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Names of Common Flowers in Mandarin Chinese
Learn the names of common flowers in Mandarin Chinese with this vocabulary list. Each entry has audio for listening and pronunciation practice.

Names of Common Flowers in Mandarin Chinese
Learn the names of common flowers in Mandarin Chinese with this vocabulary list. Each entry has audio for listening and pronunciation practice.

Names of Common Flowers in Mandarin Chinese
Learn the names of common flowers in Mandarin Chinese with this vocabulary list. Each entry has audio for listening and pronunciation practice.

Hand Gestures for Mandarin Numbers - Eight
Mandarin numbers can be represented by hand gestures. These hand gestures have a long tradition in Chinese culture and are often used in commerce. This is the number

Hand Gestures for Mandarin Numbers - Four
Mandarin numbers can be represented by hand gestures. These hand gestures have a long tradition in Chinese culture and are often used in commerce. This is the number

Hand Gestures for Mandarin Numbers - Nine (Mainland China)
Mandarin numbers can be represented by hand gestures. These hand gestures have a long tradition in Chinese culture and are often used in commerce. This is the number

Hand Gestures for Mandarin Numbers - Nine (Taiwan and Hong Kong)
Mandarin numbers can be represented by hand gestures. These hand gestures have a long tradition in Chinese culture and are often used in commerce. This is the number

Hand Gestures for Mandarin Numbers - Seven
Mandarin numbers can be represented by hand gestures. These hand gestures have a long tradition in Chinese culture and are often used in commerce. This is the number

Hand Gestures for Mandarin Numbers - Six
Mandarin numbers can be represented by hand gestures. These hand gestures have a long tradition in Chinese culture and are often used in commerce. This is the number

Hand Gestures for Mandarin Numbers - Ten (Taiwan and Hong Kong)
Mandarin numbers can be represented by hand gestures. These hand gestures have a long tradition in Chinese culture and are often used in commerce. This is the number

Hand Gestures for Mandarin Numbers - Ten (Mainland China)
Mandarin numbers can be represented by hand gestures. These hand gestures have a long tradition in Chinese culture and are often used in commerce. This is the number

Hand Gestures for Mandarin Numbers - Three
Mandarin numbers can be represented by hand gestures. These hand gestures have a long tradition in Chinese culture and are often used in commerce. This is the number

Hand Gestures for Mandarin Numbers - Two
Mandarin numbers can be represented by hand gestures. These hand gestures have a long tradition in Chinese culture and are often used in commerce. This is the number

Hand Gestures for Mandarin Numbers - One
Mandarin numbers can be represented by hand gestures. These hand gestures have a long tradition in Chinese culture and are often used in commerce. This is the number

Hand Gestures for Mandarin Numbers - Five
Mandarin numbers can be represented by hand gestures. These hand gestures have a long tradition in Chinese culture and are often used in commerce. This is the number

Mandarin Chinese Dictionary - Words and Phrases Beginning wtih G
A list of Mandarin words and phrases beginning with G in Pinyin romanization.

Mandarin Chinese Dictionary - Words and Phrases Beginning wtih K
A list of Mandarin words and phrases beginning with K in Pinyin romanization.

Mandarin Chinese Dictionary - Words and Phrases Beginning wtih P
A list of Mandarin words and phrases beginning with P in Pinyin romanization.

Mandarin Chinese Dictionary - Words and Phrases Beginning wtih Q
A list of Mandarin words and phrases beginning with Q in Pinyin romanization.

Mandarin Chinese Dictionary - Words and Phrases Beginning wtih Q
A list of Mandarin words and phrases beginning with Q in Pinyin romanization.

Mandarin Chinese Dictionary - Words and Phrases Beginning wtih Z
A list of Mandarin words and phrases beginning with Z in Pinyin romanization.

Reviews of Mandarin Chinese Learning Materials - Books, CDs, Websites
There are plenty of books and multi-media materials for learning Mandarin Chinese. Find out what's good and what's not with these reviews of Mandarin Chinese learning resources.

Common Animals - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn the names of common animals with this vocabulary list of Mandarin Chinese.

Common Animals - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn the names of common animals with this vocabulary list of Mandarin Chinese.

Common Animals - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn the names of common animals with this vocabulary list of Mandarin Chinese.

Common Animals - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn the names of common animals with this vocabulary list of Mandarin Chinese.

Birds - Mandarin Chinese Names of Common Birds
Learn the Mandarin names of common birds with this vocabulary list of birds. Each entry has an audio file for pronunciation and listening practice.

Birds - Mandarin Chinese Names of Common Birds
Learn the Mandarin names of common birds with this vocabulary list of birds. Each entry has an audio file for pronunciation and listening practice.

Birds - Mandarin Chinese Names of Common Birds
Learn the Mandarin names of common birds with this vocabulary list of birds. Each entry has an audio file for pronunciation and listening practice.

Computers and Computer Peripherals in Mandarin
Computers and Computer Peripherals in Mandarin: Learn to talk about computers

Computers and Computer Peripherals in Mandarin
Computers and Computer Peripherals in Mandarin: Learn to talk about computers

Family Members - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn the Mandarin Chinese names for members of the immediate family.

Common School Vocabulary in Mandarin Chinese
Learn the names of common items used in school with this vocabulary list of school terms in Mandarin Chinese.

Common School Vocabulary in Mandarin Chinese
Learn the names of common items used in school with this vocabulary list of school terms in Mandarin Chinese.

Professions - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn how to say common professions in Mandarin Chinese with this vocabulary list. Each entry has an audio file for listening and pronunciation practice.

Common School Vocabulary in Mandarin Chinese
Learn the names of common items used in school with this vocabulary list of school terms in Mandarin Chinese.

Learning Chinese with Skritter
Learning Chinese with Skritter: The best app for learning to write Chinese characters

Professions - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn how to say common professions in Mandarin Chinese with this vocabulary list. Each entry has an audio file for listening and pronunciation practice.

Musical Instruments - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn the names of musical instruments and other musical terms in Mandarin Chinese.

Musical Instruments - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn the names of musical instruments and other musical terms in Mandarin Chinese.

Professions - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn how to say common professions in Mandarin Chinese with this vocabulary list. Each entry has an audio file for listening and pronunciation practice.

School Subjects - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn the Mandarin Chinese names of common school subjects with this Mandarin vocabulary list, complete with audio clips for pronunciation and listening comprehension.

