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Nǐ hǎo, hello

This is May and my assistant Dee. Welcome to our Mandarin course called: Fall in love with Mandarin, which is designed by National Chiao Tung university in Taiwan. In this …

How much sugar and ice?

In Taiwan, you will have a variety of choices for your drinks. You can choose your favorite sweetness or ice amount. You are highly recommended to learn how to choose …

For here or to go?

The question you will get asked the most in drink shops is that: “For here or to go?” It is must-to-learn sentence if you want to order a drink in …

Would you like something to drink?

Taiwan is famous for handmade drinks, especially Bubble tea or Pearl milk tea. When you come to Taiwan, sometimes, you may find beverage shops even more than convenient stores. Taiwan …

Welcome back

In the previous week, you learned how to make a friend. Now it’s time for you to go out to have a drink with that friend. In this week, we …

Week 1 Conclusion

Now, are you ready to make a new friend in Mandarin? Don’t be afraid of speaking, let’s look for a friend who can speak Mandarin and practice what you’ve just …

Family member

In the eastern culture, no matter new friends or old friends often ask about your family members as a way of greeting. This may be very different from the west, …

What do you do in Taiwan?

When you come to Taiwan, the question you may get asked the most is “What do you do in Taiwan?” Your answers might be traveling, studying or even getting a …

Where do you live?

When you meet a new friend, enter a country, or send a mail, you will often use this practical sentence. If someday your lover asks you “ Where do you …

Where are you from?

When you go to a foreign country, you may often be asked “Where are you from?”. In this lesson, We will teach you how to answer this question.

What’s your name?

“What’s your name” is the most important question when we meet a new friend. The way to make questions in Mandarin is very different from English. Let’s see how different …

Episode 1 – Nice to meet you

Are you curious about how to strike up a conversation with someone in Chinese? Let’s see how Mai he-jie successfully gets Hong-yu’s phone number in the video. Attached is the …

Soft drink in Taiwan

Speaking of Taiwan, many people may think of bubble tea (or pearl milk tea, tapioca). The beverage originated in the mid-1980s at Chun Shui Tang, a teahouse in central Taiwan’s …