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Study abroad China vs. Taiwan? Pros and Cons.

Study abroad 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, hobbies,[…]

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[…]

10 fun facts about china for kids

10 Facts about China for Kids

10 Fun Facts about China for Kids There are so many fun facts about China! But today we’re going to choose just 10 of them for kids. Hopefully, you learn something and your interest in China grows! China is an exciting country with a huge population and a fascinating history. Over one billion people live there[…]

5 Ways How to say Chinese in Chinese

How to say Chinese in Chinese? Although the question “how to say Chinese in Chinese?” may seem silly, this is actually a great question. How do you say Chinese in Chinese? Well, it depends on which type of Chinese you’re talking about. Today we’re going to learn ways to express the differentiation variations of the[…]

Chinese Characters Vs. Chinese Words

Chinese Characters Vs. Chinese Words

Chinese Characters Vs. Chinese Words – What’s the difference? How many are there of each? Do you know the difference between Chinese characters vs Chinese words? It’s not that difficult if you understand how the Chinese language is organized. Some of the confusion comes from that fact that Chinese is a phonetic language and doesn’t[…]

different simplified and traditional characters

List of different simplified and traditional characters

What is this list of different Simplified and Traditional Characters? Chinese has several written variations including Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese. Mainland Chinese typically use Simplified Chinese Characters, but Taiwan, Hong Kong, and others still use Traditional Chinese Characters. Simplified Chinese in Mainland China is a recent phenomenon and has only been incorporated nationally since the[…]

4 Facts about China for Kids

We’ve selected 4 facts about China for kids that will hopefully get you interested in the country and wanting to learn more. If you’re interested in the Chinese language, then check out our Chinese course for kids. Ready? Let’s go! 1. China is the 4th biggest country in the world! China is really big! In[…]

What other languages are spoken in China

What other languages are spoken in China?

What other languages are spoken in China? We all know that Chinese is spoken in China, but what other languages are spoken in China? Hold on a minute. Do we actually know that Chinese is the main language in China? Do we even know what the Chinese language is? For example, is it the same[…]

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Chinese Culture for Kids – Free PDF Lesson “Dragon Boat Festival”

Chinese Culture for Kids PDF Kids dragon boat festival 1 Download PDF Chinese Culture for Kids PDF “Dragon Boat Festival” Are you looking for Chinese for kids resources? Well, then you’re in luck! Whether you’re learning mandarin for kindergarten, teaching Mandarin to pre-schoolers, or just wondering how to teach your child mandarin Chinese — we’ve[…]

taiwanese mandarin vs maianland chinese

Is there a difference between Mandarin in China and Taiwanese Mandarin?

Is there a difference between Mandarin in China and Taiwanese Mandarin? The answer is “yes!” Taiwanese Mandarin is different than Mandarin in China.  The difference between Mandarin in China is Taiwan is pretty much just like the difference in English between two different locations. Mandarin Accents, Mandarin Dialects, and Taiwanese Mandarin Even within English, there[…]

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“I am Reading Books.” – Free Learn Chinese Book PDF

B1-L22 I am reading books (Preview) Sign up to get the FREE PDF & Trial Class Download PDF Learn Chinese Book PDF: Lessons Overview It must be the most common questions – “What are you doing?” “Are you available now?” These questions seem pretty simple, but can you answer in fluent  and understandable Chinese?  Beginner[…]

mandarin and chinese

What’s the difference beween Chinese and Mandarin? Is Mandarin Chinese?

Usually, when you hear Mandarin you immediately associate it with Chinese. Heck, the two words usually appear right next to each other – “Mandarin Chinese!” But what exactly is the difference between Chinese and Mandarin? What does Mandarin mean by itself? Understanding the Chinese Language Chinese is the umbrella term for the whole language. It[…]