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Ways to Say “Can See” in Chinese: 能看见 vs. 看得见

If you are a beginner or intermediate Chinese learner trying to learn Chinese grammar, you might get confused with words...

Difference between 最后 (zuìhòu) and 终于 (zhōngyú)

Do you know the difference between 最后 (zuìhòu) and 终于 (zhōngyú)? Both words mean “finally/in the end”, but they’re used...

Chinese Slang: 666, or 六六六 (liùliùliù)

Do you know what the popular expression “666” (liùliùliù) means?   Meaning of 六六六 It has the same pronunciation with...

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...

“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...

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)....

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...

Ultimate Guide to HSK 1 to 6: All You Need to Know

One of the most effective ways to have a clear idea about your Chinese level is to take the HSK...

7 Confusing Chinese Words

One of the biggest challenges that Chinse learners are faced with is the use of synonyms in different contexts. Just...

5 Useful Chinese Structures

Gaining a good understanding of different grammatical structures is essential for Chinese learners to improve their overall Chinese language skills....

Top 5 Pet Phrases in China

People from different countries have their own favorite pet phrases. In fact, the use of pet phrases is closely related...

Why Foreigners Need to Learn Chinese?

People learn languages for different reasons. Some are simply interested in learning a second language. Others aim to have a...

How Many Chinese Characters Do I Need ?

Some intermediate and advanced Chinese learners are eager to learn to read Chinese newspapers and magazines. Meanwhile, they often feel...

Why Learn Chinese Online?

It’s not safe outside these days. So you have to take care! As long as the coronavirus outbreak is still...
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