How using emojis can reinforce your Chinese learning

Inputting emojis and learning Chinese

  1. If you follow the trends, you have probably started using emoji in online communicators on a daily basis. Perhaps, you even use emojis in private documents and at work. Some apps, for example Whatsapp allow you to input emoji with smart shortcuts. For example by typing :happy you can get “😄”. You might’ve realized that it would be useful to have a quick way of inputting emojis anywhere, and not only inside Whatsapp desktop version.
  2. If you learn Chinese, and force yourself to text your Chinese friends in Chinese, you might’ve realized that as you’re not completely fluent in the language, your conversations never get sophisticated enough. You might’ve learnt the advanced characters for rocket 🚀, hammer 🔨, or avocado 🥑 in the past, but you can’t recall them while texting, because you don’t use these words often enough.

Input Emojis with your Chinese keyboard

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