The Best Online Chinese Translator 

Many dreams of going on vacation once in a while, especially to beautiful places like China. Sadly, the language barrier is a pain in the neck and significantly affects the quality of communication. That is why a translator comes in handy in these situations. However, what defines the best Chinese translator?   Criteria for The Best … Read more

Is Mandarin Hard to Learn?

Chinese is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. You may be interested in learning Chinese for various reasons: for work, study, or personal interests.  However, you might face much confusion when learning Chinese. First, there are many different dialects, such as Cantonese, Hokkien, and more. Here, we’ll focus on Mandarin Chinese, … Read more

Introducing maayot Pro

Today, we are excited to announce our new maayot Pro plan. For Chinese learners that are looking for an even more serious and consistent approach to studying Chinese, we are now offering daily teaching and writing corrections. To help you get started, please see below what will hopefully help answer a number of your questions. … Read more

Taiwan Dramas You Need to Watch

Do you often find learning Chinese boring and dull? You flip through textbooks, go to classes, and memorize many vocabulary and grammar rules, but you don’t enjoy it. This makes it harder to continue having the motivation to study Chinese. That’s why you should use the immersion method – absorb Chinese media! And what better … Read more

Chinese Discord

Do you often feel lonely and unmotivated in your path of learning Chinese? We know how difficult it is to learn a foreign language without a fully immersive environment. Or is it? Nowadays, many channels help you find people with similar aims and passions, and Discord is one of them. We’re going to introduce this … Read more

How to Type in Pinyin

Do you think pinyin is complicated? Don’t know how to type in pinyin to communicate in Chinese?  Here, we’ll teach you how to type Chinese using the pinyin system on your phone and computer. Let’s dive in! The Basics of Typing in Pinyin Firstly, you have to grasp the basics of the pinyin system. The … Read more

HSK Test Free Download

Are you interested in studying or working in China? Or do you just want to test your Chinese abilities after learning it for a while? If so, you should try taking the HSK test. “What is HSK, and how do I prepare for it?” you may ask. Don’t worry. We’re here to give you some … Read more

Pimsleur vs Rosetta Stone for Chinese

Chinese is one of the most confusing and difficult learning languages because of the pinyin and multiple meanings in one word. For example, the word ‘长’ has two pronunciations and meanings. If pronounced as (cháng), it means long; And if pronounced as(zhǎng), it means to grow. This scenario will be found quite popular during the … Read more

Chinese Short Stories

China is a country that has more than 5000 years of history. Many folk tales or myths are handed down to the present in the long river of history. Today, we are going deep into Chinese myths. As a form of folk literature, myth is a high fantasy story created by people in ancient times. … Read more

NMSL Meaning in Chinese

One day, your Chinese friends ask you to create a profile on some Chinese site. You log in, surf the site, and you realize one problem… You can’t understand anything!  Welcome to the realm of internet slang in China. There is one thing you should know, the internet nowadays is filled with Chinese internet slang. … Read more