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Tomb Sweeping Festival 清明节

In Chinese by Gwilym James

Qingming Festival, also known as Tomb Sweeping Day, is a traditional Chinese festival that usually falls on April 4th or 5th of every year. It is the time to remember and honor ancestors by visiting …

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The Chairman’s Bao Integration is Live

In Chinese by Sarah Heath

Learn how to sync your Skritter and TCB accounts. The Chairman’s Bao Integration is Live: We are thrilled to announce our new integration with TCB, a comprehensive news-based graded reader that provides authentic news content …

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Lantern Festival Riddles

In Chinese by Gwilym James

Lantern Festival (Yuánxiāo jié (元宵节) ) is the first significant holiday after the Lunar New Year break. It coincides with the first full moon of the month, and is synonymous with beautiful and intricate lanterns, eating …

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Chinese Radicals: The Beginner’s Guide

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It’s common for beginners and sometimes even more advanced students to lack an understanding of how Chinese characters are structured. This includes misconceptions about components and radicals. In this article, I’m going to address some …