How to Say Goodbye in Chinese

We’ve already looked at some of the different greetings in Chinese, so now it’s time to learn some commonly used farewells. You may have already come across the transliteration ‘bye bye’ that is used frequently in China. However, there are many other useful ways to say goodbye that you can learn too. I have often… Read More

The Definitive Guide to Pinyin & Chinese Pronunciation

Pinyin: An Introduction Pinyin 拼音 (pīn yīn), is the romanized translation of Chinese characters. Pinyin was introduced after a language reform during the 1950s, instigated by Zhou Enlai 周恩来 (zhōu ēn lái). He believed that a phonetic system was necessary in order for people to learn how to pronounce Chinese characters. Zhou Enlai worked alongside linguist, Zhou… Read More