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How to become a Chinese-English translator and what it’s like being one

This is an interview with Carl Gene Fordham about how to become a Chinese-English translator and what it’s like to work as one. The questions were collected from readers and combined into this interview! The post How to become a Chinese-English translator and what it’s like being one appeared first on Hacking Chinese. Source:…

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Popaganda

It’s a playbook we’re all familiar with: A popular Western service, such as Google or Twitter, gets blocked in China, only for a politically correct domestic clone to swiftly replace it. Now the diplomatic fallout of the THAAD missile defense system’s installation in South Korea appears to have prompted the same tactics in the realm of…

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Different Ways Chinese People Say Yes or No

Unlike English, there’s no absolute words in Chinese for yes or no! Find out how Chinese people actually say yes or no! Source: Influenceur Chinois Permalink: Different Ways Chinese People Say Yes or No Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

The return of 功夫奶奶 KUNG FU Granny! #Chinese #bilingual #comics #postitnotes

The return of 功夫奶奶 KUNG FU Granny! #Chinese #bilingual #comics #postitnotes via Instagram Like what you see? Follow us on Instagram or Twitter or both! Share/Bookmark Source: Influenceur Chinois Permalink: The return of 功夫奶奶 KUNG FU Granny! #Chinese #bilingual #comics #postitnotes Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

They Do It With Backdrops

There are quite a few things to envy about China’s live streaming celebrities. Adoring fans, multiple revenue streams, working from home. Add some of the world’s ritziest-looking bedrooms to the list. Home studios done up to look like plush penthouses have become a mainstay of the aspiring live streamer.  As one satirical blog on Chinese image-sharing…

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The Lovers Who Wanted to Save China’s Past

Smithsonian Magazine ran a piece on The Lovers of Shanxi. Lin Huiyn and Liang Sicheng are known today as the couple that wanted to save China’s ancient architectural treasures before they were lost forever. On the eve of World War II and Japan’s invasion of China, this married couple set out in the 1930s to…

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Chinese Vocabulary for Meat

Learning food-related vocabulary is always one of the first tasks when studying a language. This is especially important in places like China, where you won’t commonly find English on the menu. Plus, when you do it’s usually hilarious Chinglish that’s hard to decipher. Never fear, because we’re here to help you learn how to do…

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Video Lesson: How Chubby I Was Last Year!

“Do You Have Time?” is a common question in any language when talking to friends. In Chinese, it’s quite simple to learn how to ask and answer this everyday question. Watch Video Answers Got questions? Take a Free 1-to-1 live online lesson with our professional teachers from China. Source: Influenceur Chinois Permalink: Video Lesson:…

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Answer to Video Lesson: How Chubby I Was Last Year!

<<Back to “Video Lesson: How Chubby I Was Last Year!” Got questions? Take a Free 1-to-1 live online lesson with our professional teachers from China. Source: Influenceur Chinois Permalink: Answer to Video Lesson: How Chubby I Was Last Year! Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

What It Means to Have a “玻璃心 (bōli xīn) Glass Heart”

“Your Chinese is probably the worst in the class.” A classmate said jokingly to my close friend in a study abroad program. Although her Chinese was not the best, it definitely wasn’t the worse. Yet, she took his teasing very personally and I am pretty sure even cried about it later! Afterwards, my Chinese roommate…

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