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[…]

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Chinese Measure Word List | TutorMandarin

Chinese Measure Word List Chinese measure words are used together with numerals to indicate the quantity of a noun, and sometimes even of an action. There’re tons of measure words in Chinese, just like there are in English. Any time you say an amount of something, you can use a measure word. 4 cups of coffee. 10[…]

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Top 25 Chinese Adjectives

Top 25 Chinese Adjectives There are lots of Chinese adjectives that you can easily learn. Plus, Chinese adjectives sometimes from those in English in that they can be also used as verbs. Learning adjectives is one of the most important parts of studying any language. No worries! It’s just like English and not very difficult to[…]

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The Best HSK Apps of 2018 for Android and iOS

The Best HSK Apps If you’re reading this article, you probably already know what the HSK is. The HSK stands for 汉语水平考试 (hànyǔ shuǐpíng kǎoshì) which translates to “Chinese Proficiency Test.” The HSK is an international standardized exam which tests Chinese language proficiency for Chinese as a second language learners. The HSK can be taken[…]

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How to Teach Chinese to Your Kids as a Non-Native Speaker

How to Teach Chinese to Your Kids (as a Non-Native Speaker!) Mandarin Chinese, the official language of Taiwan and China is one of the most popular languages with approximately 1 billion speakers worldwide. It also has a powerful economy that will be impactful for years to come. Now, while Chinese is among the most difficult language[…]

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How hard is it for kids to learn Chinese?

How hard is it for kids to learn Chinese? Kids can learn a new or even a second language very easily. Even though many people view Chinese as a tough language, it’s much easier for kids. Kids quickly grasp new concepts because their brain is still at a developmental stage. A kid’s mind is not[…]

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5 Fun Ways for Kids to Learn Chinese

  5 Fun Ways for Kids to Learn Chinese Chinese has been referred to as the language of opportunity and it definitely holds true in 2018. Teaching your children Chinese is an amazing way to prepare them for the world of tomorrow while gaining all the benefits of knowing a second language. But if you’re already[…]

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5 Reasons Why Your Kids Should Learn Chinese

5 Reasons Why Your Kids Should Be Learning Chinese In today’s world, Chinese is one of the hottest languages to learn. However, most people incorrectly assume that it’s a hard language to learn. It just isn’t true! If done right, Chinese can be one of the easiest languages to learn. And once they do learn[…]

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Top 10 Chinese Culture Facts You Should Know

Top 10 Chinese Culture Facts You Should Know The Chinese have a rich culture which they have managed to sustain for thousands of years and they are still strong at it handing it down generations. While they have several beliefs and taboos they are keen to follow, there are some main culture facts one needs[…]

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[Guest Post] Education and the Blockchain

Education and the Blockchain – Should We be Teaching Blockchain in Schools? It goes without saying that tech progress is moving at a rapid pace. Futurists point to Moore’s law – the idea that tech capabilities double every two years – as evidence for tech’s expansion into nearly every facet of our lives. Teaching Technology[…]

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Chinese Mythology: Are Dragons Really Bad?

Chinese Mythology: Are Dragons Really Bad? If you are either a fan of “Supernatural” or “Once Upon a Time”, you will know how “mean, selfish and powerful” dragons are. I enjoy reading all kinds of books (especially mystery and mythology!) but when I first encountered stories about dragon slayers, I was shocked. My first thought was…[…]

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How to write in Chinese – a Beginner’s Guide

How to write in Chinese – A Beginner’s Guide in Chinese Writing Learning Chinese can be a bit scary and seems impossible at the first glance. They just seem like scary blocks of words if you don’t know the idea of how they were formed.You will have no idea where to start. Chinese characters are[…]