Category: Learn Chinese

Tone-deaf

One of the most important tasks in becoming truly fluent in a language is to pronounce its sounds properly.

Getting Started

Learning Chinese might end up being the most difficult and challenging thing I’ve ever done. I’ve been at it a year now and I speak Chinese like a … well, a one year old.

Bolicc Learn Songs-One is Like Summer, One is Like Autumn

Here is a song for you to learn about friendship. (pinyin subtitles included)

Bolicc News Made Easy with Audio#2:Manchester Arena Bombing

Listen to Manchester terrorist attack news in easy Chinese

The holiday season in Taiwan

In this piece I share some thoughts on Christmas (圣诞节 Shèngdànjié) and New Year’s (新年xīnnián) in Taiwan.

Act natural

In this article I want to discuss several aspects of Chinese sentence construction that don’t always come naturally to English-speaking students.

Leading to frustration

They are 使得(shǐde), 讓(ràng) and 令(lìng). They all seem to mean “lead to,” “induce,” “bring about.”

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Bolicc Learn Songs-Because of Love

Here is a song for you to learn to express love to your beloved ones! (pinyin subtitles included)

Speech of parts

But in Chinese, apparently, these components fall into two categories, with different words.

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