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How to Make Learning Chinese Language Happen

There’s nothing more amazing and exhausting than learning something new and challenging. How about learning Chinese language? A new language opens doors to a whole set of experiences and the ability to explore a new culture like never before, that’s not even counting the new career prospects it brings. So welcome to the gang of …

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Learning Chinese with Lingo Bus

First, a quiz about how many people are learning Chinese. What common ground does the daughter of the former US President’s daughter, Malia Obama, Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, and the current President Trump’s granddaughter, Arabella Kushner share? The answer is they all learn Chinese. They are just a few examples of celebrities taking Chinese classes. …

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Chinese Culture- Spring Festival Gala

Chinese New Years is steeped in tradition, some dating back thousands of years, some with more modern touches due to the introduction of technology. One thing is for sure, Spring Festival doesn’t feel real if you aren’t eating dumplings with your family playing the gala in the background! The gala is over 4 hours long …

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Valentine’s day! Ways to say “I love you” in Chinese

Valentine's day in China falls under the ‘shopping holiday’ category, right alongside 11.11 (singles day), it’s a commercial holiday that young couples like to celebrate. The reason for it not being widely celebrated is that ‘western’ valentine’s day normally falls very close to Spring Festival, so most families will be celebrating that instead. For example, this …

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Study habits that Chinese kids use to succeed that your kids can use too!

Trying to get your kids to succeed in school can be a tough challenge. The fact of the matter is: Most kids don’t really enjoy studying and doing homework, regardless of race, gender, or nationality. The stereotype goes that the Chinese tend to have extremely disciplined study habits, that they outperform many Western students, and …

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