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Chinese Characters

Impress your friends and colleagues by writing Chinese. Besides the wow factor, learning Chinese characters gives you a deeper understanding of the Mandarin language.

Mandarin Language Spotlight10

The three DE particles in Mandarin: 的, 地 and 得

The three DE particles in Mandarin: 的, 地 and 得: How to tell them apart and use them correctly

The third tone in Mandarin Chinese

Learning the third tone in Mandarin Chinese: Avoiding common problems and getting it right

Essential classroom Mandarin Chinese

Essential classroom Mandarin Chinese: Learning Chinese in Chinese

How to pronounce Xi Jinping, presedint of China

How to pronounce Xi Jinping, presedint of China: Some quick and dirty tips and an in-depth explanation

How to pronounce "thank you" in Chinese

How to pronounce 谢谢 (謝謝) ”xièxie” in Chinese without sounding like a tourist, i.e. with correct pronunciation.

Situational Mandarin: At the airport

Situational Mandarin: At the airport: Words and phrases useful when going to the airport

Learn how to pronounce Chinese names

How to pronounce names in Chinese: Delaing with strange letters, tones and the problem of forgetting

Vocabulary for using a computer in Chinese

Vocabulary for using a computer in Chinese: Vocabulary for using a computer in Chinese

How and why you should switch your computer to Chinese

Switching your computer to Chinese is an effective way for learners to immerse themselves in Chinese and improve reading ability in a natural and meaningful way.

Mandarin Phrases For Giving And Receiving Gifts

There are many rules in Chinese society around the giving and receiving of gifts.

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