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Learn Mandarin or Cantonese?

Among the Chinese dialects, Cantonese is the one that is very widely spoken outside China. It is the major tongue in Hong Kong, and a major means of communication among Chinese in many China towns in the West. If you are thinking about learning Chinese, should you learn Cantonese or Mandarin? My suggestion is you […]

Learn the Mandarin Tones

Do you know that Chinese is a tonal language? It means when you are speaking the language, not only do you have to pronounce the words right, but also say them with the right tones. What happen if you don’t get the tones right? Well, under most circumstances, you’ll be misunderstood. This is because you may […]