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Learn Chinese: HSK Level 1 Vocabulary ( 1/150 ) – 我 (wǒ) – I/me

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Thank you for your interest in learning Chinese from my blog. Before you start, Please make sure understand the basics of PinYin and tones first and then start this series. Also go through these references periodically to explore the Chinese language. Watch the below video before you read this article. 我 (wǒ) – 1/ 150 HSK Level 1 Vocabulary Meaning: I […]

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Learn Chinese: One word at a time – HSK Chinese language proficency test ( Introduction )

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Before starting this series, I suggest please go through my previous posts on learning Chinese to give you basics and motivation on why and how to start learning it. Later in this article, I would give you some introduction about the HSK examination and how to start preparing for HSK Level 1 for beginners. Listing […]

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2019 Kicking off! What are your new year resolutions?

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Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering “It will be happier” – Alfred Lord Tennyson Hello Everyone! The new year is around the corner. We bid farewell to 2018 and welcome 2019 with a lot of hopes and aspirations. 2018 is going to become history soon and everyone is curious about […]

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The logic behind ” 折” Discount in Chinese language

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Discounts in the Chinese language is the other way round, read this article to learn more!  Whenever we see a 60% discount on any shops, we understand that if the original price of the product is 100 bucks and the final price of it after discount is 40 bucks. This is the general math around the […]

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Learn to express your feelings and thoughts by learning word combination with 心 - Xīn

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We already learnt that the Chinese language is both complicated and also logical. By complicated, I mean that despite the meaning of the individual characters, the complete word may not mean the same. By logical, I mean that a combination of two individual characters will give a right set of meaning after combination. One example […]

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Measure words and Classifiers in Chinese language – Part 2

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This is the second part of the list of Classifiers or measure-words are called as 量词 (Liàngcí ) Just to review the previous article, in standard Mandarin, for example, can be used as 一个 - Yīgè , 这个 - Zhège , 那个 -Nàgè The first of these phrases would be 一个人 yí gè rén, where yī (一)means “one”, rén (人)means “person”, and gè (个)is […]

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See how PinYin makes Chinese language more logical and easier to learn!

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If you are on this page, I assume that either you are interested in learning Chinese language or interested in knowing more about the language. As we all know this language is a mysterious language for any foreigner with a pictorial representation and tone based language. So, If you start learning Chinese, the first step would […]

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Measure words and Classifiers complicates Chinese language but not difficult , here is how !

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Finally, I completed compiled as many measure words in Chinese for you guys. I can say this complicates Chinese. We just add “a” to any noun will give the sense of the quantity and the classification. But in Chinese, it is not easy. There are many classifier and you are going to learn in this […]

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Recommended books for basic spoken Chinese and written Chinese for beginners

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Choosing right books to learn Chinese is critical as each book has its own way of teaching the language. The teaching way must match the learner’s capabilities. The below are the books which I used and personally find them very useful in improving my Chinese language skills. I hope you too will get benefitted.   […]

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Don’t miss these mobile apps while learning mandarin

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I would recommend the below mobile applications for translating and writing the Chinese words and can be used offline too. Please be noted that I am recommending these apps because I already used and benefitted by these apps while I was learning Chinese. Both of the mobile apps have Chinese to English and vice versa […]