As the number of people interested in learning Chinese is growing, you can now find an abundance of textbooks and resources dedicated to Chinese...
While many many languages have an alphabet and an alphabetic system, with Asian languages it's not always the case. This raises a lot of questions....
In this article, we’d like to show you six words and phrases that can be used to say “thank you” in Chinese.
If you are a foreigner who lives in China, you wouldn’t like to miss the opportunity to explore some of the most fascinating tourist sites which are often located in secluded corners across the country. Well, let’s put aside this topic for a moment and try to be a little more practical. Imagine you live […]
One of the biggest challenges that Chinse learners are faced with is the use of synonyms in different contexts. Just like in other languages, misusing two words that share the same or a very similar meaning could sometimes make you deviate from what you really want to say. Therefore, we will take a look at […]
Gaining a good understanding of different grammatical structures is essential for Chinese learners to improve their overall Chinese language skills. However, it’s certainly pretty hard to remember a large number of structures in a short time, therefore, it will be a good idea to start with some of the most commonly used structures so that […]
What is one of the problems that most foreigners often come across during their stay in China? Language! If you happen to study or work in China, you might notice that local people’s knowledge of English is quite limited. That’s why more and more foreigners start to realize that acquiring some basic knowledge of Chinese […]
Nowadays young people use a large number of slang and informal expressions in daily conversations, and often these words and expressions indicate “hidden intentions” in certain circumstances. In the previous article, we talked about a few essential phrases you can use during the WeChat conversation with your Chinese friends. Let’s move forward! It’s the 2nd part […]
WeChat has now become an inalienable part of Chinese people’s daily life as it allows people to do many different things like booking tickets or paying bills with only a few clicks. Nevertheless, people in China mainly use WeChat to talk with each other. In this article, we will explain some of the commonly used […]
3 Ways to use 的 (de) in Chinese Language Today we are giving beginners and elementary Chinese learners a mini-lecture on 3 ways to use 的 (de) in Chinese language. Well, if you think “的(de)” is only needed to form possessive pronouns like “my” and “your”, I’m afraid you underestimated the “ability” of this character. […]
In our previous article, we have explained how to ask a general question in Chinese. However, that’s not enough to get by when it comes to studying or living in China, therefore this time let’s take a step further and learn 5 ways to ask a special question in Chinese like “What are you doing?”, […]
A yes-no question represents itself as a grammatical structure, the answer to which is expected to be either yes or no. Questions like “Are you Jason?” or “Do you like China?” are considered to be typical yes-no questions, which means they are very often used in our daily communication with other people. In the Chinese […]
As shopping plays such an important role in Chinese people’s daily lives, it’s not surprising that there are several ways to say “shopping” in Chinese. In this article, we take a look at 4 most popular Chinese words and phrases related to shopping! Chinese Shoppers These days, tourists from China can be seen everywhere […]