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Learn Chinese: Basic Chinese Sentences– Lesson 195 相似比较 Similarity

2014-06-23 18:35

Learn Chinese: Basic Chinese Sentences– Lesson 194 要求 demands

2014-06-19 15:31
Demands and commands

Learn Chinese: Chinese characters– Lesson 193 南

2014-06-18 14:46
The character’s oraclebone script resembles a musical instrument.

Learn Chinese: Basic Chinese Sentences– Lesson 192 预言 predictions

2014-06-17 18:24
It’s probably getting to rain tomorrow.

Learn Chinese Basic Chinese Sentences– Lesson 191 表扬Compliments

2014-06-16 18:01
Compliments and appreciation

Learn Chinese: Chinese characters– Lesson 190 亭 pavilion 

2014-06-13 09:10
The character ting resembles a Chinese pavilion. Chinese pavilions are often built in gardens or on the roadside. They serve as a resting place. In the past, people often stopped at them to send off friends or relatives.

Learn Chinese: Chinese characters– Lesson 189 春 Spring

2014-06-12 09:04
Spring Festival is the most important festival for Chinese people. It falls on the first day of the first month of the Chinese lunar calendar, marking the beginning of spring.

Learn Chinese: Basic Chinese Sentences– Lesson 188 Accepting or declining an invitation

2014-06-11 07:00
Accepting or declining an invitation

Learn Chinese: Chinese characterss– Lesson 187 城 Wall

2014-06-10 07:49
The character cheng in changcheng (The Great Wall) means city wall. China’s ancient city walls were made of soil. Therefore, the characters cheng and qiang both contain the radical of tu (soil or earth). Today, we use the term chengshi (city), because each Chinese city used to be surrounded by a wall.

Learn Chinese: Chinese characters– Lesson 186 宫 Palace

2014-06-09 10:38
The character gong originally referred to a house in which ordinary people lived. Later, it was used to refer to palaces in which Chinese emperors dwelled, such as the Forbidden City in Beijing. The character gu means “past”, and gugong means “imperial palace of the past”.

Learn Chinese: Basic Chinese Sentences– Lesson 185 祝贺节日 Festival greetings

2014-06-06 13:33
Learn Chinese Festival greetings

Learn Chinese: Basic Chinese Sentences– Lesson 184 告辞和告别 Farewells and taking leave

2014-06-05 09:39
告辞和告别 (gào cí hé gào bié)
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