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Which celebrities speak Chinese?

Which celebrities speak Chinese? … and how well? It’s very hot right now to learn Chinese and even celebrities are getting in on it. But which celebrities speak Chinese and which are just faking it? Listen for yourself and see our Chinese teacher‘s review of their language abilities. Maybe your Chinese is even better than[…]

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[Guest Post] 5 Fun and Easy Jokes in Chinese to Impress Your Friends

  5 Fun and Easy Jokes in Chinese to Impress Your Friends Chinese culture is one of the oldest continuous cultures in the world. This immense country contains nearly a fifth of the world’s population. As a result, it’s no surprise that Chinese culture embraces a huge range of different influences and styles. They have[…]

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[Guest Post] 4 Reasons to Study in China

Four Reasons to Study in China The rapid economic development of China in recent years has led to a nation buzzing with hope and opportunity. It’s no wonder that so many people have started learning Chinese and are interested in acquiring an education in Asia. Anyone looking at the future will tell you that it’s[…]

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Advanced Chinese Pickup Lines – Video and Translation

This is a video from Youtuber “Potter King” Who goes around trying some great/cheesy/terrible pickup lines on some unsuspecting bystanders. This uses advanced Chinese so we’ve translated it below with some descriptions of why it’s funny. If you can pull these off…. then your Chinese and your game is really next level. If this is too[…]

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“I’m Single, Therefore I’m Proud” – 11/11 Singles’ Day in China

Singles’ Day China – Double 11 Holiday Background “I’m single, therefore I’m proud.” is the main meaning behind this newly-invented holiday originated from China. The 11/11 Day (光棍节, Guānggùn jié) is on November 11th in China, and now the neighboring Taiwan celebrates this holiday, too. It’s also known as Double Eleventh Day, Singles’ Day, or[…]

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Famous Chinese Myths You Must Know

Famous Chinese Myths v.s. Western Myths We all know that in Genesis, God created the heavens and the earth; we all know the famous lovers Romeo and Juliet from Shakespeare’s play and also, the worldwide fairy tale Hansel and Gretel.  But do you know that there are Chinese versions of the creation of the universe,[…]

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The Chinese Walking Dead – Zombies in Chinese Cultures

The world just celebrated Halloween by dressing themselves in various movie characters or many kinds of ghosts from different countries. Zombie is always a good choice when people are trying to dress up and act horrifying. You must be too familiar with zombies image like those in The Walking Dead. However, the zombies in China[…]

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Interesting Chinese Culture Facts

Are you curious about interesting Chinese culture facts? You may know that China has the world’s largest population, about 1.38 billion people, followed by India and US. For the record, one in every five people is Chinese. As the most-populated country, China owns a wide variety of cultures, traditions and historical myths. Not only China,[…]

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You Are How You Eat – Chinese Table Manners

When visiting your Chinese friends, it’s very likely to have a meal with them, or even with their family! There are some rules in Chinese table etiquette. Although Chinese would not be strict on you because you are from different cultures, you should know some dos and don’ts to prevent any embarrassment. Also, knowing some[…]

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You Rock if You Know – 15 Funny Chinese Words

Some Chinese learners may think learning Chinese is too hard, not if you know the funny sides of this language!  There are lots of funny Chinese words that you cannot easily guess the word meanings only from their surface.However, after you know their meanings and why, you will be impressed and in love with this[…]

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Chinese Medicine Treatments You Must Know

Scorching summer’s coming, and that means ice cream, beaches, sports, and, unfortunately, heat stroke! More people got heat stroke when they were active under high temperature for long hours and lack of water. The treatments for heat stroke can simply drink more water and move to a cooler place. While in Chinese medicine therapy, Gua-sha[…]

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Chinese Puns

“A bicycle can’t stand on his own because it is two-tired.” You must’ve heard of many puns in English, and you may also “create” puns by playing with the words. Puns can bring fun to the language and in people’s daily lives, too. Not surprisingly, there are also puns in Chinese language, since Chinese words[…]