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25 Must-Know Chinese Verbs Posted by on Apr 24, 2018

25 Must-Know Chinese Verbs

If you’re new to Chinese and are trying to start speaking more, a good idea is to focus on some key verbs. Here’s a list of 25 must-know Chinese verbs to get you going. Study the table first and then move on to see an example sentence for each one. 25 Must-Know Verbs Table Examples…

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Rooms of the House and Furniture in Chinese Posted by on Mar 12, 2018

Rooms of the House and Furniture in Chinese

Home life is a big part of Chinese culture. People spend a lot of time at home, and home ownership is very important. Interestingly enough, the Chinese word for home (家 – jiā) can also be used for family – perhaps because the two go hand in hand. When you chat with people in China, whether you know them very well…

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What Are You Doing? in Chinese Posted by on Dec 26, 2017

What Are You Doing? in Chinese

When teaching English to my Chinese students, I find that it’s always a bit difficult for them to switch between the simple present and the simple present continuous tenses in English. That is, the different between saying “I go” and “I am going.” Thankfully, this really isn’t so tough in Chinese. In this post we’re…

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Chinese Transportation Vocabulary Posted by on Dec 14, 2017

Chinese Transportation Vocabulary

Getting around China can be tough. Chinese mega-cities and the crowds of millions that inhabit them are tricky enough. The last thing you need is language barriers getting in the way! Never fear, as we’re here to help you learn some useful Chinese transportation vocabulary. Just follow this short video and practice at home, and…

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Chinese Survival Phrases Posted by on Nov 7, 2017

Chinese Survival Phrases

It’s no secret that Chinese is a tough language. With its tricky tones and thousands upon thousands of characters, it can be an intimidating language to study. Oh yeah, and there are also vast differences in pronunciation depending on what part of the country you’re in. While it can be a very difficult language, you’ll…

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My Day in Chinese Posted by on Oct 12, 2017

My Day in Chinese

Talking about your day is a great way to practice your Chinese. We’re here to help you do just that in this post about my day in Chinese. Let’s start out by learning some important vocabulary. Daily Activities Here’s a list of 20+ activities that you do every day in Chinese: For some extra practice…

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Directions and Locations in Chinese (Part Three) Posted by on Jul 17, 2017

Taking the Beijing Subway

We’ve already learned so much about directions and locations in Chinese through the first two posts. Go back and read them if you haven’t already, as you’ll need the language learned in those for this final post. Part One gave a list of places and common location words, and Part Two teaches how to ask…

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