School Subjects - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn the Mandarin Chinese names of common school subjects with this Mandarin vocabulary list, complete with audio clips for pronunciation and listening comprehension.

Microsoft New Phonetic Input Method for Pinyin
Pinyin can be used to write Chinese characters using Microsoft's New Phonetic Input Method

Click on the Language Bar to Access Chinese Input Methods
The language bar will reveal all the installed languages on your Windows computer.

Select Chinese (Taiwan) as your Input Language for Traditional Chinese Characters
When you select Chinese (Taiwan) as your input language, you will be able to write traditional Chinese characters.

Toggle Between English and Chinese Input with Microsoft's New Phonetic Input Method
You can quickly toggle between English and Chinese input methods when using Microsoft's New Phonetic Input Method.

Begin Typing Pinyin in a Word Processor
Using standard Pinyin spelling, begin typing in a word processor. The input method will automatically convert your input into Chinese characters.

Choosing the Correct Candidate Word from the Drop-Down List
Alternate candidate words appear in a drop-down box to allow you to choose the correct Chinese character when using the Pinyin input method.

Showing the Correct Chinese Characters
When you have selected the correct Chinese Characters using the candidate words, your Chinese writing will be shown.

Setting Up Windows XP for Mandarin Input
Before you can write Chinese characters on your computer you must set it up. These instructions will allow you to use Chinese as an input language on Microsoft's Windows XP operating system.

Install Files for East Asian Languages
You may need to install files for East Asian languages if they are not already installed.

Add a Chinese Input Language
Add a Chinese input language by clicking on the

Choose a Keyboard Layout
Each input language can have several keyboard layouts.

Set the Properties for the Keyboard Layout
There are several options which can be set for each keyboard layout.

Transportation - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn the names of common vehicles and modes of transportation in Mandarin Chinese with this Mandarin Chinese vocabulary list. Entries include audio files for pronunciation practice of Mandarin Chinese vehicles.

Transportation - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn the names of common vehicles and modes of transportation in Mandarin Chinese with this Mandarin Chinese vocabulary list. Entries include audio files for pronunciation practice of Mandarin Chinese vehicles.

Trees in Mandarin Chinese
Trees in Mandarin Chinese: Expand your vocabulary with pictures, audio and translation

Trees in Mandarin Chinese
Trees in Mandarin Chinese: Expand your vocabulary with pictures, audio and translation

Younger Extended Family Members in Mandarin Chinese
Learn the Mandarin Chinese names for members of the younger generation of the extended family.

Younger Extended Family Members in Mandarin Chinese
Learn the Mandarin Chinese names for members of the younger generation of the extended family.

Correcting Chinese Characters
If the wrong Chinese character appears while typing in Pinyin, it can be selected and alternate characters can be chosen from a drop-down list.

Parts of the Head - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
This is a list of Mandarin Chinese names for the parts of the human head.

Mandarin Chinese Learning Software from Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone language software is a computer package for learning languages. The Mandarin Chinese version of Rosetta Stone language is an excellent way to learn Mandarin Chinese.

Review - Mandarin Chinese English Bilingual Visual Dictionary (DK)
DK Visual Dictionaries Mandarin Chinese English Bilingual Visual Dictionary is not the best Mandarin English dictionary on the market, but it could be useful as a supplement to other study materials.

Learning traditional Chinese with the MoE dictionary
Learning traditional Chinese with the MoE dictionary: The best online reference for traditional characters

Peng you - Friend
The Mandarin Chinese word for

Work in Mandarin Chinese - Gong Zuo
The Mandarin Chinese word for

How to speak Mandarin fluently
How to speak Mandarin fluently: Short-term and long-term strategies for increasing fluency

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Zhidao - I Know in Mandarin Chinese
The Mandarin Chinese word for

Laoshi - Teacher in Mandarin Chinese
Teachers command a lot of respect in Chinese society, and must be addressed properly. The Mandarin Chinese word for

Zenmeyang - Daily Mandarin Lesson - What's Up in Mandarin Chinese
The Mandarin Chinese phrase for

Tips, tricks and tutorials for how to learn Mandarin Chinese
In this category you can find articles about how to learn Mandarin Chinese. They won't contain much information about the language itself, but they will give you ideas for how to study and how to learn.

Improving your Mandarin speaking by listening more
Improving your Mandarin speaking by listening more: And your Chinese writing by focusing on reading

Mandarin Vocabulary
Learning new vocabulary allows you to use Mandarin in different situations. Mandarin vocabulary has two parts – the sounds of the words and the proper tones. The correct use of tones is essential in Mandarin, as many words have the same sound but different tones. Mastery of Mandarin vocabulary is never complete until you know each word with its proper tone.

Understanding Chinese Characters - History, Evolution & Classification
Chinese characters may look confusing, but they are organized and structured according to well-defined rules. Learning Chinese characters can enrich your understanding of the spoken language as well as opening the gateway to the rich treasure of Chinese literature. An understanding of Chinese characters will broaden your knowledge of Mandarin and Chinese culture.

Mandarin Chinese Dictionary - Words and Phrases Beginning wtih J
A list of Mandarin words and phrases beginning with J in Pinyin romanization.

Mandarin Chinese Dictionary - Words and Phrases Beginning wtih L
A list of Mandarin words and phrases beginning with L in Pinyin romanization.

Juede - Daily Mandarin Lesson - To Feel/Think in Mandarin Chinese
The Mandarin Chinese word for

Dongzhi - Winter Solstice - Dongzhi in Chinese Culture
Dong Zhi is an important festival in Chinese culture. Dong Zhi falls on the winter solstice and is a time when families get together to eat tang yuan.

Laoban - Old Boss in Mandarin Chinese
Titles are very important in Chinese culture. The title for

Quiz: The building blocks of Chinese characters
Quiz: The building blocks of Chinese characters: Making sure you know the basics

Chinese Character Profiles - Learn About Chinese Characters
Chinese character profiles are about the history, structure and meaning of Chinese characters. The profiles include information about how the characters evolved, their present usage, and related vocabulary.

Learning the building blocks of Chinese characters
Learning the building blocks of Chinese characters: A method that works in the long term

Why Mandarin Chinese is easier than you think
Why Mandarin Chinese is easier than you think: Encouraging words to boost motivation

Why Mandarin Chinese is harder than you think
Why Mandarin Chinese is harder than you think: And why it doesn't really matter

Mandarin Chinese Dictionary - Words and Phrases Beginning wtih D
A list of Mandarin words and phrases beginning with D in Pinyin romanization.

