The differences between C-Pop, J-Pop and K-Pop

The literal differences between J-pop, K-pop, and C-pop; J-Pop is Japanese pop. K-pop is Korean pop music (English: daokorea pop, short for K-pop, Korean: 가요) C-pop is the abbreviation of Chinese pop, translated into Chinese pop music     J-Pop is widely used in Japan to refer to modern music (现代音乐 Xiàn dài yÍn yuè) [...]

By |September 14th, 2020|Chinese Classes|0 Comments

Taking a Taxi in Shanghai

Shanghai is a huge city, and therefore, transportation is big business. Taxis, metros, buses, and the much-loved shared bikes are the most common modes of transport. Why take a taxi Taking a taxi to your home, work or favourite bar can be a desirable and more comfortable alternative to sitting on a stranger’s lap on [...]

By |September 7th, 2020|Chinese Classes|0 Comments

Movie Locations in Chongqing

Check Out These Movie Locations in Chongqing | 这些重庆电影取景地你去过吗 Chongqing is an incredibly unique city, and its special geographical location and charming mountainous surroundings have always presented Chongqing as a popular location for shooting classic films. From the 1930s until now, more than 200 films have been shot in Chongqing, attracting many visitors from home [...]

By |August 24th, 2020|Chinese Classes|0 Comments

How to greet people in Chinese

You’re not the first person to learn Chinese, and you won’t be the last. But get the basics right and you’ll be off to a good start. All conversations in your new language will start somewhere, and more often than not, this will come in the form of a greeting. In this post, we cover [...]

By |July 28th, 2020|Chinese Language|0 Comments

Free Online Chinese Lesson: Chinese Apps & Expressions

Are you living in China? Or planning to move there? How well do you know the apps and expressions you’ll need to live like a modern-day local? Join us on Tuesday 28th July for a free online lesson with Sang 老师 and learn about the important Chinese apps and key terms relating to their use. [...]

By |July 24th, 2020|Chinese Classes, Learning Chinese, Studying|0 Comments

Radicals: The Key to Maximizing Your Chinese Character Learning Potential

By the time you reach this post, you’re probably well aware that Chinese is hard. Tones, measure words and homophones are just a few of the things that frequently perplex students – and that’s before you’ve even started learning to read and write. So how do people do it? Believe it or not, it’s possible. [...]

By |June 24th, 2020|Chinese Language|2 Comments

Guest Blog: International Education – Why China is the Best Choice for Studying Abroad

The fastest-growing economy, the world’s top country right now and additionally, a nuclear power, China is all set to take over the world by storm of development if it already hasn’t. According to recent reports, China is the world’s second-largest economy in terms of gross domestic product coming up to a whopping approximate of 11 trillion [...]

By |June 5th, 2020|Studying, Tips and Guides|0 Comments

Post Quarantine Pickup – Video Games

Whether you’re stuck in quarantine in China, stuck at home like the rest of the world, or just trying to get your life back to normal. We understand you’re probably going stir crazy these days. Week one went from being super productive to now starting wine time at 11 AM. We don’t blame you, it’s crazy times now. [...]

By |May 26th, 2020|Chinese Culture, Hutong School|0 Comments

Post Quarantine Pickup – Chinese Vocabulary

Whether you're stuck in quarantine in China, stuck at home like the rest of the world, or just trying to get your life back to normal. We understand you're probably going stir crazy these days. Week one went from being super productive to now starting wine time at 11 AM. We don't blame you, it's crazy times now. [...]

Post Quarantine Pickup – Yoga

Whether you're stuck in quarantine in China, stuck at home like the rest of the world, or just trying to get your life back to normal. We understand you're probably going stir crazy these days. Week one went from being super productive to now starting wine time at 11 AM. We don't blame you, it's crazy times now. [...]

By |May 12th, 2020|Hutong School, Tips and Guides|1 Comment