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It’s time for the second part of “Top Chinese Dating Apps”! Last time there were two most popular dating apps and today we have two more to introduce. But they are not typical dating apps, like Tinder, they have some REALLY specific features. Let’s have a look at them. 1. 请吃饭 “Let’s have a meal”...
It’s so much easier to learn Chinese if you have Chinese friends! It’s always fun to explore another culture by chatting with native speakers. So today, we’re going to help you find Chinese friends online. It’s Top Chinese Dating Apps.    1. 陌陌 Using Momo, you can meet new people in your city or area....
Are a you a horror movie fan? Have you watched the movies we recommended last week yet? Because this week, let’s look at Top Chinese Horror Movies, part two! 1.诡丝 / Guǐsī (2006) 诡丝 (Guǐ sī) exactly means “strange string” and was translated as “silk”. The string that plays an important role in this movie...
Do you like horror movies? Halloween is still far away, but who says we must have a proper occasion just to feel creeps from a good horror story! Today, we are going to look at 3 Modern Chinese horror movies you can enjoy in the late evening with the curtains closed 😉 1. 僵尸 /...
Are you a fan of the Marvel Universe? In this article, we’ll look at the first few Chinese characters in Marvel comics.   Chinese Characters in Marvel Comics Nowadays, Marvel attracts more and more fans – not without the help of their cinematographic achievements. But some marvel fans started to love these stories long before they...
Last week, we looked at Keanu Reeves, Bradley Cooper and Christian Bale speaking Chinese in The Day the Earth Stood Still, Limitless, and Batman Begins, respectively. Let’s continue the journey of exploring Mandarin Chinese in Western movies! And today, let’s look at Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, From Paris with Love, and Pearl Harbor.   Mandarin Chinese...
For the past two weeks, we’ve been exploring Mandarin Chinese spoken by actors and actresses in Western TV Shows. Some of them turned out to speak Chinese really well! So today, we’re going to turn to movies – and explore Mandarin Chinese in Western movies. The questions are the same: What phrases did the characters use? How good...
Last week, we began exploring the exciting topic of Mandarin Chinese in Western TV Shows. Let’s continue our journey into the world of non-Chinese actors and actresses who attempt to speak Chinese. There are two TV shoes on our today’s agenda: Castle and Marvel’s Iron Fist!   1.Mandarin Chinese in Castle   Castle (灵书妙探 Língshū miàotàn,...
In the previous article, we talked about 3 American sitcoms with Non-Chinese actors speaking Mandarin. Let’s continue our review and explore Mandarin Chinese in Western TV Shows. There’re 3 of them on our today’s agenda: House M.D., Rock 30 and Modern Family. Let’s go!   1. Mandarin Chinese in House M.D. TV show number one in today’s list...
In our previous articles, we’ve looked at celebrities and sports people who can speak Chinese. To continue tracing Chinese in Western culture, today, let’s look at something quite rare: Mandarin Chinese in American sitcoms.   Mandarin Chinese in American sitcoms TV shows have become a vital part of our lives. There’s probably no person left on the planet...
Today, Chinese is one of the most popular foreign languages. More and more people start learning it every day – chances are, you are a learner too! Some people dedicate their whole life to studying Mandarin, others pick it up as a hobby. In the previous post, we talked about celebrities who can speak Chinese,...
Chinese language is now one of the most popular foreign languages in the world! Every day, more and more people start learning it. Reasons can vary: from better job opportunities and business development, to plain curiosity, when learners fall in love with the language and wish to become part of the culture. But when we...
Western TV shows are popular all over the world, and China is no exception. People love to spend time watching their favorite TV shows, and we do, too. Once we got curious about what Western TV shows in China are popular, and what their Chinese names are, we discovered that some of them are very different...
Imagine a situation: you are having a great time with your friends at a bar, chatting, giggling, and drinking. Then comes the time to go home, and your friends ask you to pay the bill while they are catching a taxi. You search through the pockets and realize – you don’t have enough cash! And you don’t have...
There are many ways to check local restaurants, shops and buisnesses in China. But if you want to navigate like a local, it’s worth mastering Dazhong Dianping – a tried-and-true review app, where Chinese locals rate local businesses and share their reviews. In this step-by-step, we’ll help you navigate Dazhong Dianping like a pro😎  ...
What is the most convenient way to travel around China? By train, of course! And what is the easiest way to buy a ticket? Using your phone! Today, China is one of the most comfortable countries to live in. You can do literally anything using your phone: buy airplane or railway tickets, movie tickets, order food, even pay with...