what are chinese words

How to distinguish between Chinese characters and words

How to distinguish between characters and words when reading Chinese? If you are a beginning Chinese learner sometimes you have trouble differentiating between Chinese characters and Chinese words. The problem is that in Chinese writing there are no spaces in between words like English. This means that any two characters next to each other could[…]

total number of chinese words

How Many Chinese Words Are There? How many Chinese Characters?

How many in Chinese Characters How many words are there in the Chinese language? Or how many Chinese characters are there? Is it the same or does it make a difference? Chinese is not English. Chinese is a comprised of pictograms that are referred to as characters. Characters are used alone or combined together to[…]

learn pinyin tones

How to memorize Chinese pinyin tone marks | TutorMandarin

 How to memorize Chinese pinyin tone marks? Chinese is a tonal language with 4 tones and 1 non-tone! For someone that’s never learned a tonal language before, this can be quite difficult to get used. It means you have to add pitch to every word you say and be able to do it smoothly and[…]

improve your spoken chinese

5 Ways to Practice Conversational Chinese

5 ways to practice your conversational Chinese Polyglots will almost universally recommend that, when learning a new language, you should start speaking it out loud as soon as possible. For some this co, es easy. For some, this is nerve-wracking. For some, they want to do it but just don’t know how to get spoken[…]