About Juliette Pitt

Juliette (朱丽) is currently in her final year of an MA in Chinese Studies at SOAS University, London. Through her multiple study exchanges to China, she has built a strong understanding of Chinese culture and endured a passion for learning Chinese.

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|1 Comment

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 Lauren Pettit  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 [...]

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

Learning Chinese Online

If you ever go to China bare in mind that most people only speak mandarin so if you don’t know the language it’s better to get a translation app or maybe learn some key sentences and words to get through your time in China as smoothly as possible. I can understand how this can be [...]

By |January 1st, 2020|Chinese Classes, Chinese Language|0 Comments