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How to Prepare for Chinese HSK Exam?

As China is turning into a global superpower, Mandarin language is becoming increasingly popular all over the world. More than 1.3 billion native speakers already make it one of the most influential languages worldwide, but the numbers are yet about to grow. If you are a member of the Chinese learning group, you will probably[…]

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8 types of Chinese language learners

8 types of Chinese language learners The Chinese language is getting increasingly popular all around the world, and we are witnessing a huge growth in numbers of people learning Mandarin. This is not a surprise given the fact that China is a global superpower and the second largest economy in the world. Its rising influence inspires[…]

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The Best Chinese Textbooks You Should Read

Good Chinese Textbooks you should read Learning Chinese is not as difficult as most people think. To master the language, you need to find useful learning resources and spend time reading them. Chinese textbooks are among the most useful learning resources you will ever find since they help you master the Mandarin language. Today we[…]

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Hardest Words in Chinese

Hardest Words In Chinese Chinese is spoken by almost 25% of the world population. But, despite its many speakers, Chinese has been labeled by some as the hardest language to learn. Any language that is foreign or is not your mother tongue can always be classified as hard. However, not all foreign languages are complicated[…]

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A level Chinese vocabulary list

  A level Chinese vocabulary list Ready to learn A LOT of Chinese vocabulary? A large part of learning a new language is just learning the new vocabulary. Chinese vocabulary is no exception. Once you get your pronunciation and tones straightened out, then you’re left with vocabulary and grammar left to do. Today, we’ll give[…]

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Pinyin for beginners

Pinyin for beginners (Chinese for Beginners) Learning a foreign language has never been a walk in the park and the Chinese language is not exceptional. Learning how to speak fluent Chinese language demands for both commitment and passion especially for those learning it as a second language. Those willing to join this foreign speaker in[…]

Expressing feelings in Chinese

[Guest Post] Expressing Feelings in Chinese

One of the most important parts of learning a new language is learning to express your feelings. If your native language is English then you will find that there are tons of words you can use to express your emotions. Many of these may translate fairly well if you’re trying to learn some other Indo-European[…]

Which Chinese language is best to learn?

Which Chinese language is best to learn? The best Chinese language is “Pǔtōnghuà” or “Mandarin,” the official language in China. What is Mandarin and why is it the best Chinese language to learn?  Pǔtōnghuà means the “common language” in Mandarin Chinese. Different from English, the dialects in Chinese are mostly not mutually comprehensible. Even though[…]

Want to learn Chinese language in english?

Want to learn Chinese language in English?

Want to learn the Chinese language in English? Starting to learn a new language is difficult! It makes you wonder how you even learned your own language in the first place! Probably your mom and family spending tons of time talking to you, slowly and patiently repeating the language until you start to understand the[…]

[Guest Post] How can I learn Chinese Quickly?

My first foray into a foreign language wasn’t pretty. I sat down for a few weeks with an audio-visual course which was one part picture book, one part audio CD. The course was painstakingly slow, and I couldn’t help but think that the words and phrases I was learning weren’t all that relevant to real-world[…]

Cool Chinese Slang Words

[Guest Post] 20 Common Chinese Slang Words

The Chinese language is challenging to access and complicated to learn. It takes time and patience to reach a high level of oral and written skills. If you already know how to greet people, catch on interesting (long!) words, are familiar with the Pinyin system of pronunciation, and read Chinese characters properly, you are then[…]

[Guest Post] 4 Tips to Learn Chinese

Learning Chinese? Great. Today we’re gonna share some of our Chinese wisdom with you on how to learn Mandarin. Enjoy these four pieces of wisdom from the teachers here at TutorMandarin. 1. Set as a Solid Chinese Foundation I`m often asked if students can just skip the boring beginning part and learn the “useful” and[…]