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The Ultimate Guide to Drinking in China

June 19th, 2017 | By Jinna Wang
Drinking in China explained: what you'll drink, drinking etiquette, and Chinese vocabulary for drinking and toasting... this post is full of valuable info to fill your head before you fill your glass.

Practice Your Chinese with these 5 Awesome Movies from China

June 6th, 2017 | By Jinna Wang

Practice your Mandarin listening skills and get a look at Chinese life and culture with these awesome movies from China!

5 Amazing Places in China to visit for Summer Vacation

May 24th, 2017 | By Jinna Wang
This summer is the time you actually take the plunge and take a vacation to China.

Using Context Clues to Read Chinese Characters with Multiple Pronunciations

May 16th, 2017 | By Jinna Wang
Learn how to tell which way to read these tricky Mandarin Chinese characters with more than one pronunciation.

How to Wish Someone Well in Chinese

May 10th, 2017 | By Jinna Wang
Learn how to wish people well in Mandarin Chinese, with useful phrases and clear explanations of when to use these expressions, and with whom!

5 Popular Chinese TV Shows to Immerse You into Chinese Culture

May 2nd, 2017 | By Jinna Wang

Watch these hot Chinese TV shows to practice your Mandarin listening skills and get a look at Chinese life and culture!

Useful and unique Chinese animal-related expressions

April 27th, 2017 | By Pippa Morgan

These Chinese animal-related expressions will give you some handy lines to make you sound like a native, as well as insight into some of the stereotypes and superstitions about animals in Chinese c

Five Traditional Chinese Art Forms You Need to Know

April 11th, 2017 | By Jinna Wang
Paper cutting, Chinese Opera, shadow puppets, calligraphy and musical instruments are all different forms of traditional Chinese arts. Learn about them here! :)

Different Ways Chinese People Say Yes or No

March 23rd, 2017 | By Jinna Wang
Unlike English, there's no absolute words in Chinese for yes or no! Find out how Chinese people actually say yes or no!

Traditional Chinese Music and Culture Related Vocabulary

March 9th, 2017 | By Yangyang Cheng
What's a pipa? Have you ever wonder what traditional Chinese music sounded like? Find out with Yangyang and her special guest Ma Jie in this our latest YouTube Live hangout!