Tania Yeromiyan

The Six Types of Chinese Characters

At first glance, Chinese characters can seem like a bunch of random and confusing symbols. But did you know there are actually…

Your Guide to the Year of the Monkey

The Chinese zodiac and its 12 associated zodiac animals are an important aspect of Chinese traditional culture. Even if you weren’t born…

The Fundamentals of Chinese Stroke Order

Many people are often fascinated and attracted by Chinese characters. At first glance, characters may look like bizarre pictograms, randomly drawn at…

A Brief Introduction to the HSK

If you’ve ever taken a Chinese class, you’ve probably already heard of the HSK. But what is the HSK, exactly? In this…

Ultimate Guide to Chinese Names

Chinese names can be puzzling for those not familiar with Chinese language and culture. This article will provide you with the ultimate…

Ultimate Guide to Social Media in China

Utilizing China’s home-grown social media platforms is an excellent way to gain insight into the complex and always fascinating world of modern…

An Introduction to Chinese Numerology

Chinese homophones have a profound influence on Chinese culture. In Chinese numerology, certain numbers are considered to be auspicious (吉利 jílì) or…