Mandarin Chinese Dictionary - Words and Phrases Beginning wtih M
A list of Mandarin words and phrases beginning with M in Pinyin romanization.

"Mediocre" in Mandarin Chinese - Mama Huhu
Chinese etiquette calls for modesty and humility, so if someone praises your Mandarin skills, you should reply by saying,

"Don't Have" in Mandarin Chinese - Mei You
The Mandarin Chinese word for

"Beautiful" in Mandarin Chinese - Piao Liang
The appreciation of beauty is one thing that ties people of all nationalities. The Mandarin Chinese term for

"Because" in Mandarin Chinese - Yin Wei
The Mandarin Chinese word for

"Where" in Mandarin Chinese - Zai Nali
The Mandarin Chinese question word for

"Travel" in Mandarin Chinese - Lu Xing
The Mandarin Chinese word for

He - "harmony" - Chinese character profile
He -

Choosing Chinese Baby Names for Boys
There are many things to consider when choosing Chinese names for baby boys. Besides the meaning of the name, special consideration is given to the qualities of the Chinese characters which make up the baby boys Chinese name.

Choosing Chinese Baby Names for Girls
Many things must be considered when choosing a Chinese name for a baby girl. To ensure a prosperous life for their baby girl, Chinese parents choose her name carefully.

Learning Mandarin Chinese Numbers Vocabular
Mandarin numbers are one of the first things a student should learn. Besides being used for counting and money they are also used for time expressions such as weekdays and months.

Is It Better to Learn Mandarin or Cantonese?
Is it better to learn Mandarin Chinese or Cantonese? That depends on where you intend to use the language. Mandarin Chinese is spoken by more people, but Cantonese may be more practical in Hong Kong and Guangdong Province.

Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary For Ghost Month
Ghost Festival is held during ghost month - the seventh month of the Chinese lunar calendar. Ghost month is the time when ghosts and spirits roam the land of the living.

Where in the World Is Mandarin Chinese Spoken?
Mandarin Chinese is the most widely-spoken language in the world. It is the official language of Mainland China and Taiwan, and one of the official languages of Singapore and the United Nations.

Mandarin Chinese Dialog for Beginners
Here is a simple dialog to introduce you to spoken Mandarin Chinese.

Learn How to Say Goodbye in Mandarin Chinese
Learn how to say goodbye in Mandarin Chinese with this Mandarin Chinese lesson complete with audio files for listening and pronunciation practice.

Learn Mandarin Chinese Greetings - Good Morning/Evening
Learn to say good morning and good evening in this Mandarin Chinese lesson. Listen to the audio clips to practice your pronunciation and listening skills.

How To Say Hello & Other Greetings in Mandarin Chinese
Learn how to say hello in Mandarin Chinese with this Mandarin Chinese lesson complete with audio examples for listening and pronunciation practice.

Learning to Write Chinese Characters by Hand
The serious student of Mandarin Chinese should learn how to write Chinese characters. This knowledge will give greater understanding of the Mandarin language as well as Chinese culture. Knowing how Chinese characters are written also allows the student to use a Chinese dictionary.

Mandarin Chinese Restaurant Vocabulary
This list of restaurant vocabulary will help you with utensils and expressing your dietary preferences.

Learning Mandarin Chinese Hotel Vocabulary
Here is a list of Mandarin Chinese hotel vocabulary and phrases you may need when visiting a Mandarin-speaking country.

Popular Food - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Chinese food is popular throughout the world. The names of some famous Chinese dishes have changed in Western countries, so this list of popular Chinese dishes will help if you visit a Mandarin-speaking country.

Learn Mandarin Chinese Banking Vocabulary
This list of common banking terms will help you with your banking in Mandarin-speaking countries.

Mandarin Chinese Names of North American Cities
Mandarin Chinese geographical names often do not have an exact equivalent to English names because of the relatively restricted number of phonetics in Mandarin Chinese. Geographical names are usually intended to be phonetically similar, but sometimes they are descriptive.

Mandarin Chinese Christmas Vocabulary
Christmas is not an official holiday in either China or Taiwan, but nonetheless many people celebrating it. This list of Christmas vocabulary will help you celebrate Christmas with your Mandarin-speaking friends.

Singing Happy Birthday in Mandarin Chinese
Learn how to sing Happy Birthday in Mandarin Chinese.

Mandarin Chinese for Ordering Food in a Restaurant
Here are some phrases that will come in handy when you visit a restaurant in China or another Mandarin-speaking country.

Learn Mandarin Chinese Travel Vocabulary
This list of Mandarin Chinese travel vocabulary will help get you started when you visit a Mandarin-speaking country like Mainland China, Taiwan, Singapore, or Malaysia.

Weather and the Seasons in Mandarin Chinese
Learn common vocabulary to talk about the weather and the seasons in Mandarin Chinese.

Mandarin Placement Terms - Example Sentences
Here are some examples sentences using Mandarin language placement terms vocabulary. Page 2.

Learn Mandarin Placement Terms for Describing Locations
The Mandarin language uses two main suffixes for placement terms such as

Learning Large Numbers in Mandarin Chinese
The numbering system for Mandarin Chinese is a bit different than in English, especially for large numbers, which have divisions of 10,000.

How to Learn Mandarin Chinese Greetings
Words used for greetings are some of the most common words in Mandarin and pave the way for good social relations.

Regions, Countries, Nationalities in Mandarin Chinese
Mandarin names for countries and nationalities are very different from their English counterparts, but nationalities all follow the same pattern.

Mandarin Chinese Song for Language Learning: Two Tigers
Two Tigers is a children's song sung to the tune of Frere Jacques. Two Tigers tells of two tigers running through the forest - one without ears and the other without a tail.

"Little Star" - Mandarin Chinese Song
Little Star is a Mandarin Chinese song about the bright twinkling stars in the night sky.

Learning Resources to Speak and Read Mandarin Chinese
Learning to speak and read Mandarin Chinese may seem difficult, but overall, learning Mandarin Chinese is no more challenging than learning other languages. This page of resources will guide you towards the essentials of learning to speak and read Mandarin Chinese.

Learning to Read Chinese Number Characters - One to Ten
Using a mixture of Pinyin and Chinese characters, Mandarin students can gradually become accustomed to reading Chinese number characters.

Learn Mandarin Chinese with Pinyin Romanization
Pinyin is a system of Romanization for reading and writing Mandarin without Chinese characters. It is used as an aid to learn Mandarin speaking before beginning the difficult task of mastering Chinese characters.

