The other day I was thinking about the "shi poem" (The Lion-Eating Poet in the Stone Den by Zhao Yuanren), and wondered how many "shi" characters are there in the HSK. I found out that there were 39 of them, and they are found in 249 words. This video shows you all 39...read more
As many of you know, Chinese people don’t have access to most western social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, Facebook, YouTube, etc. So they have their own versions of these platforms. Aside from reading Chinese books and literature, another great...read more
Ever wonder what 5000 HSK vocabulary look like. We made a it into little boxes for better visualization. In the web page, you can tap on any of the squares to turn it "white" – this way you can mark the words that you already know. So your goal is to eventually mark...read more
To all students: Hope you're doing well! We have some announcements to make. New Pricing:We set most of our prices back in 2017 when we only had HSK 1-3 partially done. When we started offering the ultimate bundle, HSK 5 and 6 was not yet available. Since then, as...read more
Lesson 1 only. PDF download link: HSK 5第01课翻译read more
Complete grammar cheatsheet reference for HSK 1 Standard Course! Download the PDF here: HSK 1 Standard Course Grammar Chartread more
We're preparing an HSK 5 video course following the HSK 5 Standard Course textbook from BLCUP. While double checking the grammar coverage against the official HSK 5 grammar list from cltguides.com, we isolated these 19 grammar points that are not covered in the...read more
Even some advanced speakers make them! Word order. 我会去你家明天上午。✖ 我明天上午会去你家。 ✔ Mistaken usage of question words. 你几点睡觉吗？ ✖ 你几点睡觉（呢）？ ✔ Not using 是……的 structure when it's called for. 你什么时候来了？今天上午来了吗？你怎么来了？✖ 你是什么时候来的？今天上午来的吗？你是怎么来的？ ✔ Overuse of 了 when...read more
原动力 By: 鹿晗 Tonight I'm gonna rock this place Shake it to the ground now Wanna feel that 808 听到节奏就出招 用激光带动呼吸的时刻 让我们挣脱存在的规则 Tonight I'm gonna rock this place 准备好开始尖叫 Turn it up loud 上紧发条 我就是主角 Cuz I'm feeling the force 现在起跳 当心跌倒 全场聚焦 We'd be shaking these walls...read more
贝加尔湖畔 By: 李建 在我的怀里 在你的眼里 那里春风沉醉 那里绿草如茵 月光把爱恋 洒满了湖面 两个人的篝火 照亮整个夜晚 多少年以后 如云般游走 那变换的脚步 让我们难牵手 这一生一世 有多少你我 被吞没在月光如水的夜里 多想某一天 往日又重现 我们流连忘返 在贝加尔湖畔 多少年以后 往事随云走 那纷飞的冰雪 容不下那温柔 这一生一世 这时间太少 不够证明融化冰雪的深情 就在某一天 你忽然出现 你清澈又神秘 在贝加尔湖畔 你清澈又神秘 像贝加尔湖畔 Vocabulary...read more
A recent news story from CNN reports on the completion of a new high-speed railway in Kenya. On Wednesday May 31, a train embarked on an inaugural trip on the 300-mile long high-speed rail line from Mombasa, Kenya to its capital city Nairobi. The line, named "Madaraka...read more
28 years ago, a pro-democracy youth movement swept across China In China, and we all know how it ended. News media in China is still tightly controlled, and if you use Chinese search engines in China and look it up, the only piece of information you can find is from...read more
Image credit: the Globe and Mail China is one of biggest polluters - 30% of world's emissions from fossil fuels in 2014 Yet China is poised to be a world leader in Climate change. Li Keqiang, Chinese Premier, said "will stand by its responsibilities on climate...read more
Image credit: CBS I came across a news article on CBS Denver, and I'm amazed that there are schools that teach Chinese immersion to elementary school kids. Denver Language School is a K-8 language immersion school in Denver, Colorado, United States. Most classes are...read more
This video on YouTube by Leanchinese-HUAJIE Language Programme teaches you the most basic Mandarin Chinese words in the HSK curriculum. The video is a bit long - 150 words will take a long time! Watch the full 51 minute video below:...read more
The United States is the birthplace of the most widely used modern foreign language education theories. A glimpse at the US gives us an idea of current foreign language learning trends. 10,600,000 of K-12 students in the US are learning a foreign language, this is 20%...read more
If you are a teenager and looking to improve your Mandarin, here's how you might do it. Check with Your High School If your school offers a Chinese course for you, then take it! Most school boards take their language education seriously, and it will be great to...read more
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