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Mandarin vs Cantonese

Mandarin vs Cantonese: What’s the Difference? (Comparison Chart)

If you are considering learning Chinese, then you’re probably interested in the similarities and differences in Mandarin vs Cantonese, and wondering which is the better choice for you. Mandarin and Cantonese are the two most popular Chinese languages spoken by over one billion people in the world. Although they share similar traits and have lots of

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introduce yourself in Chinese

How to Introduce Yourself in Chinese: All You Need to Know

Learning how to introduce yourself in Chinese is definitely the very first skill that you’ll need in order to make a great first impression to win over new Chinese friends. Sure, if you’ve ever done a Chinese language course, you’ve probably spent a considerable amount of time learning how to introduce yourself in Chinese. But

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Chinese numbers

Chinese Numbers: The Complete Guide to Numbers in Mandarin

Chinese numbers are an incredibly important part of our daily lives. Admit it, whether you want to haggle at a wet market or give the taxi driver your address, you can’t do without knowing how to express numbers in Chinese. The good news? Even though Mandarin Chinese is a complex language, learning its number system

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HSK requirements for universities in China

HSK Requirements for Chinese Universities: What Level and Score Do You Need?

The number of international students studying in China increases year by year. Are there HSK requirements for Chinese universities? The answer is yes – almost all universities and colleges in China require non-native Chinese students to submit HSK scores as part of the admissions process for their Chinese-taught degree programs. But the exact HSK level and score you’ll need for admission ultimately depend on which

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HSK Test Guide

HSK Test in 2024: The Complete, Ultimate Guide

If you are learning Chinese or interested in pursuing a Chinese course, you might be aware of a Chinese language test called HSK, which you can take in over 150 countries across the globe. But what is the HSK test exactly? How does the test work? What’s it used for? And what do you need to

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most common measure words in Chinese

15 Most Common Chinese Measure Words for Beginners (+Examples)

Many learners find measure words to be one of the most difficult aspects of the Chinese language. And no wonder: to use them correctly, you need to pay attention to a bunch of features that do not even exist in English. And whenever you learn a new noun in Chinese, you have to memorize the corresponding measure

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HSK registration

How to Register for the HSK: 9 Simple Steps

How do you register for the HSK test? It may seem complicated at first, but if you break it down, it’s actually a quick and simple process.  In this easy-to-follow guide, we’ll walk you through all the steps you need to take to register for the HSK, online and offline, regardless of which level you’ll select and which

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basic Chinese grammar

Chinese Grammar 101: Ultimate Guide for Overwhelmed Beginners

If you are looking to build a solid foundation in Mandarin Chinese grammar, or simply want to have a basic understanding of how the Chinese language works, you’ve come to the right place.   As one of the world’s biggest websites about learning Chinese, we’ve helped thousands of people improve their grammatical skills, and speak

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