Have you ever wondered what the most popular Chinese surnames are? This hub lists the ten most common Chinese family names and cites examples of well-known Chinese having these surnames.
What is the best way to learn Mandarin Chinese? I review six popular methods my husband and I have used with pros and cons.
Guide to learning and remembering important Chinese characters a visitor to China should learn to make a trip to China safer and more enjoyable. Includes warning characters,days/months/year and sizes.
China is as linguistically diverse as Europe. There are various languages and dialects spoken everywhere. This hub suggests the five best Chinese dialects to learn for the serious traveler to China.
The Taiwanese language is rich in words borrowed from Japanese and other languages. This hub lists common Taiwanese words borrowed from the Japanese who ruled Taiwan from 1895 until 1945.
International companies are increasingly looking for skilled employees with Chinese skills who are willing to relocate to China. In addition, China is one of the most important trading partners of the US and China is...
Radically improve your Chinese ability with this significant list of 25 essential Chinese learning tools designed to enhance and add fun to your Mandarin Chinese study program.
One of my passions in life has been learning foreign languages. Starting with Latin in high school, I have learned eight languages. Read about the languages I have learned and benefitted from.
The Chinese language is today not only one of the most widely spoken languages in the world, it is also a profound language with a rich history, being among the world's oldest surviving languages.
Welcome to my guide to learning traditional chinese characters using memory hooks. In part one we cover the numbers one to ten, points of the compass and left and right. I also discuss the methods and tools I use to...