Dimsum Mandarin - Learn Mandarin Chinese

Have fun learning practical Mandarin Chinese by listening to contextual dialogues. Through structured modules designed by Chung, you will be guided step-by-step to master useful words and phrases, and confidently put together sentences to speak in everyday and business situations. For more information, visit our website at www.dimsummandarin.com.

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Through Dimsum Mandarin, you will learn practical Mandarin Chinese in dimsum-sized chunks at your convenience. Learn useful words and phrases, as well as the skills to confidently put together sentences for everyday situations.
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🇬🇧 English
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2017-11-28 11:59
last episode published
2015-07-01 17:48
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4.39 days
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1.07.2015

Announcement 01-Jul-2015 - Dimsum Mandarin

Stand to win a premium membership (US$19.90) of DSM module 4 by sparing 5 min of your time. Fill in a survey by clicking on the "survey" button at the top of the page at www.dimsummandarin.com, and help us make Dimsum Mandarin even more engaging and us...
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1.07.2015

Announcement 01-Jul-2015 - Dimsum Mandarin

Stand to win a premium membership (US$19.90) of DSM module 4 by sparing 5 min of your time. Fill in a survey by clicking on the "survey" button at the top of the page at www.dimsummandarin.com, and help us make Dimsum Mandarin even more engaging and us...
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18.06.2015

Lesson 30 - What Are Your Dreams? - Main

In this episode: review all the key language points from module 3, and listen to a contextual dialogue about James, Guangxiang, and Li Jing’s dreams.
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18.06.2015

Lesson 30 - What Are Your Dreams? - Main

In this episode:review all the key language points from module 3, andlisten to a contextual dialogue about James, Guangxiang, and Li Jing’s dreams.
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11.06.2015

Lesson 29 - How Many Times Have You Been to Beijing? - Main

In this episode: learn to use the 比(bǐ), 没有(méiyǒu), and 和…一样(hé…yíyàng) to form comparative sentences; learn to count the occurrences of actions with action measure words; and listen to a contextual dialogue about Li Jing’s plans to start up her own ...
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11.06.2015

Lesson 29 - How Many Times Have You Been to Beijing? - Main

In this episode:learn to use the 比(bǐ), 没有(méiyǒu), and 和…一样(hé…yíyàng) to form comparative sentences;learn to count the occurrences of actions with action measure words; andlisten to a contextual dialogue about Li Jing’s plans to start up her own comp...
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4.06.2015

Lesson 28 - How Did You Go to Beijing? - Main

In this episode: learn to use the 是…的(shì…de) construction to give details of a past event or action; learn to use 前(qián, ago) and 后(hòu, later) to talk about points in time; and listen to a contextual dialogue about Li Jing’s previous work experienc...
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4.06.2015

Lesson 28 - How Did You Go to Beijing? - Main

In this episode:learn to use the 是…的(shì…de) construction to give details of a past event or action;learn to use 前(qián, ago) and 后(hòu, later) to talk about points in time; andlisten to a contextual dialogue about Li Jing’s previous work experience, a...
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28.05.2015

Lesson 27 - Is Dinner Ready? - Main

In this episode: learn to form sentences with the complement of result; and listen to a contextual dialogue about education options for Chinese children.
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28.05.2015

Lesson 27 - Is Dinner Ready? - Main

In this episode:learn to form sentences with the complement of result; andlisten to a contextual dialogue about education options for Chinese children.
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21.05.2015

Lesson 26 - How is His Mandarin? - Main

In this episode: learn to form sentences with the complement of manners; learn to use the 对…来说(duì…láishuō) construction to refer to the person(s) offering an opinion; and listen to a contextual dialogue about marriage.
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21.05.2015

Lesson 26 - How is His Mandarin? - Main

In this episode:learn to form sentences with the complement of manners;learn to use the 对…来说(duì…láishuō) construction to refer to the person(s) offering an opinion; andlisten to a contextual dialogue about marriage.
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14.05.2015

Lesson 25 - Have You Been to China Before? - Main

In this episode: learn to use the particle 过(guò) to talk about past experiences; use the adverb 最好(zuìhǎo) to offer suggestions, and talk about wishes; learn the 虽然(suīrán)…但是(dànshì) pair of conjunctions; and listen to a contextual dialogue about hi...
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14.05.2015

Lesson 25 - Have You Been to China Before? - Main

In this episode:learn to use the particle 过(guò) to talk about past experiences;use the adverb 最好(zuìhǎo) to offer suggestions, and talk about wishes;learn the 虽然(suīrán)…但是(dànshì) pair of conjunctions; andlisten to a contextual dialogue about hiring ...
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7.05.2015

Lesson 24 - What Did You Study? - Main

In this episode: learn a nuanced application of 了(le) to describe how long an action has lasted; talk about age; learn to form “if … then” sentences with the “…的话(de huà), 就(jiù)” construction; use consecutive numbers to approximate a number; and list...
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7.05.2015

