count to 10 in chinese with tutormandarin

How to count to 10 in Chinese?

How to count to 10 in Chinese? Let’s learn how to count to 10 in Chinese today! And what better place to start then numbers 1 through 10? Today we’ll teach out how to pronounce each Chinese number, do the correct hand gesture, and even write out the character itself! First, watch the video below[…]

learn mandarin in 5 mins

How to Speak Chinese in 5 Minutes | The Beginners Guide to Chinese

Ok, so we’re writing this blog post “how to speak Chinese in 5 Minutes” only because so many people have searched it. Disclaimer: you can not learn any language in 5 minutes and if you tell someone that you learned Chinese in 5 minutes… they will either laugh at you or think you’re a lunatic. […]

list of all hsk 1 words

HSK 1 Full Word List | Excel Sheet and PDF Download

Here’s the full list of HSK1 words (plus some!) with all the info you need: Chinese, Pinyin, English and 2 example sentences for each. This is great if you want to make your own flashcard deck (Anki) or just check them off through a spreadsheet. All sentences are originally created by Tutormandarin and are not[…]

the origins of Chinese moon cake

Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival : Moon Cake,Traditions and Legends

Chinese Mid-Autumn festival ( the Moon Festival ) Chinese mid-autumn festival (中秋节, Zhōngqiū jié) is the second biggest festival a the Chinese New Year. It is held on the 15th of August according to the Chinese Lunar calendar. Lasting 3 to 7 days, depending on the year and where it falls in the calendar. In[…]

interesting chinese culture facts

Interesting Chinese Culture Facts

Are you curious about interesting Chinese culture facts? You may know that China has the world’s largest population, about 1.38 billion people, followed by India and US. For the record, one in every five people is Chinese. As the most-populated country, China owns a wide variety of cultures, traditions and historical myths. Not only China,[…]

Travel Chinese

Tourists Must Know – Useful Chinese Sentences for Traveling

Before going abroad, we usually try to learn the basic foreign language phrases in order to communicate more efficiently with locals. The following are some useful Chinese sentences that tourists must prepare when going to Chinese-speaking countries. From food, clothes, housing, transportation, and entertainment, we will show you the sentences and phrases you may use in[…]

Try not to be rude on the dining table.

You Are How You Eat – Chinese Table Manners

When visiting your Chinese friends, it’s very likely to have a meal with them, or even with their family! There are some rules in Chinese table etiquette. Although Chinese would not be strict on you because you are from different cultures, you should know some dos and don’ts to prevent any embarrassment. Also, knowing some[…]

Herbal medicine is one of the main features in TCM

Chinese Medicine Treatments You Must Know

Scorching summer’s coming, and that means ice cream, beaches, sports, and, unfortunately, heat stroke! More people got heat stroke when they were active under high temperature for long hours and lack of water. The treatments for heat stroke can simply drink more water and move to a cooler place. While in Chinese medicine therapy, Gua-sha[…]

Chinese alphabet pinyin table

Pinyin Table for Beginners

When you are occupied with Chinese language learning and begin to learn Chinese language, you most likely discover that there are two diverse phonetic letter sets you can take in the dialect. One is through the Pinyin framework and the other is Zhuyin framework. We will reveal to you why a solitary dialect can have[…]

bargaining skills

How to bargain in Chinese + How to haggle in China

How to Bargain in Chinese In China, it is all about “bargaining”! Everything is negotiable! Therefore, besides shopping in supermarkets or malls, you should try to bargain with Chinese vendors in markets. The first price is always too high and especially if a foreigner asks for. Therefore, people should know some basic Chinese phrases to[…]

China Emergency Number

China Emergency Number You Need to Know

Accidents don’t follow any rules. Most of them happen in moments when we don’t expect it at all. Although most of us aren’t willing to encounter ones, we must handle some emergent situation or troubles during our trips to foreign countries. We already learn the most important emergency contact numbers during our childhood by our[…]

Greetings friends in Chinese

Learn Chinese Greeting Words – Meeting People in Mandarin

Learn Chinese Greeting Words! Greeting friends in the Chinese language is not as hard as you think. It’s always nice to start a relationship with “greeting”. And you are required to have a basic concept of it in order to ask Chinese locals for help or express your needs. This post is totally what you[…]