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If you have already learned 20 characters or taken 10 hours of Chinese classes, it is time for you to start learning how to type Chinese characters. This can make your study of the Chinese language and Chinese characters amazingly easier!

In Chinese, there are many different words to describe improvement in different vocabulary. 增进,提高,改善!Learn how to use these words correctly.

A macroeconomics class, a study abroad brochure, and an akward phone call all somehow led up to buying a one-way ticket to Beijing. See how with the Sinology Institute's new blog.

Brazil is a dynamic country in South America. Through this blog, readers can learn how to discuss different places, people, and characteristics of Brazil.

All Expats go home at some point. Read about one Sinology Institute's experience with returning to her home country.

Airports can be stressful enough without speaking the language. In this Sinology Institute blog, readers learn different airport vocabulary.

Learn some important Fall fashion and holiday vocabulary!

Biao is a common character used in many different words in the Chinese language. Read this blog to expand yoiur vocabulary!

If you live in China, you know Wechat is your most essential phone application. Everyone that meet in China will have wechat and it is the best way to get together with your friends, keep in touch with your friends back home, communicate with colleagues, and post pictures and links on your Wechat moments. Even the Chinese Communist Party has a wechat account!

Wake up... time to put on a little Mandarin makeup! Learn how to say "lip gloss, foundation, hand lotion, mascara, lipstick, body lotion, moisturizer, blusher, eyeliner, eye shadow, concealer, nail polish" in Chinese.

Learn some useful Chinese words and sentenses about interview, Send Sinology Institute Wechat account the answers to these questions and we will correct them for you!

Holidays in China used to be a tricky business as (as a western foreigner) you would suddenly find yourself with an empty fridge at home but with all the stores closed for a whole week on three occasions a year: Spring Festival, May Holiday, National Day. This scenario was quite common about ten years ago. Things have changed, however, as due to the increase in bilateral trade Chinese holidays had to get more in tune with the rest of the world.