Video Lesson: I don’t know. (Newbie, Module 1)

Lesson Information
  Instructor: Becky Length: 01:43
  Knowledge Point: "bù"-Negative Adverb (Newbie, Module 1)
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dragon009 says
I don`t know here i go to eat!  i have a little problem to say i go to eat. the qu and chi is almost same word. 
February 25, 2013 Reply
Ellie_Chinese teacher in reply to dragon009
Good pronounciation, dragon009! I don't know where I go to eat. You should say "wǒ bù zhīdào qù nǎr chīfàn." When you pronounce "qù," try to pout your lips, and when you pronounce "chī," try to make your upper teeth touch your lower teeth, and the tongue tip and blade are curled upwards and touch the upper teeth ridge. You can also view the lesson about zhi,chi,shi to make it more clearly.
February 26, 2013 Reply
dragon009 in reply to Ellie_Chinese teacher
I hope now is better!
February 26, 2013 Reply
Ellie_Chinese teacher in reply to dragon009
Fēicháng hǎo! Very good, dragon009! Your pronunciation is very clear and you really did a good job on tones. Keep up the good work! 
February 26, 2013 Reply
dragon009 in reply to Ellie_Chinese teacher
Xie Xie Ni. Thank you. 
February 26, 2013 Reply
Ellie_Chinese teacher in reply to dragon009
It's my pleasure!
February 27, 2013 Reply
Douglas says
Is it correct to translate;

Wo bu chi, wo xiang shou(4)

as 

I don't want to eat, I want to lose weight.

Doug W
April 26, 2012 Reply
Helen Zhang (Chinese Teacher) in reply to Douglas
You could say:"我不吃,我想减肥。(Wǒ bù chī, wǒ xiǎng jiǎn féi.)"
减肥(jiǎn féi) means to lose weight
April 28, 2012 Reply
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