Guestblog: 7 Mesmerizing Secrets About Chinese Food

7 Mesmerizing Secrets About Chinese Food This week the Hutong School blog was visited by a guest blogger: Operation:Falafel One day or the other, most of us try to cook Chinese food that we find comfort in. Whether we take a stab at the egg-fried rice with Szechuan chicken or the chow mein [...]

Guestblog: Chinese with Mike

How Do I Make Learning Mandarin Chinese Easy and Fun? This week the Hutong School blog was visited by a guest blogger: Mike from Chinese with Mike Nǐ hǎo! My name is Mike Lǎoshī, and I am the creator of Chinese with Mike, a video/textbook series to learn Mandarin Chinese. If you follow [...]

By |April 19th, 2017|Chinese Classes|0 Comments

Social Media in China

Social Media in China Ever wondered what the equivalent of Facebook or Instagram was in China? Or if there was even a social media app other than WeChat that was used? Here’s a short overview of China’s most popular and frequently used apps. WeChat The most popular form of Social Media in [...]

By |April 12th, 2017|Chinese Classes|0 Comments

Are you our new Spanish speaking colleague?

We are looking for a Spanish speaking Business Developer and Consultant  Position: Full-time Location: Shanghai Salary: Fixed + Commission Daily tasks  You will work together with and report to the Program Director and Marketing Director on the following daily tasks, including but not limited to: Online marketing • Managing Spanish social media channels • Build network of bloggers [...]

By |April 7th, 2017|Chinese Classes|0 Comments

Hutong School Presents Our China Scholarship Program

NESO - HUTONG SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS On October 18th 2016, Hutong School and NESO (Netherlands Education Support Office) China announced some big news. We offered our first China Scholarship Program for students! The scholarship is valued at € 4.000,- (or almost 30.000 CNY). This includes an internship placement of 3 months, with accommodation and 4 hours [...]

By |April 5th, 2017|Chinese Classes|0 Comments

The system of Chinese radicals and radical ways to learn it

The system of Chinese radicals and radical ways to learn it Ever wondered if there was a strategic way to learn characters? Or if there was any shortcut to figuring out their meaning? You’re in luck, there is! Radicals are the key to becoming a Chinese master. A radical, or key (= 部首, bùshǒu), is [...]

By |March 29th, 2017|Chinese Classes|0 Comments

A Cultural Excellence Award For Hutong School

We Have Won An Award! We are super proud to learn that we have won an iStudy Global Cultural Excellence Award! Here at Hutong School we believe that learning Mandarin is about more than understanding the language. It's about understanding the Chinese culture!  Getting to know the Chinese cuisine, experiencing a night out with KTV, playing Mahjong, [...]

Not your average summer camp

Not Your Average Summer Camp Picture this: your bags are at the door, you turn around and wave goodbye to your family as you head off to summer camp, except this time you aren’t heading to a cabin in the woods - you’re headed to China. This is not your average summer [...]

Chinese Customs

Chinese Customs What are Chinese customs? What can you expect to get used to when moving to China? What might be rude in your country but completely fine here? Here’s a heads up on what to expect from the largest population in the world. First on the list, spitting. Maybe you [...]

Dating in China 101

Dating in China 101 Ever wanted to know more about dating in China? What are Chinese men, women and, most importantly, parents looking for? Are marriage markets real? And what with all the singles? The dating world is unlike that of one that you’ve ever seen before so prepare yourself and use your Chinese skills! [...]