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Beginner Vocabulary

10 Ways to Say Goodbye in Mandarin

One of the first things you learn in Chinese is to say hello. But do you also know how to say goodbye in Mandarin? Knowing how to say goodbye is just as important as knowing how to say hello, yes, no and thank you in Chinese. In fact, knowing how to take leave from someone […]

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Beginner Chinese learning tips Expressions Intermediate Vocabulary

How to say thank you in Chinese: 4 Ways to Show Your Gratitude

Saying thank you in Chinese is as essential as saying hello in everyday life and is a must-know in your Survival Chinese toolkit. Whether you’re traveling to China or living in China, thank you in Chinese is a basic word you’ll find yourself using all the time. As you know, being polite and thankful towards […]

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Advanced Chinese culture Intermediate Popular Vocabulary

Top 10 Chinese catchphrases you have to know

At Ninchanese, we aim to teach you both at the same time, so today, we’re showing you some really funny and popular Chinese catchphrases. They’re really handy if you want to chat online or talk to your Chinese-speaking friends. And they are great to learn, because they always reflect current issues and help you understand […]

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Chinese culture

Fist bump, two meanings?

When learning a language, non-verbal cues are just as important as verbal ones. Here’s one to know: the meaning of the fist bump! Why’s that? Well, the Chinese don’t exactly use the fist pump the same way Westerners do! Click through to learn how to use it in China!

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Chinese culture Vocabulary

Food Mnemonics in Chinese!

Food mnemonics are a more visual way to learn food vocabulary in Chinese. Here’s a good example given by All About Chinese! Do you like these food-related character mnemonics?