Decode ‘NMSL’: What Does It Mean 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

Master WeChat: Registration and Usage Guide 2023

Introduction Wechat 微信 (wēi xìn) has become China’s biggest social media app. It is developed by Tencent in China and has over a billion active users. However, things get tricky if a foreigner wants to sign up for WeChat. This article will show you how to register and use WeChat. Here you go! Before you … Read more

Song Lyrics in Chinese

The lyrics in a song are somehow a way to express one’s thoughts. It might be challenging to understand a song just by its rhythm, but its lyrics bring important messages to us. It conveys awareness and brings emotions that we cannot express through words.  The formation of traditional music in China (without lyrics) can … Read more

Unlock Chinese: Essential Measure Words You Need to Know

Chinese is now a widely spoken and highly developed language in the world. More people are using Chinese to communicate in their daily life. It is becoming more international to the world. The measure words are crucial in Chinese grammar as you need them before every noun. But, foreign learners always get sick of such … Read more

Mapping a Language: Where is Mandarin Spoken?

Mandarin is the official language of Mainland China. However, with China being an economic giant globally, the language has spread far and wide. Not only neighboring countries such as Malaysia and Singapore speak Mandarin, but other continents too. Besides that, a vast Chinese population lives abroad in countries like the US and the UK. It … Read more

到 – How to use it Grammar

Chinese is the world’s most widely spoken language. You will meet native Chinese speakers all over the world, as the language has over one billion speakers.  Why should you learn Chinese? That’s because it’s a surefire way to increase your career opportunities. China will play a significant role in world events in the future, so … Read more

去 – How To Use It

Chinese is arguably one of the most complicated languages to learn. However, it is actually an interesting language to learn. That is why it is the most spoken language in the world. Now, around 1.3 billion people in the world speak Chinese. The Chinese language dated back 6000 years ago. Its characters have evolved from … Read more

就 – How to use it Grammar

Nowadays, Chinese has been learned by over 40 million foreigners worldwide. Not only that, an expected 100 million foreigners will be learning Chinese within the next few years. Why there are so many people get interested in Chinese? It is because Chinese is the most spoken language in the world. Learning Chinese will help you … Read more

了 – How To Use It 

Chinese is quite challenging yet a fascinating language to learn. More people learn Chinese today as it helps in daily conversation or education. Well, it is getting popular now. Today, before we dive into our topic, let’s have some fun.  “我吃了饭了。” Look at this sentence. Are you thinking why there are two “了” in one … Read more

在 – How to Use It (Grammar)

Chinese is a quite challenging yet interesting language to learn. It is spoken by 70 percent of all Chinese speakers and getting more popular. Many people find it useful to learn as it can be used to communicate with Chinese people and it helps us in education.  However, it is also difficult to learn because … Read more