Top 5 Chinese inventions

Top 5 Chinese inventions you never knew come from China     It is general knowledge that China is credited with inventing gunpowder, noodles, paper, printing, silk and compass. However, there are many other things people widely use today but never guess these things are, actually, Chinese inventions. 发明 – fāmíng – invention 四大发明 - [...]

By |January 18th, 2017|Chinese Classes|0 Comments

Are you our new colleague?

We are hiring a Program Consultant Position: Full-time Location: Beijing Salary: Fixed + Commission   Daily tasks You will work together with and report to the Program Director/General Manager on the following daily tasks, including but not limited to:   Sales (pre-arrival) (50%): Deal with initial inquiries at our central e-mail address, contact form Handle the entire sales [...]

By |January 10th, 2017|Chinese Classes|2 Comments

Fire Rooster – the Zodiac Sign for 2017

What is Spring Festival? Time to put on your red socks! Bunches of red socks are already being wrapped as New Year gifts and Chinese migrant workers are already queuing up to buy train tickets to return back home for one short week at the end of January during which all manufacturing and business stops [...]

Passing the HSK

What is the HSK? HSK (新汉语水平考试) is a Chinese language exam measuring the taker’s language proficiency according to six standardized levels. The test is a good opportunity to see how well you are doing with your Chinese, to challenge yourself into a more intensive learning mode and to compare your level with those of other [...]

By |November 18th, 2016|Chinese Classes, Chinese Language|0 Comments

Are you our new business development intern?

Business Development/Project management Intern We are looking for someone to join our Beijing office to support our business development mission. Are you the one we are looking for? Tasks will include Research on partner companies to cooperate with and join the Program Director for meetings Assisting in PR and networking efforts (events, trade shows, conferences, [...]

By |November 1st, 2016|Hutong School, Internship China|0 Comments

My internship in Shanghai

It promised to be an outstanding experience - it turned out to be a life-changing experience... I arrived to China in the end of August 2016, all ready to start an internship in Shanghai, in the Marketing Department of Hutong School. Since I have never been to China before, I took some time, while being [...]

By |October 26th, 2016|Chinese Classes, Hutong School, Internship China, Travel|0 Comments

The number of Chinese learners is expected to surpass 10m by 2020

A new global market study has shown higher growth rates than expected for Chinese language learners. The founders of Hutong School, Mr. Jeremie Rossignol and Mr. Jan Wostyn, announced the results of the study which showed substantial growth in the number of learners both within China and globally. As numbers of Chinese students continue to grow [...]

By |September 28th, 2016|Chinese Classes, Chinese Language, Fun Facts, Hutong School|0 Comments

Calling All Photographers!

Are you great at taking pictures? Can you capture a situation, a feeling, a culture with your lens? If so, we want to hear from you! We are looking for new images to use on our website and we want YOUR CHINA PICTURES. Only requirements are that you are the photographer, and the images show [...]

By |September 25th, 2016|Hutong School|0 Comments

Facts about Chinese Characters – Hanzi

Is there a logic behind Chinese characters? For a Chinese learner who has just started to get introduced to characters, the combination of strokes seems arbitrary at best and ridiculous at worst, without any major logic behind. However, that is far from true. A very long time ago, characters were actually often images of the object or an [...]

By |September 21st, 2016|Chinese Classes, Chinese Culture, Chinese Language, Fun Facts|0 Comments

We are hiring a marketing intern for Shanghai

We are looking for a marketing intern to join our team in Shanghai. You'll join a young, international team of dedicated people, and have the chance to make a real impact on our business right from the beginning. If you are passionate about making a business grow through online and offline campaigns, like to multitask, and [...]

By |September 2nd, 2016|Hutong School, Internship China|0 Comments