What our students would love to tell to us all: (This article is originally written in Chinese first. For the Chinese version, see our WeChat channel.) In recent days, we have seen some negative news on China’s epidemic situation among the international community, as well as some racism towards Chinese people abroad. It is understandable […]
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It seems like an inescapable truth that Mandarin is nearly impossible to learn. And the more we keep telling that to each other, the more we give truth to this lie. Because everybody can learn Mandarin. It’s not that difficult, definitely not impossible. So here are three statements to debunk the myths that surround Mandarin. […]
In the past month, we interviewed 10 students at GoEast’s Shanghai campuses, asking them their top 3 reasons to learn Mandarin. Their backgrounds spanned the globe and included a broad range of ages. These were the top 3 answers. 3. Communicate Better with the World Living in China can be simpler and easier if you […]
Using “我要一杯咖啡”(Wǒ yào yībēi kāfēi, I would like a cup of coffee), to order a cup of coffee really isn’t sufficient these days. What about the size? Would you like it flavoured? How about the kind of coffee bean? None of this is covered by “我要一杯咖啡”.