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冷(lěng)! It’s freezing cold!

冷(lěng)! It’s freezing cold! Did you check weather forecast? It seems half China is snowing recently. There are always several days in winter when you feel really freezing, the only things you want to do is wearing thick coats or stay in bed. If you feel like describing these kinds of cold weather in various...

February 5, 2018September 26, 2018by
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How to use Chinese Beauty Camera App

Have you heard the news about a netizen beating his online date first time they met in person? The reason is she didn’t look as beautiful as on the pictures she posted before. It seems that over-edited photos became a real headache nowadays.

January 29, 2018September 28, 2018by
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Mandarin Internet Slang on Social Media

Nowadays, a lot of people cannot live a normal life without mobile phones. I believe many of you spend much time on Wechat, Weibo or Facebook every single day, now the question is how much about Mandarin internet slang do you know? Let’s learn some practical Mandarin!

January 24, 2018September 26, 2018by
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Why Chinese People Love Hot Water?

Why Chinese People Love Hot Water? When you travel to China, you might surprising find that the restaurant only serve you with hot water, and cold water is provided only if you specifically order it. Why Chinese people are fond of hot water? Do Chinese people only drink hot water? 1.  Some people say that...

January 11, 2018September 26, 2018by
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Essential Chinese Phrases You Should Know Before Visiting China

Essential Chinese Phrases You Should Know Before Visiting China If you want to visit China, things you usually would do are meeting up people, going shopping, or asking for directions. Here are some most frequently used Chinese phrases if you want to visit China. Let’s have a look! 1) Hello / How are you? Hello: Nǐ...

October 12, 2017September 26, 2018by
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Teacher Cindy’s Story

Teacher Cindy’s Story I am Cindy, an online Chinese teacher in NCM. My classes are creative and full of fun. It brings me great pleasure when my students learn a lot and communicate fluently in Chinese. So if you want to learn Chinese and make new friends join our NCM family! I always say to...

June 20, 2017September 27, 2018by
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Reviewing Day!

Reviewing Day! Today, let us have a reviewing Mandarin lesson on what we have learned before. I am going speak some sentences In English and give you some time to translate them into Mandarin Chinese. Afterwards, I will give you the answers. Ready?  Let’s get started, What do you want to buy? Nǐ xiǎng mǎi...

June 19, 2017September 28, 2018by
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How to Say Where Are You from in Mandarin Chinese

How to Say Where Are You from in Mandarin Chinese? Hi, there!  Today’s Chinese lesson is going to talk about a useful expression. When you are in china, as a foreign friend, I suppose one of the questions you are mostly asked by others is “nǐ shì nǎ lǐ rén?” So what does this phrase...

June 15, 2017August 2, 2019by
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How Do You Say Interesting in Mandarin Chinese?

How Do You Say Interesting in Mandarin Chinese? Hi, everyone! In today’s Mandarin class program, we are going to talk about two interesting phrases which are “interesting and not interesting”. In Mandarin Chinese, “interesting” is “yǒu yì si” and “not interesting, boring” is “ méi yì si”.  Sometimes, people say interesting “yǒu yì si” to...

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