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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 […]

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Strengths and Weaknesses of Chinese language

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Chinese language is a different kind of language and it has got its own strengths and weaknesses. The below answer is totally my own perception about Chinese language and personal experience while learning the language on my own. I will try to give as many examples as possible to validate my statements. Traditional Chinese has […]

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25 loan words from English used by most of the Chinese speakers !

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I assume by this time, you already started learning Pinyin. If not, please go through my previous article . Do you know that an average Chinese speaker talks english words in his/her daily life? and interestingly you can’t even identify that they are talking in English. In fact there is a long list of words but […]

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How should I start learning Chinese ?

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As I have promised in my previous post on “ Learn Chinese ” writing this article for my blog visitors who are passionate about learning language, who are dreaming to tag themselves as multilingual. Lets focus on Chinese language and how one should start learning it. I agree that the moment anyone see Chinese script, […]

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Why it makes you unique if you learn Chinese language?

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The first thought that gets in our mind when we think of Chinese is the complex diagrams (actually Chinese characters) which don’t make any sense to any non-natives but it is the mode communication for 1.4 billion people in Mainland China. The language has a legacy of thousands of years and other countries like Singapore […]