famous chinese myth

Famous Chinese Myths You Must Know

Famous Chinese Myths v.s. Western Myths We all know that in Genesis, God created the heavens and the earth; we all know the famous lovers Romeo and Juliet from Shakespeare’s play and also, the worldwide fairy tale Hansel and Gretel.  But do you know that there are Chinese versions of the creation of the universe,[…]

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Learn Chinese Through Mandarin Movie – “Our Times”

Mandarin movie “Our Times” – Enjoyable way to learn Mandarin “Our Times”, Mandarin name “我的少女时代” (Wǒ de shàonǚ shídài), is a Taiwanese comedy romance film directed by Frankie Chen (陈玉珊, Chényùshān). 我的少女时代 literally means “The Time of My Maiden Years”. The film released worldwide in 2015. The plot is the memory of the leading actress’[…]

interesting chinese culture facts

Interesting Chinese Culture Facts

Are you curious about interesting Chinese culture facts? You may know that China has the world’s largest population, about 1.38 billion people, followed by India and US. For the record, one in every five people is Chinese. As the most-populated country, China owns a wide variety of cultures, traditions and historical myths. Not only China,[…]

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You Rock if You Know – 15 Funny Chinese Words

Some Chinese learners may think learning Chinese is too hard, not if you know the funny sides of this language!  There are lots of funny Chinese words that you cannot easily guess the word meanings only from their surface.However, after you know their meanings and why, you will be impressed and in love with this[…]

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Chinese Puns

“A bicycle can’t stand on his own because it is two-tired.” You must’ve heard of many puns in English, and you may also “create” puns by playing with the words. Puns can bring fun to the language and in people’s daily lives, too. Not surprisingly, there are also puns in Chinese language, since Chinese words[…]

Talk Family tree in Spoken Chinese

Chinese Family Tree

For many Chinese language learners, family titles in Chinese are for sure a pain in the neck. It might rack your brain just trying to say “uncle” or “cousin” right. In Chinese, they give each family member a title. From your mother’s side to your father’s side, to each generation, and gender…etc. For this reason,[…]

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Chinese Tattoo Designs

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 read it. Having[…]

Chinese tongue twisters

Chinese 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 TutorMandarin will try to teach you[…]

Chinese swear words

Chinese Swear Words + Chinese Curse Words

Chinese Swear Words & Chinese Curse Words Every language, every culture has their own ways to express discontent. So, when learning Chinese it’s necessary to explore this aspect of the language – Chinese swear words. You need to know when others are swearing at you or when you might need to curse right back at[…]

funny Chinese Jokes with english examples

Funny Chinese Jokes to help you learn Mandarin

    Funny Chinese jokes and Easy Chinese Jokes to learn Mandarin Every nation has its own special brand of humor — born from its unique cultural and historical background. When learning Chinese you have to learn some funny Chinese jokes! It will not only improve your language skills but will also give you a[…]

real chinese food experts

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[…]