Author Archive | Ginny Ng

5 Incredible Chinese Books for Beginners

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The story is all too common. You’re psyched about deciphering written Chinese but don’t know where to start.

Does reading Mandarin Chinese seem …

Play It Cool with Chengyu: 10 Slick Chinese Idioms You Oughta Know

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Would you rather…

  • Be oblivious while everyone’s laughing at a Chinese joke, or
  • Suddenly laugh out loud while everyone else raises their eyebrows at

7 Best Taiwanese Dramas Every Chinese Learner Should Know

7 best taiwanese dramas every chinese learner should know

All work and no play? 

Makes for a dull Chinese language learning experience.

Constantly tempted to skip your lessons in favor of more leisure …

The World Is Yours: 5 Effective Ways to Learn Chinese by Yourself

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You’ve decided that taking Chinese classes and following a rigid course schedule is not your kind of thing.

But you’d still love to improve

10 Chinese Christmas Songs That You Won’t Want to Miss

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Christmas is just around the corner.

And you know what that means, right?

Food, reunions, laughter and Christmas songs!

It’s also the perfect …

5 Best Mandarin Chinese Textbooks for Chinese Learners

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Let’s face it.

Learning Chinese on your own isn’t easy.

Where do you begin?

Where do you get explanations for concepts you don’t understand?…

Learn Chinese Through Lyrics: 10 Catchy Mandopop Love Songs to Get You Started

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The glitzy costumes and pretty boy bands of K-pop have caught the world’s attention.

Now a new pop culture trend is reaching this global …