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A guide to Chinese calligraphy: handwriting tips for beginners

Learning the Chinese language can be a tough order for any Western speaker. The two main Chinese languages, Mandarin and Cantonese, come from the Sino-Tibetan branch of languages. Meanwhile, most Western speakers speak a language from the Indo-European branch of languages. This means that there are very few similarities that Western speakers can familiarize themselves[…]

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“No Pictures Here.” – Free Learn Chinese PDF

B1-L23 No picture here (Preview) Sign up to get the FREE PDF & Trial Class Download PDF Learn Chinese with PDF: Lessons Overview If you go to a tourist attraction in Chinese-speaking countries and are told by the local staff that you cannot take pictures here. Can you understand? And how do you ask someone[…]

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Famous Chinese Myths You Must Know Part 2 – China’s Four Great Folktales

As mentioned in previous article Famous Chinese Myths You Must Know (Part 1), some of the Chinese myths have a comparative “Western version,” how the universe and men were created, scary fairy tales, and love stories. In part 2, you will know the famous and classic Chinese folktales that together, they are called “China’s Four[…]

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“Buy Some More” – Free Learn Chinese Grammar PDF

  B1-L20 Buy some more (Preview)  Sign up to get the FREE PDF & Trial Class Download PDF Chinese Lessons Overview Do you love shopping? No matter you love to shop in the department store or supermarket, this lesson would teach you useful Chinese speaking if you want to describe your shopping schedule. Who did[…]

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How to Say Tall in Chinese

Do you remember the lady who sits across you in the metro last night? Or the man who stand next to you on the bus this morning? What does he or she look like? Is he tall? Is her hair blond? With long curly hair? Wearing glasses or earrings? Don’t worry, this is not a[…]

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Sun Yen Zi 孫燕姿 – The Sky is Dark 天黑黑

Sun Yan Zi is also known as Sng Ee Tze, Stefanie Sun, is both a singer and a songwriter. She is known as the Singaporean Mandopop queen. Stefanie, the award-winning singer, based her career in Taiwan and has sold over 30 million copies of her albums thus far. Moreover, her popularity extends to China, Hong Kong,[…]

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TutorMandarin Launches Android APP on Google Play!

“Mandarin Goes Mobile” w/ new APP, TutorMandarin 1-on-1 online Chinese classes taught by certified Mandarin tutors through a state-of-the-art Android app that features a virtual classroom, full in-app courses, interactive daily content, and more. TutorMandarin is available now on Google Play.    TutorMandarin has officially launched its Android Chinese app today on the Google Play[…]

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Foodies in China Will Know How to Eat

Foodies in China Know How to Eat Foodies in China seek new food experiences as a hobby rather than simply eating out of convenience or hunger. Typical foodie interests and activities include the wineries and wine tasting, breweries and beer sampling, food science, following restaurant openings and closings, food distribution, food fads, health and nutrition, cooking classes, culinary tourism, and[…]

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Hardest Chinese tongue twister

Hardest Chinese tongue twister you need to know We all love a good tongue twister. Because of tones, Chinese tongue twister can be combinations of the same phonetic sounds over and over but with changing tones to make a phrase. If you want to impress your Chinese friends, learn some hardest Chinese tongue twisters from these videos[…]

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Chinese Girlfriends | North vs. South

Chinese Girlfriends | North vs. South In case you don’t know the difference between Chinese girlfriends in northern and southern  — this video is a must watch. If you think you know the difference, then check your understanding with this video. If you think you definitely know, then enjoy a good laugh as these differences are[…]