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In the pages within, discover China’s holidays and festivals, the incredible world of Chinese characters (汉字 hànzì), tips and insights for traveling about China, and much more.
The 2024 Chinese Holidays Calendar

The 2024 Chinese Holidays Calendar

The following charts provide the official schedules for Chinese holidays in 2024. Holidays are categorized as Chinese Public Holidays and Other Chinese Holidays and Observances. Chinese Public Holidays in 2024   Other Chinese Holidays and...

12 Chinese Proverbs About Learning

12 Chinese Proverbs About Learning

Proverbs—short phrases stating a general insight or lesson—are integral components of almost every language. Communicating complex concepts vis-à-vis memorable sayings, proverbs are used to impart inherited wisdom, historic tales, and moral lessons. As Chinese...

Learn Chinese By Listening to Chinese Music

Learn Chinese By Listening to Chinese Music

  Learning through songs is not just something for children. In fact, learning a language through music is a great way to assimilate syntax and enrich your vocabulary. It also helps with memorization and makes it much easier to learn and remember new words! How...

Guide to Chinese TV Shows

Guide to Chinese TV Shows

What should I watch to learn Chinese? Watching TV shows is an amazing way to improve your Chinese reading and listening skills, and it is especially great for learning new vocabulary and experiencing the language in a very authentic way. Nearly all Chinese TV shows...

An Introduction to Chinese Numerology

An Introduction to Chinese Numerology

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 inauspicious (不吉 bùjí), mainly due to their pronunciation. The numbers 2, 8, and 9 are generally...

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