Cool Chinese Words

Cool Chinese words consist of many Chinese slang words widely used in Chinese cultures. You can hardly obtain these words from textbooks or classrooms. What’s more, people are constantly updating it online. It may not be easy to learn, but mastering them makes you sound cool in real-world Chinese!  To make things easier, we’ve put … Read more

Chinese Folktales You Need to Know

China is a place of long history, and long history creates many legends. Some of them explain popular phenomena in nature (like animal behavior) meanwhile others deal with the creation of universe and men. There are also some that talk about inventions and how the life of humanity was made easier thanks to some brave … Read more

Famous Chinese Singers You Need to Know

Music is a great tool to elevate our mood and reduce stress. But do you know, it has other benefits for language learners? In fact, listening to music allows you to gain vocabulary and know the Chinese culture in-depth. You can learn everyday Chinese and understand how to use the words. Besides watching Chinese movies … Read more

Chinese Puns

What are puns? A pun is a type of joke that exploits a different possible meaning of a word: using a more professional term, puns are homophonic jokes. They are very common in Mandarin because Chinese is full of homonyms: words that sound the same but have different meanings. In ancient times, many Chinese words … Read more

Funny Chinese Words

Learning a new language is often challenging yet fun. It all depends on how you look at it and how you learn it. Undeniably, the Chinese language is the most complex language to learn. But, it is also among the most interesting ones! Today, let’s learn some funny Chinese words related to animals. You’ll find … Read more

Difference between Mandarin and Chinese

The difference between Mandarin and Chinese is that Mandarin is one of the many Chinese languages. The term “Chinese”, although it is commonly used when referring to Mandarin, actually encompasses many smaller languages in China and Chinese communities outside of it. China is the biggest country in the world by number of inhabitants, with its … Read more

Chinese Pokemon Names

Pokemons are all the same internationally. Right? The legendary games and anime series have been a global success and it is almost impossible to have never heard of this Japanese franchise. The name “Pokémon” is actually a shortcut for “Pocket Monster” (jap. ポケットモンスター Poketto Monsutā) and the main plot of the games, films and anime series … Read more

What does YYDS mean in Chinese?

The internet is growing fast, and generation Z is surfing the internet daily – even tech-savvier than the elders. And suddenly, those from Mainland China filled the internet with their Chinese internet slang. The Weibo trending searches show celebrities posting on social media, asking for the slang words’ meaning. Is the Chinese internet slang so … Read more

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