A new version of the Android app is out, and meowsome news: Traditional Chinese has graduated out of beta! Read on for details.read more
Because we care about keeping your payments safe, a new layer was added to our checkout process: 3D secure. It might not be the most fascinating topic in the world, but it’s essential for your online payment safety and ours. So, read on to learn more about 3DS (if you want) and why this means you can upgrade to a Premium Membership of Ninchanese with your mind entirely at ease.read more
Get your ticket to working with companies in China! Business is pretty much the only reason we’re allowed to travel to China anymore, so the Nincha Team is happy to introduce a new world entirely dedicated to Business in Chinese. Read on to learn more about this new course and for behind-the-scenes meowsome details!read more
Ninchanese has gotten even more personalized. We’re happy to announce a fantastic new feature: the Nincha Decks! The Nincha Decks are your personalized word decks. You can now create your collections of Chinese characters and learn them whenever you want. Meowsome!read more
This week’s all about food, family, saying thanks, and being grateful for the help of the native Americans that allowed the first pilgrims to survive. We’re talking about… You guessed it, Thanksgiving! So quite naturally, as a Chinese learner, you might be asking yourself: how do you say Thanksgiving in Chinese? How do you talk about Thanksgiving dishes in Chinese? Also, does Ninchanese celebrate Thanksgiving? Yes! Keep reading, and you’ll get answers to all these questions! Ready to stuff your face and your brain?read more
As the leaves turn orange and the weather turns crisp, let’s talk about a quick new feature update! Guess what’s new on Ninchanese, right in time for Halloween? A spooky, scary, dark mode for your meowsome Chinese learning app, Ninchanese!read more
As a meat-eater, you’ll find yourself in heaven in China. There are all sorts of meats to discover and eat! And by all sorts, we really do mean all sorts, including parts you perhaps seldom eat. So, to make deciphering a Chinese menu easier, there’s a whole new stage on Ninchanese dedicated to meats! To give you a taste, here’s a list of the essential Chinese meat vocabulary to know … and that you’ll be learning on the app. Warning: this list of Chinese words for meat may make you very hungry!read more
As Chinese learners, we are always looking for tools and hacks to increase our Chinese learning efficiency. We want to learn as fast and as efficiently as possible. So today, we’re putting two techniques to the test: Chinese character components vs. radicals. How do they stack up? Which should you choose to learn?
While Chinese radicals have interesting use, Chinese components bring more benefits to your learning. Let’s explore so we can prove that to you!read more
Introducing a whole new world on Ninchanese: The Rad Way to Learn Chinese Characters! It’s chock-full of rad Chinese components to discover. What’s so rad about those? Easy: they’re your key to understanding Chinese characters a LOT better. Let’s dive in.read more
I think at one point everyone who starts learning Chinese asks themselves the same questions about writing Chinese:
- Do I need to learn to write Chinese characters?
- When is the best time to begin with them?
- Where do you start?
- How do you write Chinese characters? Are there any rules?
With this article, I want to share a bit of my experience in writing characters and maybe a helpful additional way of learning Chinese. To be clear, I’m not talking about the art of Chinese Calligraphy but just casual hand-writing. Handwritten Chinese with a pen a piece of paper.read more