"How are you today?"


November 21, 2017



你今天咋样 is a casual way of saying how are you today. Reported

November 21, 2017


I have not learned this sentence at all during the lesson...

November 29, 2017


Duo gradually present new things, so you WILL make mistakes and you WILL have unanswered questions at some points. That is the teaching method. Very natural as if you were in an environment in which you dont know the language, you look for hints and paterns (maybe a little help) and that is how you learn! I personally really like it because it doesnt overwarm me with lots of info, it just comes naturally after practicing consistantly during some time.

May 30, 2018


You are right. Ski ner's method (constructivism): stimulus-answer/reaction to stimulus imparted repetitively.

January 24, 2019


Typo, sorry: Skinner

January 24, 2019


Sucks that it keeps track of your streak tho. Really disheartening when you loose a long one to a sentence you were never taught

March 15, 2019


What do the last three characters mean please? I can't find any place that gives meanings.

January 4, 2018


怎么样 means means how are you if you put 你 in front of it. it basically means how are you feeling

January 5, 2018


怎么样 is used to ask "how something is". Literally 怎么 = how/why and 样 = kind, type, way, manner. So I think "How about it/this" is a pretty good way to think of it. It can also be used to ask someone's opinion about something by putting it after a statement: 去喝咖啡怎么样?"How about going for coffee?" or literally "go drink coffee, how about it?"

August 6, 2018


Great reply, thank you

January 12, 2019


Would this sentence or 你好吗? Be more commonly used day to day?

June 20, 2018


The english duolingo provides is far too literal. This is more like, 'how are you doing today?' or 'what's going on' when used more casually

March 31, 2018


It would be nice to be able to review the correct answer, that way i can learn what the correct answer is. I cannot read as well as i can listen. An audio pronunciation would help

July 26, 2018


Would 你今天好吗 be correct?

December 5, 2018


Yes, it's perfectly fine to ask " 你今天好吗?" (Nǐ jīntiān hǎo ma?) = How are you today?

December 10, 2018


I have a dumb question about when to use 很. So I think I understand that you use it in positive sentences but not negative ones, so for example 我很高兴 vs 我不高兴. But based on this I guess you don't need it in questions either? Or...?

November 21, 2018


I put 今天 first and it accepted the translation, but i don't think anyone would actualy say it like that.

August 8, 2018


The above is what I wrote and it was the wrong answer!

September 23, 2018
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