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Why your business needs to speak Mandarin

Many businesses contain operational staff that have the ability to converse in other languages. Having multi-lingual staff can have a huge benefit on companies’ public image, customer relations, and, of course, revenue. This approach to communication has become increasingly popular in recent years as businesses try to maximise their potential. Many companies, including The Guardian [...]

By |December 4th, 2020|Chinese Classes|0 Comments

Reasons to move your business to China

For many years now, China has been seen as the place for businesses to operate their manufacturing of products. China is a vital trading partner for many countries and has been providing valuable labour to a large percentage of the global market. Being the most populous country in the world, it is no surprise that [...]

By |November 27th, 2020|Chinese Classes|0 Comments

Life in China

Hello all, and thank you for having a brief look at my article. I am a very new student at Hutong and at total beginner level of Chinese. I hope you all enjoy reading some of my content for the foreseeable future. As I come close to my Shanghai-versary, it felt pretty apt to make [...]

By |November 20th, 2020|Chinese Classes|0 Comments

How to Say Numbers in Chinese

Numbers are useful in any language. If you want to know how much something costs, how long something takes or what time it is, you need to know how to say numbers in the language you’re speaking. So here we go. Let’s start easy with the numbers from 1 to 10.     零 líng [...]

By |November 13th, 2020|Chinese Classes|0 Comments

11.11 Day

The Double 11, also known as Singles’ Day, is just a few days away. What is Singles’ Day? Well, it’s only the biggest shopping sale in China. This is a day for everyone to spend on themselves. What is it all about? Singles’ Day was started in 1993 by some students at Nanjing University. The [...]

By |November 6th, 2020|Chinese Classes|0 Comments

The Best Career Choices for Chinese Translators and Interpreters

If you’re looking for a way to turn learning Chinese into a career or side income stream, why not consider going into Chinese translation? Both translation services and interpretation need people who are native English speakers and who can also speak and write in Chinese fluently. People learn Chinese for many different reasons and use [...]

By |October 26th, 2020|Chinese Classes|0 Comments

The Benefits of Reading a Book in Chinese

Learning a new language is always an amazing experience, and speaking in a foreign language is always likely to fascinate people. Moreover, with the help of advanced books and technology, you can learn amazing techniques and effective vocabulary to further improve your language acquisition. Furthermore, sources such as contractor books, language books and other similar [...]

By |October 19th, 2020|Chinese Classes|0 Comments

How to eat out in Chinese

With thousands of restaurants to choose from, it couldn’t be easier to try a range of delicious local Chinese food. Wherever you look in Shanghai, there will inevitably be an eatery around the corner or across the road. How well do you know what to say when you get inside? Can you communicate effectively?Getting startedBefore [...]

By |September 21st, 2020|Chinese Classes|0 Comments

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