Top Characters of 2014

Which Character Defines 2014?

2014-12-18

Top Must-Have Apps in China

A top five list of apps that every foreigner in China will find handy

2014-12-17

All You Can Eat in Chinese

Jealousy, surprise, loss and hardship, Chinese has a remarkable number of things you can ‘eat’.

On the character 琴

Musical instruments have their own special character, in more than one sense

2014-12-10

Top 5 Free Online Chinese Dictionaries

Now that Nciku has bitten the dust, here is a list of five other free online Chinese dictionaries to choose from

2014-12-09

Five tips to improve your Chinese handwriting

Curb your reliance on pinyin and dig deeper into Chinese

2014-11-25

Say What? Unique Character Pronunciations

Chinese is full of homophones, but not these unusual words!

2014-11-24

Diplomat Dialect

The delicate art of saying nothing

2014-11-23

Why Chinese is NOT the Hardest Language

Three reasons why learning Chinese is easier than you might think

2014-11-20

Ten Surprisingly Simple Weird Characters

Characters with six strokes or fewer that you’ve never heard of

2014-11-19

Decoding the toughest Chinese characters

You won’t find these rule-breaking characters in any dictionary

2014-11-14

Duck!

Discover a classic story of love lost, and learn to talk about your own heartbreak using Chinese.

2014-11-09