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No matter what language you are looking to pick up, tones will certainly have a part in it in one way or another. This fact remains especially true with Mandarin. When delivering one’s words, the intonation plays a significant role in how your conversation partner......

Whether you’re a student or a working adult, it can be challenging to learn Mandarin in Singapore out of class time, as you juggle your studies or work. These duties or responsibilities would usually take top priority, leaving little time to practise and boost your......

Learning plateau is a phase that almost every Chinese language learner reaches at least once in their journey to fluency. At this stage, you might notice your progress has drastically slowed or halted, leading to your motivation running slow and making your current study regimen......

When starting with your Mandarin studies, there are many factors to consider first, such as the beginner resources to use, which Mandarin classes in Singapore to take, and the number of hours you can dedicate daily, to name a few. Without prior experience or proper guidance,......

Are you seeking to learn Mandarin in Singapore but find yourself lost in a sea of online resources? Lucky for you, there is a wide array of mandarin classes in Singapore to guide you on your journey. In addition, in line with the Covid-19 safe......

Global education and job opportunities are staples in the lives of millennials due to the affordability of air travel and the economic boom since the 1990s. Although we might not be able to travel at the moment, but in future, it’s expected for an increasing......

An increasing number of locals and ex-pats alike are signing up for the HSK in Singapore, a standardised test that certifies their proficiency in Mandarin Chinese. While mastering the language and learning about its various idioms, you may have been exposed to the treasure trove......

Do you wish to become fluent in Chinese? Are you planning to be certified as a proficient Mandarin speaker with the standardised HSK in Singapore? If yes, then incorporating some Chinese learning habits into your morning routine is something you can do. Learning Chinese, in......

Taking the standardised HSK test does come with a bunch of benefits that you can enjoy. One of them is making you eligible for admission to a top Chinese university. Aside from that, you also get to determine the level of your Chinese fluency, expand......

It’s no secret that the best way to learn Mandarin is to be completely immersed in the land of the language – in China. However, it’s not the only way to learn the language, especially for children and the current travel restrictions. While children do......

Acing an examination is not about how hard you study for it, but knowing how to study smart in preparation for it. Especially when you’re taking the HSK test to land a spot in a top Chinese university or for your dream career, it’s best......

Does simultaneously learning two languages confuse your child? Typically, when children construct sentences with words from different languages, it’s a common belief to think that they’re confused with language systems. But this is a myth! From as young as four, your child learns to differentiate......

Are you trying to learn Chinese online or preparing yourself for the HSK Singapore test from home? If that’s the case, then you’re not alone. Many language learners and learning institutions have now gone online these days. However, as convenient as it is to learn from home,......

The Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) test isn’t exactly a generally-known language test outside of Chinese-speaking countries, and there’s a good reason for that - it’s just a test that assesses your competence in the Chinese language. In a way, it’s similar to the Test of......

When it comes to learning a second language, it’s no secret that being immersed in an environment surrounded by the language will help. This includes Chinese! When learning Chinese, it’s always recommended to pay a visit to China and immerse yourself in the language’s culture......

Besides enrolling in a reliable online mandarin class, finding yourself a language partner is one of the best ways to get better at conversing in Chinese. While Chinese lessons online can help you learn more vocabulary, you won’t be getting better at Chinese conversations unless......

Everybody is eager to learn a new language as fast as they can. However, this cannot be accomplished overnight, and it requires constant hard work and practice. Vocabulary acquisition is one of the most significant and interesting areas of language learning. In order to understand......

Who do you think are better learners? The extroverts or the introverts? Well, there is no 100% correct answer to this question. But what we know is that extroverts and introverts learn languages differently. Studies have shown that introverts who enjoy being alone more than......

Are you currently taking up Chinese classes in Singapore? If you are, there’s a huge chance that you might be facing a challenge in learning and retaining as much vocabulary as you can! Many people want to learn Chinese as fast as possible. Therefore, they......