Learning the Mandarin Chinese Tone System
Mandarin is a tonal language that uses tonal inflections to determine meanings of words. There are 4 tones in the Mandarin Chinese tone system, and their mastery is essential for anyone learning Mandarin.

Learning the Four Tones of Spoken Mandarin Chinese
The four tones of spoken Mandarin are used to clarify the meanings of words, and are an essential part of proper pronunciation.

Asking & Answering the Question "Do You Speak Mandarin"
It's important to practice your Mandarin every chance you get. If you are just starting, you may need to explain your level of Mandarin and ask for new vocabulary. These audio clips will help you carry on a simple conversation with a Mandarin speaker.

The Many Ways to Say "and" in Mandarin Chinese
There are many ways to translate

Lesson on Telling Time in Mandarin Chinese
The Mandarin Chinese time system is fairly straightforward, and once you have learned your Mandarin numbers you just need a few more vocabulary words to be able to tell the time in Mandarin Chinese.

Mandarin Future Expression Using Yao and Hui
Mandarin Chinese can use the auxiliary verbs

Mandarin Chinese Sentence Structure
Mandarin Chinese sentence structure is different from English or other European languages. To master Mandarin Chinese sentence structure you must learn to think in Mandarin.

Asking Yes or No Questions in Mandarin Chinese
There are two different ways to make yes / no questions in Mandarin, and a mastery of each method is essential for gaining fluency in this language.

Learning About Mandarin Chinese Measure Words
Mandarin Chinese uses measure words for every noun. These measure words must be used when ever the noun is used with a numeral. There are more than 100 measure words, and the only sure way to learn them is through memorization.

Using Fractions and Percentages in Mandarin Chinese
Mandarin fractions are expressed as parts of a whole, with the number representing the whole coming first. Decimal fractions use the Mandarin word for

Using the Possessive DE Particle in Mandarin Chinese
The DE particle is most often used as a possessive modifier, but it can also be used with adjectives and for emphasis.

Telephone Vocabulary - Mandarin Chinese Lesson
Mandarin Chinese uses many of the same conventions for telephone conversations as English. This Mandarin lesson gives telephone vocabulary and example telephone dialogues.

Learning Dates and Days in Mandarin Chinese
The Mandarin calendar is relatively easy to learn, once you know your Mandarin numbers. Each day of the week and each month is given a number, so there is only a small amount of new vocabulary to learn.

Mandarin Calendar - Days of the Week & Months
Week days and months are numbered in Mandarin Chinese, so once you've learned your basic numbers it's fairly easy to learn the Mandarin calendar. Page 2.

Asking and Receiving Directions in Mandarin Chinese
Some of the most important vocabulary to prepare before going to a Mandarin-speaking country is phrases and words for asking directions. This Mandarin Chinese lesson comes complete with audio files to help you with your pronunciation.

"Abundant" in Mandarin Chinese - Feng Fu
The Mandarin Chinese phrase for

Mandarin Chinese Character Profile for Morning - 早 Zǎo
Zao means

Embarrassed, Sorry, or Thank You in Mandarin Chinese
The term for

Overview on Reasons to Learn Mandarin Chinese
Mandarin Chinese is the most widely-spoken language in the world. This in itself is reason to learn Mandarin Chinese. Learning Mandarin Chinese will also give you access to the world of Chinese business, culture, and travel opportunities.

Learning Mandarin Chinese "Love" Vocabulary
Love may be the universal language, but you still need these Mandarin Chinese words to talk to the love of your life.

Mandarin Greetings and Phrases for Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year is the most important festival in Chinese culture. These Mandarin Chinese phrases will help you celebrate Chinese New Year.

Informative Introduction to Mandarin Chinese
Mandarin Chinese is the most widely-spoken language in the world. It is the official language of China and Taiwan, and is one of the official languages of the United Nation and Singapore.

Learning How to Pronounce Mandarin Chinese
The Mandarin language has 21 consonants and 16 vowels. They can be combined together to create more than 400 mono-syllabic sounds. This basic guide will teach you how to pronounce Mandarin Chinese with the aid of sound clips.

What Is the Chinese Language? - Written and Spoken
The official Chinese language is Mandarin Chinese, but it is just one of many languages spoken in China. Each Chinese language has its own vocabulary and grammar, but because these Chinese languages share a common culture, they are often classified as dialects.

List of Methods for Translating English To Chinese
It is usually quite easy to translate individual words from English to Chinese. Phrases are more difficult, and if results are critical, you may have to hire an English to Chinese translation service.

Mandarin Chinese Timeframes and Tenses
Mandarin Chinese does not have tenses like Western languages, but that does not stop Mandarin speakers from being precise in their placement of actions.

Website Chinese Translation Tools and Formatting
Several websites have tools which offer a Chinese translation of your English documents. The Chinese translation that these websites provide are computer generated, and may not be accurate.

The Mandarin Meaning of Yin Yang Philosophy
Yin Yang is a philosophical concept expressing the dualism of existence. The Chinese characters of Yin Yang are related to the characters for sun and moon, which are often used to represent masculine and feminine, day and night, and other opposites.

The Use of Mandarin and Other Langauges In Taiwan
The Mandarin of Taiwan is a bit different from the Mandarin of Mainland China. Taiwan Mandarin is influenced by the Taiwanese language, and can have unique vocabulary and grammar usage.

Mandarin Vocabulary List For Common Medical Terms
This Mandarin vocabulary list covers common medical terms that might be used when seeing a doctor.

Mandarin Vocabulary List For Common Medical Terms
This Mandarin vocabulary list covers common medical terms that might be used when seeing a doctor.

Mandarin Vocabulary List For Common Medical Terms
This Mandarin vocabulary list covers common medical terms that might be used when seeing a doctor.

Common Household Items - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn the names of common household items such as furniture and fixtures with this vocabulary list of Mandarin Chinese.

Common Household Items - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn the names of common household items such as furniture and fixtures with this vocabulary list of Mandarin Chinese.

Common Clothing Items - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn the names of common clothing items with this vocabulary list of Mandarin Chinese.

Common Clothing Items - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn the names of common clothing items with this vocabulary list of Mandarin Chinese.

Common Clothing Items - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn the names of common clothing items with this vocabulary list of Mandarin Chinese.

Common Clothing Items - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn the names of common clothing items with this vocabulary list of Mandarin Chinese.

Extended Family Members in Mandarin Chinese
Learn the Mandarin Chinese names for members of the older generation of the extended family.

