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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!

Differences Between Mainland Mandarin and Taiwanese Mandarin

January 19th, 2017 | By Yangyang Cheng
What are the main differences between Mainland Mandarin and Taiwanese Mandarin? Find out here!

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.