A video of U.S President Trump’s granddaughter Arabella Kushner reciting ancient Chinese poetry and singing Chinese songs in fluent Mandarin caused a sensation among Chinese worldwide. Chinese netizens have called her adorable and hope she can continue to contribute to…
Mandarin Chinese is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. But the term “Mandarin” only exists in English. It has no relation to the way Chinese speakers refer to their language.
So here are 4 ways you can fool native speakers and sound more like them. It’s small details like these that can take your Chinese beyond the basics.
A 22-year-old Australian guy who was in a coma for two weeks could only speak in Chinese when he woke up, and could also write Chinese characters.
Ben and Carmen go through the differences between common phrases in Mandarin and Cantonese. They also go through the differences in sound. They even explore the differences in the written language between both dialects.