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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Typhoon Season: Preparations That Must be Done.

When is typhoon season? “Typhoon”, also known as “Hurricane” in North and South America, refers to“Cyclone” in India. It is one of the most famous natural disasters in Asia! Usually, the typhoon season starts from mid-June to August or even early September. It is estimated that there are around 26 typhoons or more per summer,[…]

China Tomb Sweeping Day and More

Tomb Sweeping Festival

If you’re currently living or traveling in China or Taiwan, you must know that this weekend until 4th of April is a national holiday. It’s called “Tomb Sweeping Festival”, also know as “Qingming Jie” 清明节. Yes, tomb sweeping day! It’s actually one of the biggest holidays in Chinese society! Don’t worry we’ll explain the origin[…]

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What is Pinyin?

  Have you ever come up with the question of “what is pinyin?” when you first come across Chinese language learning? Have you ever wondered how does it works or where does it come from? Let’s find out what pinyin is together here at Tutormandarin.  If you just drop by this article and want to[…]

Chinese chengyu about tigers

Chinese Chengyu – 虎頭蛇尾

Chinese chengyu – 虎頭蛇尾 Do you know anyone who always starts out big and promising but in the end, it might not be as great as they should be? Perhaps it’s easier to say than done or they just simply lack persistence. The chengyu 虎头蛇尾 (hǔ tóu shé wěi) breaks down tiger (虎 hǔ) head[…]

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5 Ways to Say I Love You in Chinese

Have you ever look up the internet to see how to say “I love you” in different languages? Do you already know how to say I love you in Chinese language? Don’t worry, we’ll shortly start on teaching 5 ways to say I love you in Chinese. After this article, you could proudly say I[…]

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Chinese Phrases About Spring

Within a blink of an eye, the cold winter season is almost gone. As the saying goes, “You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep the Spring from coming.” Now, how many of you are excited about Spring? Well, I am! Today, we’re going to learn 5 phrases about Spring. Don’t know how[…]

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Ask About the Weather

Planning to visit around the city during your travel in China? Perhaps going on a hike would be a perfect choice! To be sure, asking about the weather before going would definitely be a wise move. Today, we are going to learn how to talk about the climate and some short conversations about the weather[…]

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5 Ways to Say Sorry in Chinese

Have you ever bumped into someone and not knowing how to say sorry in Mandarin? Or have you ever heard people saying these phrases throughout your travel in China? Certainly, “Please, thank you, and sorry” are the most useful magic phrases in all around the world. Knowing how to apologize is important and a way[…]

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 Leftover Women

  In most parts of the world, women are still living under a lot of stereotypes. For example, women should get married around their twenties and have a baby around thirties. Women should do housework, stay home and take care of the child, women should…etc etc etc. In the 21st century, it’s still hard to[…]

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11 Crucial Chinese Phrases You Must Know

  11 Crucial Chinese Phrases You Must Know Before you head off to China, you must know some basic Chinese in order to interact with locals. In this video, you could not only learn phrases that are extremely useful but also some tips while traveling in China. Here, besides the typical “hellos” and “goodbyes” here[…]