Chinese tones – Their importance and creative ways to practice them

When I think back to my first Chinese language class five years ago in China I distinctly wince remembering tone drills. Every day we would spend the first 10 minutes of the class being tested on tones. Our wonderful teacher would read out a word or character and we would have to guess what tone …

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China’s e-market growing importance

China, the largest e-commerce market in the world, is now creating a benchmark for the current and future global retailing. The e-commerce market in the country is driven by its mobile-first consumer behavior, innovative social commerce model, and a trusted digital payments infrastructure. China is a must-play, must-win market for retailers and brands globally. It …

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What You Should Know About E-Learning

The face of education continues to shift from the classroom to the computer screen as learners young and old (and everywhere in-between) discover the power of e-learning. Recent developments in internet and educational technology have allowed for rapid growth in the online education industry over the past decade, especially in young learners, and there are …

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Learning a foreign language can be easy

Is there anyone who’s never dreamed of learning a foreign language? Of course, not – the ability to communicate with people from other countries, understand their way of thinking and culture can be not only fascinating, but also useful for both career and education. But, even the necessity of expanding knowledge of languages is now …

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