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How to talk dirty and influence peoplein Chinese You can study Chinese for years but do you really know how to talk like a native speaker The next book in Plume's foreign language slang series Niubi will make sure you learn all the colorful vernacular words and phrases used by Chinese people of all ages in a variety of I have read a few books detailing real Mandarin and this is by far the best Not only does it tell you slang but often gives a detailed explanation of the cultural context and that is what sets this book apart It creates a fun learning experience rather than just teaching you how a slang phrase is said in Mandarin Like many things crossing a language barrier the expression may fit in your native though process and not be correct in context in another language Anyone of adult age or close to it who is learning Chinese should have this book

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Niubi AUTHOR Eveline ChSituations including flirting and dating wheeling and dealing and even specific Internet slangnot to mention plenty of Chinese words that are well best not to mentionAccessible and useful to complete novices Niubi newbies intermediate students of Mandarin Chinese or just anyone who enjoys cursing in other languages th Actually I was but only because my lăoshī was a saucy linguistics grad who warned me not to practice the tricky phoneme 日 or 入 on the street or ever to shout “3 8” Anyway this is funny and valuable for understanding the place’s otherwise inaccessible working class or web or ueer registers – and for generally not seeming like a prig So language is fossilised sociology; Chao excavates what would take us decades She begins with slurs of all sorts but doesn’t list any homophobia – claiming it isn’t a well rooted hatred there There’s loads and loads of ableism though Gets serious as it goes with whole chapters on gay culture and web ‘activism’ 恶搞 is ‘evildoings’ lulz This turns up details like the infallibly hilarious “potato ueen” I also loved her decoding the ancient innuendoes 云雨 clouds and rain 鱼水之欢 the fish and the water happy together 余桃 sharing peaches or “playing the bamboo flute” or “bamboo harmonica” BTW the title term is 牛屄 – ‘Cow cunt’ – and means “Awesome” It is generally not included in mainstream Hanzi keyboard programs

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Niubi AUTHOR Eveline Chao kindle Û eBook 9780452295568 À Eveline Chao À ☂ Niubi PDF / Epub ✐ Author Eveline Chao – Helpyouantib.co.uk How to talk dirty and influence peoplein Chinese You can study Chinese for years but do you really know how to talk like a native speaker The next bIs irreverent guide is packed with hilarious anecdotes and illustrations mini cultural lessons and contextual explanations So whether youre planning a trip to Beijing flirting with an online acuaintance from Shanghai or just want to start a fight in Chinatown Niubi will ensure that nothing you say is lost in translatio As an ABC I found this to be extremely informative especially since my parents were never the type to use these words and my exposure to real Mandarin has been limited This book is basically a list of words to say for every occasion that reuires cussing or slang It does assume that you already know at the very least the basics of Mandarin but one could have gathered that from the title Definitely a fun read with words worth memorizing and using