Chinese gifts -giving dos and don'ts

How to Choose Chinese Gifts – Learn about Chinese gift etiquette & culture

Gift giving etiquette varies in different cultures. Usually, in Chinese gift-giving culture, the “meaning” of the gift is more valuable than the “price”. Therefore there’s a Chinese proverb “千里送鹅毛,礼轻情意重 (Qiānlǐ sòng émáo lǐ qīng qíngyì zhòng)”, meaning to sent goose feather from afar, it’s a light gift with heavy meaning behind it. For Chinese, the proverb[…]

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[…]

the top 40 easy characters in mandarin chinese

40 Easy Chinese Characters

When my non-Chinese-speaker friends saw me writing my diary in Mandarin, they always gasped and thought that I was writing some kind of mysterious and complicated code. Chinese characters, or Hànzì, seem to be one of the hardest parts for many Chinese learners since the complicated strokes and appearances, which are so not easy to[…]

Countries in Chinese

Learn Country Names in Chinese

Country Names in Chinese | TutorMandarin Online Chinese Learning The very first thing you learn when you have your first lesson in any foreign languages is how to introduce yourself. Your name, your country, and your hobbies. Check out how to introduce your name in Chinese here! How to ask about hobbies in Chinese here![…]