Streampunk! 5 Hacks to Stream Yourself Some Real Chinese TV

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Streaming television is all the rage now, isn’t it?

Who even has a cable account anymore?

With websites like Netflix and Hulu around, people can tune in to their favorite shows with nothing more than a laptop and a WiFi …

How to Learn Chinese by Reading It, Even If You “Can’t”

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Some friends of mine recently organized a hike that ended up being a steep, arduous, bruising climb.

When they got to the top, they found a group of nicely dressed people, young and old, picnicking.

Turns out, if they had …

Learner’s List: The 10 Best Chinese Movies on Amazon Prime

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Ah, the cinema!

Our relationship with films has changed quite a bit over the years.

Once upon a time, people needed to purchase a ticket and climb into seats at a movie theater to catch a new release.

Now, we

The Business-ready Guide: How to Write an Email in Chinese

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Remember when they said the ol’ email would be obsolete soon?

Remember when everyone thought social media would eat the original communication service of the internet and render it useless?

Yeah, right.

If you’re an online freelancer or someone who …

How to Talk to (or About) Family and Friends in Chinese

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Friends. Food. Feelings. Identities. Weather. Family.

Maybe you’re someone who believes labels are too restrictive.

That’s totally understandable and okay.

Lots of labels can be unnecessary and limiting!

But on a practical level, language irrevocably revolves around labeling just about

6 Chat Platforms for Chinese Learners You Might Not Think Of

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Chat rooms have been around since the dawn of the internet and they have yet to go out of style.

Why would they, though?

Chat rooms are a fantastic way to communicate with many people all at the same time, …

Play with a Full Deck: Chinese Vocabulary Cards for Learners of All Levels

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Flashcards are great for studying, but who has time to make them these days?

It’s true that creating flashcards by hand offers that tactile learning experience, which stimulates better recall for character writing.

However, not everyone has the patience (or …