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Essential Chinese Grammar for Beginners: 比 [bǐ]

Many students are struggling with Chinese grammar, especially beginners. That’s all right! We’re here to help! Starting from this week,...

2020: Year of the Metal Rat

2020 is the year of the Rat. We’re saying goodbye to the Year of the Pig and welcoming the symbol...

6 Things NEVER to Give as Gifts in China

If you happen to buy gifts in China for your Chinese friends, you should be really careful. There are several...
For curious minds

Five Reasons that it’s Important for Your Children to Learn Mandarin

Mandarin is a fascinating language that is garnering growing levels of interest among English speakers. But what’s in it for...

How to Spend a Weekend in China

When you get to the ultramodern cities of Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen, you wouldn’t think China is home to the...

The Ultimate Practice Guide for Chinese Listening: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced

Everyone knows at least ONE language. Whatever it may be, we all began to adopt this language as our own...
For foodies

Guide to Chinese Hotpot

Guide to Chinese Hotpot. Types of Hotpot. China is famous for its rich food culture,...
For global citizens

The Chinese Attitude towards Life

The Chinese attitude towards life is an important part that you need to understand if you want to grasp the essence of Chinese culture. Compared...

Disney movie: Mulan’s story

The new version of Disney’s Mulan (木兰mù lán) turns out to be a big hit. The new live-action Mulan leaves the audience with a deeper...

Chinese Names of Popular Western Movies

Today, let’s look at the original Chinese names of popular Western movies.   Translating Movie Titles into Chinese Sometimes, it can be difficult to translate...

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