Chinese Flashcards

Bi … Confucianism A philosophy that adheres to the teachings of the Chinese philosopher Confucius. It shows the way to ensure a stable government and an orderly society in the present world and stresses a moral code of conduct. Daoism philosophical system developed by of Lao-tzu and Chuang-tzu advocating a Read more…

G4 Country and Nationality in Chinese

中国 (zhōng guó) CHINA 法国 (fǎ guó) FRANCE 意大利 (yì dà lì) ITALY 美国 (měi guó) UNITED STATES 英国 (yīng guó) ENGLAND 德国 (dé guó) GERMANY 希腊 (xī là) GREECE 西班牙 (xī bān yá) SPAIN 荷兰 (hé lán) HOLLAND 瑞士 (ruìshì) SWITZERLAND 加拿大 (jiā ná dà) CANADA 瑞典 (ruì diǎn) Read more…

Chinese Fruits, Pinyin and English

píngguǒ apple xìngzi apricot èlí avocado xiāngjiāo banana hēiméi blackberry yuèjú blueberry miànbāoguǒ breadfruit huī hú táo zhuàng nán guā butternut squash luó mǎ tián guā cantaloupe fānlìzhī cherimoya yīngtáo cherry kè lái mén tīng clementine yēzi coconut yuèjú cranberry huángguā cucumber hóngjiālún currant huǒlóngguǒ dragon fruit liú lián guǒ Read more…

IB History HL – Chinese Civil War

The Manchu Dynasty – in 1900, the Qing family ruled Cina (they were from Manchuria, known as the Manchu dynasty) – China had become advanced esp. in astronomy, mathematics, engineering and medicine European Influence – By 1900, the empire was weak. – main reason was European countries had gained influence Read more…

Chapter 14 and 15 AP World

Along with China, what other two empires are considered the anchors of the postclassical world? Byzantium and the Abbasid Empire The nomads from the north of China proved the greatest threat to the demise of which Chinese dynasty? Song Why was the Grand Canal such an essential part of China’s Read more…

Chinese Flash Cards

King Wen • 1050 B.C. • “King Civil” or “Cultured King” • He came to power when he married a Shang King’s daughter • Formed alliances with local armies / neighboring states and tribes in preparation for attacking the Shang • The king of Zhou who died before the climactic Read more…

Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary

Nǐ hǎo hello Nǐ hǎo ma How are you? Zǎo’ān good morning Wǎn’ān good evening Duìbuqǐ Sorry, excuse me Xièxie Thank you búxiè you’re welcome Bú yàojǐn It doesn’t matter méiguānxì that’s all right, no problem Zàijiàn Good-bye shì to be bù not, no yě also hǎo good, well nǎ Read more…