Chinese Language Guide
16 words to get you started reading technology news in Chinese
Using these words you should be able to have a fair crack at reading a Chinese news article of that type.
FluentU Review – Learn Chinese While Watching Web Videos
If you read blogs for learning Chinese then you've no doubt seen the FluentU blog. Well, FluentU is more than a blog, it's a full-featured service for learning Chinese through web…
Book Review: 500 Common Chinese Idioms
Idioms (成語/成语 chéngyǔ) are a special part of Chinese. In everyday boring conversation they rarely come up, but every now and again a perfect situation arises when one of these four-character gems
Review: Remembering the Hanzi (Book 1)
Today I thought I’d do a write-up of James Heisig and Timothy Richardson’s Remembering the Hanzi.
Mixed up Chinese tones and tips for remembering
Being a tonal language, Mandarin contains lots of words that have the same pronunciation, but different tone.
Study Movie Dialogues for Learning Chinese
If you find yourself getting burnt out on textbooks, and generally despise the news channels, then perhaps studying a film might be a fun alternative for learning Chinese. Most of the time it's nic...
The Question of Chinese Language Podcasts
Last night while bowling with friends in Taiwan (a random spur of the moment idea for something to do), a tweet came in on my phone from Lingomi asking if anyone knew of a place to download Chinese…
How to haggle in Chinese – Example Sentences
If you’re planning on visiting China or Taiwan then haggling is a skill that is essential to learn.