Turtles and crying have in common that their Hanzi characters look like what they depict. There are many characters like that! See: Chinese language isn’t all that hard to study. Click here for our earlier post as well, which includes rain and eyebrows.
Answer these questions to find out which Chinese city and you are most alike. We’ll rank your latitude based on the answers: simply keep track of your amount of A’s and B’s. Maybe it’ll help you decide your new hometown, place to study Mandarin, or travel destination (we hope it’s Shanghai)! When you say “where”, […]
Movies & series, especially those about modern daily life, are great Mandarin learning materials since plain language is used. Plus they’ll also show you a more realistic picture of Chinese culture than you’d find in textbooks. If you have (or don’t have) a Netflix account, you can earn gift cards by referring friends to GoEast: Get your friends to […]
From time to time we’ll share perspectives from our students. Everyone learns in a different way, so feel free to agree or disagree! — by Jaap I’m nearly finished with HSK3, starting from zero Mandarin skills just over a year ago. Here are 9 things I learned about language and myself. 1 — Learn to […]