Top 5 Reasons to Learn Chinese in China in 2020

Top 5 Reasons to Learn Chinese in China in 2020

Considering Learning Chinese in China in 2020? The benefits of language learning are well documented. Learning a new language can enhance your problem-solving skills, improve your memory function, and elevate your capacity for creative thinking, to name a few. But why...

The 100 Most Common Chinese Characters

The 100 Most Common Chinese Characters

Have you ever wondered what the most common Chinese characters are? In a language of approximately 50,000 individual characters, mastering the most commonly used Chinese characters—and knowing their order of frequency—will benefit you on your path to language...

The Guilin Opera

The Guilin Opera

Guilin Opera is a beloved artform throughout southern China and is one of country's ten major forms of opera. This kind of opera utilizes 桂林话 (Guìlín huà, Guilin dialect) and various regional 方言 (fāngyán, dialects) to tell stories of tragedy and comedy. Guilin Opera...

The Anatomy of Chinese Characters

The Anatomy of Chinese Characters

Reading and writing Chinese characters is often considered the most ambitious challenge that language students face in order to achieve fluency. Indeed, the intricacies which have shaped this character system over thousands of years are both complex and vast. While...

10 Reasons to Study Mandarin in Guilin

10 Reasons to Study Mandarin in Guilin

十 Great public transportation of Guilin Near and far Guilin is connected with buses, 面包车, domestic and international flights, conventional & bullet trains (it's now 2.5 hours to Guangzhou from Guilin by bullet train). 九 Ideal city size at 1 million people Guilin...

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