When you give directions, do you use left, right, front, back, or do you use the Cardinal Directions, North, South East West? In China, people from the South usually tell you that the restaurant is to the left, right, front, or back while people from the North will guide you by the compass directions. So […]
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Do you need an HSK test for your visa, company, or just to prove to yourself you’ve mastered a certain level of Mandarin? The dates for the official tests in 2020 are now announced by the official government-affiliated organization, the Hanban/Confucius Institute. The tests will take place on the below dates in many cities in […]
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Earlier, we’ve turned comics and aviation books into class room material, and now we’re doing it with video games (diànzǐ yóuxì 电子游戏). Learn Chinese with Michael playing Fortnite, describing the objects he discovers as well as the places he visits. Here’s episode 1 and 2. (If you don’t have a VPN, you can also watch […]
There are a lot of Chinese proverbs about bamboo, but we haven’t found one yet that describes going on a weekend trip with your language school, so we’ll explain it for you here: with 42 students & Mandarin teachers, we travelled out of Shanghai and into the bamboo forests of Anji, up on hills and […]
Name: Ben Nationality: USA Time in China: +1 year Chinese Level: Advanced (HSK 6), 6 years Other Languages: English GoEast Teacher: Rex Xu 徐琎 Favorite Chinese Phrase/Word: 丑萌 (chǒu méng)Literally it means “ugly cute”, when something is really ugly but it’s also cute, or the fact that it’s ugly makes it cute, like pugs.
Name: Santiago Nationality: Argentina Time in China: +1 year Chinese Level: Intermediate (HSK 4)
Name: Methi Nationality: USA Time in China: +1 year Chinese Level: Intermediate (HSK4, 2 years) Other Languages: English GoEast Teacher: Clytie Yuan 袁家晟
What kind of TV shows are popular with the younger generations in China?