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I cannot get the flash cards to work on my windows 10 computer, nor can I get them on my iPad. I used to be able to, but not now. Is there an issue with the flash cards that I should know about? On the windows 10, I get to the main flash cards screen for Mandarin, but it wont let me click anything. I miss the flash cards. Thanks

I cannot get the flash cards to work on my windows 10 computer, nor can I get them on my iPad. I used to be able to, but not now. Is there an issue with the flash cards that I should know about?
On the windows 10, I get to the main flash cards screen for Mandarin, but it wont let me click anything.
I miss the flash cards. Thanks

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In the practice for lesson 8 of Mandarin 1+2 I see this sentence: Tā de péngyou hěn hǎo? and the translation says: Is his friend great? I’m confused why ma wasn’t used in the Mandarin sentence. The only indication that it was a question was the question mark. If there is something I’m missing can someone explain to me? I know that ma doesn’t always need to be used, but here I don’t see why it wouldn’t be used. Thank you!

In the practice for lesson 8 of Mandarin 1+2 I see this sentence: Tā de péngyou hěn hǎo? and the translation says: Is his friend great? I’m confused why ma wasn’t used in the Mandarin sentence. The only indication that it was a question was the question mark. If there is something I’m missing can someone explain to me? I know that ma doesn’t always need to be used, but here I don’t see why it wouldn’t be used. Thank you!

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Experiences with Mandarin

So I completed Fluenz mandarin Levels 1+2 and 3...........and it was an incredibly addicting journey, because of the sheer ease of which I was able to fly through each session, largely because of just how sophisticated the course is. And then, because I missed it so much I did it all over again. Yes, I did Fluenz Mandarin Levels 1+2 and 3 TWICE. Which begs the logical question: Will there ever be Fluenz Mandarin Levels 4 and 5? The sheer rocket-like speed at which Fluenz Mandarin brings us from zero to Intermediate Level fluency is stunning to say the least and almost DEMANDS the need for two more levels. Their other languages ALL have it. Anyone else out here feels the same?

So I completed Fluenz mandarin Levels 1+2 and 3...........and it was an incredibly addicting journey, because of the sheer ease of which I was able to fly through each session, largely because of just how sophisticated the course is. And then, because I missed it so much I did it all over again. Yes, I did Fluenz Mandarin Levels 1+2 and 3 TWICE. Which begs the logical question: Will there ever be Fluenz Mandarin Levels 4 and 5? The sheer rocket-like speed at which Fluenz Mandarin brings us from zero to Intermediate Level fluency is stunning to say the least and almost DEMANDS the need for two more levels. Their other languages ALL have it. Anyone else out here feels the same?

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Putting the final touches on the wifi iPad access Fluenz Flashcards--fully optimized for iPad and iPad 2. We'll be posting here as soon as the beta release is ready.

Putting the final touches on the wifi iPad access Fluenz Flashcards--fully optimized for iPad and iPad 2. We'll be posting here as soon as the beta release is ready.

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Travel + Culture

Does anyone have any good Mandarin bands I could listen to? Preferably rock or metal?

Does anyone have any good Mandarin bands I could listen to? Preferably rock or metal?

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I just wanted to post a comment about my recent trip to China. Although in Beijing finding someone who speaks English is not a chore, I spent over two weeks in western China where most of the people I encountered only spoke Mandarin. Although I was by most no means fluent, I was able to have rudimentary conversations, ask for a price (and even bargain!), and order food. Fortunately I had a Mandarin-speaking assistant with me so she did most of the talking, but I was able to get the gist of the conversation in many cases. With more practice and exposure I can be even better, but I just wanted to say how much I appreciated this software. Thanks!

I just wanted to post a comment about my recent trip to China. Although in Beijing finding someone who speaks English is not a chore, I spent over two weeks in western China where most of the people I encountered only spoke Mandarin. Although I was by most no means fluent, I was able to have rudimentary conversations, ask for a price (and even bargain!), and order food. Fortunately I had a Mandarin-speaking assistant with me so she did most of the talking, but I was able to get the gist of the conversation in many cases. With more practice and exposure I can be even better, but I just wanted to say how much I appreciated this software. Thanks!

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Session by Session

There are two very similar examples in the flash cards: 1) You can eat breakfast here at 9:30 and 2) You can eat breakfast here everyday at 9:30 I am trying to follow the same sentence structure and sure enough I am always getting it wrong. In the first example "You can eat breakfast here at 9:30" it is laid out like: Time+Subject+location+action Jiu dian ban, ni keyi zai zheli chi zaofan but in the 2nd example: "You can eat breakfast here everyday at 9:30" the EVERYDAY part is first. My real question is, is it wrong to say: Jiu dian ban mei tian ni keyi zai zheli chi zaofan instead of Mei tian jiu dian ban, ni keyi zai zheli chi zaofan if so, why?

There are two very similar examples in the flash cards:
1) You can eat breakfast here at 9:30
and
2) You can eat breakfast here everyday at 9:30

I am trying to follow the same sentence structure and sure enough I am always getting it wrong.

In the first example "You can eat breakfast here at 9:30" it is laid out like:
Time+Subject+location+action
Jiu dian ban, ni keyi zai zheli chi zaofan

but in the 2nd example: "You can eat breakfast here everyday at 9:30" the EVERYDAY part is first.

My real question is, is it wrong to say:
Jiu dian ban mei tian ni keyi zai zheli chi zaofan

instead of
Mei tian jiu dian ban, ni keyi zai zheli chi zaofan

if so, why?

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Flash cards from lesson 31 : Q: "We have arrived" A: Women dao le but the program says this is incorrect. The program answer is just: Dao le. I'm assuming this is because "We" is implied, is it a rule?

Flash cards from lesson 31 :
Q: "We have arrived"
A: Women dao le
but the program says this is incorrect.
The program answer is just: Dao le.

I'm assuming this is because "We" is implied, is it a rule?

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