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12 Proverbs with Similar Meanings in Chinese and English

Some proverbs have the similar meanings in both Chinese and English, although the expressions are different. For example. “Burnt child dreads the fire. ” in Chinese, the corresponding proverb is “一朝被蛇咬,十年怕井绳 (literally means, “He who was once bitten by a snake is frightened at the sight of a coiled rope.” ) Can you make the […]

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Theme-Based Chinese Learning – Gardening Theme for Kids

When spring comes,  working in the garden such as planting seeds , watering flowers and so on is a great fun, for both adults and children. It is also a good time to teach kids some gardening words in Chinese. Here is a gardening theme Chinese Learning pack for kids. The pack contains the following printable: · Gardening theme

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30 Chinese Sentences Used with Children Talking about Safety and Discipline

30 Chinese Sentences Used with Children When Talking About Safety and Discipline

Safety and discipline are two big topics adults cannot talk about enough to our children. How to say them in Chinese? Here are a list of sentences you can use when it is necessary. SAFETY 1. 小心。 xiǎoxīn Be careful. | Watch out. 2. 小心路滑。 xiǎoxīn lù huá Be careful. It is slippery. 3. 小心楼梯。

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School Objects in Chinese – Learn Chinese Vocabulary

What are the important things for a child? Objects for the school! Here are some commonly used school objects in Chinese. It would be useful for the children to get to know them all! 铅笔盒 qiānbǐ hé pencil-case 钢笔 gāngbǐ pen 铅笔 qiānbǐ Pencil 记号笔 jìhào bǐ marker 尺子 chǐzi ruler 橡皮 xiàngpí eraser 固体胶棒

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Common Public Area Signs in China

Public signs are very important. Many signs in China look similar to the ones available in Europe, USA and other countries in the world. Familiar Public Area Signs For example, NO SMOKING is pretty much the same. 禁止吸烟 Jìnzhǐ xīyān No Mobile Phone looks similar too. 请勿使用手机 Qǐng wù shǐyòng shǒujī Although a person does

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Chinese Numbers Booklet – A Reference Booklet for Chinese Numbers Learning

Chinese numbers are fundamental for Chinese learning. To some extent, learning Chinese numbers serves a shortcut to learn many other Chinese topics such as year, month, date, weekdays, time and much more. MY CHINESE NUMBER BOOKLET However, many times these topics are taught separately at different time in different units. Because the knowledge is not

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30 Useful Chinese Sentences You can Speak to Easily Impress Others

It is very important to know the basic Chinese sentences in order to conduct conversations in Chinese. Here are 30 sentences you can learn to start dialogues in Chinese.   能耽误你一点时间吗? Néng dānwù nǐ yīdiǎn shíjiān ma? Have you got a minute?   有笔借我吗?Yǒu bǐ jiè wǒ ma Have you got a pen I could

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How’s the Weather? – Learn the Weather Words in Chinese

How is the weather? In Chinese, we say 天气怎么样?Tiānqì zěnme yàng? Is it sunny? Is it rainy? Is it little cloudy? Is it snowy? Is it windy? Is it foggy? 是晴天吗? Shì qíng tiān ma? 是下雨吗? Shì xià yǔ ma? 是多云吗? Shì duōyún ma? 是下雪吗? Shì xià xuě ma? 是刮风吗? Shì guā fēng ma? 是多雾吗?

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Learn Chinese – Nations and Nationalities in Chinese

When we introduce ourselves, the countries we come from and our nationalities are important. To say nationalities in Chinese, we get to learn the names of countries first. The Chinese word for nation/country/kingdom is 国家(guójiā).国(guó) is used many times to indicate a country. How to Say China in Chinese? China is called “中国”(Zhōngguó)in Chinese. It literally

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What are the Chinese Punctuation Marks

Like English, there are many punctuation marks to organize and clarify the Chinese language. There are some similar punctuation marks as well as some different marks. So, what are the Chinese punctuation marks? In fact, we can categorize the Chinese punctuation marks into two groups: the ones that are similar to the western punctuation marks

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