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Review: A Guide to Proper Usage of Spoken Chinese

Review: A Guide to Proper Usage of Spoken Chinese

March 10, 2021

The thing that attracted me to A Guide to Proper Usage of Spoken Chinese was its approach of introducing vocabulary through common mistakes, rather than just telling you this is how it is.

5 Useful Techniques for Productive Mandarin Self Study

5 Useful Techniques for Productive Mandarin Self Study

March 02, 2021

After taking Chinese classes for almost 4 years I decided in February that I would stop going to class and focus more on work while studying in my spare time.

Ordering a Coffee in Chinese – Beginner Lesson with Audio

Ordering a Coffee in Chinese – Beginner Lesson with Audio

March 02, 2021

No matter if you’re tired from travelling or just need a pick-me-up during work at the office, there’s something that is transcends all situations – coffee! With a subject this es…

Illustrated Account of Chinese Characters

Illustrated Account of Chinese Characters

March 01, 2021

Illustrated account of Chinese Characters explores where Chinese characters come from, how they are structured, and how they have evolved.

5 most useful Chinese conjunctions

5 most useful Chinese conjunctions

February 24, 2021

As a continuation of our article on Chinese sentence patterns, here are 5 useful Chinese conjunctions that will help you in understanding Chinese sentence structure and how to string ideas together...

To Expose a Horse’s Leg – Fun Chinese Sayings

To Expose a Horse’s Leg – Fun Chinese Sayings

February 22, 2021

This has to be up there with some of the most fun Chinese sayings – it stands out in a sentence, and will cause some puzzled reactions if you use it among people who’ve never heard it.

10 Chinese Idioms to do with Animals

10 Chinese Idioms to do with Animals

February 10, 2021

There’s one thing that Chinese isn’t short of and that’s idioms 成語 (成语 chéng yŭ). We’ll have a look at one category of idioms to do with animals.

A common LINE scam in Taiwan

A common LINE scam in Taiwan

February 09, 2021

There’s a scam in Taiwan that goes something like this. You receive a LINE message from a desperate friend asking to borrow money for a couple of weeks.