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.
I review five popular methods my husband and I have used to teach ourselves Mandarin. I give pros, cons and tips for studying effectively.
Learning Chinese at DLI in Monterey, California, did much to stimulate my interest in learning foreign languages for conversational fluency. It also led to a career with the Chinese language.
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.
For intermediate Chinese students looking for the next step in your Mandarin Chinese language course, this post explains how to go to advanced level and use Chinese confidently in just over 6 months
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.
You can teach yourself Mandarin! Review of different methods and our family's experience of learning Chinese on our own.
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...
Parent review of best materials to each kids Mandarin. My 5 kids are learning Chinese through these books, videos and websites.
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...