Extended Family Members in Mandarin Chinese
Learn the Mandarin Chinese names for members of the older generation of the extended family.

Mandarin Chinese Audio Clips for Language Learning
Mandarin Chinese audio clips are great for practicing your pronunciation and listening skills. This list of Mandarin Chinese audio clips will help you find the most appropriate audio clips for your language skill level.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Learning Mandarin Chinese
Begin with the basics when you are starting to learn Mandarin Chinese. Mastering the four tones of Mandarin Chinese is the key to mastering the language. Once you have learned the tones, you can start learning new vocabulary and phrases while learning Pinyin Romanization. Reading and writing Chinese characters is the last step.

"After" - Yi Hou - Sequential Actions
Yi hou means after and is used in sentences to show the sequence of events in this pattern - After an action is completed, then another action occurs.

Useful Mandarin Phrases for Moon Mid-Autumn Festival
Moon Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month. It is one of the most important festivals in Chinese culture, a time for family reunions and feasts.

How to Use "Before" - Yi Qian - Prior Actions
Use the Mandarin Chinese yi qian when describing actions which take place before other actions.

Useful Mandarin Chinese Travel Vocabulary
Useful vocabulary for travelers heading for a Mandarin-speaking vocabulary.

Chinese Character Stroke Order - Frame Is Closed With Last Stroke
Characters which form a frame around other strokes are left open until the inner strokes are completed.

Learning Stroke Order for Chinese Characters
Chinese characters are written with specific stroke orders to minimize hand movement and make the characters more beautiful.

Chinese Character Stroke Order - Dots
Dots are drawn either first or last depending on their position.

Chinese Character Stroke Order - Top to Bottom
Chinese characters are usually written from top to bottom.

Chinese Character Stroke Order - Outside to Inside
Chinese characters are usually drawn from the outside to the inside.

Chinese Character Stroke Order - Horizontal Strokes Before Vertical Strokes
The horizontal stokes are drawn before vertical strokes in Chinese characters which have both types of strokes.

Chinese Character Stroke Order - Left Angled Strokes Before Right Angled Strokes
Downward angled strokes which curve left are drawn before downward angled strokes which curve right when drawing Chinese characters.

Chinese Character Stroke Order - Center Verticals Before Sides
When a Chinese character has a vertical stroke in the center, it is drawn before the strokes on either side.

Chinese Character Stroke Order - Bottom Stroke Last
The bottom stroke of a Chinese character is drawn last.

Chinese Character Stroke Order - Extended Horizontals Last
If a character has a horizontal stroke that extends past the right and left of the body of the character, that stroke is drawn last.

How to Display Chinese Characters with Windows XP
Mandarin uses Chinese characters, and if your computer cannot display Chinese characters, support for this feature must be installed.

Display Chinese Characters with Windows XP - Open "Regional and Language Options"
The first step to install support for Chinese characters on Windows XP is to open the Regional and Language Options dialog box.

Display Chinese Characters with Windows XP - Install Files for East Asian Languages
Files for East Asian Languages must be installed to display Chinese characters on Windows XP.

Display Chinese Characters with Windows XP - Click OK in the Dialog Boxes
Support files for Chinese characters must be installed to display Chinese characters on Windows XP.

Display Chinese Characters with Windows XP - Insert the Windows XP Installation Disk
Support files for displaying Chinese characters are installed from the Windows XP installation disk.

Airport - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Mandarin Chinese vocabulary related to the airport. Learn this vocabulary to help you around an airport when you visit a Mandarin-speaking country. Each entry has an animated graphic showing how the Chinese characters are written, as well as an audio pronunciation guide.

Airport - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Mandarin Chinese vocabulary related to the airport. Learn this vocabulary to help you around an airport when you visit a Mandarin-speaking country. Each entry has an animated graphic showing how the Chinese characters are written, as well as an audio pronunciation guide.

Airport - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Mandarin Chinese vocabulary related to the airport. Learn this vocabulary to help you around an airport when you visit a Mandarin-speaking country. Each entry has an animated graphic showing how the Chinese characters are written, as well as an audio pronunciation guide.

Visiting The Dentist - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn the Mandarin vocabulary necessary when visiting the dentist. This Mandarin vocabulary list contains the most common words used during a visit to the dentist. Each entry has an audio file for pronunciation and listening practice, as well as an animated graphic showing the stroke order of the Chinese characters.

Visiting The Dentist - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn the Mandarin vocabulary necessary when visiting the dentist. This Mandarin vocabulary list contains the most common words used during a visit to the dentist. Each entry has an audio file for pronunciation and listening practice, as well as an animated graphic showing the stroke order of the Chinese characters.

Visiting The Dentist - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn the Mandarin vocabulary necessary when visiting the dentist. This Mandarin vocabulary list contains the most common words used during a visit to the dentist. Each entry has an audio file for pronunciation and listening practice, as well as an animated graphic showing the stroke order of the Chinese characters.

Rooms of a House - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn the Mandarin names for rooms of a house with this vocabulary list. Each item has an audio file for pronunciation and listening practice.

Rooms of a House - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn the Mandarin names for rooms of a house with this vocabulary list. Each item has an audio file for pronunciation and listening practice.

Rooms of a House - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn the Mandarin names for rooms of a house with this vocabulary list. Each item has an audio file for pronunciation and listening practice.

Beverages - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn the names of common beverages in Mandarin Chinese with this Mandarin Chinese vocabulary list. Entries include audio files for pronunciation practice of Mandarin Chinese beverages.

Beverages - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary
Learn the names of common beverages in Mandarin Chinese with this Mandarin Chinese vocabulary list. Entries include audio files for pronunciation practice of Mandarin Chinese beverages.

Mandarin Chinese Time Periods and Expressions
Mandarin Chinese has time expressions for discussing the current time period, the previous time period, the previous two time periods, the next time period, and the next two time periods.

How to Use "Can" in Mandarin Chinese - Neng, Keyi, Hui
The English word

Chinese Punctuation Marks - Lesson and Examples
Chinese punctuation marks have a similar function to their English counterparts, but they are sometimes written differently.

How to Use Mandarin General Prepositions
Mandarin general prepositions are used to join nouns, pronouns and noun phrases within a sentence. Mandarin general prepositions are not used for time or space, but function like the English prepositions with, to and for.

