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Top recommended from TutorMandarin – Zizzle

TutorMandarin’s Top Recommendation –TutorMandarin Reviews – Zizzle The Hype Being devoted to helping people being able to speak Chinese, we know taking lessons from teachers isn’t enough. You also need nice supplements to improve the weak points. For many students, their difficulty is to “pick up the Chinese characters”. But no worries, after an in-person[…]

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Different Hobbies in Chinese with Your Friends

Talk about hobbies in Chinese? Having a hobby is very important to leading a well-balanced life. Pursuing a hobby can provide us with a refreshing break from the bustling life. Moreover, having some like-minded friends sharing common hobbies with us is awesome! So, how do you like to spend your spare time? Some people also[…]

Learn the Chinese Alphabet in 5 Minutes

Chinese language learning is more than just learning to Chinese writing. The pronunciation of a word makes the difference. Before we can start to teach you the different tones in Mandarin (Pinyin), it is helpful to learn the phonology of standard Chinese, or also called the Chinese Alphabet. We created a video about different groups[…]

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Chinese Tattoo Designs

Made out of simple single strokes but looking complicated, Chinese writing are considered as “aesthetics” or “dope” by many foreigners! To most want to express their beliefs or hopes in a foreign language, that few western people can read. It feels personal, even though everyone can see it, but most people can’t read it. Having[…]

Chinese drama recommendations

Chinese Drama Recommendations

Learn Chinese with Chinese Dramas! Best Chinese TV Series What is one of the best free ways to learn Chinese? Television! By watching shows and dramas, you can learn how native Chinese speakers communicate in certain situations. This improves your listening and your sentence structure. Plus, ALL Chinese shows and movies have subtitles. This makes it[…]

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Tang Poetry and Poems You Need To Know

Chinese literature is very beautiful! Tang Poetry was generally composed in the Tang Dynasty and represents Chinese cultural history. Most people say it is China’s greatest contribution to the world literature. As you might be more familiar with traditional English language poems, which are mainly confined to rhyme, meter, and genre type, Chinese poems will[…]

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Pick Up Lines in Chinese

Some people say the appeal of Asian women is undeniable, as most of them get straight black hair, high cheekbones, mysterious eyes, and trim petite bodies. Not to mention, the Chinese girls. Since you’re learning Chinese, you might wanna get a rough idea how to strike up a conversation with an attractive girl (or maybe[…]

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Chinese Idioms in English – Chinegyu “笨鳥先飛”

Chinese Idioms in English The Chinese idiom in English or Chengyu 笨鸟先飞 (bèn niǎo xiān fēi) breaks down to stupid (笨 – bèn) bird (鸟 – niǎo) first (先 – xiān) flies (飞 – fēi). Simply translated in English: a ‘stupid bird flies first’ or ‘the clumsy bird flies early’. These refers to those that[…]

Learn about the numbers that are considered lucky in China

Lucky Numbers in Chinese

In Western countries, due to the religious reason, 7 is a ubiquitous lucky number which many believe that it is associated with creationism. But some numbers have been thought to be lucky, while others are considered unlucky. So, does 7 be thought as lucky in Chinese culture, too?   Unfortunately, not! To learn a language[…]

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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 Chinese app today on the Google Play[…]

Chinese tongue twisters

Chinese Tongue Twisters Challenge

Using a lot of alliteration in sentences, tongue twisters are definitely a great way to practice and improve your pronunciation, accent, and fluency when learning the Chinese language. You would notice a remarkable improvement in your proficiency of language when practicing a few twisters every day. Today, we at TutorMandarin will try to teach you[…]

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Talking about Jobs in Chinese

If you have already started to learn Chinese, you might have noticed, that many Chinese language learning books teach you how to ask “Are you busy?” (你忙吗? – Nǐ máng ma?) even before you are able to introduce yourself. Wondering why? Chinese people are often quite busy. If you consider that most people only have[…]