Bang Bang in Chinese?

What does Bang Bang mean in Chinese? Bao Bao says I am a “serious teacher”. He says I’m bang bang. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Is this …good?

Don’t worry. Let me help you translate your student feedback.

If you received any of these phrases in your English lesson feedback and wondered what it meant, here is a quick breakdown.

What does Bang Bang mean in Chinese?

If a student says you are a bang bang teacher, that means you are an excellent teacher.

Here is an example of VIPKid feedback I received:

-Anna:【孩子最喜欢的老师,老师特别尊重孩子个性,有耐心,棒棒棒!翻译结果由百度提供】Children’s favorite teacher, the teacher special respect for children’s personality, patience, bang bang!

棒 is one of those Chinese characters that have two meanings: it can mean stick/baton or it is an expression that can mean excellent!

What does “serious” mean in Chinese?

What does it mean to be called a serious teacher in Chinese?

If a student says you are a very serious teacher, this doesn’t mean you never smile and are no fun. It means you are an earnest and passionate teacher. To return the compliment, you can tell them they are a very serious student! The word “serious” often translates to


which can be translated to “serious” or earnest.

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Ingrid Maria Pimsner, MA, BA, TEFL
Ingrid Maria Pimsner, MA, BA, TEFL

Ingrid Maria Pimsner has been teaching for over a decade in various universities, nonprofits, and private academies. She has taught English as a Second Language for Lutheran Children & Family Service, Nationalities Service Center, Lernstudio Barbarossa Berlin-Tegel, and more. In addition to her Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Certification, she holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and a MA from Maryland Institute College of Art.