Chinese vs Japanese

China and Japan are two ancient nations that throughout centuries influenced each other through trade, literature, art as well as military conflicts. Chinese is a language spoken mainly by people living in China and has several varieties or dialects that are spoken in China itself. It is believed that more than a fifth of the … Read more

10 Tips To Learn Chinese From Movies

As we all know, learning foreign languages through multimedia platforms can greatly improve our learning effect and efficiency, and make the learning process more interesting. Among them, watching foreign language movies is a very good channel for people to learn a new language. Today, we are going to discuss the advantages of learning a foreign … Read more

C-Pop: What Is It –Artists And Groups You Need To Know

Language sense is one of the most important parts of any language. In daily communication, language sense can greatly improve the quality of communication. One of the key benefit of listening to the songs in a foreign language, can make the brain subtly accept the language sense. In addition, the sentences in the song are … Read more

Loanwords in Chinese—the Chinese Words Borrowed From English

In the process of the formation of a language, it is rarely all formed by an individual language, and there are often cross-lingual word exchanges, that is, one language borrowed words from another language. The purpose of borrowing foreign words is to enrich the language, especially the lexical system of the language. When two or … Read more

Colors in Chinese

Learning colours is an essential part of learning a new language. Without any doubts, it is one of the most basic topics you need to go through: describing objects by their color is an essential part of life. In this article, we will talk about colors (颜色, yánsè) in Mandarin as well as explain their … Read more

5 Best Chinese Roku Channels

Roku is a great streaming device that changed the way we use TV by just connecting it to Wi-Fi. Roku added multiple features on our old good TV that allow us to adapt other streaming services like YouTube or Netflix, as long as other channels from all over the world.  Learning Chinese is very easy … Read more

Simplified vs Traditional Chinese

When people start to learn Chinese, they will find that there are two types of Chinese in terms of writing—traditional and simplified Chinese. Then the next question is that which one should I learn? In this article, we will discuss some of the background of simplified and traditional Chinese, explore the differences between them. Hope … Read more

Mandarin vs Cantonese Differences

Cantonese and Mandarin are dialects of the Chinese language and are both spoken in China. They are two related languages and share the same base alphabet. But as a spoken language they are distinct and have some major differences that depend on variety of aspects. In today’s post, we are going to take a close … Read more

Chinese New Year Sayings

Chinese New Year is coming soon! It’s time to learn some Chinese New Year sayings (新年吉祥话, xīn nián jí xiáng huà) and visit your Chinese friends! Here we list several Chinese New Year expressions along with examples. Let’s find out! Three sections has been written below:– 十二生肖 (shí èr shēng xiāo, 12 Symbolic Animals)– Chinese … Read more

Common Chinese Surnames

When you meet a new friend, the very first thing might be introducing each other. But when you meet Chinese people, do you feel difficult to memorize Chinese names? Don’t worry. We are here to help you out! The most common Chinese surnames have been listed below. If you would like to know more, the … Read more