Tag Archives: Learning Chinese

Doing Business in a Chinese Way – New edition of Business Chinese: 20 Essential Topics

By  Sophie Guo

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Teaching business Chinese can be daunting: you have to be equipped with the knowledge of business, and you have to teach the language at the same time, just like other language tutors. Harmer (2007)[i] suggests five roles of teachers: controller, prompter, participant, resource and tutor. I would add a sixth role for teachers of business Chinese: A learner: they spend so much time learning the specialised knowledge about business when preparing for the classes, and in class they are still prepared to learn from their students who often know more about business than themselves.

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Nov 17

Best Series for Chinese reading!

By  Selina

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Fancy to step up a gear and sharpen your Chinese reading and writing skills during summer holidays?  Recommended by our intern Iyala, an outstanding, talented Chinese learner who has been studying Chinese for 2 years, based on her own learning experience, these popular graded reader series may help bring your Chinese skills to a new level.

– by Iyala

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Aug 16

Revision Guides for Chinese Language Examinations

By  Gigi Chan

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As students across the country prepare to face the exam season, Chinese language teachers are also in search of books and materials that can help students prepare for the Chinese language exam for GCSE, A-level, or Pre-U. This month on our blog, we would like to share with you some revision guides for these exams.

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May 16

March Book Recommendations

By  Grace

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See below for our book recommendations for March! Our monthly recommendations also appear on the relevant website homepages – so feel free to check them out there too.

We would love to hear your thoughts about these titles and if you need any more information on these or any of our other titles, do get in touch!


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Mar 16