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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!

An Untold Love Story of Me and Yoyo Chinese

February 27th, 2017 | By Yangyang Cheng
How did Yangyang start Yoyo Chinese? Entrepreneurship, growth, and love.

Learn Chinese with the La La Land Theme Song

February 23rd, 2017 | By Yangyang Cheng
Fell in love with the La la Land musical and I had to write this song! Come learn Chinese with this simple song!

Chinese Lesson: Learn to Sing a Song of Love!

February 9th, 2017 | By Yangyang Cheng
Learn this cool song from Yangyang to express your love this Valentine's Day!