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The Challenges of Learning Mandarin

Greetings from Hangzhou My name is Gentile and I’m a Mandarin teacher currently living in Hangzhou. My husband is also a teacher and it was out of this passion for languages and education that our love for each other grew. We have been recently married and currently we own and operate a [...]

2017-05-19T09:45:09+00:00 January 13th, 2014|Articles, Learning Chinese|1 Comment

Great Wall of China Marathon Run

Interview with Rob Avery about his Great Wall of China marathon. GS:You are living in Ningbo, China at the moment, can you tell us a bit about how you came to be there and what you are currently doing? RA:I am currently studying at Nottingham University’s campus in Ningbo. I am very [...]

2017-05-19T09:45:10+00:00 July 11th, 2013|Articles, Life in China|0 Comments

4 Tips for Immersing Yourself in China’s Culture

Going on a trip to China is more than exciting, and you're probably the envy of quite a number of your friends right now. While you're there, whether for a week or a year, it would behoove you to immerse yourself into the culture as deeply as possible. Here are four fool-proof [...]

2017-05-19T09:45:11+00:00 May 8th, 2013|Articles, Life in China|0 Comments
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