Author Archive | Brooke Bagley

Chinese Ne: 5 Handy Ways to Use This Multipurpose Particle

Particles are like the thread that holds together the beads of a bracelet. It’s hard to make sentences without them, and if you tried, you’d probably end up with an unorganized thought that no one can understand. Particles don’t exist …

Top 6 Websites for Finding the Perfect Online Chinese Tutor

Before the 21st century, it was almost impossible to learn Chinese without living in China or miraculously stumbling upon a fluent speaker who offered to teach you everything they knew. But luckily, it’s the 21st century—which means finding a Chinese …

Cantonese vs. Mandarin: 5 Key Differences

Did you know that there are actually hundreds of Chinese dialects? But when it comes to learning Chinese, most people opt for the most commonly spoken dialects—Mandarin and Cantonese.  So how does one choose between the two? This is …