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Mandarin Culture

Chinese Festivals: Dragon Boat Festival- 端午节

By on June 7, 2019

The Dragon Boat Festival is part of the four most popular festivals in China (中国四大传统节日): the Spring festival, also known as Chinese New Year (春节), the Tomb Sweeping day (清明节), Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋节) and the Dragon Boat Festival (端午节). The Dragon Boat Festival has many other names in Chinese…


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8 Basic and Useful Chinese Idioms (成语)

By on January 23, 2019

Every language has its own idiomatic expressions, which are important because you can communicate a whole idea with only a few words.  In the Chinese language, they are called Chengyu (成语) and are normally made up of 4 characters with a different meaning each.

A great characteristic of Chengyu(成语)is that…


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8 Frases Idiomáticas Chinas (成语) Básicas y Útiles

By on January 23, 2019

Todos los idiomas tienen frases idiomáticas que enriquecen la lengua verbal y escrita ya que ayudan a expresar toda una idea en pocas palabras. En el idioma chino mandarín, estas frases se llaman Chengyu(成语)y generalmente están compuestas por 4 caracteres con diferente significado cada uno.

Otra característica importante de los…