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Jinan City

Jinan is located in the north-western part of Shandong province. Because its location falls within the warm temperate continental monsoon climate zone, Jinan has four distinct seasons. The city is dry and rainless in spring, hot and rainy in summer, crisp in autumn and dry and cold in winter. The average annual temperature is 14 [...]

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Shanghai Dialect

Shanghai dialect is a dialect spoken in the city of Shanghai and the surrounding region. Shanghainese, like other Wu dialects, is largely not mutually intelligible with other Chinese dialects such as Standard Mandarin. The term "Shanghainese" in English sometimes refers to all Wu Chinese dialects. It is only partially intelligible with other subbranches of the [...]

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Why are you learning Chinese?

Whether you are just starting your studies of Chinese language or not or have been studying for a while, it’s of great importance that you’re conscious of your motivations for wanting to learn the language. You might even have a few apparently good reasons for learning Chinese, such as: “Chinese is the language of the [...]

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