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Today I am going to tell a story behind the Chinese idiom 梁上君子 liáng shàng jūn zǐ, hope you enjoy it. (成语 chéngyǔ)
Once he visited a temple and painted on the wall four dragons, but gave none of them eyes. The onlookers felt…Continue
The folks came and comforted him, he said "Well, this is not necessarily a…Continue
It is said that there was a confused painter in ancient times. One day, he just finished drawing the head of a tiger when his friend came by. His friend asked him to draw a horse. The painter was too lazy to start a new one, so he drew a body of a horse right under the tiger head. His friend asked…Continue
Hello,everyone! Today I'll post some sentences about business, hope it helps!
Here we go!
1. If you have any questions on the details， feel free to ask.
I commented this on the Daily Chinese Sentences for 蚊 wén and 林 lín the other day. You can find some additional sentence examples there.
I just thought that you might be curious…Continue
Added by Zhang Wenzhuo on November 9, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
Long long ago, there was a man from Chu selling a 矛 máo (spear/lance/ pike) and a 盾 dùn (shield). He boasts of his 盾 dùn (shield) that it is the hardest one in this world and that it can't be broken by any sharp things! He then also boasts that his 矛 máo (spear/lance/ pike)…Continue
Today I want to add some more daily expressions, hope they would help you with your Chinese learning! :)
Here we go:
1. Nancy will retire next year．
I found a very interesting phenomenon that some movie's names Chinese translations are very different from their English names. Today I will show you some, hope you enjoy them!
Today's post is pretty easy to understand and remember, but the phrases I will post are used so much in movies, even in our real life. I really hope this helps! :)
Here we go!…Continue
I found these daily expressions on my renren page and I really hope this helps!
1. I beg your pardon?
请再说一遍 qǐng zài shuō yī biàn. (or我没有听清wǒ méi yǒu…Continue
In China there are several new words to call some new groups of people. 啃老族，闪婚族，月光族，丁克族，毕婚族！Now I'm gonna explain them one by one!
I've been watching a special column named "希望英语--Outlook" on CCTV-10. This column teaches English learners about the fashionable English of life and authentic expression of western culture. In my opinion, this column is good for both English learners and Chinese learners, because it uses a bilingual method of teaching.…Continue
This sentence reminds me that some of the Chinese learners here may be interested in the usage of " 老 lǎo".
One month later, it's our traditional festival----Spring Festival(春节)! It is the most important festival to us!During Spring Festival,we get together, children wear new clothes,old people paste red couplets on the doors,we set off firecrackers,eat dumplings.......It's amazing!There is another way to say Spring Festival, 过年 guó nián,of course there is a story behind it, let me tell you.In this story you will know why we…Continue
I'm learning English now,so I've shared many useful daily expressions on my renren page(renren.com just like myspace.com or facebook.com), I think it may help you if I translate them into Chinese! :)
Here we go:…
“菜鸟 cài niǎo” is a popular word. Interally, it seems like some kind of bird we can eat. However it means something like rookie or newbie.
Now I'm gonna tell the story behind "菜鸟"：…Continue
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