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Chinese Conjunctions Video (Part One) Posted by on Sep 19, 2016

One good way to start improving your Chinese language skills and become more fluent is to use more complex sentences. Learning some simple conjunctions in Chinese will get you well on your way to doing so. Learn how to use four common Chinese conjunctions in this video, featuring a few examples of each. After watching…

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Yes/No Questions in Chinese Posted by on Aug 24, 2016

There are no words in Chinese that directly translate as “yes” or “no.” So, how does one go about asking a yes/no question without either of those words? There are two different ways to ask these kinds of questions in Chinese. Learn them with a few examples as well as how to answer them in…

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Location Words in Chinese (Part Two) Posted by on Jun 29, 2016

In case you missed the first post about location words in Chinese, go back and read that before continuing. Hopefully, those of you who did read it also tried the practice. Here are the answers for those before we get started: 1. Where’s my book? On the sofa. 我的书在哪里? 在沙发上 wǒ de shū zài nǎ…

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Location Words in Chinese (Part One) Posted by on Jun 27, 2016

Grammar may not be fun, but it sure is important. While I much prefer introducing our readers to beautiful places and giving cultural insights, I’m also here to help you in your quest to learn Chinese. Thankfully, Chinese grammar is quite simple – at least compared to many other languages, especially English! Today, we’re going…

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Asking Questions in Chinese Posted by on May 9, 2016

Learn how to ask questions in Chinese – using who, what, where, when, why, and how – in this short video. Study the examples for each question word and practice at home! 他是谁?tā shì shuí Who is he? 谁想去? shuí xiǎng qù Who wants to go? 你的老师是谁? nǐ de lǎo shī shì shuí Who is your teacher?…

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Chinese Directional Complements (Part Two) Posted by on Mar 14, 2016

The last post talked about Chinese directional complements, a lesson I’ll continue today with some more examples and practice. Go back and read that first post if you haven’t to get caught up. Let’s start with the answers to the practice questions I gave: Practice Question Answers 1. Your friend is outside of your door…

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10 Beginner Chinese Videos Posted by on Jan 31, 2016

Learning a language is no easy task, especially one that is notoriously difficult such as Chinese. Thankfully, we’re here to help you in your quest to speak Mandarin. While we post tons of great content here on the blog, there’s also a lot going on over at our YouTube channel. There are plenty of videos…

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