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Say “I Love You” in Chinese

Hello, friends! In this week’s video, our teacher shows 10 different ways how to say “I Love You” in Chinese....

Traditional Chinese Breakfast

Have you ever tried a Traditional Chinese style breakfast? Chinese breakfast options are endless! In our new That’s Mandarin Vlog video,...

Where to Enjoy Cherry Blossom in Shanghai

Traditionally a blooming cherry trie or Sakura (樱花 🌸 yīnghuā) is a symbol of Japan, but if you are travelling...

10 Reasons to Learn Chinese Characters

Why is it so important to learn Chinese characters when you study Chinese? Some people say it’s not important. For them, being able...

Year of the Pig: Pigs in Chinese Culture

According to the Chinese calendar, 2019 is going to be the “Year of the Pig”. So today, let’s look at pigs...

History of New Year in China

The word 元旦 yuándàn, which refers to the first day of the New Year in China, has a long history....

History of Milk Tea

What’s the most popular drink in China? Not coffee – at least not yet! It’s 奶茶 ♦ nǎichá, or milk...

Chinese vs. Western Millennials

This week’s post was produced in collaboration with Hogan Injury – based on their outstanding article about global millennials. Let’s...

Chinese Names of Popular Western Chains

This week, we are going to look at the Chinese names of popular Western chains, famous among locals and foreigners alike. But...

Christmas Drinks in China | Starbucks and Costa

Less than a month is left until Christmas Day. And some Western coffee shops in China are ready to make us...

NetEase Music: A Guide to ‘Chinese Spotify’

In this post, we look at NetEase Music – the most popular music app in China, and very similar to Spotify. The name...

Western TV Shows: Chinese Names

Western TV shows are popular all over the world, and China is no exception. People love to spend time watching...

How to Survive Winter in Shanghai

When you live in a foreign country, speaking the language is often not enough – you need to educate yourself on the local weather,...

Dazhong Dianping: A Guide to ‘Chinese Yelp’

There are many ways to check local restaurants, shops and buisnesses in China. But if you want to navigate like...

How to Prepare for HSK Level 6 Within Limited Time

If you’re learning Chinese, it’s very likely that at some point, you are going to take an HSK test (汉语水平考试 Hànyǔ shuǐpíng...

How to Spend a Great Weekend in Suzhou

If you are going to travel around China or, for example, want to visit Shanghai, you also must spend a...