Lesson 24 - What Did You Study? - Main

In this episode:learn a nuanced application of 了(le) to describe how long an action has lasted;talk about age;learn to form“if… then” sentences with the“…的话(de huà), 就(jiù)” construction;use consecutive numbers to approximate a number; andlisten to a c...
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30.04.2015

Lesson 23 - Shanghai Fun - Main

In this episode: learn to use 会(huì) to talk about future possibilities; talk about things that will happen soon with the 要(yào)…了(le) construction; learn a nuanced use of 了(le) to express a future sequence of actions; and listen to a contextual dialo...
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30.04.2015

Lesson 23 - Shanghai Fun - Main

In this episode:learn to use 会(huì) to talk about future possibilities;talk about things that will happen soon with the 要(yào)…了(le) construction;learn a nuanced use of 了(le) to express a future sequence of actions; andlisten to a contextual dialogue a...
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23.04.2015

Lesson 22 - Business Trip - Main

In this episode: learn to use the perfect aspect particle 了(le) to talk about actions that have occurred or are completed; talk about things you “have to do” or “must do” with 得(děi); form rhetorical questions with the 不是(búshì)…吗(ma) construction; li...
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23.04.2015

Lesson 22 - Business Trip - Main

In this episode:learn to use the perfect aspect particle 了(le) to talk about actions that have occurred or are completed;talk about things you“have to do” or“must do” with 得(děi);form rhetorical questions with the 不是(búshì)…吗(ma) construction;listen to...
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18.04.2015

Announcement 18-Apr-2015 - Dimsum Mandarin

Take the DSM Challenger Quiz by heading over to Dimsum Mandarin's Facebook page and clicking on the "DSM Challenger Quiz" tab.
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18.04.2015

Announcement 18-Apr-2015 - Dimsum Mandarin

Take the DSM Challenger Quiz by heading over to Dimsum Mandarin's Facebook page and clicking on the "DSM Challenger Quiz" tab.
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16.04.2015

Lesson 21 - Visiting a Friend - Main

In this episode, we learn: the use of the change aspect particle 了(le); to form commands, including negative commands using 别(bié); the adverb 已经(yǐjīng); and through a contextual dialogue where James pays a visit to Guanxiang and Li Jing.
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16.04.2015

Lesson 21 - Visiting a Friend - Main

In this episode, we learn:the use of the change aspect particle 了(le);to form commands, including negative commands using 别(bié);the adverb 已经(yǐjīng); andthrough a contextual dialogue where James pays a visit to Guanxiang and Li Jing.
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8.04.2015

Announcement 09-Apr-2015 - Dimsum Mandarin

Module 3 will be launched on 16-Apr-2015. Take part in our lucky draw for the Ultimate Dimsum Set (Hanyu Pinyin + Modules 1, 2, 3) by signing up for a free account and our newsletter at www.dimsummandarin.com. Take advantage of our pre-launch promotion...
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8.04.2015

Announcement 09-Apr-2015 - Dimsum Mandarin

Module 3 will be launched on 16-Apr-2015.Take part in our lucky draw for the Ultimate Dimsum Set (Hanyu Pinyin + Modules 1, 2, 3) by signing up for a free account and our newsletter at www.dimsummandarin.com.Take advantage of our pre-launch promotion b...
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18.02.2015

Year of the Goat Special Edition

In this year of the goat special podcast, you will learn some common and useful well wishes that you can use to greet your Chinese friends and family over the next 15 days of Chinese New Year.
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18.02.2015

Year of the Goat Special Edition

In this year of the goat special podcast, you will learn some common and useful well wishes that you can use to greet your Chinese friends and family over the next 15 days of Chinese New Year.
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31.01.2015

Announcement 30-Jan-2015 - Dimsum Mandarin

Please spare 5 min to help us improve Dimsum Mandarin. Head over to www.dimsummandarin.com and click on the survey button at the top of the page.
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30.01.2015

Announcement 30-Jan-2015 - Dimsum Mandarin

Please spare 5 min to help us improve Dimsum Mandarin. Head over to www.dimsummandarin.com and click on the survey button at the top of the page.
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31.12.2014

Lesson 20 - Review Module 2 - Main

In this episode: review all the key grammar points from module 2; learn to use the replication of verbs to convey the casualness of actions; learn to use 什么时候(shénme shíhòu); learn to use the adverb 就(jiù) in various situations; and learn new useful v...
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31.12.2014

Lesson 20 - Review Module 2 - Main

In this episode:review all the key grammar points from module 2;learn to use the replication of verbs to convey the casualness of actions;learn to use 什么时候(shénme shíhòu);learn to use the adverb 就(jiù) in various situations; andlearn new useful vocabul...
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17.12.2014

Lesson 19 - Counting 100 to 999, Buying Things - Main

In this episode: learn the numbers for 100 to 999; form sentences involving prices in RMB; learnt to use the adverb 最(zuì); learn to use the verb 觉得(juéde).
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17.12.2014

Lesson 19 - Counting 100 to 999, Buying Things - Main

In this episode:learn the numbers for 100 to 999;form sentences involving prices in RMB;learnt to use the adverb 最(zuì);learn to use the verb 觉得(juéde).
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11.12.2014

