The Story of Biáng

This can be seen as the hardest Chinese characters so far! There are 52 strokes in total in this simplified Chinese character, and 62 in the traditional one. It contains 5 simple characters (「马」horse, 「月」moon, 「长」long, 「心」heart and 「言」word), and also 4 radicals such as 「刂」 knife, 「穴」 cave…In fact, biang cannot be found in …

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I just knew that we have new four great inventions | 快来看看中国新四大发明

Papermaking, gunpowder, movable type printing, and the compass are considered as the four great inventions of Ancient China. Today, let’s take a look at China’s new four great inventions!   1/ High-Speed Railway This is one thing that I cannot miss in this article! High-Speed Railway, short for SHR,  is called 「高速铁路」 (gāosù tiělù), or 「高铁」(gāotiě) …

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Count Chinese numbers 1-10 on one hand | 我可以用一只手来数数哦

  If you haven’t learned Chinese numbers before, don’t worry, let’s learn number 1-10 first 🙂   Now, let’s learn hand gestures! As you can see the picture below, number 1-5 can be done just as you would count normally from one to five, however, six to ten has its different hand gesture, and all …

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The 把(bǎ) Sentence

First, let me explain to you what is a Ba-sentence? As we all know, a basic sentence in Mandarin is formed like Subject + Verb + Object, same as in English. However, in a Ba-sentence, the object is placed before the verb. So, why we need to learn this structure: because in Chinese sometimes we …

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