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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...

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...