Everyday Colloquial Chinese
Plain Chinese aims to help foreign students of Chinese become more familiar with the everyday colloquial Chinese expressions, native Chinese speakers use when socializing. Learn how Chinese use ordinary Chinese words and phrases when: sharing personal views, giving criticism or advice in love and life. Then learn to apply these common communication formulas in your everyday use of Chinese. Study for free on this site: native Chinese discourse in dialogues, monologues, and songs rich in the spoken Chinese language content essential to developing communication skills necessary for engaging in casual Chinese Conversation.
Native Chinese Expressions
Fun Chinese dialogues from late night radio call-in shows.
See how modern Chinese speakers respond in various Chinese Conversation situations, when socializing about life’s embarrassing moments, and funny predicaments, then easily learn and remember new Chinese words, phrases, and idioms in the associated Chinese to English vocabulary lists with pinyin.
These Chinese Lessons and Chinese to English vocabulary lists with pinyin for learning modern Chinese language from real-life informal Chinese conversations will help you remember common idiomatic Chinese expressions. Study modern Chinese idiomatic expressions from real-life situations in these monologues and learn how to better express your own personal views, criticisms, or advice in everyday situations.
Select monologue and Song images will link to audio recorded in standard Mandarin Chinese when available. You download more songs from baidu mp3.
The fun easy way to learn and memorize informal Chinese words and phrases: here you'll find a collection of lyrics from lesser known artists or non-mainstream songs, with fashionable Chinese expressions referenced in accompanying vocabulary lists.
Chinese words, phrases, and idioms: get a feel for how to say the right thing at the right time and you'll have the Chinese laughing with you instead of at you. (Memorize vocabulary for the Chinese dialogues, monologues, and songs before, reading the text.)
For those who have learned Chinese by ear, this section gives the Romanized transliterations with tone marks for all the Chinese texts.
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