Learning Spoken Chinese Quickly (汉语口语速成)Lesson 18

This vocabulary list encompasses a wide array of words that paint a vivid picture of the changing seasons, daily weather, and the simple, yet profound, aspects of life. From the crispness of autumn and the rebirth of spring to the warmth of summer and the chill of winter, each term is not only defined in […]

Learning Spoken Chinese Quickly (汉语口语速成)Lesson 19

In the fascinating realm of languages, each word carries a unique essence that contributes to the rich tapestry of human expression. This exploration delves into a curated list of Chinese terms, spanning a wide range of topics from basic actions like swimming (游泳) and cooking (做), to concepts of admiration (羡慕) and excellence (棒). Not […]

Learning Spoken Chinese Quickly (汉语口语速成)Lesson 17

Explore basic Chinese vocabulary with Pinyin transliteration and corresponding Vietnamese words: stroll (逛 – guàng), skirt (裙子 – qúnzi), hats (帽子 – màozi), beautiful scenery (风景 – fēngjǐng), Beijing roast duck (烤鸭 – kǎoyā), evening parties (晚会 – wǎnhuì), and more. Learn and use them in daily life, from shopping in the market (市场 – […]

Learning Spoken Chinese Quickly (汉语口语速成)Lesson 16

Learn Chinese with our comprehensive word list featuring common terms and phrases translated from Chinese. From everyday vocabulary like “customer” (顾客) and “to plan” (打算), to words for special occasions like “to marry” (结婚), our guide is perfect for learners at any level. Discover the beauty of Vietnamese language and enhance your communication skills today. […]

Boost Your Chinese Language Journey with the Power of 214 Radicals

Learning the 214 Chinese radicals is a valuable endeavor for anyone embarking on the journey of mastering the Chinese language. While these radicals alone won’t make you proficient, they serve as an essential building block in understanding Chinese characters and can significantly enhance your language-learning experience. Chinese radicals are components of characters that often provide […]

List of Communication Topics Reference Guidelines for TBCL (Taiwan Benchmarks for the Chinese Languag) Application

During the development of the “Reference Guidelines for TBCL Application,” international language proficiency standards, such as the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines (ACTFL 2012) from the United States and the CEFR (Council of Europe 2001) from the European Union, were consulted. These guidelines embraced mainstream perspectives, emphasizing practical language usage and a learner-centered approach. This effort led […]

Combinations of Initials and Finals Table

Mark Swofford of Banqiao, Taiwan, has compiled a comprehensive “Combinations of Initials and Finals” table, which serves as a valuable resource for learners and enthusiasts of Mandarin Chinese phonetics. This table presents a systematic arrangement of Mandarin syllables, listing the combinations of initials (consonant-like sounds) and finals (vowel-like sounds) used in the language. Key Features: […]

Mastering Mandarin: Essential Countries in Chinese Vocabulary

This table provides a comparative list of countries and their names in both Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese, along with their respective Pinyin and English meanings. The data is a fusion of introductory content from two textbooks, “Integrated Chinese” and “Modern Chinese.“ The table includes several countries, such as Taiwan, China, South Korea, Japan, Vietnam, […]

Mastering Basic Chinese Expressions: Your Ultimate Guide to Confident Communication

This table provides a comparison of key introductory phrases and expressions in both Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese, along with their corresponding Pinyin (the romanization of Chinese characters) and English meanings. The phrases are extracted from two different language textbooks, “Integrated Chinese” and “Modern Chinese,” to offer learners a comprehensive resource for familiarizing themselves with […]

Mastering the Art of Greetings: Essential Phrases for Chinese Beginners

This table is a fusion of introductory phrases and expressions from two Chinese language textbooks, “Integrated Chinese” and “Modern Chinese.” It provides a comprehensive list of basic greetings and polite expressions commonly used in everyday communication. These phrases are essential for beginners learning Chinese and serve as a foundation for further language study. The first […]