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Why do people learn a new language and why I am learning Chinese

Why do people learn a new language? Tiān kōng shì lán sè de. A couple of months ago, I found myself suddenly awash in a lot of extra time, i.e. unemployed. Since idle hands make the devil’s work and all, I thought it would be a great time to take a Mandarin class. It was good for me to get out ...
Jun 19, 2017 youth  Read:531

How to say cooking methods in Chinese?

Sometimes you may find it’s still not convenient enough to know just names of food. What if you really want some roast chicken but there’s only fried chicken in the restaurant?
Nov 05, 2017 Aven  Read:512

Do you have idea about traditional and simplified Chinese charaters?

With access to the internet, students of Chinese have no lack of resources and tools to use, but sometimes it can be hard to find good resources for specifically for traditional characters. (Not sure about the difference between simplified and traditional Chinese? Read this!) While most resources provide bot...
Jun 19, 2017 youth  Read:493
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How to say cooking methods in Chinese?

Sometimes you may find it’s still not convenient enough to know just names of food. What if you really want some roast chicken but there’s only fried chicken in the restaurant?
Nov 05, 2017 Aven  Read:512

Do you have idea about traditional and simplified Chinese charaters?

With access to the internet, students of Chinese have no lack of resources and tools to use, but sometimes it can be hard to find good resources for specifically for traditional characters. (Not sure about the difference between simplified and traditional Chinese? Read this!) While most resources provide bot...
Jun 19, 2017 youth  Read:493

A guide to give you basic knowledge for learning Chinese

Mandarin Chinese is a difficult language to learn, especially given its unintuitive pronunciations and use of characters rather than an alphabet system. Learning Chinese can be a daunting idea, and often many beginner students don't know where to start.
Jun 19, 2017 youth  Read:275

History of Mandarin Chinese

An Informative Introduction to China's Official Language Eastern China. Light brown shows Mandarin-speaking areas. SVG from Gohu1er, based on work from Wu Yue LanguagesMandarin Basics History Culture Pronunciation Conversation Vocabulary Chinese Characters Grammar English as a Second Language Span...
Jun 19, 2017 youth  Read:290

Create your own Chinese calligraphy

Learning to write Chinese calligraphy takes a very long time. You don't only have to learn to write Chinese characters, which is a daunting task in itself, you also have to write them beautifully and with an unforgiving tool: the brush. Calligraphy is an art form that isn't closely related to learning Mandarin, but t...
Jun 19, 2017 youth  Read:355

What Foreigners Like to Eat in China

All the phrase books I looked at had these incredibly long and comprehensive lists of things to order in restaurants from Peking Duck (běijīng kǎoyā 北京烤鸭) to sandwiches (sānmíngzhì 三明治) to bamboo shoots (zhúsǔn 竹笋). For foreigners in China the problems with the phrase-book lists are:
Jun 19, 2017 youth  Read:212

Why redundancy is good for language learning

The 17th rule in Dr Wozniak’s 20 Rules for Formulating Knowledge is about redundancy in the learning process. Redundancy is often seen as a bad thing when effiency is the priority. If that’s the case, why is it a good thing when learning languages? Dr Wozniak explains that due to the way the learning proces...
Jun 19, 2017 youth  Read:258

Why do people learn a new language and why I am learning Chinese

Why do people learn a new language? Tiān kōng shì lán sè de. A couple of months ago, I found myself suddenly awash in a lot of extra time, i.e. unemployed. Since idle hands make the devil’s work and all, I thought it would be a great time to take a Mandarin class. It was good for me to get out ...
Jun 19, 2017 youth  Read:531

The only 8 dramas

If you know a bit of Chinese history, you might already hear about or know the 10 year span of 文化大革命Wén huà Dà gé mìng Culture Revolution (1966-1976) in China’s contemporary history. During those ten years, lots of precious culture heritages were damaged or destroyed. People’s everyday life was also tur...
Jun 19, 2017 youth  Read:372

Is studying Chinese hard?

Allow me to introduce myself, I am Ben from Learn Chinese Now, YouTube's premier learning Chinese channel (well at least that is how I describe it!) I would like to answer a question that I get asked a lot: "Is learning Chinese hard?" I have been studying Chinese for 7 years, and 4 of those years were spent s...
Jun 19, 2017 youth  Read:279
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