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Last time we took a look at how to say, "What is this?" in Chinese. If you missed that discussion, take some time to …Continue
Do you know in Chinese culture, there's one unique name for each age group that you can use to refer to the age without explicitly stating the number.
Last time we took a look at how to say, "When is your birthday?" in Chinese. If you missed that discussion, take some time to …Continue
Li Bai is one of the greatest poets in Chinese literature. The following is one of his popular poems. If you would like to listen to the recitation of the poem, read the interesting poem analysis and know what is the requirement to be a beauty in ancient China, then you are welcome to visit Sentiment of Lament
Last time we took a look at how to say, "What time does the show start?" in Chinese. If you missed that discussion, take some time to…Continue
重 zhòng usually means "heavy, important, or powerful". In the following three Chinese idioms, 重 zhòng is used for different meanings. Please pay attention to what exactly 重 zhòng is used for, and at the same…Continue
I remember when I was first face to face with a Chinese-only menu in a restaurant, it was a difficult experience. I knew the basics, like chicken, meat, noodles and soup, but what was everything else? I think I just pointed to a chicken item and hoped for the best. Because of the different…Continue
Last time we took a look at how to say, "How much?" in Chinese. If you missed that discussion, take some time to …Continue
I have just finished going through all the resources I have discovered and have been using to help me learn Mandarin so far and organized them on my website.
Please let me know if there is something that should be on this list. Thanks!
Added by Corbin Tarrant on April 15, 2012 at 9:08am — No Comments
Last time we took a look at how to say, "Do you have a fork?" in Chinese. If you missed that discussion, take some time to …Continue
thanks to a friend I found on http://www.italki.com/ I now have audio for all the zhuyin characters.
I put them onto cards and made a zhuyin memrise course! Check…Continue
Added by Corbin Tarrant on April 11, 2012 at 1:30am — No Comments
I noticed quite a lot of confusions and misunderstandings when it comes to usage of the particle Le 了, and most Chinese learners end up adding the word in almost every of their sentences.
Let's take a look at the variation of forms of 了 including particle, verb, adverb,…
传奇 (chuánqí) is one of my favorite songs. It is about a type of beautiful and vague love, a love happens in one person's mind when s/he just see another one in the crowd. S/he feels that they have met before and falls in love and can…Continue
Once he visited a temple and painted on the wall four dragons, but gave none of them eyes. The onlookers felt that…Continue
Have you ever heard about Hurun's List (Chinese Richest People List)? It's the most famous rich people list in China. Then do you know why it is nicknamed as Pig's Blacklist (“杀猪榜 (shā zhū bàng)” ) by Chinese?
It all comes from a famous Chinese expression 人怕出名猪怕壮 (rén pà chū míng zhū pà zhuàng). 出名 (chū míng) means getting famous. Literally it means “People dread fame as much as pigs dread being strong.” It can also be translated as “Great honors are…Continue
This journal is a tool to help me learn Mandarin Chinese. It will be used to practice typing, handwriting, and speaking Mandarin. The journal is also making use of MandarinSpot for annotated translation and zhuyin phonetics (mouse over the typed characters).
I would greatly appreciate any comments pointing out mistakes and on how I can improve my sentence structure, handwriting, or spoken Mandarin.
Check it out: …Continue
The folks came and comforted him, he said "Well, this is not necessarily a…Continue
I saw this video via member Edna's (@ednacz)…Continue
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