Articles by: ChinaConnectU

Welcome to Berkshire’s China Connect University

Welcome to Berkshire’s China Connect University

Happy Chinese New Year and Gōngxǐ Fācái

by Frank YU The Spring Festival is China’s biggest holiday, beloved of the Chinese people. It is a day for reunion and blessing, and a time to wish one another prosperity and good fortune—which makes New Year’s proverbs especially appropriate for this issue on small businesses. The date of Chinese New Year (also known as the Spring Festival) is determined […]

Study Questions and Vocabulary: Atheism

Go back to the main article. Character Pinyin English 无神论 wúshénlùn atheism (N) 宗教 zōngjiào religion (N) 中国共产党 zhōngguó gòngchǎndǎng Chinese Communist Party (PN) 儒学 rúxué Confucianism (PN) 佛教 fójiào Buddhism (PN) 崇拜 chóngbài to worship (V) 非宗教 fēizōngjiào secular (Adj.) 社会达尔文主义 shèhuì dá’ěrwén zhǔyì Social Darwinism (PN) 民族主义 mínzúzhǔyì nationalism(N) 社会主义 shèhuìzhǔyì socialism (N) 共产主义 gòngchǎnzhǔyì communism (N) 知识分子 […]

Study Questions and Vocabulary: Cantonese

Go back to the main article. Vocabulary Character Pinyin English 粤话 Yuèhuà Cantonese language (PN) 普通话 Pǔtōnghuà Mandarin language (PN) 广州 Guǎngzhōu Guangzhou (PN) 广东 Guǎngdōng Guangdong Province (PN) 香港 Xiānggǎng Hong Kong (PN) 澳门 Àomén Macao (PN) 广西壮族自治区 Guǎngxī Zhuàngzú Zìzhìqū Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region (PN) 语言 yǔyán language (N) 方言 fāngyán dialect (N) 唐人街 Tángrén Jiē China Town […]

Interview: Stephanie Hunt from Swan Noir

Interview: Stephanie Hunt from Swan Noir

We feature interviews with inspiring people who somehow have something to do with China/Chinese. Today we present our first interview with Stephanie Hunt, founder of Swan Noir. Name: Stephanie Hunt About you: Nihao! My name is Stephanie Hunt, I live in New York City. I love to travel and learn interesting things about different cultures. I enjoy the Sunday New […]

Interview: Stephanie Hunt from Swan Noir

Interview: Stephanie Hunt from Swan Noir

We feature interviews with inspiring people who somehow have something to do with China/Chinese. Today we present our first interview with Stephanie Hunt, founder of Swan Noir. Name: Stephanie Hunt About you: Nihao! My name is Stephanie Hunt, I live in New York City. I love to travel and learn interesting things about different cultures. I enjoy the Sunday New […]

Study Questions and Vocabulary: Acupuncture

Go back to the main article. Vocabulary Character Pinyin English 针刺疗法 zhēncìliáofǎ acupuncture (N) 针 zhēn needle (N) 中药 zhōngyào (traditional) Chinese medicine(PN) 黄帝内经 Huángdìnèijīng Canon of Medicine (PN) 气 qì life energy (N) 经络 jīngluò energy channels (N) 阴 yīn yin (N) 阳 yáng yang (N) 医院 yīyuàn hospital (N) 艾灸 àijiǔ moxibustion (N) 西药 xīyào Western medicine (PN) […]

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Images from Chinese cinema.

Study Questions and Vocabulary: Mandarin

Go back to the main article. Vocabulary Character Pinyin English 官话 Guānhuà Mandarin (PN) 普通话 Pǔtōnghuà Mandarin (PN) 国语 Guóyǔ Mandarin (PN) 语言 yǔyán language (N) 通用语 tōngyòngyǔ common language/lingua franca (N) 现代 xiàndài modern (Adj.) 华语 Huáyǔ Chinese language (PN) 方言 fāngyán dialect (N) 声调 shēngdiào tone (N) 一声 yīshēng first tone (N) 二声 èrshēng second tone (N) 三声 […]

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