Saying Yes and No in Chinese – It’s more complicated than you might think!

8 Mar

When you start studying a new language, the very first words you expect to learn are basic expressions like ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ or ‘yes’ and ‘no’ – so it might come as quite a surprise to discover that in Chinese, there is no word for ‘yes’ or ‘no’! …

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Top 5 Questions (and Answers) for When You Arrive in China

21 Feb

Chinese people are wonderfully curious about foreigners visiting their country, and you will often find yourself bombarded with a whole array of questions; this is great news for learners since it’s a perfect way to practise the language. Here are some of the most common questions you will face …

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