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Nincha Travels Vocabulary

Nincha travels: 坐火车 – taking the train

Nincha, the lucky cat, loves traveling! Today, he’s taking the train and telling us in Mandarin Chinese why he likes traveling by train so much! Let’s see what he has to say about trains and let’s learn how to say taking the train in Mandarin.

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Chinese culture

Happy mooncake eating!

[zh zh=”中秋节快乐!” py=”Zhōng qiū jié kuài lè! ” en=” Happy mid-autumn festival!”] The Mid-Autumn Festival falls on the 15th of the 8th lunar month each year, which happens to be today, September 15th this year. It’s, therefore, finally time to eat yummy 月饼 mooncakes! If you’ve been following us on Facebook or Twitter lately, you know your […]

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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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Chinese culture

Chinese Halloween: ready for some Chinese ghosts?

This year, Nincha chose to celebrate Chinese halloween — well, to dress up in a very Chinese halloween costume: he’s a 僵尸. Jiangshis are scary zombie-like creatures that prey on living creatures to steal their Qi! Brrr.. ^^

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Chinese culture

万圣节快乐! Happy Halloween

The Nincha crew is ready to go trick or treating in style! What scary things do you have planned for Halloween?

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Vocabulary

Happy Valentine’s Day in Chinese! 情人节快乐!

Today’s the 14th of February so 情人节快乐! to you!

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Advanced Beginner Chinese learning tips Intermediate Ninchanese

The Ninchanese trailer is here!

Nincha discover a dragon! And he made his mission to make him speak Chinese. Here we go!

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Ninchanese

Funny Cat Videos: Let Me Push This Button!

Cats are curious creatures! They like to play with boxes, balls and so many other things. As we love cat videos, here’s one of our favorites!

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Ninchanese

Happy holidays from everyone at Ninchanese!

The Nincha Team wishes you a merry Christmas and happy holidays! To celebrate this wonderful holiday season, here’s a little holiday game for you all!