Essential Chengyu: Smooth talk

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Have you ever been talked into buying something you didn’t want?

Or doing something you didn’t want to do?

Then you probably know what

Essential Chengyu: Warren Buffett’s favorite

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If you’ve noticed, our blog never promises results in 5 minutes a day. 

And we never will, because we still believe that old school …

Essential Chengyu for that familiar love story

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Have you heard this love story before?

Two strangers work and live near each other. They’re perfect for each other, but as fate has …

Embrace the Embarrassing Moments: The Importance of Tones!

As part of our Embrace the Embarrassing Moments series, we feature a reader’s story about an embarrassing moment from when they were learning

Essential Chinese Slang To Celebrate “Singles Day”

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What is this “Singles Day” business?

Every year in November, single Chinese people celebrate their singleness together on “Singles Day” –  光棍节 (guāng gùn …

Essential Chengyu: Don’t you love this feeling?

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Have you ever come across a chengyu that is good, so good that you want to say it when you’re speaking English? 

We have

Essential Chengyu: Through thick and thin

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Learning Chinese has a lot of ups and downs.

What always helps is having friends who are experiencing the same things as you,