LET’S LEARN CHINESE CHARACTERS IN AN EASY WAY! #2
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by Betty Cheng
3y ago
In the last post, we have talked about the structures of Chinese characters. Today, let’s talk about how to tell their meanings. Speaking of meanings, radicals play important roles since in most cases they carry the main meanings. Radicals actually come from words that you might already know. Sometimes you don’t know them just because […] The post LET’S LEARN CHINESE CHARACTERS IN AN EASY WAY! #2 appeared first on ChinesePod Official Blog ..read more
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Let’s learn Chinese characters in an easy way!
ChinesePod Blog
by Betty Cheng
3y ago
One thing that might scare people away when learning Chinese might be Chinese characters. There are so many strokes that are organized together in a complicated way! But, let’s break it down today and you’ll find out that it’s actually not that hard! Firstly, “word” in Chinese is called 文字 [wénzì], in which 文 [wén] […] The post Let’s learn Chinese characters in an easy way! appeared first on ChinesePod Official Blog ..read more
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5 Reasons to Double Down on Chinese Learning
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by Elsha Yiu
3y ago
This is a truly unusual July 4th, as we feel there is no “new normal” but only a “newer normal.”  In Chinese, “new normal”,新常态 [xīn chángtài] is not a natural phrase, but it makes perfect sense. 新 as in new, and 常态 as in normal, so a new normal, literally. Nevertheless, underlying our tentative “new […] The post 5 Reasons to Double Down on Chinese Learning appeared first on ChinesePod Official Blog ..read more
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Happy Dragon Boat Festival!
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by ChinesePod
3y ago
I always love festivals. A four-day vacation is coming because of the Dragon Boat Festival! Hooray! Okay, let’s calm down a bit so that I can share some interesting information about this festival with you. The first thing I want to say is that the Chinese name for Dragon Boat Festival is not related to […] The post Happy Dragon Boat Festival! appeared first on ChinesePod Official Blog ..read more
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How to Properly Write a Formal Email
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by ChinesePod
4y ago
In your daily life, do you need to write formal emails in Chinese? Believe it or not, writing proper emails is really different from daily conversation. There are so many details that you need to pay attention to if you are writing to your boss, your clients, or anyone whose social status is higher than […] The post How to Properly Write a Formal Email appeared first on ChinesePod Official Blog ..read more
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Phrases Which Will Impress Your Chinese Friend
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by Olivia Ryan
4y ago
Whether you are visiting China, or you are expecting a visit from Chinese friends, it is normal to want to impress them with your astonishing skills when it comes to their language. It’s time for you to amaze. After all, as the expert writer at assignment writing services, Genista Nina says, “The limit of my […] The post Phrases Which Will Impress Your Chinese Friend appeared first on ChinesePod Official Blog ..read more
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Tone Change Rules for Common Chinese Words
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by ChinesePod
4y ago
In my previous post I talked about my first Thanksgiving dinner in China. Not only did I talk about my dining experience, but I also referred to some Chinese words that I learned along the way, such as ham( 火腿 huǒtuǐ), turkey(火鸡 huǒ jī), pizza (比萨 bǐsà), et cetera. Within the parenthesis I provide to […] The post Tone Change Rules for Common Chinese Words appeared first on ChinesePod Official Blog ..read more
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How to Learn Chinese Characters
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by Ash Henson
4y ago
Learning Chinese characters may seem intimidating, but I have a secret technique!  The key is to learn the WAY to learn Chinese Characters.  I know that may sound complicated…but it’s really not! Consider this… There are two main components to learning any language: Figuring out what to do, and then doing it! Doing it takes […] The post How to Learn Chinese Characters appeared first on ChinesePod Official Blog ..read more
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Before traveling to China last year, I thought Tha...
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by ChinesePod
4y ago
Before traveling to China last year, I thought Thanksgiving was only known in America. To my surprise, my Chinese friends were eager to know what my Thanksgiving plans were as the holiday approached. They were curious to know if I was planning on traveling, eating turkey, getting together with my American friends and watching football, […] The post appeared first on ChinesePod Official Blog ..read more
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ChinesePod’s Founding Story
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by ChinesePod
4y ago
In celebration of our 15th anniversary, we want to take a moment and look back on our origins and accomplishments. Because ChinesePod launched in 2005, many of you may not know our story. Let’s look back at how the longest-running Chinese learning platform came to be.  ChinesePod’s origin is closely tied to the evolution of […] The post ChinesePod’s Founding Story appeared first on ChinesePod Official Blog ..read more
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