Learn some simple Chinese characters by playing our game of matching tiles. From beginner mode to quite difficult, it will test your recognition of Chinese words as well as your concentration and memory.
As one of the oldest scripts known to humankind, Chinese written language boasts a history of several thousand years. Such a long period involves many changes and developments.
If you were an American student studying in China and greeted a Chinese student at midday you would say "Have you eaten yet ?" or "Have you had lunch?"
A Short Course in the Pin-Yin Romanization Method:
The Pin-Yin Romanization method has generally replaced the older Wades-Giles method for attempting to romanize the Chinese language. This system has been official use since 1958 and was introduced by the People's Republic of China. It is yet another attempt at teaching Chinese pronunciation to foreigners.