Chinese Question Particles: Ne and Ma

Simplified Chinese Version   For beginners, Ne and Ma probably are the first two question particles they will learn. For “呢 ne”, we call it “bounce back questions.” This means that “呢” is used in a question responding to another question. For “吗 ma”, we call it “yes/no questions.” This means that the “吗” question will …

Dining-Related Chinese Measurement Words

Simplified Chinese Version   Measurement words are unique in Chinese grammar. In this infographic, we introduce 17 measurement words that are related to food and dining. These are: 把  (bǎ): objects with handles 杯  (bēi): cups of… 串  (chuàn): items that come in bunches or clusters 份  (fèn): portions of… 个  (ge): general, catch-all measure word …

How to properly address other people in Chinese Culture

Simplified Chinese Version   Most textbooks introduce some ways to address people in Chinese. This infographic will cover many valuable tips when it comes to how people in China actually address each other. There are 4 different settings where people find themselves, such as “in a general setting”, “in a school setting”, “in a work setting” …