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As the Shanghai Expo celebrates Hong Kong Week, the Naked Cantonese team Cecilie Gamst Berg and Sarah Passmore decide they should focus on the mother tongue of the Mainland, Putonghua. In a ten part series, produced during a whistle-stop tour of Shanghai, Ah Sa and Ah Sin give you “Naked Mandarin”.

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As the Shanghai Expo celebrates Hong Kong Week, the Naked Cantonese team Cecilie Gamst Berg and Sarah Passmore decide they should focus on the mother tongue of the Mainland, Putonghua. In a ten part series, produced during a whistle-stop tour of Shanghai, Ah Sa and Ah Sin give you “Naked Mandarin”.

    Naked Mandarin - Checking out

    Naked Mandarin - Checking out

    Naked Mandarin - Checking out

    • 6 min
    Naked Mandarin - At the Expo

    Naked Mandarin - At the Expo

    At the Expo

    • 10 min
    Naked Mandarin - Foot Massage

    Naked Mandarin - Foot Massage

    Massage (press stroke) – An mo
    Hard enough? (enough or not enough strength) – Gou bu gou li?
    Enough! – Gou!
    Not Enough! - Bu gou!
    Press Harder (A little more strength) - Da li yi dian
    Water – Shui
    Tickle - Yang
    Does it tickle? - Yang bu yang?
    D...

    • 8 min
    Naked Mandarin - Dim Sum

    Naked Mandarin - Dim Sum

    What do you want to eat? – Ni xiang chi shenme?
    Dim Sum - Dian xin
    Shanghai dumplings - Shanghai jiaozi
    Ha gow Shrimp dumplings - Xia jiao
    Wonton (cloud swallow) - Yun tun
    98 qwai! – Jiu shi ba kuai!
    How can that be? – Zenme keyi?
    Really common ...

    • 6 min
    Naked Mandarin - In the park

    Naked Mandarin - In the park

    So So (Horse Horse Tiger Tiger) - Ma Ma hu hu
    No signs - mei you pai
    People - Ren min
    People’s currency – Ren min bi
    Park – Gong yuan
    Go to where? – Qu na li?
    Where are we going to eat? Women chi shenme ne?
    I don’t know – bu zhi dao
    Is not is? ...

    • 8 min
    Naked Mandarin - At the teahouse

    Naked Mandarin - At the teahouse

    What’s this one? - Zhe shi shen me?
    Lake Centre/Heart - Hu xin
    Now pay - Xian zai fu qian
    How much is it? - Duo shao qian?
    136 kuai - Yi bai san shi liu kuai
    Pagoda - Da / ta
    Tea - Cha
    Cheers! - Gan bei!
    Drink - He
    Drink tea –He cha
    Cup/gla...

    • 7 min

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