Presentation on theme: "Modern Mandarin became the Booth Sponsor for AmCham Shanghai ’ s 2005 Independence Day Celebration! Modern Mandarin became the Booth Sponsor for AmCham."— Presentation transcript:
Modern Mandarin became the Booth Sponsor for AmCham Shanghai ’ s 2005 Independence Day Celebration! Modern Mandarin became the Booth Sponsor for AmCham Shanghai ’ s 2005 Independence Day Celebration! People won the lovely gifts from us, Chinese fans with name painting, Chinese paper cutting, and Chinese folk arts. People won the lovely gifts from us, Chinese fans with name painting, Chinese paper cutting, and Chinese folk arts. Everyone had fun with us! Everyone had fun with us!
Modern Mandarin Newsletter "Making Learning Mandarin Fun" No 9 July 2005 Reading Comprehension For Beginner One Level M ǎ i zh ō ng shì ji ā jù A: Zhè shì l ǎ o ji ā jù hái shì x ī n zu ò de? B: Zhè shì x ī n zu ò de, dàn shì y ò ng de shì l ǎ o mù tou. A: W ǒ h ě n x ǐ hu ā n zhè jiàn ji ā jù de yàng zi, dàn shì k ě bù k ě y ǐ huàn ge yán sè? B: Méi wèn tí. N ǐ x ǐ hu ā n shén me yán sè? K ě y ǐ zài zhè l ǐ xu ǎ n. A: K ě y ǐ zu ò chéng b ě n sè ma? W ǒ x ǐ hu ā n yà gu ā ng. (Have question? Your teacher will help you!)
买中式家具 买中式家具 A ： 这是老家具还是新做的？ B ： 这是新做的， 但是用的是老木头。 A ：我很喜欢这件家具的样子，但是可不可以 换个颜色？ 换个颜色？ B ：没问题。你喜欢什么颜色？可以在这里选。 A ： 可以做成本色吗？我喜欢亚光。 Buy Chinese-style furniture Buy Chinese-style furniture A: Is this piece of furniture old or newly made? B: It’s new but using old wood A: I like its style but can you change the color? B: No problem. Which color do you like? You may choose from here. A: Can you make it into natural color? I like mat (finish). Reading Comprehension For Intermediate One Level
Game: What does the underlined word mean? Please choose the right answer. A: N ǐ jué de zhè cì ào S ī K ǎ n ǎ bù diàn y ǐ ng huì yíng? B: W ǒ b ǐ jiào kàn h ǎ o. A: 你觉得这次奥斯卡哪部电影会赢？ B: 我比较看好《百万宝贝》。 A.Good to watch B.finish watching C.Want to watch D.think… is better Email your answer to firstname.lastname@example.org to win 2 hours FREE Mandarin course. email@example.com
臭 chòu stink The nose ‘ 自 ’ of a dog ‘ 犬 ’ is especially sensitive to a smell. This character originally means “ smell” and later got the meaning of “stink”. 臭虫 chòu chóng bed bug 狐臭 hú chòu armpit odor 口臭 kǒu chòu bad breath 臭鸡蛋 chòu jī dàn rotten egg e.g. 谁的脚这么臭？ Shuí de jiǎo zhè me chòu? Whose feet are so smelly? 他的狐臭太厉害了. Tā de hú chòu tài lì hài le. He has a terrible armpit odor!
Welcome to our new students This month, we’re very pleased to welcome, Stefan Irrgang, Stefan Gross, Heike Gross, Bento Delgado Kardos, Oliver Maynard, Michel Coniglio, Alcides de Mendonca Lima, Koeb, Marcus Roth, Moritz Strothmann, Laura Langhammer, Romuald Marc, Andreas Hoch, Alia Othman, Jackson Lo & Wing, Paul Ng … to be a part of Modern Mandarin family. Hope they will enjoy their learning experience with us. Congratulations This month, we’re pleased to have Joao Neto, Nancy Conyers, Sari Hakiniemela, Christian Wentrup, Anne Dolan finished Beginner One, Oliver and Christina finished Beginner Two, Liam Condon finished their Pre-advanced level learning in Modern Mandarin, hope their Chinese will become better and better. That’s all for now Season’s Greetings and all the best from Aileen and all the team at Modern Mandarin! FREE trial lesson available by phone booking. Our teachers have successful track records with the Consulate Generals and Fortune 500 Executives in Shanghai. Tel: (8621) 6888-8281 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org