Take Your Basic Chinese Conversation to the Next Level with 4 Timeless Topics

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Stuck in a conversational rut with your Chinese?

Find yourself using the same introductory phrases over and over?

Chinese conversation scripts—the kind you’d find …

Chinese Language Basics: The Vocab You Need to Know Plus 5 Tips for Mastery

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In Chinese, there’s a 成语 (chéngyŭ) — Chinese idiom that perfectly describes the determination of the hasty Mandarin learner: 快马加鞭 (kuài mă jiā biān).

No-stress Test Time! Chinese Quizzes from 5 Fantastic Platforms

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Repeat after me: quizzes are not the enemy!

Our grade school days may have taught us to dread quizzes, which seemed designed only

30+ Must-know Chinese Honorifics for Being Polite Like a Pro

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I never really liked being referred to as “ma’am.”

It always makes me feel old.

Although it sure beats hearing people shout “lady” to …

Congratulations in Chinese: How to Shower Praise like a Supportive Native Speaker

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Life is too short to not celebrate each other and each other’s proud accomplishments—big and small!

There are infinite events and moments in life …

Get What You Want in Chinese: How to Express Desires and Needs

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How often do you claim that you need something when it’s merely something that you want?

Don’t worry, you’re not the only one.

People …

Body Parts in Chinese: A Holistic List of Over 60 Essential Body-related Words

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Remember when learning body parts was as simple as singing, “head, shoulders, knees and toes?”

Songs are extremely useful when it comes to learning …