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Chinese Slang Words Guaranteed to Impress Your Friends!

January 11th, 2017 | By Pippa Morgan
Want to instantly make your Chinese more modern and fluent? Read this week’s blog post to learn five slang words that will wow your Chinese friends.

Why Chinese Kids are Faster at Math

December 20th, 2016 | By Jinna Wang
Learn the secret to how Chinese people do really fast mental math! Even just practicing this rhythm can help you easily learn numbers in Chinese.

Unique Chinese Attitudes Toward Money

December 6th, 2016 | By Jinna Wang
Read about how some Chinese people approach saving or spending their money. Let us know in the comments, do the consumer habits mentioned sound similar to your own?

An Introduction to Chinese "Guan Xi"

November 15th, 2016 | By Pippa Morgan
Confused about (关系) guanxi? Read this week’s blog post to learn all about this classic Chinese concept, and become a master of networking and relationship-building, Chinese style.

4 Unique Ways Chinese People Socialize

November 1st, 2016 | By Pippa Morgan
Did you know karaoke in China is really different from karaoke in Western countries? Find out why and learn about other unique ways Chinese people socialize in this week’s blog article.

5 Chinese Historical Figures That Are Still Influential Today

October 18th, 2016 | By Jinna Wang
Learn all about these 5 Chinese historical figures, ancient or recent, to help you sound like a Chinese native!

How To Make Small Talk in Chinese

October 4th, 2016 | By Pippa Morgan
You’re sitting next to a cute guy or girl on the bus, and keen to start up a conversation, you’re just not sure how. Learn how to make small talk in Chinese with our handy guide!

Chinese Homophones and Chinese Customs

September 20th, 2016 | By Jinna Wang
Learn about Chinese homophones, hilarious puns, and the Chinese customs that result from them!

Introduction to 4 Regional Chinese Cuisines

September 7th, 2016 | By Jinna Wang
Explore with us 4 prominent regional Chinese foods that'll you simply have to try!

5 Official Chinese Holidays You May Have Never Heard Of

August 23rd, 2016 | By Jinna Wang
Looking for a reason to party? Celebrate with us through these Chinese Holidays you've never heard of!