Ways to Say OK in Chinese

We all know Chinese is notoriously difficult to learn but is it really? The truth is, if you only aim to get around with day-to-day conversations, it really isn’t that hard. You can start with some simple phrases and vocabulary, try to understand their various uses while learning some basic grammar and sentence structures along … 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

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 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

Directions in Chinese

Directions are an essential topic in any language. Today, let’s see how to properly talk about directions in Mandarin. Four main directions (方向 fāngxiàng): 北 běi – north 东 dōng – east 南 nán – south 西 xī – east As you may know, Chinese loves two-syllable words and avoids single syllable words. This is … Read more

Translate You Are Beautiful to Chinese

Saying “You are Beautiful” is an excellent way to strike up a conversation or praise people around you. After all, learning the Chinese language is not only about writing and reading. It can connect you to the vibrant Chinese culture. What’s more, praising someone beautiful might earn you more pretty friends!  We’ll share how you … Read more

Bad Words in Chinese

We always teach proper and common Chinese words on our Chinse blog. But today, we thought you might want to know a bit of Chinese bad words. These are some words that teachers don’t teach, yet the Chinese use them very often.  It is essential to learn some insults, so people don’t take advantage of … 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

Family in Chinese

Family is important, and it impacts everyone in their childhood and adulthood. Whether in good or bad times, families can always give us love and support to go a long way. Many research shows the importance of family time, which can enhance or worsen one’s mental health. Today, we’re going to learn about the Chinese … 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