Month

December 2020

Asking For Directions in Chinese

If you are a foreigner who lives in China, you wouldn’t like to miss the opportunity to explore some of...

The Best Podcasts to Supercharge Your Chinese Listening

Learning any new language in today’s world (let alone Chinese!) can be very challenging. However, when you possess the correct...

“Or”: Difference Between 或者 (huòzhě) and 还是 (háishi)

Do you know the difference between “或者” (huòzhě) and “还是” (háishi)?   In Brief Read these examples first: 你想喝茶还是喝咖啡? Nǐ...

7 Best Adventure Parks in China Every Tourist Should Visit

The world might’ve changed a lot in the past year. With borders closed, many of us can only dream of...

Difference between 的时候 (de shíhou) and 以后 (yǐhòu)

In the beginning, many Chinese learners struggle to see the difference between two phrases: 的时候 (de shíhou) and 以后 (yǐhòu)....

How to Write a Chinese Essay

As a Chinese student, learning how to write an essay in this language is very important. After all, how else...

7 Tips to Help You Improve Your Chinese Writing Skills

Learning a foreign language involves two important aspects: learning to speak in the target language and learning to write. When...

Words for “Time”: Difference between 时候 (shíhou) and 时间 (shíjiān)

Do you know what’s the difference (区别 qūbié) between 时候 (shíhou) and (时间 shíjiān)? As both of them denote “time”,...

Difference between 想 and 要 | 2 Chinese Verbs “To Want”

想 (xiǎng) and 要 (yào) This post continues exploring the differences between Chinese modal verbs. Our learners have also noticed...

Difference between 会, 能 and 可以 | 3 Chinese Verbs Meaning ‘Can’

会 (huì), 能 (néng) and 可以 (kěyǐ) Some Chinese learners have noticed that modal verbs 会 (huì), 能 (néng) and...

Reasons Why International Firms Should Enter China

China has managed to cement its position as a global economic powerhouse by radically transitioning from a predominantly agricultural economy...

5 Tips for Chinese Business Etiquette and Culture

The average household income in China increased by 400% between 2002 and 2012. What does this figure signify? This means...