Author Archive | Nathan Thomas

4 Reasons Chinese Is Not as Hard to Learn as You Think

Learning Chinese can seem like attempting life on hard mode. The writing system is unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. The words sound peculiar, and absolutely everything is different from your native language. If you feel like you’re diving …

The Fun Guide to Chinese Number Slang Online

Facebook may be blocked in China, but that doesn’t stop young people from wasting away their lives online just like we do in the West! Inside this online universe, an interesting phenomenon has occurred: Chinese internet slang, number …

Chat Like a Native with These 5 Chinese Phone Conversation Tips

Typically, we seek out our phones like they’re our lifelines. However, when you’re learning a new language and living in a foreign country, there’s a tendency to develop a love/hate relationship with those very same phones. We desire and seek …