As they say, ‘two is better than one’. But many people have concerns about bilingualism and learning more than one language at a time. Does learning two languages confuse the learner? Will learning two languages be less effective than just learning one at a time?......

If you have enrolled in Mandarin classes in Singapore, you may have an excellent grasp of the basics. This includes learning to read simple words, knowing how to form Mandarin sentences, and knowing how to write the basic characters. However, the ultimate test is to......

With over 50,000 Chinese characters, memorising at least half of them is certainly daunting, but it isn’t impossible, and we’ll help you with that! If it makes you feel better, most people who are already fluent in Chinese know less than 10,000 of these characters.......

If you are in the business industry, at some point, you might have to talk money matters to a Chinese native. That is why so many business professionals choose to enrol in a Chinese course in Singapore before they go on business trips to China,......

Rather than simply saying “zài jiàn”, which translates to ‘goodbye’ in Chinese, you can switch it up and use different phrases to say farewell! For instance, in English, there are plenty of ways you can say ‘goodbye’, such as ‘bye-bye’, ‘see you later’, ‘until next time’,......

Do you remember that one kid in school who managed straight A’s in all of their tests, only to brag afterwards that they haven’t even studied all that much? On the flip side, there are many students who have spent hours with their noses in......

When you have decided to learn Chinese, then there are plenty of different tones and consonants that you need to get used to. When you are learning to speak in another language, it can be tricky to get used to it. This is because the......

In recent years, scientists, psychologists and educational philosophers have put a lot of time into studying effective educational and learning strategies. Learning a new language through a Chinese course in Singapore can be challenging. However, according to many theories, there are certain methods students and......

For anyone keen on doing business in China or any other Mandarin-speaking country, enrolling in a Chinese course in Singapore can prove helpful. Not only will you be able to address your fellow businessmen and potential clients in their native language, but it will also......

Have you decided to pursue a different career path? Are you proficient in multiple languages? If so, there are many career opportunities waiting for you! Not only are there different career paths for you to take, but some of them can also be rewarding, exciting,......

Did you know that over half of the world’s population are multilingual? When you are multilingual, you can reap the benefits of conversing with different people from many different backgrounds. Being multilingual can also offer many career benefits for you, as you have a competitive......

If you have decided to learn a new language, why not learn Mandarin? Not only is Mandarin one of the most spoken languages in the world, but it offers many new avenues to explore culture, tradition and more! Should you choose to enrol in a......

Are you looking to do something productive while staying at home during the pandemic? Well, why not take up an online Mandarin course? While learning a new language might not have been one of your priorities before the current situation, the free time that you......

Unlike the 1980s and the 1990s, China has evolved beyond the periphery of global trade. As physical borders continue to collapse and the world integrates into one big digital community, knowledge of the Chinese language has become increasingly important and beneficial. This is especially so......

Learning can be mundane and boring, but only if you let it be! The biggest problem standing between us and learning is being interested or motivated enough to do so. This is especially true for learning languages too. While language learning can be ultimately fulfilling......

Did you know that it is entirely possible to enrol in an online Mandarin course in Singapore even if you don’t have a lot of time to spare? Ideally, the most effective and efficient way to learn a language is to spend time every day......

Repetition may sound stale and boring, especially in terms of studying a new language. Many believe that repetition is often redundant in learning, as it is often associated with inefficiency. However, when it comes to learning languages, repetition can sometimes offer many benefits. This is......

Have you always thought about learning a language online but have always made excuses? Now is the perfect time for you to start learning, given that it’s much safer to stay home! Picking up a new language online can be exciting as it allows you......

Many people have misunderstood what fluency is about. Most believe that fluency is synonymous to being good or excellent at a particular language. But how good is ‘good’? Do you need college-level certifications to be considered a fluent speaker? What Does It Mean to be......

It is no secret that some language learners are able to pick up a new language much more quickly than others. However, while most people might say that it is due to their natural ability of language learning, there are many factors involved when it......

When you are trying to learn Mandarin online, the use of mnemonics is sure to come up. For those who are unfamiliar, mnemonics is a technique used to help organise information. It makes it much more palatable and easier to retrieve the information for later......

