Ronggeng is the act of re-purposing other people’s fun language into your own to seem more charismatic.
by Mia Li, 17 March 2020
Literally meaning “rain girl has no melons,” the phrase makes little sense – who is rain girl and why doesn’t she have any melons?
by Mia Li, 19 February 2020
Sometimes, when you make an offhand comment or are just thinking out loud, a certain type of person assumes that you mean things you don’t, or goes hunting for the ‘hidden motives.’...
by Mia Li, 21 January 2020
Here's a look back at some notable Chinese slang words from 2019.
by That's, 26 December 2019
We all know that the best way to make a person prove his or her love for you is to torture them.
by Mia Li, 18 December 2019
Conversation is the playground of the wits and your gaojihei game will keep your audience on their toes.
by Mia Li, 22 November 2019
From Jack Ma to Elon Musk, everyone is looking for the next fengkou.
by Mia Li, 18 October 2019
Welcome to the People’s Republic of Envy.
by Mia Li, 20 September 2019
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Thanks for the overview of the new HSK standards. It gave me a much better picture of the changes in the exam. I've also found vocabulary lists for the new HSK levels: https://www.hackchinese.com/exams/New%20HSK%203. It looks like a good resource for HSK test preparation.
April 27, 2021 at 18:10 pm
Indeed.. Good writing.
April 14, 2021 at 18:44 pm
Is this still there?
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