STREET TALK

Chinese Netizens are Bringing “Emo” Back

Learn what it means to “emo” in Chinese internet-speak

SOCIAL CHINESE

Playing Chicken With China's New Superkids

China’s education system is no game of chicken—here's a linguistic guide to how to survive it

SOCIAL CHINESE

The Language of Moral Kidnapping

How to avoid moral guilt-tripping

CHINESE CHARACTERS

On the Character: 亲

From kin to kindred, a character that connects people and brings them together

SOCIAL CHINESE

Game On!

A play-by-play of sports commentary in Chinese

SOCIAL CHINESE

Vine Vocabulary

A guide to hobnobbing with the wine snobs

SOCIAL CHINESE

Selling Out

Making product recommendations is a science of its own

SOCIAL CHINESE

Sweet Nothings

How to flatter, cajole, and give compliments like a pro

SOCIAL CHINESE

Royal Roast

Learn the flowery lingo of China’s popular palatial conspiracy shows

LANGUAGE

The Art of the Deal

Phrases to help you in negotiation

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