Mandarin Monday's Episode 3: You're Fat

on 02/27/2017 - 12:24 pm

Welcome to the third episode of Mandarin Monday's Wu Fen Zhong where we provide a quick Chinese Language Tip each week in under five minutes.

This week's topic: You're fat.

If you've been in China for a while you've probably had at least one Chinese person approach you and tell you that you've gained weight or are fat. Although many English speakers would take this as an insult, it's not always meant that way. Learn what is meant by this and how you can give compliments in Chinese to others as well. 

Special thanks to Linda Lin of TLI - ShiFangLi for the content. If you'd like to learn Chinese please contact TLI using the information below, or click here for more info.


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Shekou Branch:
Contact: 0755-21618221 or
1209A, 12F, Mingwah International Convention Center, Guishan Road, Shekou, Nanshan, Shenzhen (Seaworld subway station Exit D)
Futian Branch:
Contact: 0755-82735996 or
Room 407, 4F, Building 201 West, Chengongmiao Industrial Zone,TaiRanErLu, Futian, Shenzhen (Chegongmiao Subway Station Exit D2 )



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