Month: February 2022

Introduce yourself in chinese

How to Introduce Yourself in Chinese With 8 Simple Sentences

Introducing yourself in Chinese is usually the first step in starting longer conversations with Chinese speakers, and making a good first impression really goes a long way. Whether you’re meeting a potential business partner, attending an interview, or joining a class, knowing how to introduce yourself in Chinese properly can demonstrate courtesy, respect, and awareness of cultural differences.  Check this article to see the art of introducing yourself in Chinese to make the best first impression on Chinese people!  8 simple sentences to introduce yourself in Chinese 1. Say hello Any introduction will probably start with saying Hello and Nice …

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A Guide for Preparing for a Chinese Interview

Thanks to its fast-rising economy, China has swiftly become a destination for international professionals wishing to build careers in various sectors. If you want to work in China, you’ll be asked to participate in a Chinese language interview, which may seem intimidating to many foreigners. The good news is, we’re here to help. In this article, we’ll go over everything you need to know about preparing for a Chinese job interview. Will learning Chinese help me get a job? Knowing another language would expand the employment pool for you, especially if you’re talking about Mandarin Chinese, the second most spoken …

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The History of Traditional Chinese Clothing and Dress

As a vital part of Chinese civilization, Chinese traditional clothing plays an important role in the country’s history and culture. It reflected traditional Chinese aesthetics, philosophy, and social values as they changed over 3,000 years of history. This article will explain the history of traditional Chinese clothing and introduce you to the key variations of traditional Chinese clothing and dress. History of Chinese traditional clothing The history of traditional Chinese clothing has a strong relationship with the brief history of the development of Chinese dynasties. While Han people dominated the majority of history, China has many ethnic groups with a …

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Best Tips To Learn Chinese In 5 Minutes – How To Study Chinese When You Are Too Busy

We all have those days when we’re just too busy, with all our time and energy being spent on family, friends, or work. And if you study Chinese, days like that can be a problem! You need to find or make the time when it comes to learning Chinese; there’s just no other way to improve. Even studying for 5 minutes can make a huge difference! How on earth can you study Chinese in only 5 minutes, I hear you ask. Read on and find out! This post will show how and give you the best tips for studying Chinese …

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chinese symbols for love

8 Most Popular Chinese Symbols for Love That You Would Like to Know

There are many ways to say “I love you” in Chinese, from words, poems, characters, to romantic symbols. The Chinese symbols for love are particularly interesting, mainly for their artistic beauty. Gifting someone with the appropriate symbol shows your love, thoughtfulness, and sensitivity towards the recipients.  In this article, we’ll list the top 8 most common Chinese symbols for love to help you choose the most suitable gifts for special occasions. 1. Chinese words The Chinese character for love is 爱 “ai.” For example, saying 我爱你 “wǒ ài nǐ” is the most common, standard way of letting someone know “I …

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Chinese Grammar 101 For New Learners: Part 2

Pandanese is here again to show you that Chinese grammar is not difficult at all!  Continuing on from our blog Chinese Grammar 101 For New Learners: Part 1, this is the next Chinese grammar wiki guide to help facilitate your journey of mastering one of the most difficult languages in the world.  Let’s check it out right now!  Chinese Grammar: Basic rules that every newbie must know (Part 2) 1. There is no pluralization In English, we usually add an extra letter ‘s’ or ‘es’ at the end of a singular noun to make it plural. For example, to indicate …

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Do Chinese Flashcards Improve Your Vocabulary? 

Flashcards were first created by an English educator in the 19th century. Today, flashcards are still one of the most prominent and powerful learning tools. What makes flashcards so trusted in the education industry? Can using Chinese flashcards help you level up your vocabulary?  Read on to have your questions answered and more!  Why does learning Chinese with flashcards work?  Language students all over the world use flashcards to help them memorize new vocabulary. That is no coincidence! It’s because flashcards have been consistently proven to be effective. Below are the top 3 scientific reasons for why they just work: …

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How to Type in Pinyin With Tone Marks on iOS, Android, and Windows

Learning pinyin is one of the most basic and important parts of learning Chinese. Pinyin is the official romanization system for standard Mandarin Chinese in mainland China, Taiwan, and Singapore. When learning pinyin, it’s a good idea to immerse yourself in the language’s environment. For example, as many of us live by our smartphones, tablets, laptops, or computers today, you can make the most out of technology simply by typing in pinyin.  You’re probably wondering how to type in pinyin with the correct tone marks. Some people simply put the tone number at the end of the pinyin, for example, …

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How to Learn Chinese By Yourself 

Mandarin Chinese is a wonderful language. It embodies the rich history and fascinating culture of China. Learning Chinese allows you to communicate with more than a billion people, giving you endless opportunities in your personal, academic, and business life.  But what if your daily schedule doesn’t allow you much time to attend Chinese classes? Or financially, you can’t afford a private tutor? Don’t worry! You can still learn Chinese by yourself! Many people have proved self-studying Chinese is absolutely possible. All you need is to find learning methods that work for you, create a proper study routine with targets, and …

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Top 10 Most Famous Traditional Chinese Games and Outdoor Activities

During ancient times, Chinese children didn’t have smartphones, iPads, or computers to entertain themselves. Instead, they grew up with traditional games, sports, and activities. Today, despite the level of technological advancement in China, people still keep their outdoor, traditional Chinese games alive. In this article, we’ll introduce you to the top 10 most popular traditional Chinese games – most of which are still widely loved in modern-day life.  毽子 (jiàn zi) Shuttlecock According to Chinese legends, jiàn zi originated from 蹴鞠 (cuju), an ancient game from the Han dynasty, so it has been around for over 2,000 years. This traditional …

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