Indians are leading a social media campaign to boycott ‘Made in China’ goods to favour Pakistan suppliers, in spite for Beijing having voted against Indian interests in the United Nations. The campaign had originated from a fake letter claiming to have been signed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging Indian consumers to use swadeshi … Continue reading Indians Boycotting ‘Made in China’ Goods
The 12 months in the year in Chinese, first recall numbers 1-12: yī (1), èr (2), sān (3), sì (4), wǔ (5), liù (6), qī (7), bā (8), jiǔ (9), shí (10), shíyī (11), and shí’èr (12). Now, it’s easy just say the number and month together as follows: yīyuè (Jan.), èryuè (Feb.), sānyuè (Mar.), … Continue reading Months & Weather In China – … tiānqì hăo bu hăo?
This article carriers on from the one on Shopping In Chinese and Can You Count In Chinese? The unit of currency in China is called Kuài, as such the units of currency in China are: Yī kuài (1), wǔ kuài (5), shí kuài (10), èrshí kuài (20), wǔshí kuài (50), and yī băi kuài (100). … Continue reading Qǐng wèn, … duōshao qián?
Nĭ chī shénme? (What do you want to eat?) Wŏ chī jiăozi. (Dumplings) Wŏ chī chăomiàn. (Fried noodle) Wŏ chī chăofàn. (Fried rice) Wŏ chī bāozi. (Steamed bun) Wŏ chī miàntiáo. (Noodles) Nǐ chī jiăozi ma? (Do you eat…?) Bù, wŏ bù chī jiăozi. (No, I don’t) Wŏ chī chăomiàn. Try it out – Ask … Continue reading Mandarin Chinese – Do You Like Dumplings?
Chinese Corner is a YouTube channel devoted to Mandarin Chinese videos, TV programs ranging from Real Chinese, Growing Up In China, Travel in Chinese, and Happy Chinese. Real Chinese is a TV series of 10 short clips by the BBC which introduces Mandarin Chinese. Growing Up In Chinese is a TV series of 100 episodes, … Continue reading TV To Learn Chinese
Nĭ hăo, in this article we will introduce the basics to starting to learn Mandarin Chinese. In particular I will discus my experience in learning Mandarin Chinese, and will introduce you to the alternative learning mediums that suit different learning styles. The reason I began learning Mandarin Chinese: Chinese wasn’t one of the languages available … Continue reading Learning Mandarin Chinese