Yes In Chinese

One of the most important words to grasp when starting a new language is of course the word ‘yes’. You will find it can be applied to various scenarios, becoming a go-to phrase to give an affirmative response to a question, comment, or statement, or simply to keep the conversation going. One may find it … Read more

5 Best Chinese Learning Podcasts

Learn Chinese like a native! In order to successfully learn a language, you must make it a part of your life. This is because we learn languages faster when we need them.Therefore, being immersed in language speeds up your learning process very effectively. Regularly listening to Chinese podcasts may give you just that: by often exposing yourself … Read more

Best Games to Learn Mandarin Chinese

Efficient learning is based on stimulating interest of the learners. To learn a few new words every week during the class will have little impact on our learning progress. If we can maintain a high level of interests in learning Chinese and keep learning new words every day, it will have significant impacts on the … Read more

The HSK Exam 2020 Reform (HSK 3.0) | Complete Guide

The influence of the Chinese language is ever-growing, and in February 2021 Chinese became the sixth official language of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), joining English, Spanish, French, Russian and Arabic. With the increasing presence of Chinese on the international scene, it is only logical that proficiency standards are reorganized. One such standardized … Read more

5 Best Chinese Learning Apps

The easiest way to learn something is to have fun with it! Games are an unorthodox way to learn a language, so if you are tired with textbooks and homework, you should definitely give them a try! Unfortunately, playing a Chinese learning apps can’t be a substitute for more traditional ways of studying, but it … Read more

How Long Does it Take to Learn Chinese?

3 crucial factors you should consider. Congratulations! Since you found Maayot, we suspect you are considering to learn Chinese or have already started. Despite what you have heard about its tones, complicated writing system and cultural differences, you still decided to give it a try. It is impressive, since Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) is widely considered … Read more

How to Find Your Name in Chinese?

When we learn a new language, it is a quite interesting and cool thing to get a new name in that language. It gives us a sense of familiarity with the culture and also it is an opportunity to take on a new identity for us. So it important to get it right, because it … 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