If you’re interested in Chinese culture, you might have gotten into it through being captivated by Mandarin-language movies and television shows.
But unfortunately for beginner learners, watching Chinese films authentically usually isn’t possible.
Most Chinese films offer 汉字 (hàn zì)…
How many Chinese characters do you need to know to be considered fluent in Chinese?
Or to pass the different HSK test levels?
In this post, we’ll walk you through the importance of Chinese characters and how learning them …
The smell of the holidays is in the air, whether you’re ready for it or not!
People are decorating for Christmas, prepping for cozy parties and preparing gifts for the ones they love.
And not just in the United States …
Music is the language of the soul.
It can also be a language learning tool!
Yep—if you do it right, music can be a powerful way to advance your language skills.
So, maybe you want to understand Chinese covers …
If I asked you to name the parts of speech, could you name all of them?
Nouns. Verbs. Adjectives. Adverbs. Pronouns. Prepositions. Conjunctions. Determiners. Interjections.
Those are the nine parts of speech that we learned about in school.
I don’t …
One of the easiest ways to make your language skills sound more advanced is by connecting your thoughts using conjunctions like “and.”
Just look at the difference:
I like to eat chicken. I also like to eat beef.
I like …
Even if you’re new to Chinese, you’ll hear the word (méi yǒu) a lot.
That’s because 没有 can be used in many ways.
It literally means “to not have,” but it can also mean that something hasn’t happened or …