There is no denying that the classroom setting is the best learning environment for most people. However, it may be difficult to go to a classroom to learn Chinese during the COVID-19 pandemic. While the current situation encourages everyone to stay indoors, traditional language learning......

Your child’s education is an investment. The earlier you invest in it, the more your child can benefit in the future. This includes enrolling them to learn Chinese online in children’s language courses. However, before you do so, you should seek to understand the benefits.......

Mandarin is considered to be a language most spoken by the majority of people all over the world as their native language, regardless of their difficulty. When it comes to learning Mandarin, many people face different challenges. While some suggest a traditional classroom experience can......

Have you been searching for the perfect place to pick up and learn Chinese, but have been unsuccessful in finding one and are currently having doubts about whether you should enrol in an online Chinese course? If so, then you are not the only one!......

To say that the Mandarin Chinese language is an intriguing one would be an understatement. Not only is it a language with massive global influence, but it is also a language with very fascinating history and culture. There seems to be always something new to......

Mandarin Chinese goes by many names: Some simply call it Chinese or Standard Chinese, while some call it Putonghua (in mainland China) or Guoyu (in Taiwan). And this is also an indication of just how many people in the world speak the language! Spoken natively......

Without a doubt, learning Chinese is beneficial in many practical ways, in addition to being a worthy personal development goal. There are many ways to go about picking up the language, from utilising youtube videos to free blog resources online. What about signing up for......

Learning any new language is never easy. But if there’s any language that’s harder to learn than others, Mandarin Chinese may just take the crown! Many learners from an English-speaking background say Mandarin Chinese is one of the hardest languages to learn, because it is......

For any learner of Mandarin Chinese, nailing down Chinese pronunciation is a huge hurdle. The pronunciation of Mandarin Chinese is quite unlike English or most other languages, which makes it quite difficult to wrap your mind around. That’s why it is crucial to practice hard......

Thanks to the global pandemic, much of the world has gone into some form of lockdown. And with that, classes in schools and enrichment centres have mostly shifted online in a bid to continue providing education. Is that an inconvenience? Or could it be a......

Doing international business is a tricky affair. Many times, it feels like the cultural barrier is the bulk of the problem, rather than negotiating the business deal itself. That is why reading up on the culture of your potential business partners and clients is crucial,......

Some people find it easier to pick up new languages, while others struggle just to pick up the basics. What’s the difference? You might think that some people simply have a natural affinity to language learning, but that’s not totally true. Often, there are numerous......

Finding a job can be tough these days as the job market becomes more competitive than before. As there are more degree holders today, graduating from university doesn’t guarantee that employers will hire you. Rather, it is the skills and experience that counts. So, how......

You’re never too old to learn a new language. Yes, that includes the oft-called hardest language to learn – Chinese! While you may think that picking up a language at a younger age gives you the advantage of a more pliable brain, you’re right –......

There are various circumstances where parents might decide to learn a foreign language with their child. Perhaps, your spouse is a Chinese speaker, and you both want your child to pick up the language, making it a great time for you to learn as well.......

There are many motivations one may have to pick up a new language. For Chinese, the sheer number of speakers in the world is usually enough of a reason to make one convinced to learn Chinese. Just think about it: When you learn the Chinese language, you......

One of the most common reasons to give up on something is this: It’s taking too long. This familiar refrain is often heard in language learners. People impatient to master the language will give up after a few months of classes because they feel that......

What’s the hardest language to learn? Just do a quick Google search, and you will see. Several sources cite the ‘hardest language for English learners to learn’ as none other than – you guessed it – Mandarin Chinese! It boils down to two main reasons:......

If you are having trouble learning the Chinese language, it might be that you have committed a major mistake – the mistake of focusing too much on the grammar. You heard that right! While many people think that learning a language means getting grammar down pat,......

Technology has made life a lot easier when it comes to many things today. Think about it: In the past, you would have to flip through a thick street directory to find out how to navigate to a new place. Today, you just have to......

