Young Professionals Panel Recap

Inside The Mind Of Young China As Hutong School co-founder Jan Wostyn once said, supporting young professionals is part of Hutong School’s DNA. Last time we organised the “Millennial to Millennial” with six expat young professionals. This time we wanted to offer young professionals in Shanghai the chance to get real insider information on [...]

By |November 19th, 2018|Chinese Classes|1 Comment

Benefits of Studying in China for Western Students

The chance to study abroad is a huge opportunity for a student. If a western student is given the chance to study in and experience Shanghai, for example, they know right away that they should take it if they can. So, what exactly is the draw to study abroad in China? How can a [...]

By |November 14th, 2018|Chinese Language, Hutong School, Learning Chinese|4 Comments

Chinese Superstitions in the 21st Century

“Where’s floor number 4?” Every country has its own superstitions, often closely related to cultural events and holidays. In many western countries, the superstitions stem from folklore, and are not specific to any country. We all know that breaking a mirror gives 7 years of bad luck, or a black cat crossing the [...]

10 Biggest Misconceptions About The Chinese Language

More than 1.3 billion people speak Mandarin Chinese, making it the most spoken language in the world. However, the fact remains that non-native speakers represent only a small percentage of this huge group. Why is that so? Well, it seems like most people consider Chinese to be extremely difficult to learn. While this widespread opinion [...]

By |October 17th, 2018|Chinese Language, Hutong School, Learning Chinese|2 Comments

Sydney Hutong School – Grand Opening Ceremony

On September 23rd Hutong School Sydney had its grand opening. It was a festive occasion with cake, champagne and ribbon cutting! Special guest Josephine Hao was there as one of Hutong School Beijing’s Alumna, she talked about her great experience in Beijing and she has highly recommended the Intensive Chinese Program. She would recommend anyone [...]

The 8 Essentials For Your Trip To China

It’s hard to imagine daily life in a far-away country like China, especially if you have never been to Asia before. This might cause some difficulty when packing your suitcase. But not to worry, this blogpost will tell you the 8 essentials you’ll need for your trip abroad. 1. Backpack Let’s start [...]

By |October 3rd, 2018|Hutong School, Tips and Guides, Travel|3 Comments

Hutong School Hangzhou’s Adventure into the World of Tech

Last Friday, Hutong School team members, Luca, Gosse and Jack visited Alibaba and Zijin Town as part of the first Hangzhou International Student Training Camp. Together with the group of students, we started our day at Alibaba where they first showed us around Alibaba’s cool Binjiang Campus. Here, Alibaba employees have access to a gym, [...]

By |September 19th, 2018|Business in China, Hutong School|0 Comments

10 Lesser Known Spots Beijing Locals Think You Should Go

Beijing off the Beaten Track Once you've seen the Forbidden City, the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, 798 and Nanluoguxiang, you'll probably want to dive a bit deeper into all that Beijing has to offer. With that in mind, this week we present a list of 10 lesser known Beijing attractions you should definitely [...]

By |September 5th, 2018|Tips and Guides, Travel|1 Comment

We’re Hiring A Mandarin Teacher For Sydney

胡同学校招聘 We’re Hiring! Are you a Mandarin Chinese teacher living in Sydney? Please feel free to send us your CV and your working preferences (full time/part time) by e-mail to by September 30th. 学校简介: 胡同学校成立于2005年,前身是由法国人、比利时人、德国人共同投资组建的。成立至今欢迎超过了3000位外国学生。胡同学校是第一个被中国教育部认可,由欧洲团队管理的汉语学校。胡同学校采用创新的教学方法,得到高质量的教学效果。胡同学校是很多外国名校、大使馆、商会的选择 胡同悉尼教师团队欢迎有教学经验,和专业背景的汉语老师,如果您想在外汉行业长期发展,您想加入一个专业,激情,温暖,创新的团队,那我们是您最好的选择,期待您的加入! 更多的招聘细节,请查看以下招聘细则 任职资格: 1、年龄18--40,男女不限。 2、热爱对外汉语教学,为人诚恳,有耐心,有责任心,有亲和力。 3、普通话标准,并具有良好的表达能力。 4、有良好的协调能力、沟通能力和课堂掌控能力。 本学校将为优秀的老师提供一个良好的发展平台,有意者请将简历(包括期望薪金教学经历家庭住址等,请在主题中注明应聘职位并将简历贴在邮件中,勿以附件形式发送),合者约见。 职能类别: 兼职/全职 教师 To learn more about Hutong School Sydney, check out our [...]

By |August 23rd, 2018|Hutong School|0 Comments

Marketing Intern For Hangzhou

Hutong School is the leading mandarin lesson and internship provider in China for overseas student. Hutong School was founded in March 2005 in response to the growing demand of Western students, graduates and young professionals for internships and Chinese language courses in China. We are committed to creating new opportunities for young talented students by linking them with both [...]

By |August 22nd, 2018|Hutong School, Internship China|0 Comments