5 Interestingly Different Chinese Subcultures

Chinese Subcultures

If you are familiar with words such as “yuppie” or “hipster”. Then you already know what subcultures are. A subculture is a group of people within a larger culture that differentiates itself through distinct beliefs, values, styles of clothing, or choices of music. Add to the West’s various subcultures, there are a few Chinese subcultures too. Popular subcultures such as […]

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3 Chinese Poems Children Know

Chinese Poems children know

In the United Kingdom, everyone knows the words to a few songs that are taught to children at an early age. Such as “Mary Had A Little Lamb”, as well as “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” and the unforgettable “London Bridge is falling down”. Similarly to us, there is a lot of Chinese poems children know in China. Similarly in China, […]

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What is CCTV’s Chinese New Year Gala Show?

CCTV Chinese New Year Gala

Since 1983, Chinese families have sat down to wrap dumplings and watch CCTV’s Chinese New Year Gala on television on s Eve. It’s a Chinese New Year’s Eve tradition that nearly every family in China participates in. The Chinese New Year Gala features a variety of skits and performances. The show might seem difficult to understand or enjoy. Indeed, the gala comes across […]

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Chinese Work Visa – What you need to know

Chinese work visa and permit

Currently, if you want to work in China, of course you will need a Chinese work visa. there are two types of work permits you can apply for: an employment license for foreigners from the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security. Or a foreign expert work permit from the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (SAFEA). The system has […]

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3 Ways to Learn Chinese Quickly

Learn Chinese Quickly

If you know Chinese 3,000 characters, you are classified as having enough vocabulary to read a newspaper. Or to understand conversations in the workplace. The problem most people have is that  3,000 is a lot. But Chinese characters are composed of smaller elements that make them easier to individually recognize, therefore you can learn Chinese quickly. As characters have evolved over thousands […]

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