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

Are you a diaosi?

A Beijing university has profiled the diaosi

2014-11-03

Naked Chinese Characters

Many traditional Chinese characters got a raw deal when it came to simplification

2014-11-01

The “Ghost” in Chinese Language

Holy moly: Chinese “ghost” expressions

2014-10-31

Just how “hao” is your Chinese?

How to tell a serious compliment from, “You’re just ok.”

2014-10-30

Top Five Most Hated Chinese Subcultures

Fast facts on these eccentric and apparently unlikable folks

2014-10-14

Male Outcast Taxonomy

What kind of male undesirable are you?

2014-10-05