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Trivia -Vegetables’ names in Chinese

    Have you wondered… what is the Chinese word for collard greens? A lot of times with foods, translation don’t always work so well for a variety of reasons. Sometimes the food is regional or local, and China doesn’t naturally have that type of food. Sometimes, China has a version of that plant or Read more about Trivia -Vegetables’ names in Chinese[…]

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Brexit vote: Britain votes to leave the European Union in historic referendum

Throwback- The European Union is changing these days drastically – the United Kingdom will leave the EU. But how did it get this far and what does this mean for the economy? This clip gives you a short overview about the situation using a funny cartoon. After watching and understanding this spot, you may also Read more about Brexit vote: Britain votes to leave the European Union in historic referendum[…]

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招兵买马 – Recruit soldiers, buy horses

What’s it? The chéngyǔ 招兵买马 (zhāo bīng mǎi mǎ) breaks down to into recruit (招zhāo ) soldiers (兵bīng) buy (买mǎi) horses (马 mǎ). This is translated into  English as ‘recruit soldiers, buy horses.” You can take this chéngyǔ at face value, since the meaning is essentially “to raise a large army” or “to raise a Read more about 招兵买马 – Recruit soldiers, buy horses[…]

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Learn Greeting in Chinese!

Greet your friends in Chinese! It’s always nice to start a relationship with “greeting”. And you are required to have basic concept of it in order to ask Chinese locals for help ,or express your needs. This post is totally what you need , now learn the simple but useful phrases with TutorMandarin.  Let’s begin!  Read more about Learn Greeting in Chinese![…]

Chinese food – more than just instant noodles

Some people who haven’t been to Asia before and thinking about going on vacation or even living in China, have prejudices about chinese food. Due to this TutorMandarin wants to introduce you some typical dishes and what foreigners might be aware of, to make their experience as special as possible. First of all, people should Read more about Chinese food – more than just instant noodles[…]

Ask about family

Wanna introduce your family to others in Chinese, but no idea where to start from? No worries, in today’s lesson, you’ll learn how to talk about the size of your family, and of course, the members in it. Let’s start! Conversation Ask About Family 1) A: Nǐ jiā yǒu duōshǎo (jǐ kǒu)rén ? 你家有多少(几口)人? How many Read more about Ask about family[…]

How to write Chinese with a keyboard

Quick answer: People in China text in Chinese. Long answer: The nature of this question hints that you want to know how keyboards or typing in Chinese works — since it’s done with thousands of complex characters instead of 26 letters. Here’s the best visual we can give you for now with an explanation. Let’s say you’re Read more about How to write Chinese with a keyboard[…]

Reasons for learning Mandarin instead of a Chinese dialect

Mandarin will get you the most bang for your buck. The number of people who are speaking Chinese is still growing. Today, Mandarin is the most spoken language with 1,310 million speakers worldwide. Approximately 900 million of those are native speakers and 410 million people have learned Chinese as a second language. Spoken language Mandarin Read more about Reasons for learning Mandarin instead of a Chinese dialect[…]