Experience to Learn Chinese Language

Mаndаrіn Chіnеѕе, wіth over 873 million native ѕреаkеrѕ іѕ thе mоѕt ѕроkеn lаnguаgе іn the wоrld! Nо surprises there, ѕіnсе Chіnа hаѕ thе world’s lаrgеѕt рорulаtіоn. In аddіtіоn tо Chіnа and Tаіwаn, Chinese іѕ аlѕо ѕроkеn in Indоnеѕіа, Thаіlаnd, Mаlауѕі…

HSK Test Schedule in 2015!

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Hsk (Chinese Proficiency Test) Test Schedule in 2015 Test Dates         Deadline for Registration Date of Results Announced     Paper-based      Test Internet-based Test 10th Jan. Sat. 14th Dec. 2014 31st Dec. 2014 10th Feb. 1st Feb. Sun. 5th Jan. 22nd Jan. 8th Mar. 28th Mar. Sat. 1st Mar. 18th Mar. 28th Apr. 18th Apr. Sat. 22nd Mar.…

Study reveals Chinese speakers use more of their brain than English speakers

A study has found that people who speak tonal languages such as Mandarin or Cantonese use both hemispheres of their brain rather than just the left hemisphere, which researchers have long emphasized as being the primary processing center for languages. Quartz sorts out the report, which was recently published in the in the Proceedings for the National Aca…

5 Great China Taxi Tips

Below are 5 great China taxi tips that can be helpful for people visiting China: 1) Assume your taxi driver doesn’t speak English, doesn’t know anything about the city you’re in, and doesn’t read maps. If you need to, don’t hesitate to ask your hotel for help. 2) Before you leave home, print out maps of your hotel and the major destinations you want to…

Shanghai Shikumen Residence

Shikumen Residence, literally meaning ‘Stone Warehouse Gate’, is regarded as the most representative house style of Shanghai as the Hutongs and Courtyards are representative of Beijing. It is so named due to the stone door frame. This sort of residence combines the architecture styles of southern China and western countries. These residences can d…

Traditional Chinese Painting

Chinese painting is also called traditional Chinese painting. Just as its name implies it is painted with the traditional Chinese painting tools in accordance with the Chinese people’s aesthetic standard. As an important part of traditional Chinese culture and the invaluable treasure of Chinese nation, it has a long history and fine traditions i…

Shanghai, Huangpu Jiang, River Cruise

Huangpu River is a branch of the lower reaches of the Yangtze River. It lies in Shanghai City, formerly known as Huangxiepu or Chunshen River. It takes its rise from the Tai Lake, runs eastwards through the Dianshan Lake in Qingpu County and then flows to Minhang District in Shanghai. At the Baidu Bridge in the center of Shanghai City, it flows together with the…

Chinese Traditional shadow play

Shadow puppetry originated during the Han Dynasty when one of the concubines of Emperor Wu of Han died from an illness. The emperor was devastated, and he summoned his court officers to bring his beloved back to life. The officers made a shape of the concubine using donkey leather. Her joints were animated using 11 separate pieces of the leather, and adorned w…
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