One of the best ways to teach a child is by example. If you wish your child can pick up the Chinese language, but are having trouble getting them to do so, you might be missing the other side of this equation if you are......

We all juggle many things in our daily lives, and this can make it challenging to stay motivated when learning something new, for instance, taking up a new language such as Chinese. We often have many things on our list to complete and attend to......

For most people, learning the Mandarin language is akin to learning a completely foreign language. There are absolutely no similarities between their native language and Mandarin. However, that does not mean it is impossible to master Mandarin. There are many ways to learn the Mandarin language that can supplement......

Learning the Mandarin language can feel like you’re fighting an uphill battle. Its title as one of the most challenging languages to learn is not for show. Not only are their characters elaborate and complex, but the language itself is also tonal. Slip, and your entire......

It is always good to receive guidance, especially when you are learning a new language. For instance, having an instructor who is more knowledgeable than you to coach and guide you is a significant way to speed up the learning process. However, when learning a......

With the rise and growth of China, as well as the country, being one of the most powerful economies in the world, learning Mandarin automatically places you in the advantage of countless opportunities available out there. This includes heading to China for business opportunities. However, to gain......

Business Chinese language has long held a reputation as one of the most challenging languages to learn in the world. However, due to China’s growing influence in the global economy, more and more people in Singapore are interested in learning the Chinese language and taking up......

Learning Chinese can make for a somewhat intimidating experience. Even if you take a business Chinese class, there’s no guarantee that you’d be able to register the language, let alone be fluent enough. But, letting yourself be held back by the fear of challenge is......

From business people to employees and stay-at-home parents, hundreds of thousands of adults face the same problem of finding the time to learn Chinese every day. The growing popularity of the Chinese language doesn’t help either, as the pressure mounts on most adults today on......

Chinese may be hard to learn. However, the learning journey can be eased with some useful tips. There are some myths that surround the Chinese language. Below, we have debunked the top myths of the Chinese language, to clear up some misconceptions. Myth #1 –......

If it is your first time learning a new language, learning the Chinese language can feel terrifying. The Chinese language is among the hardest languages to master. Even if you are not new with the Chinese language, it can still be hard to know where......

Learning a new language like Chinese brings you a plethora of advantages and benefits. Learning the Chinese language makes it easier for you to connect and communicate with others. It equips you with a new skill and makes learning a new language easier. It is......

The business Chinese language differs from the traditional Chinese language. Here are what makes business Chinese language different and unique, as well as what you will gain if you were to decide to learn business Mandarin. What Makes Business Chinese Different? For starters, business Chinese......

Learning a new language isn’t easy. But mastering the Chinese language is even harder. The Chinese language is arguably one of the most foreign languages to anyone whose first language is of English or European origin. Why is this so? This is because the characters of the......

If taking up a business Chinese class is as simple as signing up for the class, the amount of native Chinese speakers would probably double or triple overnight. However, the process is not as easy as it seems. You should not simply enrol yourself in......

Whether you’re interested in eventually taking and passing the HSK Singapore exam or not, the fact is, you deserve a round of applause for being engaged in learning Chinese. As the world’s most spoken language, learning Chinese is going to become a marketable skill as China’s influence......

You’ve probably read about or seen a new school appearing near your place offering Chinese language courses. You were perhaps even keen to enrol yourself in the course. Due to the rise in demand for Chinese language speakers, many language schools have started cropping up......

If you’re a non-native Chinese student who’s learning Chinese, you’ve probably heard of the HSK exam. With various levels of difficulty, the HSK Singapore exam is designed to test learners in 4 components of the language. It is not compulsory. But, taking the test and passing can......

The benefits of learning a foreign language just can’t be overstated. As people of different races, countries, as well as cultures, start working together, people who can speak multiple languages are becoming more of a necessity in the modern workplace. That is why it pays......

They say that if you want to learn the Chinese language, you’ll have to be ready to spend a lot of money. But, that’s not entirely true. Yes, you can spend a lot of money to learn Mandarin and improve your fluency. However, the inverse......

