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Chinese 1 Vocab List

Chinese 1 Vocab List Every new language requires learning a lot of new vocabulary from scratch. Chinese is no exception. You are ready to learn Mandarin vocabulary as soon as you know the basic of Chinese — namely, “Pinyin.” Pinyin teaches you how to pronounce each sound in Chinese using the English alphabet. On top[…]

5 Reasons Why Chinese is Difficult

5 Reasons Why Chinese is Difficult Chinese is not the easiest language for an English speaker to learn! In fact, it takes much longer to learn Chinese than many other languages (Spanish, French, German…). The United States State Department estimates it to take almost 88 weeks to be advanced conversational. So, what’s the deal? Why[…]

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 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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

learning Chinese language for beginners pdfs

Learning Chinese Language for Beginners PDFs

  Learning Chinese Language for Beginners PDFs Welcome Chinese learning beginners! When starting out with a new language, it’s important to get all the great (and free!) resources you can to help you learn Chinese effectively. But remember, the goal is to learn Chinese effectively (be able to speak the language with other native speakers[…]

How to say bye in Chinese – 4 different ways from TutorMandarin

How to say bye in Chinese When you are learning a new language it’s important to learn multiple ways to say the same. This is what native speakers do. They don’t just say “how are you? fine and you?” every time we greet. You need to learn these phrases so you can understand them when[…]

Mandarin Pinyin and the difference between them

Mandarin Pinyin. What’s the difference between Pinyin and Mandarin?

What’s the difference between Pinyin vs. Mandarin? Short Answer First, Mandarin refers to a whole language dialect and is the standard dialect for Chinese. Pinyin is just the romanization of the pronunciation of Chinese. Expanding on differences between Pinyin vs. Mandarin There are Chinese characters and their pronunciations. Chinese characters are pictorial, which makes them[…]

What is 100 in chinese

What is 100 in Chinese?

What is 100 in Chinese? Answer: The number one hundred in Chinese is 一百 pronounced yībǎi. How to count in Chinese The number system in Chinese is much more logical than in English. The number for one is just one dash (一) and is pronounced (yī). The number two has two horizontal dashes (二 ) and it’s[…]

1000 most common chinese vocabulary

1000 Most Common Chinese Words

1000 Most Common Chinese Here’s the full list of the top 1000 most common Chinese words with all the info you need: Chinese, Pinyin, English and 2 example sentences for each. This is great if you want to make your own flashcard deck (Anki) or just check them off through a spreadsheet. All sentences are[…]

500 Most Useful Chinese Words

500 Most Useful Chinese Here’s the full list of the top 500 most common Chinese words with all the info you need: Chinese, Pinyin, English and 2 example sentences for each. This is great if you want to make your own flashcard deck (Anki) or just check them off through a spreadsheet. All sentences are[…]