Video Lesson: Greetings (Part I) (Elementary, Module 1)

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  Instructor: Ellie Length: 02:28
  Knowledge Point: Greetings Part 1: "Hǎo jiǔ bú jiàn." (Elementary, Module 1)
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Now that you are going to see a Chinese friend you haven’t seen for a while. How do you greet him besides saying Ni hao? How do you show your genuine warmness and respond your friend’s greetings?
Peter F. says
tried to do the Vocab Exercise but its not working, the video exercise is fine!
January 13, 2016 Reply
Helen Zhang (Chinese Teacher) in reply to Peter F.
Hi Peter,

We have fixed the problem. Please check it out.
January 15, 2016 Reply
Peter F. says
Nĭ hǎo Ellie, hǎo jiǔ bú jiàn. Zuìjìn wò tái máng a! Wŏ měitiān xué Zhōngwén, kěshī hěn nán
December 13, 2015 Reply
sushant roshi says
So how one shows genuine warmth in greeting...?
August 13, 2012 Reply
Ellie_Chinese teacher in reply to sushant roshi
Hi sushant roshi,
你(nǐ)好(hǎo)!
You can use the sentences in this lesson. For example, "好久(hǎojiǔ)不(bú)见(jiàn)。" Long time no see. And you can also ask your friend "最近(zuìjìn)忙吗(mángma)?Are you busy resently?" to show your concern about him/her. 
August 13, 2012 Reply
takak says
Hi Ellie 
你最近忙吗?
我忙。一个职员on holiday.
她回来5月
再见
Takako
April 17, 2012 Reply
Ellie_Chinese teacher in reply to takak
Hi, 你好。
You said that you are on holiday now, hope you have a good vocation.
April 19, 2012 Reply
takak in reply to Ellie_Chinese teacher
Hi Ellie
I'm not on holiday yet, another girl is on holiday.
She has 4 weeks off and coming back in May.
So I'm busy because of that. anyway have a nice day.
再见
Takako 
April 19, 2012 Reply
Ellie_Chinese teacher in reply to takak
OK, thank you. 
April 24, 2012 Reply
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