Going to China to study, work, live, or travel is an excellent reason to take up a Chinese language course and learn their language. Going to China doesn’t have to be the only reason to learn their language, though. There are countless reasons why you should take......

These days, there are multiple options if you want to learn Mandarin. There’s one on one learning where you hire a private tutor to teach you, either in person or online. There’s also the online classroom, where you’re either given a coursework to finish over......

Learning Chinese is not easy. It’s a feat that not a lot of people can do. However, Mandarin is becoming more and more relevant in today’s society, especially in the workplace. This means that there’s going to be a growing number of people who will......

Only roughly less than a quarter of Singapore’s population can’t trace their ethnicity back to China, with the majority of the country’s citizens being ethnically Chinese. But, even so, English remains Singapore’s most popular language – it’s the language taught in every school and used......

Unless you’re naturally gifted or have a superb memory – learning how to read, write, and speak a new language is typically an arduous process. Most adults find it hard to find the time to master a brand-new language, yet alone one of the hardest......

As a parent, with little time and energy to dedicate and focus on learning Chinese, it is easy to think about giving up on your dreams of learning the Chinese language. But, do not do that just yet. It is still possible to learn the......

Chinese language courses and engaging a private tutor can only do so much when trying to gain fluency in Mandarin. In between all the classes and discussions about tones and characters – there is a better, and faster way to learn Mandarin. Immersion is what......

Online learning is highly convenient and flexible. When you go to a virtual language class, you don’t have to worry about travelling to a physical classroom. Sometimes, you don’t even have to worry about dressing up. You can literally learn straight from the comfort of......

Making the decision to learn Chinese is always a good idea. Unfortunately, learning the language is much easier said than done. Many students often struggle to climb up the learning curve, and end up eventually hitting a slump. That is completely normal and okay. When......

Are you taking the Mandarin course under SkillsFuture? Good for you. Everyone benefits from learning a new language, and this goes without saying for the Chinese language. For most adults, picking up Chinese and learning how to write and speak fluently takes a long time.......

Mandarin Chinese is all the rage these days. As more and more companies look to secure strategic partnerships with Chinese companies, employers are keeping an eye out for individuals who have an above-average knowledge of the Chinese language, their culture and how they do business.......

Are you thinking of studying Chinese but don’t have the time? You’re not alone. A lot of people have the same problem. While it’s easy to say that it’s just a matter of making time, reality is not always so simple. Learning mandarin takes plenty......

Singapore is a bilingual country as a result of the government’s national policy. There are four official languages in Singapore: English, Mandarin, Malay, and Tamil. If you are an English-speaking foreigner, you will be relieved to know that you will be able to navigate Singapore......

Are you interested in learning Chinese but don’t have the time to do so in Singapore? You’re not alone. Hundreds, if not thousands, of working adults face the same problem every day. As globalization makes the ability to speak multiple languages incredibly important, more working......

The focus if learning languages is mostly on employees who want to try and make their resumes more attractive. But what about the people above them? Specifically, the people employing them? Owners of small to medium-sized businesses often don’t think that they can benefit a......

If your company or business is looking to expand in Asia, specifically, in China, then it will help to learn the most common language there – Mandarin Chinese. Is it necessary? Definitely not. You can still be able to strike partnerships and deals with Chinese......

Learning a new language isn’t easy, especially for people who have been monolingual all of their lives. However, it is not impossible. Even if you have a full-time job, you still can take up mandarin classes in Singapore and learn a new language like Chinese......

Learning Mandarin or Chinese has become a trendy past time as its increase in the business and travel world continues. If you’ve heard of the hype and want to be part of it, here are some great ways on how to learn Mandarin or Chinese......

Are you tired of not being able to hold a basic conversation with a Chinese speaker while travelling, living or working in Chinese speaking cities? Have you resorted to using the only Chinese phrase you know in reply to everything? You are not alone! Many......

