What are some of the most troublesome issues you have ever encountered while learning Chinese? The use of measure words would probably be on the list, if not on the top. You are not alone, using measure words correctly can be a challenge for many Mandarin Learners, especially those whose native languages do not frequently use measure words, for example, English. But don’t worry we are here to help you so you don’t have to just rely on 一个 (yígè, a), 这个 (zhègè, this).