Lesson 18 - Choosing the Color of Your Outfit - Main

In this episode: form useful noun phrases from adjectives and verbs using 的(de); learn the basic colors; learn basic vocabulary related to clothing;  learn basic vocabulary related to food; and use 比较(bǐjiào) to form “-er” comparatives.
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11.12.2014

Lesson 18 - Choosing the Color of Your Outfit - Main

In this episode:form useful noun phrases from adjectives and verbs using 的(de);learn the basic colors;learn basic vocabulary related to clothing; learn basic vocabulary related to food; anduse 比较(bǐjiào) to form“-er” comparatives.
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4.12.2014

Lesson 17 - Expressing Intent, Asking for Permission - Main

In this episode: talk about what you “want” with 要(yào); learn to ask for things in a restaurant; talk about permitted activities using 可以(kěyǐ); and learn the third use of the modal particle 吧(ba).
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4.12.2014

Lesson 17 - Expressing Intent, Asking for Permission - Main

In this episode:talk about what you“want” with 要(yào);learn to ask for things in a restaurant;talk about permitted activities using 可以(kěyǐ); andlearn the third use of the modal particle 吧(ba).
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27.11.2014

Lesson 16 - Are You Able to … ? - Main

In this episode: talk about what you “know how to do” with 会(huì); talk about things that “can” happen using 能(néng) and 可以(kěyǐ); learn to use “should” or 应该(yīnggāi); learn the conjunction 所以(suǒyǐ); and learn the construction 太(tài)…了(le).
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27.11.2014

Lesson 16 - Are You Able to … ? - Main

In this episode:talk about what you“know how to do” with 会(huì);talk about things that“can” happen using 能(néng) and 可以(kěyǐ);learn to use“should” or 应该(yīnggāi);learn the conjunction 所以(suǒyǐ); andlearn the construction 太(tài)…了(le).
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20.11.2014

Lesson 15 - Getting Directions - Main

In this episode: talk about distances of one place from another with 离(lí); learn to give directions; learn to use 怎么(zěnme) to find out how to do something; learn to use the 先(xiān)…然后(ránhòu) construction; and learn to use the adverb 才(cái).
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20.11.2014

Lesson 15 - Getting Directions - Main

In this episode:talk about distances of one place from another with 离(lí);learn to give directions;learn to use 怎么(zěnme) to find out how to do something;learn to use the 先(xiān)…然后(ránhòu) construction; andlearn to use the adverb 才(cái).
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13.11.2014

Lesson 14 - Locating a Place - Main

In this episode: form “there is” and “there are” existential sentences with 有(yǒu); use various directional nouns as the equivalents of English prepositions; modify nouns with adjectives using 的(de); and talk about the weather with existential sentenc...
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13.11.2014

Lesson 14 - Locating a Place - Main

In this episode:form“there is” and“there are” existential sentences with 有(yǒu);use various directional nouns as the equivalents of English prepositions;modify nouns with adjectives using 的(de); andtalk about the weather with existential sentences.
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6.11.2014

Lesson 13 - Counting 11 to 99, Telling Time and Making Plans - Main

In this episode: learn the numbers from 11-99; learn to tell time and talk about routines; talk about when you are free or busy; form sentences with the 从(cóng)…到(dào) construction; and talk about intentions and plans with 想(xiǎng) and 打算(dǎsuàn).
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6.11.2014

Lesson 13 - Counting 11 to 99, Telling Time and Making Plans - Main

In this episode:learn the numbers from 11-99;learn to tell time and talk about routines;talk about when you are free or busy;form sentences with the 从(cóng)…到(dào) construction; andtalk about intentions and plans with 想(xiǎng) and 打算(dǎsuàn).
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30.10.2014

Lesson 12 - The Seasons and Your Moods - Main

In this episode, we learn: to construct simple subject-adjective sentences; the use of the question word 怎么样(zěnmeyàng); a number of useful adjectives; the adverbs 比较(bǐjiào), 挺(tǐng)…的(de), and 有点(儿)(yǒudiǎn(r)); and the conjunction 可是(kěshì).
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30.10.2014

Lesson 12 - The Seasons and Your Moods - Main

In this episode, we learn:to construct simple subject-adjective sentences;the use of the question word 怎么样(zěnmeyàng);a number of useful adjectives;the adverbs 比较(bǐjiào), 挺(tǐng)…的(de), and 有点(儿)(yǒudiǎn(r)); andthe conjunction 可是(kěshì).
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23.10.2014

Lesson 11 - Your Weekly Routines - Main

In this episode, we learn: the days of the week and other temporal nouns (today, yesterday etc.); how to form sentences with the progressive (continuous tense) aspect particle 在(zài); how to form sentences for regular occurrences with the 每(měi)…都(dōu...
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23.10.2014

Lesson 11 - Your Weekly Routines - Main

In this episode, we learn:the days of the week and other temporal nouns (today, yesterday etc.);how to form sentences with the progressive (continuous tense) aspect particle 在(zài);how to form sentences for regular occurrences with the 每(měi)…都(dōu) co...
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