Getting “In Character”: The Evolution of Written Chinese

Guest Post: Chloe Lindeman There’s no question that Chinese characters are a mixed bag. On one hand, they can be hard to learn since they’re not phonetic and sometimes seem totally random. On the other hand, they’re really cool! To give you an idea how we ended up with this set of characters, here’s a Read more about Getting “In Character”: The Evolution of Written Chinese[…]

10 Reasons Why Chinese is Easy

Similar word order as English You often find that a direct translation from English to Chinese, word by word, pretty well. Because Chinese uses the same “subject + verb + object” sentence order as English.   Nouns don’t have gender! In most Latino languages, genders are a huge source of frustration. It makes no sense Read more about 10 Reasons Why Chinese is Easy[…]