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So far Mark Lore has created 14 blog entries.

The 10 People You’ll Meet in China

One of the things that makes life in China so interesting is the sheer diversity of people you meet on a daily basis. If you've spent any amount of time in China, you've undoubtedly run into one or more of these colorful characters... Beijing Taxi Driver 北京的哥侃爷 Hometown: Beijing Favorite Drink: Cheap green [...]

By |April 18th, 2018|Chinese Culture, Chinese Language, Fun Facts|0 Comments

Guestblog: Building Lasting Business Relationships with the Chinese

Patience is a Virtue It is said that in the West everything is easy, but nothing is possible. Whereas in China nothing is easy, but everything is possible. Those who have been doing business in or with China understand this maxim well. They also understand that in Chinese society, the personal, professional and political [...]

By |April 11th, 2018|Business in China, Chinese Culture, Tips and Guides|0 Comments

Social Media in Chinese Pt. 2

You Call it Lurking, I Call it Web-Based Learning  Note: This article is the second in a two-part series. If you haven't seen part 1, we suggest you read that first. Hopefully, we've convinced you that if you're learning Chinese, all that time you spend staring at pictures of other people's avocado toast [...]

We’re Hiring: Branch Coordinator

Are You Our New Shanghai Branch Coordinator? The role of the Branch Coordinator is to oversee the daily operations of our Shanghai branch, collaborating with multiple team members, and be the face of Hutong School towards our students. You will work together with and report to the General Manager on the following daily tasks, [...]

By |March 23rd, 2018|Business in China, Hutong School|0 Comments

Guestblog: Top 5 Cities for Foreign Students in China

Making the City Your Classroom When you are moving to a new country to study in, there is a lot to think about. First and foremost, though, is where you want to live. Deciding on a city is the first step on the journey to studying abroad while at university. What Do You [...]

By |March 21st, 2018|Tips and Guides, Travel|0 Comments

10 Chinese Homophones You DON’T Want to Confuse Pt. 2

Don't Homophone It In Last week we introduced you to the occasionally frustrating but always fascinating world of Chinese homophones. This week we're back with five more funny, sassy and potentially embarrassing Chinese homophones you definitely need to know!  And of course, our helpful suggestions for how to ensure you don't get them mixed [...]

10 Chinese Homophones You DON’T Want to Confuse Pt. 1

Conquering your Homophone-phobia Let's face it, learning Chinese is a constant lesson in humility. While studying a foreign language is never easy, Chinese sometimes appears to have been specifically designed to trip up hapless foreigners.  And when it comes to spoken Chinese, one of the most difficult aspects is undoubtedly homophones, or words that [...]

German Speaking Marketing Intern

Are You Our New German Speaking Marketing Intern? We are looking for a German Speaking Digital Marketing Intern to join our team in Shanghai. Our team is young, international, and passionate about youth traveling to China. From day one, you will be involved in our online marketing projects and have the chance to [...]

By |February 16th, 2018|Business in China, Hutong School, Internship China|0 Comments

Chinese Zodiac 2018: The Earth Dog

Every Dog Has Its Day...and Year! Are you a Dog (Person)? First, a quick refresher. The Chinese zodiac (shēngxiào, 生肖) is a system where one of twelve animal signs is assigned to each year. In turn, each person is said to possess some of the characteristics of the animal from their birth [...]

By |February 16th, 2018|Chinese Culture, Fun Facts, Holidays and Festivals|0 Comments

English Intern Teacher

Don't Miss Out on This Chance for a Paid Teaching Internship in Hangzhou! Job description English Intern teacher needed for an International School in Hangzhou. The school would like the applicant could be in position by the beginning of March 2018 or the beginning of September. The school is able to propose [...]

By |February 14th, 2018|Business in China, Internship China|0 Comments