What the Chinese to learn?

What the Chinese to learn? You may have heard that it is hot to learn Chinese right now. Maybe you’re interested in learning Chinese yourself! But haven’t you heard that there are several types of Chinese? Is Chinese even the correct terms to use? Is it the same as Mandarin? Cantonese? How many varieties are[…]

10 Reasons Why Chinese is Easy

10 Reasons Why Chinese is Easy 1. Mandarin doesn’t really use tenses In English we learn Simple Present, Simple Past, Present Continuous, Present Future… the list goes on. With Chinese you don’t have to worry about any of that! Chinese grammar is in many ways similar to English grammar. A simple Chinese sentence structure consists[…]

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Basic Chinese Words PDF | Free download from TutorMandarin

Basic Chinese Words PDF | Free download from TutorMandarin So you’ve just started learning Chinese and you want a basic Chinese words PDF. Welp, here ya go! This PDF is free to download and contains 100 beginner Chinese words that you need to get started. If you’re interested in how we selected them, here’s a[…]

8 Tips for Learning Chinese Faster

8 Tips for Learning Chinese Faster 1. Start speaking from day 1   Most people learn a language to speak it — so why wait? The best way to get better at speaking is to speak more frequently and more often. To some people that is pretty basic advice that they’ll do anyway. In fact,[…]

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Learn Chinese Through Mandarin TV Series “The Fierce Wife”

Mandarin TV Series “The Fierce Wife” “The Fierce Wife” (Chinese: 犀利人妻, Xī lì rén qī) is a popular Taiwanese TV series released in 2010. The drama is starred by main characters Sonia Sui (隋棠), Wen Sheng Hao (温升豪), Chris Wang (王宥胜) and Amanda Zhu (朱芯仪). “The Fierce Wife” was such a blockbuster that it was[…]

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Children’s Chinese with 3 Chinese Children’s song

Chinese Children’s song When I was a child and learning English as a second language, I always enjoyed the fun English kids’ songs! These songs were so catchy that I even used my free time to listen to them and enjoy them — my parents didn’t have to force me at all. Songs (and children’s[…]

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Learn Chinese song – “Step by Step” by Mayday

  Mayday – Popular band in Taiwan MayDay “五月天” (Wǔyuètiān) is a famous Taiwanese band consists of five members, Ashin, Monster, Stone, Masa, and Guan You. MayDay made their debut in 1999 and has abundant of albums, four best hit albums, and concert albums, all of which sold in impressive numbers including the sales into[…]

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How to learn Chinese language with minimum effort

How to learn Chinese language with minimum effort? At first glance, Chinese language learning seems mission impossible for foreigners. But nothing is impossible because the word itself is “I’m possible!” It is true that Chinese characters are unique and totally different from other western languages that you have learned before. But the Chinese language also[…]

Cantonese vs Mandarin

[Guest Post] Cantonese vs Mandarin: Similarities and Differences

Cantonese vs Mandarin: Similarities and Differences Many people think that Chinese is just one language. When they hear a person from China speaking, they immediately say that the person is speaking in Chinese. But that is not the case since there are several versions of spoken Chinese. There are Cantonese, Hunanese (Xiang, Hsiang), Hakka, Shanghainese,[…]

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Learn Chinese through Game of Thrones Quotes

As we all know “Games of Thrones” (冰与火之歌: 权力游戏, Bīng yǔ huǒ zhī gē: Quánlì yóuxì) season 7 finale is this Sunday. It is really exciting for all of us (fans)! I love every part of the show especially the witty humor, the lyrical dialogues, the complicated moral questions and of course, the quotes! Today[…]

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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…[…]

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[…]