how long to learn mandarin

How Long to Learn Mandarin?

  How long does it take to learn Chinese? This is the first questions most people ask about the Chinese language. And it makes sense. Before start something, you want to know the end goal and how long it takes to get there. Also, most people have heard that Chinese is difficult and are worried[…]

Chinese chengyu and phrases

Chinese Chengyu – 如虎添翼 – Like adding wings to a tiger

Like adding wings to a tiger ? What is it? The chengyu 如虎添翼 (rú hǔ tiān yì) breaks down into the words: like (如Rú) tiger (虎hǔ) add (添tiān) wings (翼yì). This translates nicely to “like adding wings to a tiger” in English. Now, what does it mean to add wings to a tiger? As you[…]