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Chinese Words List

Chinese Words List Chinese Pronunciation So, you’ve started learning Chinese. You’ve learned all the correct Chinese pronunciation through pinyin. You can clearly say the difference between “j” and “zh” and between “z” “c” and “s.” Note: if you can’t, feel free to watch our video on all the correct pronunciation here: Chinese Tones On top of[…]

Learn Mandarin Words

Learn Mandarin Words So you’re starting to learn Chinese and you need to learn Mandarin words! No problem, TutorMandarin has got you covered. We’ve selected 200 beginners words from our Beginner 1 Chinese course for you. These are good for the first level of Chinese learner who has already learned pinyin and is looking to[…]

learn mandarin in 10 days

Learn Mandarin in 10 days

Learn Mandarin in 10 days Sound impossible? Well, probably because it is. But suppose for a minute, imagine if you only had 10 days to learn Mandarin – how would you do it? How would you start learning Mandarin? How would you prioritize what to learn first? Today we’ll lay out the steps to learn[…]

10 Tips to Learn Chinese Quickly

10 Tips to Learn Chinese Quickly Chinese is no easy language to learn. However, there are ways to learn better, quicker, and more efficiently. Today is a quick list of 10 tips to learn Chinese and learn it fast! Apply as many as you can to your own Mandarin studying and start seeing the results[…]

10 Ways to Say Hello in Chinese

10 Ways to Say Hello in Chinese Do you know your Chinese greetings yet? Today we will teach you how to say “hello in Chinese.” Just like English, there are many ways to say this simple phrase. In fact, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 ways to greet people in Mandarin. Each one[…]

chinese word for love

The Chinese Word for Love | Different ways to say “love” in Mandarin

The Chinese Word for Love When learning a language, one of the first things you should learn is to say “I love you!” In fact, many people learn the word for “love” in tons of different languages, just in case! So, let’s learn not just the Chinese word for love, but at least 5 ways[…]

pros and cons of studying in taiwan and china

Study abroad China vs. Taiwan? Pros and Cons.

Study abroad in China vs. Taiwan? Pros and Cons. If you’re considering study abroad China vs. Taiwan — great! You are going to have a fantastic time wherever you go and hopefully, you will see your Chinese level increase rapidly! Where you choose to study is based on many factors – language, geography, lifestyle, career,[…]

How to Start Learning Chinese

How to start learning Chinese? To many people, Chinese is a strange and exotic language that is supposed to be quite difficult. So, how do you go about approaching studying the language? This is an article for those that want to start learning Chinese but have no idea where to start. Well, let us tell you[…]

Do I need to learn Chinese characters

I can already read Pinyin. Do I need to Learn Chinese Characters?

Do I need to learn Chinese characters? The short answer is YES! If you ever want to be more than a beginner who “speaks a little bit of Chinese” then you should learn Chinese characters. Why Learn Chinese Characters? First of all, Pinyin did not even exist several decades ago! If you don’t know, Pinyin[…]

What is the HSK exam

What is the HSK exam and should I take it?

What is the HSK exam? The Hànyǔ Shuǐpíng Kǎoshì (HSK) is the pinyin of the Chinese word 汉语水平考试. The English translation is the Chinese Proficiency Test” or “the Chinese Standard Exam.” The HSK is China’s only standardized test of Mandarin Chinese language proficiency for non-native speakers. The test is administered by Hanban, an agency of the Ministry of[…]

4 ways to say Tutor in Chinese

4 Ways to Say Tutor in Chinese

Are you learning Chinese from a real teacher? Or is it tutor? Is she actually a professor and now you’re worried about what the correct term is to use? No worries. Say Tutor in Chinese Today we’ll look at 4 ways to say tutor in Chinese. Speaking of… if you’re looking for top Chinese tutors[…]

best way to learn Chinese characters

What’s the Best Way to Learn Chinese Characters?

What’s the best way to learn Chinese characters? To learn Chinese characters, you need to learn “radicals” first. Chinese characters can be categorized into 6 types: Pictograms, Ideograms Ideogrammic compounds Phono-semantic compounds Transformed cognates Rebus Among all Chinese characters, more than 90% of them are Phono-semantic compounds. A Phono-semantic compound consists of a radical related[…]