Mandarin Weekly #26: Resources for students of Mandarin #Chinese

Issue #26 of Mandarin Weekly, with links and resources for people learning Mandarin Chinese, is available at

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This week’s topics:

  • Way to go!
  • Being polite in Chinese
  • The many uses of 是
  • Tongue twisters
  • Ordering delicious food in Chinese
  • Phrases for travelers
  • Forgetting, with one or two characters
  • It is (was?) raining
  • When should you use 的 ?
  • Where people lived
  • Advantages of knowing Chinese
  • How do you say “strangle”?
  • Stood up
  • Improving your tones
  • The two pronunciations of 粘

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