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March 1, 2019

Are you planning to go on a short trip to China, or considering living in China for long term? Either way, you would need to have the knowledge of using apps that are adapted in China, in order make the most of your stay or immerse yourself into living in the local Chi...

February 4, 2019

Happy Chinese New Year and the Year of Pig! To ride on the ‘Pig (猪 zhū)’s year, let’s see the below 6 Chinese New Year greetings that relate to ‘pigs'!

December 12, 2018

In our ‘Chinese Beginner 1 course’ (more details Here), we have learned the grammar structure ‘是...的 (shì’, yet in this article, we’re going to elaborate more of its application. The ‘是...的 (shì’ combination has the function of emphasising certain informati...

November 19, 2018

Being able to speak fluently and interact with native Chinese easily are often the ultimate goal of many Chinese learners. However, it’s also seen as their greatest weaknesses. Based on my observation on students with this issue, the reasons were mainly either they wer...

November 3, 2018

Listening skill is one of the most important elements in Chinese learning. It leads you to be able to actually communicate with Chinese and make concrete interactions. To help smoothen your communication and knock down the barriers related to listening, we have a few t...

October 25, 2018

In the last article, we've provided you with 5 common Chinese phrases for ordering in restaurants. This time, we'll continue with 5 more useful phrases, ranging

October 14, 2018

Have you experienced situations when you're in a restaurant, and would like to order food, ask for culinaries, take away food, pay the bills, etc? In these two series, we'll cover 10 useful phrases that you may use in restaurants, and in this article, we'll...

October 4, 2018

Do you also want to master your Chinese reading skills successfully? Here, we have a few tips and suggestions for our beginner, intermediate, and advanced learners.

September 19, 2018

‘好hǎo’ originally means ‘good’, and when it’s used as a response or reply, it automatically transforms to mean ‘fine’, ‘sure’ or ‘ok’. Yet, with various words and interjections following ‘好hǎo’, it shows different emotions or tones. In this article, let’s have a closer...

August 30, 2018

Many of you may already know it’s a common phenomenon for Chinese sentences to end with interjections, which serve to express one’s tone or emotion. However, are you familiar with how and in what situations they’re used? In this article, we’ll have a closer look of the...

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