Welcome to Teacup Chinese.

How to Learn a Language: The Power of Overlearning

How to learn Chinese through overlearning. This is a powerful process for rapidly improving your language skills…

China Successfully Contains Coronavirus, New Cases Drop

New cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in China have begun to drop, with Hubei recording just 8 new cases…

Most Important Languages to Learn in 2020 – Full Guide

Are you interested to find out what the most important languages to learn are for 2020? Read on…

Best Online TEFL Certification for Teaching English 2020

Wondering what the best online TEFL Certification course is for teaching English abroad? We got you covered…

Chinese Turn to Live Streaming to Cure Coronavirus Boredom

Being stuck at home due to coronavirus quarantines has caused many to watch live streams as a way to stay entertained…

Subscribe Today!

Join our mailing list and get our FREE e-book: Chinese Words and Phrases.
P.S. We hate spam!


What is Teacup Chinese?

Thanks for visiting our website! We are committed to helping you succeed in your china adventures. Whether that’s learning Mandarin to fluency or getting an English teaching job, we’ve got your back!

Feel free to browse our Chinese resource library, learn how we can help you land a teaching job in China or check out the many helpful articles on our blog.

Your interest in our content inspires us to continue creating more! If you enjoy what we put out, please consider sharing it with your friends and on social media.

The Author

Casey Burridge

Hey, I’m Casey and I’m the founder and lead author of Teacup Chinese.

Featured Articles

Life in Beijing and Why You Should Move There

Life in Beijing and Why You Should Move There

Everyone has a slightly different view on life in Beijing and I can’t guarantee your experience there will be anything like mine, but I can say one thing with absolute certainty. If you spend enough time living in Beijing, you will be a different person by the time...



Teaching English

Life in China

Learning Chinese

Coronavirus Latest

China Successfully Contains Coronavirus, New Cases Drop

China Successfully Contains Coronavirus, New Cases Drop

(Photo: Nikkei) The novel coronavirus, or 'COVID-19', has officially been characterised as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation. Although the virus is spreading rapidly outside of China, the number of new cases within China has begun to decline. China has...

Chinese Turn to Live Streaming to Cure Coronavirus Boredom

Chinese Turn to Live Streaming to Cure Coronavirus Boredom

It's no secret by now that the coronavirus outbreak has caused havoc in China. The entire city of Wuhan (the epicenter of the outbreak) is in lockdown and virtually every other city/province in China has implemented certain restrictions in an attempt to control the...

Coronavirus Spells Disaster for China’s Economy

Coronavirus Spells Disaster for China’s Economy

The coronavirus (now officially called 'COVID-19') outbreak in China has caused massive disruption to both the daily lives of the people as well as the country's economy. The coronavirus, which began in Wuhan, a city in China's Hubei province, has now infected more...

Recent Videos


Get Our e-Book


This e-book is the culmination of over three years of research into learning and mastering Mandarin Chinese. In the West, there exists this idea that Chinese is the most difficult language to learn and if you want to achieve fluency it’s going to take you 10 years. Well, that just isn’t true. 

In this guide, we present the reader with practical tips, methods and resources for achieving proficiency in a relatively short space of time. This e-book is aimed at beginner and intermediate learners who are serious about improving their Chinese.

Start Your China Adventure!

Are you interested in teaching in China with OR without a degree? Or perhaps you’d like to travel to China but teaching isn’t really your thing? Well, either way, we’ll help you make your China dreams a reality.

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This