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Dialogues for watching TV and using computers in Pinyin


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Ni hao,

I think my Chinese is good enough for eating and buying things, but sometimes I get in a situation where I have no idea what to say.

For example, what can you say in Mandarin when you are watching TV

or using the web? Does anyone make word and phrase lists like this?

How do you say "remote control", "change the channel", "increase the volume", "rerun", "mute", "news", "boring", or "this show sucks"? How do you say "control key", "email", "printout", "mouse", "screen", "keyboard", monitor", "cable", "space bar", "Windows", "frozen", "reset button", "hardware", or "printer" ?

I have a small dictionary but it often lists words that are for WRITTEN Chinese and not spoken Chinese. Sometimes I learn a word

and some Chinese person will tell me that they don't say that word. My dictionary also doesn't have phrases.

My girlfriend is not here again or otherwise I would ask her. Finding a new girlfriend would be easy here in China, but she buys me stuff, I have known her for two years, and I love her.

Mafan ni le! This sure is a friendly and helpful forum.

http://www.china.org.cn/english/847.htm

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