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Top 10 Manhua of all time to read in Chinese

Are you a fan of Chinese manhua? If so, you’re in for a treat! Chinese manhua has a long history, and some of the most beloved titles of all time come from the genre. Manhua is also full of different styles of stories, giving you a unique insight into Chinese culture.

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Advanced Beginner Books Chinese learning tips Partners

Du Chinese Review of a great graded Reader

Do you want to be able to read Chinese without learning it? Reader apps provide graded Chinese texts and tools to help you decipher a text quickly. Today we’re reviewing Du Chinese, one of the most popular Graded Chinese readers.

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Chinese culture Popular

Qixi festival: the Chinese Valentine’s day

Today is the Qixi festival! What is the Qixi festival? It’s a romantic day when lovers exchange gifts! Let’s celebrate love! 七夕快乐! Qī xī jié kuài lè! Happy Chinese Valentine’s!

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Advanced Beginner Business Chinese culture Chinese learning tips Intermediate

9 meowsome reasons to still learn Chinese even though China is CLOSED

When learning a language, sometimes it’s good to check in with oneself and reassess one’s goals. Why are you learning Chinese? What’s your motivation? Whether it’s for personal growth, interest, or obtaining a specific objective, there is a myriad of good reasons to learn Mandarin Chinese. And, just in case the pandemic and the closed […]

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Advanced Chinese culture Intermediate

“The Lion-Eating Poet”: the meowsome one-sound poem you can only read

Did you know there’s a famous poem in Chinese composed of one sound and one sound only? What is this one-sound poem? How do you read a poem with only one sound? Welcome to the tale of the “Lion-Eating poet in the Stone Den”.

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Chinese culture

Best Douyin Activities to Celebrate the Year of the Tiger

Want to prepare and celebrate the Year of the Tiger 2022 and wondering what to do? We (with a little help from 抖音) got you.  Here are some of the best activities on 抖音 (Douyin, the original Chinese version of Tiktok) activities to do to celebrate the Year of the Tiger and the Chinese New […]

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Advanced Chinese culture Chinese expression Chinese learning tips Popular

Chinese Wordle: Play and Learn Chinese (chengyus)!

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of Wordle, the word game taking the world by storm. Chinese learners, rejoice! We found a Chinese-language version of Wordle. So dear little dragons, read on to learn where to find Chinese Wordle and how to play it.

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Chinese culture

Xiaonian: Kick-off Chinese New Year with sweets

Yay! It’s 小年 Xiaonian! Roughly translating as the Little New Year event, 小年 is THE event that kick-offs the Chinese New Year. That’s right, the Spring Festival celebrations officially start today, on the 23rd day of the 12th month of the lunar calendar, which happens to be today. The Chinese New Year preparations begin with […]

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Advanced Business Chinese culture Intermediate

Business in China: How to do it?

China is not that difficult to work with and has pretty enthusiastic people. There are a few rules, you are already doing most of them, but some business practices in China can surprise you. So let’s see how doing business in China works.

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Chinese culture Vocabulary

Christmas in Chinese and Other Purrfect Words for the Holidays

The Holidays are upon us! Bet you’re excited! Want to know how to say Christmas in Chinese for the occasion? Feeling curious to know how Christmas and the Holidays are celebrated in China? Read on below to discover purrfect words in Chinese for the Holidays! Better yet, there’s a special free world on Ninchanese so […]

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