- By Category
An index of categories in the

A Guide to Online and Offline Mandarin Resources
Thanks to the popularity of Mandarin there are plenty of learning resources available. Mandarin students can use online tools for translating, converting traditional characters to simplified characters (and vice-versa), and adding phonetics such as Pinyin or Zhuyin. Traditional offline resources include text books and character dictionaries.

Ai - Love
The Mandarin Chinese word for

Baba - Dad
The Mandarin Chinese word for

Long-term motivation for learning Mandarin
Long-term motivation for learning Mandarin: Accountability and challenges

Learning Mandarin explicitly vs. implicitly, part 1
Learning Mandarin explicitly vs. implicitly, part 1: Why you can't learn like a native speaker

Learning Mandarin explicitly vs. implicitly, part 2
Learning Mandarin explicitly vs. implicitly, part 2: Why you can't learn like a native speaker

Mandarin Pronunciation & Listening
Pronunciation of Mandarin has two aspects: syllables and tones. Each can be practiced separately, but when it comes to speaking Mandarin you must memorize words with their proper tones. Sound clips are very helpful for practicing Mandarin pronunciation so be sure to make good used of the audio files found here.

Learning Mandarin pronunciation with Gwoyeu Romatzyh, Part 1
Learning Mandarin pronunciation with Gwoyeu Romatzyh, Part 1: What is Gwoyeu Romatzyh? How does it work?

A guide to Mandarin listening comprehension, part 2
A guide to Mandarin listening comprehension, part 2: Problems with listening ability

A guide to Mandarin listening comprehension, part 3
A guide to Mandarin listening comprehension, part 2: Problems with listening ability

A guide to Mandarin listening comprehension, part 1
A guide to Mandarin listening comprehension, part 1: Why listening matters more than you think

Learning Mandarin pronunciation with Gwoyeu Romatzyh, Part 2
Learning Mandarin pronunciation with Gwoyeu Romatzyh, Part 2: Is it a good way of learning to pronounce Mandarin?

Chinese Names - Choosing a Good Mandarin Name
Students of Mandarin Chinese usually take a Chinese name to help them learn about Chinese culture and to smooth the way when practicing their Mandarin with native speakers.

How to pronounce Ma Ying-jeou (Ma Ying-jiu)
How to pronounce Ma Ying-jeou (Ma Ying-jiu): Some quick and dirty tips, as well as an in-depth explanation

How to pronounce Tsai Ing-wen (Cai Ying-wen)
How to pronounce Tsai Ing-wen (Cai Ying-wen): Some quick and dirty tips, as well as an in-depth explanation

The building blocks of Mandarin Chinese, part 1
The building blocks of Mandarin Chinese, part 1: Learning strokes, components, characters, words, phrases and sentences

The building blocks of Mandarin Chinese, part 2
The building blocks of Mandarin Chinese, part 1: Learning strokes, components, characters, words, phrases and sentences

How many tones are there in Mandarin?
How many tones are there in Mandarin? What is a tone?`How many are there?

Radicals - What they are and why you don't actually need them
Radicals - What they are and why you don't actually need them: Understanding Chinese characters

Why using Chinese-Chinese dictionaries isn't always a good idea
Should you use a Chinese-Chinese dictionary for learning Chinese? Part 2

Should you use a Chinese-Chinese dictionary for learning Chinese?
Should you use a Chinese-Chinese dictionary for learning Chinese? Part 1

Body Parts in Mandarin - The Torso
Body Parts in Mandarin - The Torso: Expand your vocabulary with audio and translations

Body Parts in Mandarin - The Torso
Body Parts in Mandarin - The Torso: Expand your vocabulary with audio and translations

Mandarin Grammar
Mandarin grammar can be challenging for anyone learning the language. In some ways it is simpler than the grammar of European languages because there are no subject / verb agreements to worry about. However, the word order of sentences is quite different from what most Westerners are used to. Regular practice will ingrain these sentence patterns and help you master Mandarin grammar.

Mandarin Numbers & Quantities - Grammar Rules for Using Mandarin Numbers & Quantities
The Mandarin numbering system is quite straight-forward, but there are a few grammatical rules that you need to master when using Mandarin numbers and quantities.

Don't get stuck in your word list
Don't get stuck in your word list: Preparing for an exam doesn't prepare you for life

Using Anki to learn Chinese, part 1
Using Anki to learn Chinese: Flashcards for every need

Using Anki to learn Chinese, part 2
Using Anki to learn Chinese, part 2: Flashcards for every need

Using flashcards to learn Chinese
Using flashcards to learn Chinese: Why using flashcards is a good idea

How to pronounce Mao Zedong
How to pronounce Mao Zedong: Some quick and dirty tips, as well as an in-depth explanation

How to pronounce Deng Xiaoping
How to pronounce Deng Xiaoping: Some quick and dirty tips, as well as an in-depth explanation

Expressing he, she and it in Mandarin
Expressing he, she and it in Mandarin: Ta, ta, ta!

Two ways of saying two in Mandarin
Two ways of saying two in Mandarin - Sorting out

The Potential DE - Mandarin Chinese Grammar - Showing the Outcome of Actions with the DE Particle
The potential complement DE is used in Mandarin Chinese to show the outcome of actions. Learn how to use the potential complement DE with this lesson and examples.

Xiao - "small" - Chinese character profile
Xiao -

Alternatives to spaced repetition
Alternatives to spaced repetition: How to learn Chinese without SRS

Da - "big" - Chinese character profile
Da -

How to remember the Chinese characters you learn
How to remember the Chinese characters you learn: Tips and tricks for language learners

How to pronounce Shenzhen, one of China's major cities
How to pronounce Shenzhen, one of China's major cities: Some quick and dirty tips, as well as an in-depth explanation

How to pronounce Chongqing, one of China's major cities
How to pronounce Chongqing, one of China's major cities: Some quick and dirty tips, as well as an in-depth explanation

Reading Mandarin Chinese with Romanization and Chinese Charcters
Chinese characters may seem confusing and difficult, but anyone learning the Mandarin language can use Romanization as a stepping stone towards full literacy. Romanization is a system for transcribing the sounds of the Mandarin language using the Western (or Roman) alphabet. Once you have mastered Romanization, learning Chinese characters becomes much easier.

