At least initially, for learning new Chinese Characters, it is important to frequently practice writing and reviewing them. While of course using mnemonics may be a very effective way to learn, probably better than solely using rote memorization, if done actively, I still believe that it is necessary to instill into your brain the character via eye-hand coordination to REALLY remember it. This article will discuss, among other things, practicing Chinese Characters by writing them in the air with your fingers. Continue reading “Practicing Chinese Characters By Writing Them In the Air With Your Fingers”
In order to count from 1 to 100 in Mandarin Chinese, one only needs to know how to say the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 100.The numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 100 all have their own Chinese Characters. Once you know those numbers, then you can make all other numbers from 11 to 99 in Mandarin Chinese.
1 一 (yi1)
2 二 (er4)
3 三 (san1)
4 四 (si4)
5 五 (wu3)
6 六 (liu4)
7 七 (qi1)
8 八 (ba1)
9 九 (jiu3)
10 十 (shi2)
100 百 (bai3) Continue reading “How To Count From 1 To 100 In Mandarin Chinese”
In order to count from 1 to 10 in Chinese, you need to learn the word for each number along with its corresponding character. But don’t worry, these numbers (numerals) are easy, and you can impress yourself and your friends by being able to count from 1 to 10 in Mandarin. Below is each number followed its corresponding Chinese Character and then followed by its pronunciation in Mandarin Pinyin. You can click on each individual pronunciation, and it will take you to a link where you can hear the pronunciation spoken. Continue reading “How To Count From 1 To 10 In Mandarin Chinese”
This program converts any number from 0 to 999,999 into Chinese Characters.
Pinyin, is the most common way to romanize Mandarin Chinese today. It is what is used in Mainland China. But there are other romanization systems as well, one of which is Wade-Giles. Wade-Giles was finished in 1892, while Pinyin was developed in the 1950’s. There are still many books, people’s surnames (especially in Taiwan), city names, and universities that use the Wade-Giles system. This article include a conversion table from the Pinyin system of romanization, to the Wade-Giles, an older romanization system. Continue reading “Pinyin To Wade-Giles Conversion Table”