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May 12, 2021

International Nurse Day

Today let’s pay honor and tribute to all of the nurses around the world and the incredible work they do! Especially now, during the COVID-19 pandemic, we should never forget about nurses, who show unbelievable dedication to their profession and (...)


Added to Articles              May 12, 2021

3 leopards escaped from Hangzhou Safari Park

A couple of days ago it was announced by major news and media channels that three leopards have escaped from the Hangzhou Safari Park on the 19th of April (...)

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Chinese metaphors

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April 10, 2021

Chinese phrases that have

no direct meaning

Just like every language in the world, Chinese also has some metaphoric phrases that are commonly used but, if translated directly, have no logical sense. Like for example in English - "a piece of cake" means something easy to deal with, and not actually a dessert (...)

Learning Seasons

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April 5, 2021

Learning seasons

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Today we will take a simple look at seasons of the year. 


Added to Articles                April 2, 2021

Things to say on

Qing Ming Festival

Qing Ming Festival is the time to mourn deceased people. Last time we taught you a poem and explained its meaning, and if you still remember there was a phrase: "路上行人欲断魂" - it described how (...)


Added to Articles               April 19, 2021

Chinese words for Labour Day

Labour Day has an interesting background. It was originated in the USA following a strike which took place on May 1st in Chicago: the US workers realized that their working hours were too long (around 12-16 hours), so they decided to fight for more leisure time (...)


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April 16, 2021

Learning family members

Traditionally the word "family" [家庭 - jiātíng] has a very significant meaning for the Chinese: the Confucianism is based on the idea that family is the fundament of society and its culture. Following this concept specific roles of family members have been described (...)


Added to Articles                April 11, 2021

Why do Chinese love drinking hot water?

If you live in China there is one thing you may be very puzzled about: "Why do most Chinese drink hot water? Even in summer?" This is something not very common in other countries  - when you drink something hot it would rather be tea, coffee or soup but not plain water (...)

Added to Articles              April 1, 2021

April Fool has another bitter meaning because of him

When talking about April, the first thing that comes to mind is "April Fool". However for us, Chinese, this has another bitter meaning: our beloved singer and actor, Leslie Cheung, committed suicide on April 1st, 2003. (...)

Added to News                April 1, 2021


New HSK level system introduced

“HSK is about to be reformed” - this news was spread by the HSK Examination Center in its official Twitter account (@HSKTestOfficial) about a year ago (...)

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March 27, 2021

Learning countries

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Today we will teach you how to pronounce and write these simple countries. 


A place to visit:

Tsingtao Brewery Museum

If there's one drink that is popular around the whole world - it's beer! People drink beer on all kinds of occasions: birthdays, parties, picnics, sports-related events such as soccer games etc. Chinese people are not an exception - they are true beer lovers (...)


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May 5, 2021

Learning weather events

Summer is finally coming! And this means that all citizens of China will soon experience the whole range of weather events (...)

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Added to News                April 25, 2021

[ATTENTION] Newest China visa policy, it's getting easier!

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic started, travelling overseas among different countries has become an inaccessible luxury: most of the countries shut their borders down and restricted international travelers (...)