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Chinese learning tips Intermediate Vocabulary

A-ya! Chinese interjections to absolutely know!

The more you listen to Chinese speakers, the more you start noticing the little sounds that pepper their discourse. It’s what we call Chinese exclamative particles or interjections 语气词 yǔ-qì-cí.

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Advanced Beginner Chinese learning tips Intermediate

The Best Free Chinese Dictionaries For Learners

Looking for good modern Chinese dictionaries to complete your Chinese learning? You’ve come to the right place! From online dictionaries to dictionary applications, we’ve reviewed 8 Chinese dictionaries to help you choose the one that will suit you the best. Without further ado, here’s our selection of the best free online Chinese dictionaries currently available!

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Beginner Expressions Intermediate Vocabulary

How to Use Practical Words Like 和 and 还有 to Order All You Want in Chinese

Do you like your coffee better with milk or sugar? That’s definitely something you want the waiter to be aware of when having a drink in a Chinese coffeeshop! Let’s learn about the best Chinese expressions to say “I’ll have a… with that”.

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Beginner Chinese learning tips

How to Say OK Like a Real Chinese

OK is the most used word all over the world. In addition to the ubiquitous OK, each country has their own specific ways of showing agreement. China is no different. It has in fact many ways to show agreement and consent.  As a beginner learning Chinese, not only should you know how to say “yes” but […]

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Beginner Chinese culture Intermediate Vocabulary

5 Chinese words you didn’t expect to see a cat in!

Do you guys remember what we brought you two weeks ago: 6 purrfect cat quotes in Chinese? We hope you guys had a lot of fun with these cat sayings! We sure did. And since at Ninchanese, we’re super cat-lovers, we just couldn’t wait to continue our special “cat show” and tell you more funny expressions with”cat” […]

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Ninchanese Vocabulary

Don’t worry, be happy!

Be Happy! It’s World Happy Day today, so here’s your mission for today: Smile! And today’s motto is: [zh zh=”别担心,开心点!”] [zh py=”Bié dānxīn, kāixīn diǎn!] [zh en=”Don’t worry, be happy”] A good sentence to remember whenever you feel down. Be happy, smile to the world and the world will smile back at you! ☼