Get on your Mandarin Chinese grind in the New Year with this handy list of our Top Six ChinesePod videos from 2015. From getting a bikini wax to funky folk tales to not making Hulk angry, you’ll learn interesting and useful phrases to get you on your way to chatting like a native in the New Year. Read more for the Top Six videos from 2015!
About Natasha Davis
Posts by Natasha Davis:
You’re in China for the winter and are wondering to yourself, “What to do?” While many take the opportunity to head south for warmer weather, there are a plethora of fun cold weather options available. Are you ready? Let’s explore China’s winter wonderland! Read More
Language learning is a dynamic process: it isn’t all about listening to a podcast or endlessly writing characters; it is also about finding the confidence to converse with native speakers. Finding a native speaker to practice Mandarin with can be a struggle. This can be quite discouraging when all you want to do is practice the language that you are working so hard to learn! Never fear: thanks to modern technology, you now have HelloTalk to add to your language learning arsenal.
HelloTalk meets at the crossroads of a instant messaging mobile app and a passionate language learning community. It’s a free app, available on iOS and Android, that instantly connects you with like-minded people who want to learn another language. Read more for our in-depth review of the app, as well as a special download link! Read More
Let’s be honest, not all of us are studying Chinese to join an international symposium on quantum physics or to have discussions regarding the economic situation in Shanghai. Some of us want to learn the Chinese that you won’t be taught in school; the phrases necessary to have conversations with your best mates or lover. For this blog post, we’re delving into the sexier side of Mandarin and teaching you what you need to know in order to flirt with someone at a bar and hopefully seal the deal.
Alright… you’re in the mood for watching a movie tonight but you have one requirement: that the movie be in Mandarin. Now you need to decide on a genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Horror? Hmph… one problem: all you know are Kung-Fu movies. As much as you love Kung-Fu movies, you want more options. Well great news! We have curated a list of movies in Mandarin, broken down by genre, so you can pick and choose based on what you’re in the mood for. Read more to check out the list and some fun cinema-related vocabulary! Read More