IDIOMS

Choice Chengyu: Sayings About Spending for Singles Day

Idioms about money for spendthrifts and cheapskates this November 11 shopping festival

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Supernatural Chinese Beings Perfect for Halloween

Halloween may be a Western import, but ancient Chinese literature is full of spooky beasts, demons, and ghosts to consider this October 31

IDIOMS

Choice Chengyu: Idioms Don’t Only Come in Fours

The Chinese ‘chengyu’ that aren’t four characters long

IDIOMS

Parallel Idioms that Cross Language Barriers

English and Chinese sayings that are almost exactly equivalent

IDIOMS

Choice Chengyu: Elephantine Phrases

Learn essential idioms about elephants from Chinese history

IDIOMS

Choice Chengyu: In Praise of Youth (Mostly)

Discover popular sayings about youth through these Chinese idioms and proverbs to use when (mostly) praising the younger generation.

IDIOMS

Choice Chengyu: Speaking of the Hair and Now

Ancient idioms about hair

IDIOMS

How to live a happy life according to Chinese idioms

Chinese idioms that teach us how to be happy

IDIOMS

Choice Chengyu: Royal Rumble

Idioms about royalty from China’s imperial past

LANGUAGE

Choice Chengyu: Pearl of Wisdom

Proverbs and idioms about one of China’s favorite jewels

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