How Do Plurals Work in Chinese? The Simple 3-step Guide


What do you mean, no plurals?!

You may’ve heard that in Chinese, nouns are the same in both singular and plural forms.

You can’t just tack on an -s, like we do in English.

So how will you …

Take a Sick Day: Over 50 Chinese Medical Terms for Anything That Ails You


A hospital’s a scary place.

It’s even worse when you don’t speak the language.

If you live in a Chinese-speaking place, you may experience some extra dread whenever you go to a doctor or need to make an emergency …

Level Up Your Language Skills: Learn Chinese with 10 Addictive Video Games


I’ve noticed a common theme in my FluentU blog posts: More often than not, I’m a sucker for learning Mandarin through incredibly easy means.

Who doesn’t love entertainment paired with education?

From reading books to watching television shows to browsing

The 6 Best Taiwanese Dramas for Dramatically Better Chinese Listening Skills


They’re as romantic as an evening in Paris.

They’re as dramatic as your favorite Oscar winners.

And best of all, they pack as much Chinese practice as your usual study sesh.

It’s no secret that Chinese shows and Chinese dramas

Looking for Chinese Channels on Roku? 6 to Check Out


Roku has become a real game-changer.

It lets you customize your TV options in a way traditional cable hasn’t.

It’s also a massively useful way to learn Mandarin.

For those who need to be brought into the loop, Roku …

Easy Reading: 5 Chinese-English Parallel Texts for Language Learners


Reading will never go out of style.

It’s true that we spend more time staring at screens than ever before, but for many people, there’s still nothing like the experience of reading a physical book.

Whether you’re curled up …

Manga for Chinese Learners: 7 Gripping Graphic Novels in Mandarin (Plus English Translations)


Reading manga is a very chill way to learn Chinese.

Well, chill for you, anyways.

The characters are always getting into some crazy drama.

I’m talking everything from secret high school romances to warfare between gods and humanity.

But …