Traditional vs. Simplified Chinese: What’s the Difference? The reason why you are probably here reading this article is that you have started learning the Chinese language and has narrowed it down to deciding whether you should be learning the Traditional or the Simplified version. To help you decide, it would be best to take Chinese lessons in Singapore, but for the purpose of this article, here are three glaring differences between the two. Geography. As China is a very vast country, it is rather hard to unify the spoken and written language
Chinese Culture Don’t Give An Umbrella As A Gift In today’s international environment learn Chinese or Mandarin as a second language is growing in popularity. Learning Chinese offers more business opportunities in Chinese politics, economics, history and archaeology with it being the most widely spoken language in the world. In fact, Chinese has become the new trending language or “the new English” according to the Robert Davis, director of the Chinese language program in Chicago. Therefore, along with learning the language, it is also imperative to also learn the customs that go
How to Help Your Kids Learn Chinese Language Better More kids are learning Chinese and parents are facing a wrenching question in the midst of a westernized generation in Singapore. You might ask yourself: How to help my kids learn Chinese? Many parents that come to our Mandarin School ask us that question. It's a common question, but it's not easy to answer. Why? Because we're living in a westernized society. Everything we learn, we learn from the west. Yes, although China is rising as a world power, but Singapore has yet to catch
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Learning Chinese Mandarin has 4-5 primary tones. Say the first tone as if you were singing a high note. The second tone is pronounced like a question in English, with your pitch rising at the end of the syllable. Third tones are low and extended, noticeably longer than the other tones because of the dip. The fourth tone is said abruptly and forcefully, like a curt command in English. The neutral tone's pitch depends on the tone that precedes it. It is described more fully below, but, in general, they are