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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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New Year’s Resolution – Learn Chinese Posted by on Jan 15, 2018

New Year's Resolution - Learn Chinese

The start of the year is a popular time to work on some New Year’s Resolutions (新年计划 – xīn nián jì huà). As Ayana discussed in her recent post, some popular resolutions are to lose weight or quit smoking. If you’re reading this blog, then chances are one of your New Year’s Resolutions is to…

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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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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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Directions and Location in Chinese (Part One) Posted by on Jul 12, 2017

In our last post, we learned some useful Chinese for travelers. There were a few phrases about directions in there, but there’s lots more you’ll want to learn to be able to ask for and understand directions. We’re here to help you do just that. This first post will be a list of common places…

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Chinese Vocabulary for Vegetables Posted by on Apr 26, 2017

Chinese Vocabulary for Vegetables

Shopping in the local markets is the only way to go in China. You’ll get fresh produce directly from the farmers at a reasonable price. Plus, you don’t have to wait in a long check-out line like you do in the big supermarkets. Just pay each vendor as you go along. Of course, this also…

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Chinese Vocabulary for Fruit Posted by on Apr 19, 2017

Chinese Vocabulary for Fruit

Doing your grocery shopping in China is a lot easier when you can do it in the local language. Brush up on your Chinese vocabulary for fruit in this short video lesson. Learn 30 different Chinese words for fruit and then you’ll be able to do your shopping with no problems!

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