Living in China

[Guest Post] Tips for living and learning Chinese in China

Moving to China can be a wonderful and thrilling experience for those who are interested in Chinese culture, the booming business opportunities of China’s economy, and the chance to learn a new language in a completely foreign environment. However, making the move to China can be very daunting. Here are our top tips for people[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Free Chinese Classes Giveaway- 1-on-1 chinese online lesson

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[…]

how to pray taoist

What People Do in Taoist Temple?

No matter if you’ve already visited Asia or not, you might have heard of those exotic temples. The churches in Western countries are fascinating to Asian people. Likewise, the temples are intriguing to westerners. There are certain ways to pray in Churches and some rules to obey. The same thing goes to Chinese temples. Today[…]

Taiwan typhoon alert SMS

Taiwan Typhoon Alert

  Have you ever receive a Taiwan typhoon alert before? Just got an alert on your phone in traditional Chinese characters and don’t know what it means? No worries, we’ve got you covered. See below for the translation and background of the emergency alert system. Check out here for our post about emergency contact numbers[…]

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[…]

Chinese mom

5 Greatest Moms in Chinese History

“A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace[…]

ten years

Ten Years (十年) by Eason Chen 陈奕迅

Eason Chan is a Hong Kong singer and actor. He has been praised by Time magazine as the rising of Cantopop. The media calls him “God of Song” and “King of Asian Pop”. Chan had won multiple Golden Melody Awards and loads of other music awards. He won the “Best Mandarin Male Singer” twice, “Best[…]