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5 Greatest Moms in Chinese History

  Greatest Moms in Chinese History “A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the[…]

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HBO Asia -The Teenage Psychic

  HBO Asia -The Teenage Psychic The Teenage Psychic, a Taiwanese original series which is also the first Chinese language series on HBO. HBO Asia’s first collaborated with Taiwan’s Public Television Services (PTS) along with a Singaporean production company, InFocus Asia (IFA). Aired last month in 28 countries in Asia, directed by 29-year-old Taiwanese writer-director Chen[…]

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Chinese Superstition – Part II

Chinese superstition – part II Chinese 1-on-1 online lessons at tutormandarin[/caption] Chinese Superstitions you need to know Chinese superstitions are deeply rooted in Chinese culture even until now. Do you know that the birth rate rises drastically during the year of the zodiac sign “Dragon?” In contrast, it drops off in the years of the[…]

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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[…]

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Understand Chinese Zodiac Animals – Part 2

  Chinese Zodiac Animal 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).  […]

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Know Your Chinese Zodiac Animal – Part 1

  Chinese Zodiac Animal You might have noticed that many Chinese market or department stores hang the ornaments of chicken on their front doors or ceiling. That’s because Chinese people celebrate Chinese New Year during the 27th of January and the 1st of February 2017 and the Chinese zodiac animal of the upcoming year is[…]

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Chinese Tattoo Designs

Chinese Tattoo Advice 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[…]

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[…]

Learn about the numbers that are considered lucky in China

Lucky Numbers in Chinese

What Is Your Lucky Number 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?[…]

Chinese tongue twisters

Chinese Tongue Twisters Challenge

The Most Difficult 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[…]

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How to bargain in Chinese + How to haggle in China

How to Bargain in Chinese In China, it is all about “bargaining”! Everything is negotiable! Therefore, besides shopping in supermarkets or malls, you should try to bargain with Chinese vendors in markets. The first price is always too high and especially if a foreigner asks for. Therefore, people should know some basic Chinese phrases to[…]

Christmas in China | Fun Facts about celebrating Xmas in China

Fun Facts about celebrating Xmas in China With a table, full of mouth-watering delicacies, and Shopaholic annual procurement, Westerns celebrate Christmas very hard! But on the other side, what does a non-Christian country like China spend this western holiday? Today at TutorMandarin, we will unmask the secret of Christmas in China and teach you some[…]