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Each one of us has a special taste for things that we love to read. There are so many genres that we could choose from when deciding on what to read in a language that we're learning, such as Chinese so to speak. I'm curious to know which genre you like best as far as learning Chinese is in…Continue
Why it’s called “You Can Read”? Well, because it IS focused on preparing you to read Chinese. As a matter of fact, you will read a complete…Continue
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Be careful of those traps, so you won’t fall……Continue
In this world, success could be defined in a way of "being able to stand out from the crowd, being unique and wonderful. " if you think you're a real gold, then go ahead shine brighter than others, prove yourself and let people know you can make bigger difference to the world than others.
It might sound cruel, but that seems more or less the game rule of…
A line of wisdom in Chinese is like a quick meal of knowledge that could easily fit into your busy schedule.
Let's spend about 15 minutes to sip up some wisdom soup in Chinese language into your hungry stomach. :-)
Chinese idioms are full of analogies. If you are struggling with memorizing them, why not slow down first and see if there's any analogy in the idiom. Just like in English and any other languages, using analogy can help people to vividly picture the concept in their mind without too much explanation.
Today I'll use an example to show you how to build the…Continue
Added by Grace on May 6, 2012 at 4:00am — No Comments
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.
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
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
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