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

Popular Chinese Cartoons

Learning a new language is enjoyable for many people. But, if you keep it to just reading from the books, it could be dull. Why not find some effective ways to learn Chinese? Chinese Movies on Netflix are effective ways to learn more vocabulary fast. However, if they are too difficult for you, you could … Read more

Chinese Love Quotes

Chinese people have many sayings handed down from the old times. Among them, Chinese love quotes are sweet sayings to use for weddings. You can use these love quotes for lovey-dovey conversations with your Chinese beloved – if you have one.  In this post, I’ll share some famous Chinese love proverbs with their meanings. Let’s … Read more

Chinese Movies on Netflix

It is not easy to be persistent when learning a new language. Without continuous motivation, new language learners might quit after the first year of learning. That’s why you need exciting ways in learning to keep you motivated.  Researches have shown that watching movies is beneficial for language learners. So, we are sharing some Chinese … Read more

Pinyin vs Mandarin

What is pinyin? Pinyin is a standardized transcription of Mandarin to Latin alphabet, meanwhile Mandarin is the official language of the People’s Republic of China. It is certain that you have seen pinyin in your life, especially if you started learning Chinese: it is an extremely useful tool for Chinese learners. Many new students of … Read more

Numbers in Chinese 1 – 100

Counting 1 – 100 is an essential skill when you want to learn a new language, and it’s the same for learning Chinese. The fun fact is that you only need to know 11 numbers to count to 100 in Chinese! Once you’ve mastered the basic 1 – 10 Chinese numbers, you can already count … Read more

8 Best Chinese Learning Blogs

Learning to read and write Chinese was once possible almost exclusively at paid language courses. With its booming economy, China has taken its official language to the international stage with the creation of Confucius Institutes that have promoted it around the world. Fortunately, the development of new technologies allows us now to access different cultures … Read more

How long does it take to learn a language?

The question of how long it takes to learn a new language is a question asked by many. However, because everyone has different capabilities and goals, there is no correct answer. Do we need only few months, half a year, a year, or several years? So, what is it really like? There are several points … Read more

How to Learn Chinese Faster

Chinese language is commonly regarded as notoriously hard to learn, especially for native English speakers. In general, Chinese is everything what European languages aren’t and differs from English at almost every possible level. The complicated writing system, tones and cultural differences all make Chinese very scary to English speakers. In this article we have prepared … Read more

How good is DuoLingo for Mandarin Chinese learning?

There are many ways of learning a new tongue but online learning resources, especially software apps, grow in popularity. A good language app can greatly enhance your study process, especially due the interactive and playful design most of them have. Learning apps have many advantages, including their low price, convenience, variety and availability.  However, until … Read more