Chinese cultural customs

2019年7月26日
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How To Navigate Your First Chinese Meetup

Joining Meetup events is one of the greatest ways to interact with locals, understand cultures, and practice language in a relaxed environment. There are a lot […]
2019年7月24日
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International Children’s Day

Oh how I wish I had kept a diary when I was in China. Although a lot of my memories are now fading away, one event […]
2019年7月24日
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The Commonly Used Chinese Characters & How To Learn Them

In this article, I am going to tell how to learn 10% of these characters in just ten minutes and 50% of these in half a […]
2019年7月23日
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Fun Things About Chinese (Lunar) New Year

Every year, sometime between January and February, you will notice that (most) of your Chinese teachers on italki will be unavailable. Don’t worry, nothing bad is […]
2019年7月22日

地 : For The Storytellers!

Would you like some sprinkles on your chocolate cake? Or maybe you want to add a personalized message? Wait, what does chocolate cake have anything to […]
2019年7月18日
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10 Commonly Used Phrases In Chinese Daily Life

In this article, I’ve chosen ten phrases which are commonly used in Chinese people’s daily lives. I have provided the situations in which these phrases are used, as […]
2019年7月17日
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How Do Chinese People Celebrate The Spring Festival

Chinese people celebrate many festivals, some of them in the solar calendar and some in the lunar calendar. The Spring Festival (过年 guò nián) is the […]
2019年7月17日
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How People Celebrate The Chinese New Year

We all know that for Chinese people, the Chinese New Year is a very important festival. The Chinese New Year is the start of the year […]
2019年7月17日
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Ghost Day (中元节): A Chinese Festival Similar To Halloween

As a Chinese teacher in Wisconsin (USA), everything is new to me. The first festival I observed here was Halloween, when people carried out activities like […]