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You probably know the phrase 你是哪国人?/Nǐ shì nǎguórén/ WHICH COUNTRY ARE YOU FROM?

But you might not know all the key function of the question word 哪 /nǎ/.

That’s what the DAY 24 along with this podcast are here for.

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For more phrases and interactive features, feel free to visit >HERE<

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Source: chineseffect on Soundcloud

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有 /yǒu/ doesn’t mean just TO HAVE – we also use it to say THERE IS, THERE ARE.

You will learn more about it in this podcast.

This podcast is a part of DAY 17 of the DAY BY DAY learning program, where you will find many interactive features and example sentences that will help you to grasp this verb actively.

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Source: chineseffect on Soundcloud

方 /fāng/ SQUARE

方 /fāng/ SQUARE

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SQUARE is a practical shape – probably that’s why 方便 /fāngbiàn/ means PRACTICAL, CONVENIENT

We use a SQUARE to determine A PLACE 地方 /dìfang/

Different PLACES have different STYLES (of living): STYLE 方式 /fāngshì/

STYLE is a sum of METHODS, METHOD is 方法 /fāngfǎ/

NORTH, SOUTH, EAST, WEST – these words are also built with 方 /fāng/

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More on this theme, including many useful interactive sentences >HERE<

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了 /le/ has 2 key functions.

了 /le/ has 2 key functions.

1. Right behind the verb it indicates, that the action is finished – examples >HERE<

2. At the very end of a sentence it indicates, that the state has changed from how it was  – examples >HERE<

As you can see on the visual 上 /shàng/ is an u…

As you can see on the visual 上 /shàng/ is an universal concept of UP.

We can use it as a verb, as a place specification, as part of other nouns…

The opposite is 下 /xià/ DOWN.

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SEE MORE WORDS AND USEFUL INTERACTIVE SENTENCES >HERE<

回来 &lt;huílái&gt; TO COME BACK, TO RETURN

回来 <huílái> TO COME BACK, TO RETURN

你几点要回来?/Nǐ jǐ diǎn yào huílái?/ AT WHAT TIME WILL YOU COME BACK?

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I made this kind of visuals several years ago at the very beginning of chineseffect project.

Now the whole thing has evolved rapidly and you can use the interactive features of our web, which is becoming more and more advanced and useful every day.

CHECK OUT VERBS OF MOTION >HERE< 

Don’t forget to click on everything that is clickable 🙂

交 /jiāo/ TO EXCHANGE

交 /jiāo/ TO EXCHANGE

When we pay, we EXCHANGE MONEY for a product or a service.

When we are FRIENDS with someone, we EXCHANGE experiences and help.

In order to develop our society, we promote 文化交流 /wénhuà jiāoliú/ CULTURAL EXCHANGE.

交 /jiāo/ is also part of all kinds of sexual intercourse.

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MORE WORDS IN LOGICAL CONNECTIONS >HERE<

This visual doesn’t need any external explanat…

This visual doesn’t need any external explanation 🙂

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To compare two things in Mandarin, we use the …

To compare two things in Mandarin, we use the preposition 比 /bǐ/

When we want to specify the difference, we first compare and then add the difference – as you can see on the visual.

MORE SENTENCES with TOP QUALITY AUDIO >HERE<

(The interactive example sentences on the web are dynamic, that means that every time you come you will find different ones)

欣赏生活 /xīnshǎng shēnghuó/ ENJOY LIFE!

欣赏生活 /xīnshǎng shēnghuó/ ENJOY LIFE!

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生活 /shēnghuó/ LIFE

生日 /xīnrì/ BIRTHDAY

生产 /shēngchǎn/ TO PRODUCE

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MORE ON 生 /shēng/ >HERE<