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My idol: your dose of Friday Fun in Chinese

TGIF! We found some Friday fun for you! And it’s all in Chinese  It’s a silly little Chinese app called My Idol (小偶) that turns you into a hilarious 3D dancing cartoon… Upload your picture, let it map it out in 3D, choose what your avatar is going to look like and have fun exploring!

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Chinese software tribulations: Funny uninstall pictures

I just had to share these funny de-install pictures with you: they are too cute! They come from a Chinese software called 搜狗高速浏览器 (Sōugǒu gāosù liúlǎn qì, Sogou’s high speed browser).

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Chinese culture

Massive firecracker explosion Chinese style

Feeling sleepy? This seriously huge firecracker explosion in Taiwan is bound to wake you up!

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7 ways to say Yes in Chinese

Yes is a very useful word to learn in any language. You use it to show you agree, to show your enthusiasm, to seal a deal and in many many different situations. As a Chinese learner, you were surely taught that while there is no direct equivalent to Yes in Chinese, [zh zh=”是”] is an […]

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Lunar New Year celebrations across Asia

Celebrating the Chinese New Year

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HSK – 3 cases where you should be taking the HSK

To prove how good you are in English, you can take the TOEIC or the TOEFL. These standardized exams are used across the world to assess the English level of non-native English speakers. Want to assess your level in Chinese? You’re in luck, the Chinese Hanban (National Office for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language) […]

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Practice: Refresh your Chinese and don’t forget!

Chinese is a great language to learn. It’s fun; it’s fascinating; it’s a challenge. It can also easily be forgotten. Because that’s how our memory works. It forget things. The way to prevent this? You practice. Better yet, you make it your daily routine to practice Chinese. The idea: To hit refresh on your knowledge, on […]

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Beginner Chinese learning tips

Learning Chinese is not hard

So, you’re thinking of learning Chinese… You may have heard learning Chinese is hard. All squiggly lines and unpronounceable sounds. You may even have heard worse things than that: Like learning Chinese is a monumental challenge. A blow to the ego. Incredibly frustrating due to the unbearable ratio of effort to effect. Don’t let that stop […]

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A cat video that will make you laugh!

Cat are funny and crazy little creatures. Watch this cat video that will make laugh so hard!