Decipher Chinese
Decipher Chinese: Bite-sized reading practice

The Chairman's Bao
The Chairman's Bao: A great reading resource for Mandarin learners

Improving reading ability in Chinese
Improving reading ability in Chinese: Two reading strategies for language learners

Music Mandarin: Matzka - "Tears for my Love"
Music Mandarin: Matzka -

How to pronounce Xi Jinping, China's president
How to pronounce Xi Jinping, president of China: Some quick and dirty tips and an in-depth explanation

Gege - Older Brother
The Mandarin Chinese word for

Erzi - Son
The Mandarin Chinese word for

Fan - Rice: Rice, food or meal
The Mandarin Chinese word for

Setting realistic goals for learning Mandarin with your child, part 2
Setting realistic goals for learning Mandarin with your child, part 2: How can I help my child learn Mandarin?

Setting realistic goals for learning Mandarin with your child, part 1
Setting realistic goals for learning Mandarin with your child, part 1: How can I help my child learn Mandarin?

How do I find a teacher to help my child learn Mandarin? Part 1
How do I find a teacher to help my child learn Mandarin? Part 1: What to look for in a teacher

How do I find a teacher to help my child learn Mandarin? Part 3
How do I find a teacher to help my child learn Mandarin? Part 3: Factors to take into account when choosing teacher/school

How do I find a teacher to help my child learn Mandarin? Part 2
How do I find a teacher to help my child learn Mandarin? Part 2: What to look for in a teacher

How do I find a teacher to help my child learn Mandarin? Part 4
How do I find a teacher to help my child learn Mandarin? Part 4: More factors to take into account when choosing teacher or school

Chinese Culture for Mandarin Learners
Explore the richness of Chinese culture as you learn the Mandarin language. The long history of Chinese culture has created enduring traditions that retain meaning and importance in the 21st century. An understanding of these traditions can serve as a guidepost when learning the Mandarin language.

Is Chinese difficult to learn?
Is Chinese difficult to learn? It depends

Learning Mandarin with FluentU
Learning Mandarin with FluentU: Using videos for fast and fun learning

Advanced listening with Qiang Qiang San Ren Xing
Advanced listening with Qiang Qiang San Ren Xing: Advanced listening with Qiang Qiang San Ren Xing

Mandarin Chinese textbooks
Mandarin Chinese textbooks: Which to get and what to look out for

Using hobbies to learn Mandarin
Using hobbies to learn Mandarin: Increasing motivation to learn more

Why motivation is key when learning Mandarin
Why motivation is key when learning Mandarin: How to spend more time and learn more

Learn to communicate in Mandarin
Learn to communicate in Mandarin: Communicate to learn

How to pronounce Wen Jiabao, China's former premier
How to pronounce Wen Jiabao, China's former premier: Some quick and dirty tips, as well as an in-depth explanation

How to pronounce Hu Jintao, China's former president
How to pronounce Hu Jintao, China's former president: Some quick and dirty tips, as well as an in-depth explanation

How to pronounce Li Keqiang, China's premier
How to pronounce Li Keqiang, China's premier: Some quick and dirty tips, as well as an in-depth explanation

Introduction to the four tones in Mandarin Chinese
Introduction to the tones in Mandarin Chinese: What you need to know about the four tones + the neutral tone

The second tone in Mandarin Chinese
The second tone in Mandarin Chinese: Common problems and their remedies

The three DE particles in Mandarin
The three DE particles in Mandarin: How to tell them apart and use them correctly

Chinese English Dictionary - Choosing a Chinese English Dictionary
Students of Mandarin Chinese need a good Chinese English dictionary. These reviews will help you choose a Chinese English dictionary that's right for you.

Why do Mandarin words sound so similar?
Why do Mandarin words sound so similar? No, it's not just you

Learning Mandarin in Mandarin
Learning Mandarin in Mandarin: Why you should avoid English whenever possible

Talking about Chinese characters in Mandarin
Talking about Chinese characters in Mandarin: Chinese writing in spoken communication

Colloquial names of Chinese radicals
Colloquial names of Chinese radicals: Talking about characters in Mandarin

The Kangxi radicals
The Kangxi radicals: And why they aren't as useful as you might think

Chinese character components and radicals
Chinese character components and radicals: Why radicals aren't as important as you think

Mandarin sound references
Mandarin sound references: An overview

Tone changes in Mandarin
Tone changes in Mandarin: Obligatory and optional rules for correct tones

Liu Cixin's triolgy The Three-Body Problem
Liu Cixin's triolgy The Three-Body Problem: The first Chinese novel to win the Hugo Award

Xia - "down" - Chinese character profile
Xia; -

Learn how to pronounce Chinese names
How to pronounce names in Chinese: Delaing with strange letters, tones and the problem of forgeting

Shang - "up" - Chinese character profile
Shang -

How to spell and pronounce Tai Chi / Taiji
How to spell and pronounce Tai Chi / Taiji: One pronunciation, many spellings

Create your own Chinese calligraphy
Create your own Chinese calligraphy: A short guide to online tools

Chinese calligraphy
Chinese calligraphy: What it is and how to learn it

Learning Mandarin by doing
Learning Mandarin by doing: A practical approach

The four arts of the Chinese scholar
The four arts of the Chinese scholar: What you need to know

Playing Chinese board games
Playing Chinese board games: And learning Mandarin

Learning to play Majiang (Mahjong): The rules
Learning to play Majiang (Mahjong): The rules: An introduction for language learners

Learning to play Majiang (Mahjong)
Learning to play Majiang (Mahjong): An introduction for language learners

Learning to play Weiqi (Go)
Learning to play Weiqi (Go): An introduction for language learners

Learning to play Chinese chess
Playing Chinese chess: An introduction for language learners

Chinese Hospitality Customs: How to Say Welcome in Chinese
In order to learn about Chinese hospitality customs and how to play host, you must first learn to say welcome in Chinese!

A Look at the Chinese Character for Fish (Yu)
The Chinese character for fish is a pictograph pronounced y. The earliest form of the character clearly showed a fish, but modern forms are more stylized.

Famous Chinese Horse Proverb Explained: Sai Weng Lost His Horse
This Chinese proverb is one of the many famous horse proverbs. The proverb tells the story of the changing winds of luck and good fortune.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Four - J K
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part four - J K.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Four - J K
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part four - J K.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Four - J K
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part four - J K.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Four - J K
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part four - J K.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Four - J K
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part four - J K.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Four - J K
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part four - J K.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Four - J K
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part four - J K.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Four - J K
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part four - J K.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Four - J K
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part four - J K.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Two - E D F
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part two - E D F.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Two - E D F
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part two - E D F.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Two - E D F
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part two - E D F.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Two - E D F
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part two - E D F.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Two - E D F
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part two - E D F.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Two - E D F
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part two - E D F.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Two - E D F
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part two - E D F.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Two - E D F
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part two - E D F.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Two - E D F
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part two - E D F.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Eleven - Z
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part eleven - Z.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Eleven - Z
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part eleven - Z.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Eleven - Z
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part eleven - Z.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Eleven - Z
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part eleven - Z.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Eleven - Z
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part eleven - Z.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Eleven - Z
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part eleven - Z.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Ten - Y
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part ten - Y.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Ten - Y
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part ten - Y.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Ten - Y
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part ten - Y.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Ten - Y
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part ten - Y.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Ten - Y
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part ten - Y.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Ten - Y
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part ten - Y.

