Video Lesson: Looking for someone (Newbie, Module 5)

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  Instructor: Becky Length: 03:21
  Knowledge Point: Asking for Someone: "...zài ma" (Newbie, Module 5)
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Your wallet just got stolen and you don’t know where the police are. Could it get worse? At least you can ask someone for help and find the police using your Mandarin skills!
yaquicuevas1984 says
How would  I say: Where have you been? I haven't seen you around? I haven't seen you around recently? Thank you!
April 18, 2013 Reply
Becky_Chinese Teacher in reply to yaquicuevas1984
Hi yaquicuevas1984! Your sentences are all about looking for someone in the past. (Now you have found him/her.)
Where have you been?=你去哪儿了?(Nǐ qù nǎr le?)
 I haven't seen you around recently?=最近没有看到你?(Zuìjìn méiyǒu kàn dào nǐ?)
In this two sentences, both 了(le) and 没(méi) are used to describe the things happened in the past.
By the way, we have some lessons about "méi," you can watch them if you like. 
Crazy Grammar_I did not bring an umbrella. (Newbie)
Wen Bar_Hard to say "No?"(Newbie)
If you still have any questions, feel free to let me know. :)
April 22, 2013 Reply
Douglas says
Good lesson. Applicable to every day situations. 

Wo zai jia, zai Edmonton Alberta Canada where we still have some snow and cold weather.

Can we have a lesson relating to the weather and weather conditions?

Doug Wardell
March 22, 2012 Reply
Helen Zhang (Chinese Teacher) in reply to Douglas
Hi Douglas, I’m glad you enjoyed our lesson and that’s a good answer! 
Thanks for your advice on the weather and weather conditions. In the future we’ll make a lesson on it. If you have any more questions, please feel free to let me know.
March 27, 2012 Reply
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