This is an area of confusion that is not well explained to Mandarin learners. My website ukmandarin.org is here to solve these problems in a simple and unique manner. Allow me to dispel your confusion in one bitesize article. In this article, I will focus on 的 as a possessive article only. The difference in […]
There are two main uses of the conjunction ‘or,’ one is offering a multitude of options for somebody to make a choice from, the other is simply stating a list of alternatives. Let me illustrate the first instance Would you like tea or coffee? 你想要茶还是咖啡？ Shall we play table tennis, squash or badminton? 我们打乒乓球，壁球，还是羽毛球？ Do […]
Chongqing meets the world Qatar Airways Worldwide Official Webpage In late 2015, Qatar Airways officially launched the Chongqing Doha route, linking the southwest with Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas with a single efficient stopover at Hamad International Airport. Each year, I travel home to England with Qatar Airways on a number of occasions, and […]
I will start with 重, as it’s very commonly used, and it’s always in the name of my host city of Chongqing重庆. 重 Zhong – Falling tone The first meaning of this character is ‘heavy,’ ‘weight’ or ’emphasis,’ and you should hopefully see the connection between these. 重 Chong – Rising tone Chong has the […]
Dear future website creators and entrepeneurs, Do you want to create an amazing website without little technical know-how? WordPress powers both my Chongqinglife and Mandarin websites. The site you are reading now is hosted by wordpress.com, while my Chinese language platform is self hosted with Inmotion Hosting. Both platforms work, but the advantage of self […]
Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!