TutorMandarin Google Play Android App Launch

TutorMandarin Launches Android APP on Google Play!

“Mandarin Goes Mobile” w/ new APP, TutorMandarin 1-on-1 online Chinese classes taught by certified Mandarin tutors through a state-of-the-art Android app that features a virtual classroom, full in-app courses, interactive daily content, and more. TutorMandarin is available now on Google Play.    TutorMandarin has officially launched its Android app today on the Google Play Store, Read more about TutorMandarin Launches Android APP on Google Play![…]

Bargain skills while shopping in China

In China it is all about “bargaining”! Everything is negotiable! Therefore, besides shopping in supermarkets or malls, you should try to bargain with Chinese vendors in markets. The first price is always too high and especially, if a foreigner asks for. Therefore, people should know some basic Chinese phrases to be able to deal with Read more about Bargain skills while shopping in China[…]

Chinese Food Slang

  There is a Chinese proverb “吃饭皇帝大” (chī fàn huáng dì dà), which literally means “Food is bigger than the emperor”. It shares a similar meaning with the English slang “someone’s bread and butter”, which is “Nothing is more important than eating”. You can see how essential food is in Chinese life from this notion. Read more about Chinese Food Slang[…]

Learn Chinese from Jokes TutorMandarin

Learn Chinese from jokes

Let’s learn Chinese jokes and learn Chinese from jokes! Every nation has a special humor, influenced by peoples’ culture. Therefore, it is not surprising that it is quite helpful to know some good jokes, if you want to make new friends in a Chinese speaking country. To understand a joke 笑话 (xiào huà) in Chinese, Read more about Learn Chinese from jokes[…]

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[…]

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How to ask about age, height and weight in Chinese

“How old are you?’ “How tall are you?” “What’s your weight?” These are not just important questions for doctors — but for you! The everyday person! We’ll teach you these questions and more through a few simple conversations. Want to get more introduction related hints? Check out our blog posts like “what’s your name?” Asking Read more about How to ask about age, height and weight in Chinese[…]