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Exclamations in Chinese Posted by on May 23, 2018

Once you’ve gotten to an intermediate level of Chinese, you’ll want to start improving your fluency. After getting down the basics – the tones, the pinyin system, introductions – you can start learning how to speak Chinese more naturally. Picking up some different exclamations in Chinese is a good idea, as it allows you to…

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How to Make Comparisons in Chinese Posted by on Apr 16, 2018

How to Make Comparisons in Chinese

An important step in making it out of the beginner phase and into an intermediate level of Chinese is being able to make comparisons. Thankfully, it’s not that hard to get the hang of. This post will show you how to make comparisons in Chinese. First, let’s learn the most important character you’ll need. The…

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Chinese Conjunctions Part Two Posted by on Jul 28, 2016

Have you studied the basic Chinese conjunctions in the first post? If not, go back and brush up on those before moving on. This post introduces some compound conjunctions, which use a few of the words we learned in the first lesson in a more advanced way. Apart from/Except; In addition (除了… 以外 – chú le……

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Chinese Conjunctions Part One Posted by on Jul 27, 2016

Once you start to reach a more intermediate level of Chinese, you’ll want to connect your ideas and begin using more complex sentences. To do this, you’ll need to learn some conjunctions. In Chinese, conjunctions do just what they do in English – just think back to “Schoolhouse Rock.” That’s right, “hooking up words, and…

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Your Weekly Schedule in Chinese Posted by on Dec 9, 2015

For beginners, a great way to practice a lot of useful Chinese is talking about your weekly schedule. This will help you review many aspects of the language – the days of the week, parts of the day, time, and daily activities. We’ll give you a chance to do just that at the end of…

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10 Great Posts for Intermediate Chinese Learners Posted by on Jul 21, 2015

Last year, I put together a little highlight reel of sorts with “10 Great Posts for Beginners” here on the Chinese blog. By following the links in that post, you can: learn about the pinyin system, get an introduction to the tones, learn how to say hello/goodbye, and much more. Seeing as how this blog…

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