• Post time: Feb-18-2020

    Need motivation to begin (or continue) studying Mandarin Chinese? Luckily, the language itself contains many inspiring sayings related to learning. The history of education in China can be tracked back to the 16th century B.C. In ancient times, learning Confucianism was the most efficient way to ...Legi pli »

  • Post time: Feb-17-2020

    Family relations can reach out over several generations and through many extensions. English terms for family members only consider two factors: generation and gender. While in English, there is only one way to say “aunt,” for example, there are multiple ways to say “aunt”...Legi pli »

  • Post time: Feb-14-2020

    You might already know how to say “I love you” in Mandarin: it’s 我爱你 (wǒ ài nǐ). But sometimes you need a bit of a variety other than these three words. 1. 我喜欢你 (wǒ xǐhuan nǐ) – I like you This literally means ‘I like you’, or ‘I fancy you’ but as Chinese people can be shy about expressin...Legi pli »

  • Post time: Feb-13-2020

    In China you will certainly find yourself needing to take a taxi at some point. Compared to many other countries, taxis in China are generally an affordable and convenient way to get where you want to go quickly. Let’s take a look at some essential phrases for taking a taxi in China! 1. 师傅,到…...Legi pli »

  • Post time: Feb-12-2020

    There are many reasons why learning Chinese is important. Here are seven reasons why it is good and helpful to learn Chinese. 1. Chinese is the most spoken language in the world If you’re going to learn another language, why not make it the language that’s the most spoken in the world? More than ...Legi pli »

  • Post time: Feb-11-2020

    Today we’re going to explain the three “de” particles of Chinese. These particles are some of the hardest components of Chinese grammar. Even native speakers often mix them up. There are three de particles. They are all pronounced “de” with the neutral tone when used as a particle, which is why p...Legi pli »

  • Post time: Feb-10-2020

    Falling on the 15th day of the first lunar month (February 8, 2020), Lantern Festival is the first significant feast after Chinese New Year, so called because the most important activity during the night of the event is watching various wonderful Chinese lanterns. And because every household eats...Legi pli »

  • Post time: Feb-07-2020

    Chinese Characters are about 3300 years old; the earliest characters were oracle bone inscription. Before 1949, when New China was founded, people used traditional characters, but after that people started to make the traditional characters easier and more convenient to use and learn, so they inv...Legi pli »

  • Post time: Feb-05-2020

    Dear Classmates and Partners: Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus, Mandarin Morning has adhered to the “quality and service development policy” and actively carried out health and epidemic prevention work to ensure the safety of teachers and students. In order to protect the health ...Legi pli »

  • Post time: Feb-04-2020

    The new Coronavirus is the most important topic in China at the moment. Here is some vocabulary you can use to talk about the Virus in Chinese:   1. 冠状病毒 ( guān zhuàng bìng dú  ) – Coronavirus 2. 口罩 (kǒu zhào) – face mask 3. 戴口罩 (dài kǒu zhào) – Wear mask 4. 感染 (...Legi pli »

  • Post time: Feb-03-2020

    正好 (zhèng hǎo) can be used as an adjective or adverb to help express a coincidence, and it could be related to time, size, volume, quantity, degree, etc.   Structure: Subj. + 正好 + Verb Phrase   You can use 正好 to mean “happen to be”:   Examples: 我 正好 要 出去 ,...Legi pli »

  • Post time: Jan-22-2020

    Chinese people greet one another with lucky sayings and phrases to wish health, wealth and good fortune when they meet during the Chinese New Year. These New Year greetings, well wishes and quotes will enable you to share the joy and love during the festive period.   1. How to say “Happy New...Legi pli »

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