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A bird that speaks Chinese!

A bird that speaks Chinese!

It is amazing how even animals have such level of intelligence. Taking the first step to learn the Mandarin Chinese language is the mos...

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The First Emperor: The Man Who Made China

The First Emperor: The Man Who Made China

Emperor Chin or Shi Huangdi [246-210 BC], is known as the Tiger of Qin, and the unifier of all China who ruled between 221 and 210 BC...

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Fish - 鱼我所欲也 yú wǒ suǒ yù yě

Fish - 鱼我所欲也 yú wǒ suǒ yù yě

孟子 or better known as Mencius is the philosopher you can relate with when you think of this 'You cannot have your cake and ea...

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Spring Festival 春节 - Chinese New Year 农历新年

Spring Festival 春节 - Chinese New Year 农历新年

One Chinese belief: The heart of the family resides in the kitchen. Do you know why certain food are eaten during this special time of c...

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Spring Festival 春节 - Chinese New Year 农历新年

Spring Festival 春节 - Chinese New Year 农历新年

The Chinese believe the heart of the family resides in the kitchen . So certain food are eaten during this special time of celebration. ...

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Drinking Straw vs Habit - Listen to the Differences!

Drinking Straw vs Habit - Listen to the Differences!

Photo Credit: Graham "drinking straw" (吸管 xīguǎn) and “habit” (习惯 xíguàn) Listen to the differences! #tones #chinese ...

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This is so beautiful! That's why I love Chinese

This is so beautiful! That's why I love Chinese

I've always knew the Chinese characters are so beautiful, like a story. Each character can even be explain in one way or the other,...

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Chinese Classifier (Measure Word)

Chinese Classifier (Measure Word)

Measure Words, 量词 This is the Chinese Classifier or measure words series - Food.

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Top 10 Most Commonly Used Chinese Characters 1

Top 10 Most Commonly Used Chinese Characters 1

Most common Character Pronunciations and explanations 1 的 [de] ; 我的 wǒde my; 高的 gāode high, tall; 是的 shìde that's it, that's rig...

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Mid-Autumn Festival

Mid-Autumn Festival

Photo credit: John Loo Mid-Autumn Festival 中秋节 Zhōngqiū jié 中秋节 Zhōngqiū jié falls on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month of th...

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Homeschool Chinese Characters 1

Homeschool Chinese Characters 1

第 一 课 太 阳 笑 包 见 了 说 早 开 们 又 读 写 字 儿 了 上 个 开  For Homeschool or self-taught practice of the Chinese Characters writing, there is...

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Summer 夏天 Seasons in Chinese

Summer 夏天 Seasons in Chinese

夏天 Xiàtiān Summer is the hottest of the four temperate seasons, falling after spring and before autumn. At the...

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