Inside the Weird World of Chinese Number Slang

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The Chinese internet is alive and well.

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!

The Chinese have developed a whole world …

9 Funny Chinese Phrases Every Learner Should Know

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Comedy means a lot to people.

The average adult laughs at least four times a day at something.

And that something usually involves communication and, ultimately, language.

But what’s funny in English may not be quite as funny in …

Chinese Pinyin Pronunciation: How to Master It and Move On!

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Afraid to try out your Chinese pronunciation?

Some say that Mandarin Chinese is so hard to learn.

They say the phonetic system pushes you so far from your comfort zone that it makes pronunciation a nightmare.

It’s true that …

10 Twitter Feeds All Chinese Learners Should Follow

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Time to get #fluent.

Just turn your binge-scrolling time on Twitter into Chinese learning time.

We’ve got 10 super interesting, smart and fun Twitter feeds that’ll get you there!

By following these accounts, you’ll get everything from daily vocabulary

25+ Adjectives to Describe Any Type of Person in Chinese

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You’re pretty, you’re tall, you’re smart, you’re this, you’re that.

Every language has its own extensive list of vocabulary for describing someone, both in terms of personality and appearance.

Learn some of these key terms, and you can greet your …

3 Ways to Maximize Your Chinese Learning Experience with Subtitles

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You may think of subtitles as those pesky words at the bottom of the screen that always ruin punchlines.

Or maybe you see them as a way to watch TV at a low volume when your roommate is sleeping.

But …

5 Awesome Chinese Cover Songs to Help You Learn Chinese with Music

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“I’ll hear the same song three times during a 30-minute drive!” my friends complain.

This is the reason they say they no longer listen to the radio.

And who can blame them?

But what if there was a way to …