Singapore is a multilingual state with the popular languages being English, Tamil, Chinese and Malay. Although English is widely used in modern cities, Chinese is the primary language in informal settings. There is also the Singapore English, commonly known as Singlish. This language is hardly......

Learning a second or third language is not easy. You need to invest a lot of time when learning a new language. Mandarin is probably the most sought-after language today. Anywhere you go today, you will find Chinese advertisements and companies. There is also a......

How do you start learning a foreign language? There are a lot of challenges that can come with learning a newer language, especially with one that is as complex as the Chinese language. However, just like a long journey, you need to start somewhere. Here......

They say first impressions make lasting impressions. Introducing yourself is the first step to building any kind of relationship with the other person. When learning the Chinese language, one of the very first things that you should learn is how to introduce yourself. It helps......

The Chinese language is getting immense popularity because of the involvement of Chinese people in the business world. Many Chinese learning institutes and academies are running in almost every country. Many online resources are also available for learning the Chinese language at your ease. Now......

Whenever you are learning a new language, a basic step in in the learning process is learning how to count. Counting in the Chinese language is relatively simpler than other languages because it follows a similar pattern after nine numbers. The counting system in the......

Mandarin, the most widely spoken language, has several benefits that are enjoyed especially by those who have learned Mandarin as a second language. Below, are a few pros of learning Chinese. FOSTER NEW FRIENDSHIPS If you did not know, Mandarin is spoken by over a......

Today, Mandarin holds the title of the most spoken language in the world, with more than a billion speakers, and that number is increasing every single day. From countries such as Mainland China to Singapore, Malaysia, and Taiwan, the number of Mandarin speakers makes up......

In order to make yourself attractive to potential employers, and to be able to compete in a dog-eat-dog world of work you have to stand out. And, one way to do so is by being able to speak and write a second language, especially in......

Anyone whose first language is something other than Mandarin will naturally find that learning Chinese can be a bit difficult especially as an adult. However, it still does not mean that it is completely impossible to master it. All you need is proper guidance to......

The role of a parent is to groom our children into becoming the best possible adults of the future. A part of doing that involves equipping them with all the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the future. And, the future of this world......

If you are planning for an online course, you need to make sure to get the right one. Although there are hundreds of online language courses on the Internet today, not all will guarantee that you will be fluent in the foreign language. Some will......

The foreign language that you end up choosing may determine how successful you will be in your career because the world is increasingly becoming a global village. Although there are courses which demand you select a foreign language, you still have to learn a new......

With China’s access to World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2000, there has been new infrastructure, less restriction on foreign investment, and the supply of sufficient, cheap and quality labour; there are excellent opportunities to acquire or the option of investing in a quality business in......

Somebody tell the one who came up with the phrase, “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks”, because you can. The truth is, you’re never too old to learn something new, whether it be a skill or another language. This includes Mandarin, which has......

Do you know that Singapore is one of the most diverse countries in the world? Singapore is a multi-ethnic society consisting of many communities such as Chinese, Malay, Indian and Eurasian communities. Singaporean Chinese form the majority of the population as most of the businesses......

Do you know the most familiar language to us in the world? It is your mother tongue. All people love their mother tongue so much that they can swear that it is the best language ever. However, if you compare different languages, from all over......

They say that it’s only a matter of time before China overtakes the United States as the world’s greatest economic power, which is why learning business Chinese language has become all but mandatory for a lot of people these days, especially international businesspeople who want......

More and more studies are starting to show just how beneficial it is for the average person to put in an effort to be bilingual, or know at least more than just one language. Kids, in particular, are in prime position to start learning a......

Learning a new language need not be confined to a particular method. The fact is, there are many ways to learn a new language. Whether you’re learning the Chinese language, or French, Spanish, Hindi, or any other language, these unconventional methods could prove useful in......

Just like learning any other language, learning Mandarin Chinese takes a lot of time and effort. It’s not just enough to attend your Mandarin classes Singapore and be done with it. You actually have to be actively participating in the discussions in the class, or......

