新年快乐!(xīn nián kuài lè!) Happy New Year! Time for tones!

新年快乐!Do you remember what this means? I hope so ^_^ Happy New Year! Chinese New Year will soon be upon us, which means it’s a time for family, overeating, and 红包 (hóng bāo)! 红包 (hóng bāo)—if you didn’t know already—are red packets, with money inside, given as a new year’s gift. In the Chinese Calendar,…

新年快乐!(xīn nián kuài lè!) Happy New Years!

Traditionally, saying Happy New Years in Chinese was for Chinese New Year, but you can say it for January 1 too! You can say either: 新年快乐 (xīn nián kuài lè); or 新年好 (xīn nián hǎo) … to wish somebody a Happy New Year ^_^ What are your plans for 2016? 新年快乐! If you want to…