蜡烛照亮别人,却毁灭了自己là zhú zhào liàng bié rén, què huǐ miè le zì jǐ Helping others at the cost of not helping yourself 我看见我忘记,我听见我记住,我做我了解wǒ kàn jiàn wǒ wàng jì, wǒ tīng jiàn wǒ jì zhù, wǒ zuò wǒ liǎo jiě You learn only by trying it, not by just observing or talking about it 眼泪救不了火yǎn lèi jiù bù liǎo huǒ Decisive action is needed in a crisis not regrets 远水救不了近火yuǎn shuǐ jiǔ bù liaǒ huǒ There is no point in waiting for far off help. Get to it and solve the problem now
买了mǎi le bought 他去那儿了tā qù nà rle Where has he gone? 走了zǒu le walked 喝了hē le drunk
The Chinese game of chess is rather different to the version used in the West. The Chinese version is generally considered older and because of the lack of a 'queen' (a relatively recent addition) and the strange rules for the 'cannon' make it just as challenging a game. Read More
The illustrious Ming
It was during the Ming dynasty that China achieved many accomplishments: a vast fleet sailed the seas and made many dicoveries.; an encylopedia of the accumulated knowledge was distilled into 11,000 chapers; trade with America brought in new vegetables and cotton that were widely grown. Read More
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