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Chinese Language

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5 Ways to Ask a Special Question in Chinese

In our previous article, we have explained how to ask a general question in Chinese. However, that’s not enough to...

3 Ways to Ask a General Question in Chinese

A yes-no question represents itself as a grammatical structure, the answer to which is expected to be either yes or...

Chinese Idioms with Dogs, Part II

Last week, we already looked at some Chinese idioms with a “dog” character. Are you ready for 4 more? Let’s...

Chinese Idioms with Dogs

There’re so many chengyu (成语 chéngyǔ), or idioms, in Chinese language! Even if you study the language for several years,...

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....

Characters Made of 3 Identical Radicals

There is a special group of Chinese characters which consist of three identical parts. This character structure is called 品字结构...

Chinese Internet Slang 2018, Part II

In the second part of Chinese Internet Slang 2018 series, let’s look at 5 more slang words and phrases that...

Chinese Internet Slang 2018

The year 2018 has brought us so many things to smile and laugh at! And so much new internet slang...

Chinese Shopping Vocabulary

As shopping plays such an important role in Chinese people’s daily lives, it’s not surprising that there are several ways...

3 Ways to Say “Change” in Chinese

In this article, we will have a look at three common ways to say “change” in Chinese.   Chinese Paronyms...

Chinese Polyphones

Chinese learners often struggle with polyphones – characters with two or more pronunciations. In this article, we will look at...

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...

Chinese Homophones

Very often in Chinese, you will come across words that share the same pronunciation, but are written using different characters...

Reversible Chinese Words

Sometimes, you can create two different words by putting two of the same Chinese characters into a different order.  In this...

Chinese Exclamative Particles: 啊 a, 啦 la, 吧 ba

A modal or exclamative particle is an important grammatical concept in Chinese. Adding different exclamative particles at the end of your sentences can...

Mandarin Chinese in the South and North

If you had a chance to talk to many Chinese locals, you might have noticed that people from different regions...

3 Ways to Use Chinese ‘Hao’ in Speech

Even if you started to learn Chinese yesterday, you must have already picked up the famous Chinese greeting which means “hello”: 你好 nǐ...

4 Most Common Chinese Radicals

In this article, we will take a look at some of the typical and most common Chinese radicals. Importance of...

Words You Can Blurt Out When You’re Feeling Surprised

Our life is full of uncertainties and surprises, therefore it’s always good to learn how to express your own feelings...

Chinese Words with English Origins

As China moves toward modernization in the recent years, it has become more tolerant towards foreign cultures. Many aspects of...
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