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Marvelous Mid-Autumn Festival Traditions and Stories

Lucky us, there’s a delicious Chinese festival happening right now! So, it’s time for 中秋节, the Mid-Autumn festival! What better way to celebrate a festival than learning the meowsomest Mid-Autumn festival traditions, food, and stories? Read on, for, in this article, we’ll see what the Mid-Autumn festival is all about. We’ll also explore how China […]

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Chinese food: Learn to Cook and Spice your Chinese meal with complete vocabulary lists!

The Chinese food and kitchen are very varied: there are in fact so many uncountable dishes that it would take a lifetime for you to try them all out! Learn the many ways of cooking and spicing up your Chinese meal you need to know about in this Chinese food course on Ninchanese.

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How is the Corona Virus affecting daily life in China?

Stefan, currently living the fear of the virus as an ex-pat in China, will give you all the tips you need to make it safe with a well-handcrafted list of vocabulary to know. Read Stefan’s story below.

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Chinese culture Nincha Travels

Public Transportation in China, your traveling guide with useful Chinese sentences

It’s pretty easy to get from one place to the next in any country, but in China transportation is a convenience of everyday life. Take a ride with me to know all about them.

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5 Chinese Idioms that Sound Like English Idioms

If you already use these idioms in English, then you’ll be surprised how simple is it to use these Chinese idioms and sound as smart as an old Chinese uncle.

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Beginner Chinese culture

Our selected websites about China and the Chinese language

We have selected some of the best tools and websites we use every day or visit regularly. It’s just a few that we particularly appreciate, the real gems you can use to learn Chinese online or to explore China from the comfort of your home.

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Simplified Chinese characters VS Traditional Chinese characters

In case you’ve just started learning Chinese or not, what are the differences in the 2 different ways of writing Chinese characters? The written Chinese language uses Simplified Chinese characters and Traditional Chinese characters. Let’s see the difference between the two ways of writing Chinese characters. And let’s find out which Chinese character set is for you! 

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Top 8 Vloggers and their videos about China, Chinese culture and Mandarin

When you study Chinese, watching Chinese TV shows, Vlogs, or Chinese Drama is a great way to improve your spoken and listening skills. We’ve picked the best shows and videos in Mandarin to watch with the help of the Ninchanese community. Discover our top Chinese Vlogger videos!

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Chinese culture Vocabulary

Spring in Chinese? Not just one but six terms!

Today is the first day of Spring! Finally! To celebrate today being the first day of spring, we wanted to share with you these beautiful illustration by Oamul (卤猫) depicting the different stages of spring. Did you know the Chinese divided spring into 6 terms? Read on to learn more!

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Nincha is visiting the Chinese Part of Pairi Daiza

Nincha was super excited to be with Mat visiting the Chinese Parts of Pairi Daiza this weekend! Take a small walk with Nincha and see his pictures to discover Chinese buildings and the little China that lives in Pairi Daiza.