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Chinese Proverbs: How to Use Them to Learn a Language

In need of a little motivation boost? Try Chinese proverbs, they are great for motivation. How? They teach you how to be successful in life through wise and quite funny sayings. Apply them to your learning sessions and they’ll be more efficient. Use them to inspire you and grow your language skills. Thanks to these […]

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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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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 Vocabulary

Cat sayings: 6 purrfect quotes in Chinese

Chinese people often like to use animal analogies when talking. This is called “animal culture”: some animals are given a certain symbolism and used in a metaphorical way to express human feelings. So, in many Chinese idioms or slang words, you’re likely to find animal metaphors used.. In Chinese, particularly, there are a lot of expressions and […]

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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! ☼