Children are like a sponge. Or, so they say. Because of their natural curiosity and ability to learn quickly, it’s common knowledge that it’s best to start teaching children anything at an early age. This includes a second language. In fact, according to recent research,......

The best people in the world of business will not hesitate to go to the extra mile to understand their consumers and partners. This includes, among others, trying to learn their language. Taking Singapore Mandarin lessons and learning the language of Chinese business people, in......

It’s no secret that being bilingual is extremely helpful. It’s great for your career, and overall, it’s a nice skill to have that can come in handy in certain situations. Although children may not have much use for knowing a second language yet, it’s better......

Whether you’re looking to learn Singapore business Chinese to help further your career, or just want to learn how to speak the language fluently enough so you can travel to China (or other Chinese-speaking countries) and be able to understand the locals, you’re definitely going......

English has been the universal language for much of the past hundred years or so. However, with China finally openings its doors to the rest of the world in recent years, more and more Chinese businesses are flooding various industries all over the world. As......

In such a competitive global job market, it’s not just enough to have graduated on top of your class or have a degree from top schools – it also helps to know more than your Native language. The more languages you know, the better. But,......

Learning a new language can be hard. But knowing what to expect beforehand can make even the slightest difference in learning. If you intend to learn Chinese in Singapore, here’s what you should expect: TONES As you may or may not already know, Mandarin is......

Mandarin is spoken in countries such as Mainland China, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Mongolia, Taiwan and many other regions around the world. The total number of native and non-native speakers brings the total number of Mandarin speakers to over one billion, or approximately fifteen percent of......

Business requires interaction with other people over and over again in the quest to close sales or broaden business networks. As a businessperson, you spend most of your time speaking to people. They could be customers, employees, or even other business partners. You should know......

Learning a second or third language is the best step you can take in this century. With the world becoming more of a global village, there will always be a need for you to travel. You could either be travelling for leisure or business. Or......

At times you may feel like a caged bird once you find yourself in a new environment, with unfamiliar faces and worse still, with people whose language you cannot understand. No matter how great an orator you are or how great you are at striking......

To avoid a situation where you give up learning a language because of its difficulty, enrol in a language school. A teacher will guide you through whatever you find confusing. A tutor will break down all the parts that you found so hard to understand......

Learning a second language could be your newfound route to success. There are many benefits you can get from learning a second language when it comes to uplifting your business. You will have the ability to communicate with buyers from foreign countries and increase your......

It is not a secret that learning a new language can help to advance your career. Globalization has led to an increase in the number of transnational companies today and has also fostered business relationships with people from different countries. Being able to communicate in......

WHAT IS MANDARIN? At some point in your life, you have probably heard the word “Mandarin” and have wondered what it exactly is. Now here you are researching it. Well, Mandarin is a language. It is the standard written and spoken form used by over......

By now you should know that there is no language called “Chinese”. In China, the most widely spoken languages are Mandarin and Cantonese. Some of China’s residents even speak both languages. If you are stuck on which you should learn, ask yourself the follow questions......

Some people learn a new language to increase job prospects, others learn a new language to increase understanding of other people and their culture, and others learn a new language simply because they are bored and they just want to. Whatever your reason may be......

If you didn’t already know, bilingualism is the ability to speak at least two languages: your native tongue and another local tongue or that of another culture. There are many benefits associated with this ability but in this article, we will be discussing the benefits......

While the origins of many languages can be easily traced, the origin of Mandarin is a bit complicated. It is widely accepted that the Mandarin language is a part of the Chinese language family known as the Sino-Tibetan language family, but historians are not quite......

Communicating in English gives you an advantage throughout everyday life. It is the third most talked dialect on the planet and is synonymous with opportunities and superior personal satisfaction. Perceived to be the most widely used language of business, travel and universal relations combined with......

You are planning to learn a new language, and that language is Mandarin, but you don’t have enough time on your schedule to fit that? Don’t worry! You can learn Mandarin on your own. However, you really need to be prepared because Mandarin is not......

