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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|2 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|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. [...]