• Picture 45

    1. 鸟巢(niǎo cháo)bird’s nest
    2. 游客(yóu kè)tourist[......]

  • 奥运表情包(àoyùn biǎoqínɡ bāo)

    A: I think the Olympic Games this time are the most entertaining Olympic Games ever.
    (wǒ kàn zhèjiè àoyùn huì shì shǐshànɡ zuìjù yúlè xìnɡ de àoyùn huì.)
    B: From Fu Yuanhui to Usain Bolt, a lot of athletes have become famous because they have given netizens material to make expressive GIFs.
    从傅园慧到博尔特, 很多运动员因为给网友贡献了表情动图而走红。
    (cónɡ fù yuánhuì dào bó ěr tè, hěnduō yùndònɡ yuán yīnwèi ɡěi wǎnɡyǒu ɡònɡxiàn le biǎoqínɡ dònɡtú ér zǒuhónɡ.)
    A: Their exaggerated expressions combined with clever writing really makes me happy.
    夸张的面部表情, 配合抖机灵的文字, 逗死我了。
    (kuāzhānɡ de miànbù biǎoqínɡ, pèihé dǒu jīlínɡ de wénzì, dòu sǐ wǒ le.)
    B: I’ve already downloaded some Olympic emoji packs. I can’t wait to fill people’s screens with them.
    奥运表情包我都下好了, 迫不及待地要刷屏!
    (àoyùn biǎoqínɡ bāo wǒ dōu xià hǎo le, pòbù jídài de yào shuāpínɡ!)[......]

  • 经济增长(jīngjì zēngzhǎng )


    “经济” n. economy(Source: 《新世纪汉英大词典》)
    “增长” v. increase; enhance; rise; grow (Source: 《新世纪汉英大词典》)
    “经济增长” n. economic growth (Source: 《新世纪汉英大词典》)
    现在需要由家庭消费、私营部门和新经济来带动经济增长。(Source: 每经网)
    Domestic consumption, the private sector and new economies are all needed to boost economic growth.[......]

  • 第八十三课 海外游学 没那么简单



  • New ways to quit

    Chinese you need

    infraction: 违规( wéi guī )
    punishments:惩罚(chéng fá )
    alcoholics: 酒鬼( jiǔ guǐ )
    lifespan : 寿命( shòu mìng )
    cigarette: 香烟(xiāng yān )
    alcohol:酒精(jiǔ jīng )
    distraction: 消遣( xiāo qiǎn )
    contraption :装置( zhuāng zhì )
    pharmaceutical: 药物(yào wù )
    torso : 躯干( qū gàn )
    acupuncture: 针灸(zhēn jiǔ )
    moxibustion: 艾灸( ài jiǔ )
    perseverance:毅力(yì lì )
    determination: 决心(jué xīn)[......]

Study in China
  • Tsinghua Inter-University Program (IUP)

    Although the IUP course is primarily administered by Berkeley University, it takes place at the prestigious Tsinghua University. You’ll be along g[......] Read more[......]

    Peking University

    There are those who wax lyrical about its stunning grounds and Peking University, or Beida as it’s known by locals, certainly has one of the most[......] Read more[......]

    Beijing Normal University

    Although the ‘Normal‘ in the title may be slightly confusing (it stems from the old practice in China of calling institutions that train teachers[......] Read more[......]

    Beijing City International School (北京乐成国际学校)

    From the Head of School Welcome to the Beijing City International School (BCIS) website. I hope it provides you with helpful information about our[......] Read more[......]

    Canadian International School of Beijing(北京加拿大国际学校)

    Introduction Welcome to the Canadian International School of Beijing (CISB). Founded during the fall of 2005, the Canadian International School[......] Read more[......]

    International School of Beijing-Shunyi(北京顺义国际学校)

    Welcome to ISB ​Dr. Tarek RazikNi Hao and Welcome to ISB, I am honored to serve as the eleventh Head of this vibrant community of students and educa[......] Read more[......]

    RICH Chinese summer camp

    We are proud of offering high quality campsite at Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) campus — best campsite and accommodation among camps based in Beijing.
    Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) was founded in 1962. It is the only international university in China with its main task set at teaching the Chinese language and culture to foreign students.[......]



    Global Mandarin

    Global Mandarin is an up-and-coming online Chinese Mandarin learning school, which has many teachers with actual combat experience, was founded in 2013.
    It was founded to provide the flexible, convenient and professional learning experience for those who have interest in Chinese language and culture.
    You can learn whenever and wherever you like. Through various Chinese language courses and culture activities, your private Chinese tutor would help you to improve your skills of commercial and daily communication, culture exchange and so on. All the classes will be designed based on each learner’s level, specific needs, pace, style and even culture background.
    You give the trust to us; we create the success for you![......]

    HuanYu Chinese Learning Center(寰语学院)

    HuanYu Chinese Learning Center, which is located in 806B, HuaQing Business Building, Wudaokou, Haidian District, is the HSK Internet Test Training Center, the International Chinese Testing and Teaching Research Center and the TangCE Star Teacher Training Center. [......]

    Live & Fun Learning

    Who is “Live & Fun Learning”?
    Live & Fun Learning is an educational social enterprise comprised of education professionals who want to create a link between teachers and eager learners across the globe.[......]

Online Store
  • Skritter app– New Trailer!

    Skritter app for iPhone, iPad and iPod is coming soon! The new trailer was uploaded yesterday (20th May 2012) with words: “Just a little while longer”.
    From the trailer below you can see how easy the app is to use and how amazing it looks like! Like the online version of Skritter, the app tests your writing, recognition, pinyin and tones. All the aspects of a Chinese character.
    Click here for more information about the app!
    If you are ready to subscribe and want to start learning Chinese now with the online version, click here![......]

    Chinese Nursery Rhymes

    This App has been specially compiled and consists of a selection of twelve classic Chinese nursery rhymes, such as Looking for a Friend, Little White Rabbit, Grandma’s Bridge, etc., all of which are simple and catchy and presented in combination with well-known background music, sweet recitations from children, and lovely cartoon illustrations. Your child will love it! This App is also a great way for mother-child interaction, in addition of course to developing your child’s intelligence and creative thinking. Or, if you are a Chinese teacher, this App can help to serve as a supplementary teaching tool for kindergarten and lower grade students in primary schools. [......]

    Learn Chinese Free

    It introduces you to the most commonly used Chinese characters; It provides you the most popular Chinese words; It shares with you the most authentic Chinese traditional poems and cultural views; It hits on the hottest topics in modern Chinese society; It is “Learn Chinese Free”, To learn Chinese, it is easier than you think! Watching, Listening, Reading, and Sharing! Enjoy learning!

    Learn Chinese Free includes 13 sections including Chinese language learning, Chinese cultural exploring , and Chinese contemporary society experiencing , all of which can be used by learners to study by themselves, as well used as complementary materials for Chinese teaching.[......]