• Post time: Jul-15-2020

    Literally, 名落孙山 (mínɡ luò sūn shān) means the ranking is behind Sun Shan, who was the last one in the ranking table. It refers that someone failed in an examination or fell behind in a competition.   In the Song Dynasty, there was a talented man named Sun Shan. He is not only humorous, b...Read more »

  • Post time: Jul-14-2020

    China occupies a vast territory with complex climate and varied geomorphic types. So almost all forest types can be found from north to south in China. Below are the 10 most beautiful forests in China.   1. The Tianshan Xueling Spruce Forest in Xinjiang 天山雪岭云杉林 The Xueling Spruce is a...Read more »

  • Post time: Jul-13-2020

    Finding a quick, appropriate response during a conversation can be challenging when developing ability in a new language. Short, responsive words and phrases can be used to express comprehension and give an emotional response: sympathy, pity, surprise, joy, awe or thanks. Even before you speak fl...Read more »

  • Post time: Jul-10-2020

    China is a large country with more than 5,000 years history. In the long course of Chinese history different cultures gradually came into being, becoming an important components of Chinese life. Let’s discover the many aspects of Chinese culture, from Confucianism to Chinese language, to Chinese ...Read more »

  • Post time: Jul-09-2020

    怎么 (zěnme) means “how” in Chinese, and it’s not hard to use at all: just put it before a verb.   The Basic “How to Verb” Usage The question word 怎么 (zěnme) is used to ask how in Chinese. It is inserted in front of the verb that’s being asked about: &nb...Read more »

  • Post time: Jul-08-2020

    We all know that green tea is a powerful antioxidant and a popular beverage, used for thousands of years for its health benefits. The plant boosts the metabolism and lowers the cholesterol minimizing the risk of heart diseases and higher blood pressure. It is worth noticing that there is more to ...Read more »

  • Post time: Jul-07-2020

    Today more and more foreigners, no matter they are in China or not, speak fluent Mandarin Chinese. Are you wondering how they can do it? Is it hard or easy? In this article, we want to share with you some great tips to help you get started to learn Mandarin   1. Being confident to Study Lear...Read more »

  • Post time: Jul-06-2020

    Chopsticks are a pair of sticks to be used when eating. They were first used in China and then introduced to other areas in the world. Chopsticks is considered as the quintessence of Chinese culture and has the reputation of “Oriental Civilization”. Below are 8 things to know about Chinese Chop s...Read more »

  • Post time: Jul-03-2020

    Visiting the hospital or going to see a doctor can be very stressful, and a language barrier can make things even more difficult. Here are some useful words and a few simple phrases that will help you to describe your symptoms and understand your results to make the situation easier.   Hospi...Read more »

  • Post time: Jun-30-2020

    No matter if you are living in China or just travel to China, going to the supermarket seems like a necessary thing for your basic life. Here we list the most useful Chinese vocabulary of going to the supermarket. You’ll be able to buy stuff in Chinese market or grocery store without a language b...Read more »

  • Post time: Jun-29-2020

    The Dragon Boat Festival, also known as Duanwu Festival, is a traditional and important celebration in China. Dragon Boat Festival 2020 fell on June 25 (Thursday).   Simple Facts to Understand Dragon Boat Festival: Chinese: 端午节 Duānwǔ Jié “start [of the] fifth traditional solar month fest...Read more »

  • Post time: Jun-26-2020

    Chinese learners often have to express that they don’t understand something, especially in the beginning when they start learning. One of the ways to express that is to use the 不懂 (bù dǒng) verb complement. Yes, 不懂 (bù dǒng) by itself simply means “not understand,” and you c...Read more »