Category Archives: Learning Chinese

Learning Chinese, Part 3

Okay, you’ve gotten off the plane, peed in the right restroom, and arrived at the train station. Now it’s time to board your thirty-six hour train ride. The next most important characters you need to know are upper, lower, and

Learning Chinese, Part 3

Okay, you’ve gotten off the plane, peed in the right restroom, and arrived at the train station. Now it’s time to board your thirty-six hour train ride. The next most important characters you need to know are upper, lower, and

Learning Chinese, Part 2

Okay, so you’ve survived your fifteen hour flight to China, and you have successfully relieved yourself thanks to your knowledge of 女 and 男 while your fellow passengers have all peed their jeans. Outside of restrooms, you’ll notice you don’t

Learning Chinese, Part 2

Okay, so you’ve survived your fifteen hour flight to China, and you have successfully relieved yourself thanks to your knowledge of 女 and 男 while your fellow passengers have all peed their jeans. Outside of restrooms, you’ll notice you don’t

Learning Chinese, Part I

If you’re traveling to China, the first characters you need to learn are 女 (woman/female) and 男 (man/male). That is unless you’re traveling to China on a temporary Z-visa, in which case the first character you need to know is

Learning Chinese, Part I

If you’re traveling to China, the first characters you need to learn are 女 (woman/female) and 男 (man/male). That is unless you’re traveling to China on a temporary Z-visa, in which case the first character you need to know is