Author Archive | Ben

Hot on Weibo: Being Single on Chinese Valentine’s Day (七夕)


七夕节 (qī xī jié), commonly known as Chinese Valentine’s Day or Magpie Festival, is an ancient traditional holiday falling on the 7th day …

FluentU Launching Public Beta September 3rd!


Over the past year, we have worked hard bringing you some of the web’s best Chinese learning content on our blogTwitter, …

Lessons in Learning Chinese: Allan Ngo


Next in our series is Allan Ngo!  Allan has been a good friend of FluentU over the months, and we are happy to have …

No Nonsense Newbie Tips: What the Heck is up with 了?


The mother of all Newbie conundrums: 了

This is one of the simplest of all Chinese particles, one which you probably encountered in Chapter …