In our previous newbie tone change series, we have introduced the tone change rules for 不, 一, two third tones, and three third tones. Just like many other aspects in the Chinese language, tone changes are more nuanced than the rules you see in textbooks. T...
In China, having a meal with clients is not just eating. Everything is related to the business. That's why learning table manners is so important. In this lesson, let's start with how to host clients dinner. Let's get started!
There are too many slang phrases in this dialogue. I showed it my Chinese friend and she did not know what some of them meant. Can we make the dialogues a little less focused on slang phrases and more on useful sentence structures?
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posted July 25, 2020
In Chinese, you often encounter single characters that have multiple related meanings. This has the potential to confuse learners because sometimes it is hard to make connections between component characters and their meanings within multiple-character wor...
Thanks, Josh, but even with your explanation how would you come up with the translation of "nearly tens of thousands?" You would have translated it as just "a large number" or "so many". I thought that with the use of the word 近 the following word ...