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Sun Yen Zi 孫燕姿 – The Sky is Dark 天黑黑

Sun Yan Zi is also known as Sng Ee Tze, Stefanie Sun, is both a singer and a songwriter. She is known as the Singaporean Mandopop queen. Stefanie, the award-winning singer, based her career in Taiwan and has sold over 30 million copies of her albums thus far. Moreover, her popularity extends to China, Hong Kong,[…]

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Learn Country Names in Chinese

Country Names in Chinese | TutorMandarin Online Chinese Learning The very first thing you learn when you have your first lesson in any foreign languages is how to introduce yourself. Your name, your country, and your hobbies. Check out how to introduce your name in Chinese here! How to ask about hobbies in Chinese here![…]

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Know Your Chinese Zodiac Animal – Part 3

Completing our series about Chinese Zodiac Animals, we want to give you some more information about the probably most important animal of this year, the rooster. Today we will introduce you the last four missing Chinese Zodiac Animals: The monkey (猴 hóu), the rooster (鸡 / 雞 jī), the dog (狗 gǒu) and last but[…]

Chinese Chengyu – 如鱼得水

      Chinese Chengyu – 如魚得水 The chengyu 如鱼得水 (rú yú dé shuǐ) breaks down to like (如rú) fish (鱼yú in (得 dé) water (水shuǐ). This corresponds almost perfectly with the classic English idiom, “like a fish takes to water” but with an emphasis on finding a good environment or natural home. During the[…]

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A Mei songs you need to know – Listen to the sea 聽海

A-MEI (阿妹) also known as Chang Hui-mei (张惠妹) is a popular Taiwanese aboriginal pop singer and songwriter. She has countless hits start from 1996 until now, released numbers of albums and singles every other year. For example, “Sisters” (姊妹), “You want nothing (from me) after all” (原来你什麼都不要), “Listen to the Sea” (听海),”I Want Happiness” (我要快乐), “Three[…]

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Wakin Chau 周華健 – Friends 朋友

Wakin Chau also is known as HuaJian Zhou (born 22 December 1960), is a singer and actor from Hong Kong. He first started his music career in Taiwan which has released more than 40 albums in Mandarin, Cantonese, and English afterward. Friends play a really important part in our life. No matter how old you are or where[…]

The Moon Represents My Heart Chinese song

The Moon Represents My Heart 月亮代表我的心

Teresa Teng, Teng Li-Chun or Deng Lijun (January 29, 1953 – May 8, 1995) was a Taiwanese pop singer. She was known for her folk songs and romantic ballads. “When Will You Return?” and “The Moon Represents My Heart” are two of her most popular songs. She recorded songs not only in her native Mandarin but[…]

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Olive Tree (橄榄树) by Qi Yu齐豫

Chyi Yu or Qi Yu (齐齊豫; born on October 17, 1957) is a Taiwanese singer best known for her 1979 hit, “The Olive Tree” (橄榄树). This is a well-known song among older generations but you would never get tired of listening to it. The song is about how one struggle in life in a foreigner[…]

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How to Order Food in Chinese

How to order food in Chinese? Food is deeply rooted in Chinese culture. For most Chinese people, socializing around food and mealtimes is very important, because their family life revolves around the dinner table. Besides that, Chinese dishes are famous around the world, which involve a wide range and variety of ingredients, based on the[…]

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Top Recommended from TutorMandarin- Lingolistic

   TutorMandarin’s top recommendation     TutorMandarin Reviews – Lingolistic The Hype At TutorMandarin, we’re big fans of Armel Pingault, the former CTO of Chinesepod. So, we were very excited to try out the latest project he’s been working on – a web-app called “Lingolistic”. The name alone leads to high expectations. A “holistic” approach[…]

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Chinese chengyu – 談虎色變

  Chinese chengyu – 談虎色變 The chéngyǔ 谈虎色变 (tán hǔ sè biàn) is broken down in into the four words –  talk to(谈tán ) tiger (虎hǔ) color (色sè) change (变biàn). This is often translated to “one’s expression changes when ‘tiger’ is mentioned.’’ Once upon a time, there was man talking to his fellow villagers (村民[…]

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Understand Chinese Zodiac Animals – Part 2

Last time we’ve already given you some information about the Chinese Zodiac Animal – All in all 12 different animals with different attributes. Today we will continue with the next 4 zodiac animals: dragon (龙 / 龍 lóng), snake (蛇 shé), horse (马 / 馬 mǎ) and goat (羊 yáng).   Missed our last post[…]