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Culture-四世同堂 (sì shì tóng táng)

四世同堂 (sì shì tóng táng) This expression describes four generations under one roof, including parents, sons and daughters-in-law, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. audio Members in the traditional family live in harmony …

How to introduce family members

Family is a classic topic in China. This video is about family members and relationships. If you want to know how many family members there are in someone’s family, you …

Chinese characters

The English language relies on an alphabetic language system, meaning that it uses letters to represent sounds. Unlike English, the Chinese writing system is logographic, meaning each character represents a …

Names of some other countries

Click to listen to the audio 德国(Déguó) Germany 西班牙(Xībānyá) Spain 澳大利亚(Àodàlìyà)Australia 巴西(Bāxī) Brazil 墨西哥(Mòxīgē) Mexico 泰国(Tàiguó) Thailand 越南(Yuènán) Vietnam

How to ask someone’s nationality

Speaking about citizenship is part of self-introduction. First, let’s take a look at the following words about countries and citizenship. audio “你是哪国人?(Nǐ shì nǎ guó rén?)” is used for asking …

Culture-Chinese family name

姓(xìng) means family name. The left part 女(nǚ) means female. The right part 生(shēng) means to give birth to. 姓(xìng) originally is used by the children who have the same …

Culture-greeting

In daily life, acquaintances usually greet each other in informal way. Here are two examples: audio – 你吃了吗(Nǐ chī le ma)? (Have you eaten yet?) — When it is around …

How to greet each other in Chinese

Welcome to start Chinese Conversation course with us. In this course, we will teach you how to interact with others using basic Chinese. Let’s start with how to greet each …

Welcoming you to the course

Hello everyone, welcome to the Introduction to Chinese: Conversation course! This course is designed for the learners who have the basic knowledge of Chinese pronunciation and try to use the …