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.
Learning a language in a foreign country is the best and fastest way to improve listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Learning Chinese Mandarin in Taiwan greatly improved my proficiency.
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
Four years ago I had the most wonderful opportunity to go to China and work in a digital marketing company in Beijing. It was a brief five month stint, but I grew a strong liking for Chinese food, culture and the intricacies of their language. When...
Chinese Mandarin Romanization is a tool for teaching and learning listening and speaking. It is especially useful for the beginning student. This hub examines learning Chinese Mandarin Romanization.
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.
Proficiency in a foreign language is quickly lost if the language is not often used. Drawing on my experiences of learning Mandarin, Taiwanese, and Thai, I suggest ways to maintain language skills.
Imagine learning the four tones, how to read Pinyin, how to read and write Traditional Chinese characters, and how to speak thousands of common everyday Chinese sentences, all in a mere 6 months.
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.