Language Rules

LR001 Mandarin Chinese

Feb. 3, 2015

And so it begins ... In the first episode, Anett and her fearless guest Yi from Shanghai (China) go on an epic journey through the linguistic wilderness of (Mandarin) Chinese, always trying to stay away from the sun. Along the way, they encounter a special relative of Mandarin, meaningful stress, ten dead lions, missing spaces, Chinese face palms, certain aspects of aspect, entities of cute pandas, stacks of verbs, surprising Chinese inventions, unfortunate names and unfortunate false friends. On top of that, they search for Donald Duck's nephews and discuss why the Chinese government should clearly invest (more) in Natural Language Processing.

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