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Posted on Sun, Dec 8, 2013 01:39 AM 1642

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 Nowadays, more and more people begin to learn Chinese. You might be planning a trip to China, simply heading off on a business trip. Whether it is work or pleasure learning a new language, especially chinese, is fun, rewarding and also very useful. But learning Chinese also requires practice, persistence and a great learning resource.

To learn Chinese, it is quite important to know about Chinese culture and customs. That will help you become familiar to Chinese. For example, you can find out something about Chinese Chess. As the fruit of Chinese ancient wisdom, the Chinese chess culture is a valuable cultural heritage of China. Together with playing musical instruments, calligraphy and painting, playing chess was considered as one of the four essential skills for a learned scholar. Among various kinds of chesses, Chinese chess (Xiangqi) and Go Chess (Weiqi) were invented by Chinese people, and enjoys great popularity in the country. As a form of traditional Chinese culture, Chinese Chess is very popular both at home and abroad. It is estimated that as many as half a billion people know how to play the game. Chinese Chess is interesting, isn’t it?

Do you want to know more about Chinese culture? To learn Chinese, Mandarin Garden can provide different Chinese culture courses for you. And different types of mandarin courses are offered in Mandarin Garden.

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 Every word is worth one thousand taels of gold —Valuable and beautiful writings

Although Lu Buwei meant to show off his wealth and power, people drew from the story an idiom to describe valuable or beautiful writings: Yi Zi Qian Jin meaning “One thousand catties of gold for one word”.

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