth talk. EXP: Ni Hao ma 3. Hao (how) Good, Hello, ok. EXP: Hao-dah

7: 4. Jin tian (Jean*Tea*on) Today. Used to describe the day or reffering to later. EXP: Wo xie shize jintian 5. Zai jian (zye*gee*on) Goodbye, used as a dismissal, EXP: Zai Jian jiari. 6. ba (bah) the number 8. EXP: ba mei yuan 7. mei yuan (may yen) American Dollars.

8: ba mei yuan 8. Cai dan (tye-dye) a menu. EXP: cai dan zan zheli 9. wu (woo) the number 5. EXP: ta zai wu fen zhong zhun bei 10. xie xie (sheer*sheer) Thanks, used to show gratitude. EXP: xie xie. wo jiao Ana.

9: Citations Page Chinese Flag: "Http://images.google.com/images?client=safari&rls=en&g=chinese%20flag&oe=UTf-8&sa=N&hl=en&tab=wi" China Castle: "Http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&client=safari&rls=en&um=1&q=mandarin&sa=N&start=40&ndsp=20 Chinese Happiness: "http://familynewarcheaology.com/happyness.jpeg" Chinese Dancers: "Http://familynewarcheaology.com/dancers.jpeg Talk Mandarin Today My sisters Phone Visual Bilingual Dictionary My sisters phone

10: In The Videos we are going to view you will see three different chinese scenerios. | In the videos we are going to view you will see three different chinese scenerios. | In the Videos we are going to view you will see three different cinese scenerios. | In the Videos we are going to view you will see three different chinese scenerios

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  • Title: Mandarin 101
  • Three easy Conversations that I put together after reading a book on Mandarin.
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