Most Common Mandarin Words - Part Ten - Y
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part ten - Y.

Foreign place names in Chinese
Place names in Chinese: Meaning or sound

Fun and useful tools from Chinese Tools
Fun and useful tools from Chinese Tools: Create your own calligraphy, seals and Chinese paintings

Using pop-up dictionaries to learn Chinese
Using pop-up dictionaries to learn Chinese: How and why browser extensions make learning easier

Learning Chinese with Victor Mair at Language Log
Learning Chinese with Victor Mair at Language Log - Interesting articles about Chinese language and culture

Chinese blogosphere digest #1
Chinese blogosphere digest #1: What you shouldn't miss in the online world of learning Chinese

Four great dictionaries to help you learn Mandarin Chinese
Four great dictionaries to help you learn Mandarin Chinese: All the dictionaries you need, both for mobile and computer

Speak better Chinese by focusing on a single topic
Speak better Chinese by focusing on a single topic: Practice makes perfect

Learning Chinese with MDBG
Learning Chinese with MDBG: A user-friendly free online dictionary

How to improve your Chinese during the summer vacation
How to improve your Chinese during the summer vacation: Something is always better than nothing

Do you have to go to China to learn Chinese?
Do you have to go to China to learn Chinese? No, but it makes it easier

Learning to count in Chinese
Learning to count in Chinese: Basic information plus some tips and tricks

5 tips to make the most of your Chinese course
5 tips to make the most of your Chinese course: The dangers of a passive attitude

Can you learn Chinese on your own?
Can you learn Chinese on your own? Yes, but it demands more of you

The importance of learning character components
The importance of learning character components: Radicals and functional components

Mandarin Companion graded readers
Mandarin Companion graded readers: Learner-friendly reading material

Learn more Chinese through comprehensible input
Learn more Chinese through comprehensible input: The importance of understanding

Learning Chinese with Pleco
Learning Chinese with Pleco: The only app all Chinese learners need

Where to find the resources you need to learn Mandarin
Where to find the resources you need to learn Mandarin: Tools and resources for all occasions

Chinese character type: Simple ideograms
Chinese character type: Simple ideograms: Learning characters by understanding them

The neutral tone in Mandarin Chinese
The neutral tone in Mandarin Chinese: How to pronounce the neutral tone in different contexts

HSK - Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi
HSK - Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi :The Chinese proficiency test

Common Mandarin learner errors, part 2
Common Mandarin learner errors: part 2: Aiming for 100%

Preparing for HSK and TOCFL
Preparing for HSK and TOCFL: What to study and what to avoid

TOCFL - Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language
TOCFL - Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language :Taiwan's standardised proficiency test

Rice bowls of iron and gold
Rice bowls of iron and gold: Talking about secure and highly favorable positions in Mandarin

Common Mandarin learner errors: part 4
Common Mandarin learner errors: part 4: Failing to organise your learning

Common Mandarin learner errors, part 1
Common Mandarin learner errors, part 1: Staying in the classroom

Common Mandarin learner errors: part 6
Common Mandarin learner errors, part 6: Not enjoying yourself

Youdao - An excellent free online Chinese dictionary
Youdao - An excellent free online Chinese dictionary: How and why to use Youdao to learn Chinese

Improving reading speed in Chinese
Improving reading speed in Chinese: Tips and tricks for second language learners

Learning Chinese with Zdic.net
Learning Chinese with Zdic.net: Why Zdic.net is a great dictionary for learning Chinese

How to learn and remember more words in Chinese
How to learn and remember more words in Chinese: The best tools and methods

The second round of Chinese character simplification
Th second round of Chinese character simplification: What characters would have looked like if simplification went further

Chinese character simplification
Chinese character simplification: Four methods making Chinese easier to write

Why you should practise reading Chinese digitally
Why you should practise reading Chinese digitally: How modern technology will help you learn Chinese

Using HanziCraft to learn Chinese characters
Using HanziCraft to learn Chinese characters: A quick way of breaking down characters

Chinese characters vs. Chinese words
Chinese characters vs. Chinese words: What's the difference? How do I look them up?

The fourth tone in Mandarin Chinese
The fourth tone in Mandarin Chinese: Common problems and their remedies

Using graded readers to improve reading ability
Using graded readers to improve reading ability: Going beyond your textbook

Getting a Chinese character tattoo
Getting a Chinese character tattoo: 7 do's and don'ts to consider if you want a Chinese-character tattoo

Chinese characters
Chinese characters: A basic introduction

Common Mandarin learning errors, part 3
Common Mandarin learning errors, part 3: Learning on your own

Common Mandarin learner errors: part 5
Common Mandarin learner errors: part 5: Not making learning communicative

Common Mandarin learner errors: part 7
Common Mandarin learner errors, part 7: Not knowing where you're going

Useful idiomatic phrases in Chinese: Yi mu yi yang
Useful idiomatic phrases in Chinese: Yi mu yi yang: Expressing that two things are identical with a common chengyu

Chinese characters and stroke order
Chinese characters and stroke order: Why you should make sure to learn the right stroke order

Correct pronunciation and stroke order in Chinese
Correct pronunciation and stroke order in Chinese: What does

The third tone in Mandarin Chinese
Learning the third tone in Mandarin Chinese: Avoiding common problems and getting it right

Essential classroom Mandarin Chinese
Essential classroom Mandarin Chinese: Learning Chinese in Chinese

Qixi Festival - Chinese Valentine's Day
Qixi Festival - Chinese Valentine's Day: The story of the Weaver Maid and the Cowherd

Chengyu - Chinese idiomatic expressions
Chengyu - Chinese idiomatic expressions: What chengyu are and how to learn them

How to pronounce "thank you" in Chinese
How to pronounce 谢谢 (謝謝) ”xièxie” in Chinese without sounding like a tourist, i.e. with correct pronunciation.