You’ll find that there are so many questions to be answered about life and culture in China, as well as about the Mandarin language itself. For this reason, I thought it important to discuss some of those language questions (and possible answers) here. I hope this list of frequently asked questions will be of benefit …
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- MANDARIN PhrasesThere are a few Mandarin phrases that will help you get by when it comes to the basics of communicating in the Chinese language. Let's take a look at some of the most common Mandarin phrases and how you can learn to say them! You'll see the following Mandarin phrases on this page, but you can also click on each of the graphics for these phrases bel […]
- How to WRITE Thank You in ChineseWriting thank you in Chinese begins with an understanding of the type and number of strokes. For most just starting to learn Chinese, this can seem a bit overwhelming, but when you break down the character XIE into three parts, then you can see just how easy it is to write thank you in Chinese! There are a total of 12 strokes for this one character, but it […]
- Saying "YES!" in ChineseSaying yes in Chinese is a bit more complicated than it is in English. So initially, it's probably better to go with the cheater's version, which is really like saying, "Okay," or "Fine." Although this phrase does work to let someone know that your answer is affirmative, you'll want to move on to the best way to say yes as […]
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The Starting Point for Learning Chinese Congratulations on starting to learn Chinese! It is your prudent perspective on the future and desire to learn more that will propel you forward in learning the Chinese language! Your decision to continue in this language is what will allow you to see great results in the coming days! …
The Good and Bad News about Please in Chinese One of the phrases that you’ll find you need after knowing how to say hello and thank you in Chinese is please. Knowing how to say please in Chinese consists of only one character, so there is only one sound to learn. (That’s the good news). …
Practicing Chinese PinYin After you’ve been introduced to the sounds of PinYin, it’s really not enough to stop there. If you really want this fundamental skill to stick with you, then you’ll definitely need some practice. Making sure that you say the PinYin sounds with tones will help you dynamically stretch your skills and prepare …
Charts for PinYin initials can be viewed here.
You can also view the chart for these sounds here.
The Mandarin Language Diverse, yet beautiful, the Mandarin language is the official language of not only China, but also many other Chinese-speaking countries. Since the Mandarin language consists of thousands of Chinese characters, PinYin (the romanization of the Mandarin language) has become crucial to those learning to speak Mandarin. Yet, it is the tones of …
Chinese Alphabet Do you know your Chinese alphabet? Commonly known as PinYin, this Romanization system really helps in making it much easier to learn to speak Chinese! (See the Chinese Alphabet Video & PinYin Charts Below) If you want to learn the Chinese alphabet quickly, then remember that every single sound that EVER comes out …
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Hello in Mandarin Chinese Knowing how to say hello in Chinese could be one of the most important phrases to ever learn in the Chinese language! By including this important Mandarin Chinese phrase into your vocabulary, you’ll be prepared to greet anyone in Mandarin! Two Ways to Say Hello in Mandarin Chinese It is important, …
How to Learn Chinese Language Knowing how to learn Chinese language begins with the fundamentals of the language, mainly the Chinese tones and the Chinese alphabet or PinYin. Having these down will boost your Chinese skills to a level you never before thought possible! How to Learn Chinese Language with Tones If you’re just starting …