Hiring: Social Media & Community Intern

Social Media & Community Intern We are looking for a smart and energetic intern to join our team in Hangzhou! Since the Hangzhou branch is quite new, we will need your help on a variety of tasks, of course depending on your skills and interests.   Job Description Tasks include, but will not be limited [...]

By |November 20th, 2017|Hutong School, Internship China|0 Comments

Guestblog: Easy Ways To Communicate in Chinese

All you have to do is point and grunt! The world is filled to the brim with a multitude of different and colorful cultures. For many (if not all) of us, this can be an overwhelming experience because not everyone communicates the same way. The biggest examples for this are the different [...]

By |November 15th, 2017|Chinese Classes, Chinese Language, Tips and Guides, Travel|0 Comments

Transportation in China

Let's try not to get lost, shall we? With city populations being larger than or equal to some countries, there have to be effective and efficient ways of getting around. Thankfully for us there are many means of transportation in China, though some are more dangerous than others. Subway By far one of [...]

By |November 8th, 2017|Chinese Classes|1 Comment

Top Scams in China to watch out for

Finding your way in a new world Fake banks, ticket sharks, and burned down hostels? Intrigued, amused or horrified, China really has it all. China is the world second largest country, with the biggest population of 1.5. billion people. We’ve previously dived into the different cuisines of China, crossed the Great [...]

By |November 1st, 2017|Chinese Classes, Tips and Guides, Travel|0 Comments

Colourful Cuisines from a land of contrasts

Discovering the 8 different cuisines of China Dogs, Instant noodles and strange insects. That’s what they eat in China right? And rice of course, lots and lots of rice. This being a comical untrue preconception, China is still an undiscovered leaf for many people, thus leaving room for imaginary conceptions on life [...]

By |October 25th, 2017|Chinese Culture, Food, Tips and Guides, Travel|0 Comments

Hiring: Program Consultant

We’re Hiring A Program Consultant As we keep growing, we are looking for a new colleague to join our admissions team in either Beijing or Shanghai. The mission of the Program Consultant is to consult applicants on both the Intensive Chinese Program and the Internship. Do you think you have what it takes? Are you [...]

By |October 24th, 2017|Hutong School|0 Comments

The Global Chinese Powerhouse

Will Not Speaking Chinese Be The New Illiteracy In The 21st Century? “The Chinese are everywhere!”, an exclamation echoed around the world. How did they get there, what is their relationship with the motherland and how long are they staying? With increasing economic power and international presence, what is said about “Made [...]

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

Chinese TV shows

Practice Chinese while watching TV How can watching a Chinese TV language series improve your language skills? If you have ever tried, you know it’s not an easy task. Every movie, TV program, and even advertisement requires at least a basic understanding of the language to know what’s going on. Nevertheless, spending some time watching [...]

By |October 11th, 2017|Chinese Classes|1 Comment

Celebrating Mid-Autumn Festival

Honouring An Ancient Tradition With Mooncakes Among Friends And Family Celebrating Mid-Autumn Festival - 中秋节 With the long hot summers slowly coming to an end, autumn begins to show its face, bringing cooling winds and rainy days to prepare us all for the upcoming winter. In the Western world autumn is [...]

Guestblog: How To Get The Most Out Of Your Internship In The Creative Industries In China

A Culture Steeped In Artistic Excellence This is a guest blog post from Mike Hanski a freelance writer and a web content strategist. Outside of work he's a fan of Bruce Lee (who isn't?), books on history and sci-fi. From The Great Wall To Man Made Robots Artists of [...]

By |September 27th, 2017|Chinese Classes, Internship China, Tips and Guides|3 Comments