Do I need to learn Chinese characters

I can already read Pinyin. Do I need to Learn Chinese Characters?

Do I need to learn Chinese characters? The short answer is YES! If you ever want to be more than a beginner who “speaks a little bit of Chinese” then you should learn Chinese characters. Why Learn Chinese Characters? First of all, Pinyin did not even exist several decades ago! If you don’t know, Pinyin[…]

Top 10 Reasons “Why Learn Chinese?”

Why Learn Chinese? The top 10 reasons to learn Chinese from TutorMandarin There are tons of reasons to learn a second language, especially Chinese. We’ll choose some of our most compelling arguments — but know there’s plenty more. As always, feel free to leave your thoughts in the comments. Alright, let’s go! The top 10[…]

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Which celebrities speak Chinese?

Which celebrities speak Chinese? … and how well? It’s very hot right now to learn Chinese and even celebrities are getting in on it. But which celebrities speak Chinese and which are just faking it? Listen for yourself and see our Chinese teacher‘s review of their language abilities. Maybe your Chinese is even better than[…]

Chinese mythology of Dragons

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…[…]

7 tips on how to choose Chinese tutor

7 Tips on “How to choose the right Chinese tutor?”

7 tips on “How to choose the right Chinese tutor?” China has the second largest economy and is also one of the largest trading partners of US. Therefore, it is not surprising that you’ve decided to learn Chinese. The next big step will be choosing the right teacher. There’s a saying “finding a business partner[…]

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Chinese symbols: The most common Chinese symbols and the true meaning behind them

The most common good luck Chinese symbols and the meaning behind them China is a very big country with long and established traditions and customs. One of the well-known traditions is the Chinese people love to play with words and their meanings. Therefore, the calligraphies of Chinese symbols written on the red square paper is very[…]

a Beginner guide in Chinese writing

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[…]

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The best 5 Chinese apps for learning Chinese in 2017

The best 5 Chinese apps for learning Mandarin in 2017 How technology makes it easier to learn Mandarin through Chinese App? In the past, before the internet, learning a new language (especially Mandarin Chinese) was quite challenging for Chinese learners. First, you had to find and purchase study materials. And, even if they were good study[…]

Chinese New Year Traditions

Chinese New Year Traditions – A Beginner’s Guide to CNY Traditions

Chinese New Year Traditions You Need to Know!   Have you ever been to networking event in Chinese countries and ended up being awkward, because you don’t speak or know anything about this foreign language or culture? Do not fear, after reading this post, I can guarantee that you will get an overview of the most[…]

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Free Chinese Classes | TutorMandarin Summer Giveaway

Here comes the summer vacation! Wondering how to fulfill your summer? Learn something new and broaden your knowledge seem to be a good idea to invest yourself. What about learning a new foreign language and experiencing different cultures? Or are you planning to learn Chinese but haven’t taken action? If you are planning a trip[…]

Michael Wong Song

Fairy Tale (童话) by Michael Wong (光良)

Michael Wong, also well known as 光良(Guāngliáng), born 30 August 1970, is a Malaysian Chinese singer and composer. He has sung and written many love songs those of which have high popularity. Wong began his singing career around 1995 and has released five solo albums since 2000. Fairy Tale was his breakthrough album. He has[…]

The Best Way to Learn Mandarin Online

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[…]