The economy of China is growing day by day. In recent years, it has become one of the largest economies in the world. Many people living in Singapore learn the Chinese language so that they can improve their business relations. Other than that, the Chinese......

According to a survey, around 1.2 billion people all over the world speak Chinese and a billion of them who speak Mandarin. Do you know that’s about 1 in every 6 people? This is a huge number. If we consider the importance of learning Mandarin......

Learning Chinese will not come to you without practice. You need to fully commit to it. Many people struggle at the beginning because they don’t know how to approach the Chinese language. There must be a sequence that you have to follow to learn a......

Honestly, you shouldn’t need a reason to learn a new language, but if you are still looking for a good reason to start learning Mandarin, then keep reading! The Grammar is Simple Did you know that the Chinese language is free of nouns, genders, verbs......

The Chinese language can be divided into numerous dialects, and the most widely used is Mandarin. Did you know there are about 1.1 billion speakers of the Mandarin language? This makes it one of the most commonly used languages in the world. Although many Chinese......

Learning a new language is fun and exciting. You get to immerse yourself in another culture apart from your own. Not only do you learn about the language, but you also have your chance to understand other people better. Many people nowadays desire to learn......

The bilingual classroom was initially a route for students who talked different languages at home to enable them to learn in an English-based classroom. This style of teaching spread after a US Supreme Court decision in 1974 brought by Kinney Kimmon Lau, a student in......

Children learn through different forms of stimuli. When a child has people around her to play with or other kids to interact with, development becomes quite easy and fast. The environment you expose the child to can affect her either negatively or positively. There are......

It should not come as a surprise that the Chinese language is the most widely spoken language across the world. Of course, China is the most populous country in the world and this explains the high number of Chinese speakers. Furthermore, the growth of China......

Language academies offer us the possibility of teaching foreign languages to children from a very young age. Some offer to start learning from the year of birth, as it is considered that the sooner a new language is introduced the faster the child will learn, but before making this......

In Singapore, children learn Hanyu Pinyin in elementary school prior to Chinese characters. Hanyu Pinyin is often a major concern for parents with kids in K2 and P1. For kids and any other person wanting to learn Chinese, they must first know Hanyu Pinyin. In......

Chinese is the most widely spoken language in the globe. About one out of every five people understands the Chinese language. However, are you aware of the fact that not every Chinese speaker uses the same written Chinese text? For instance, people in Hong Kong,......

Learning is a lifelong process. Just when you think you’ve achieved all the highest grades and attained academic excellence, there is more to learn out there. As they say, knowledge is power, and you can never have too much of it. As you progress in......

China has grown to become one of the world’s superpower. It has great innovations, numerous job opportunities and is a hotbed for business people to invest and learn from them. However, for those interested in joining this superpower to learn from them or make a......

Speaking a foreign language has always been considered as a useful life skill for a lot of people. It’s always amazing to see someone converse with locals in another country using their mother tongue, especially if it’s a particularly difficult language, such as Japanese or......

Having a lot of language at your conversational disposal is a skill set that is both convenient and impressive. As language is usually the major component of effective communication, being able to speak the language of the locals in a foreign country can help to......

Chinese or Mandarin is one of the most famous languages in the world. We have all heard about the language, and we know that it is one of the toughest languages to write, speak and understand. There are a lot of people who wish to......

A lot of people are interested in learning different kinds of languages that can improve their communication skills. One of these popular languages is Mandarin – a Chinese language. If you are in Singapore and want to learn mandarin course in singapore, read this article......

Nobody doubts the importance of travelling for personal growth and development. Increasingly, human beings seek to expand their inner world by crossing borders and visiting hidden places. The world is too big, and there are many things to see, many cultures to meet and many people to......

There are plenty of skills to undertake as a working professional. Despite their busy schedules plus family responsibilities, many still opt to spend their spare time learning a new skill either to include as part of their portfolio or even to discover their natural talents......

Are you in your 20s and want to start learning the mandarin language? It is normal that you feel lost initially. We all are when we want to start a project as ambitious as learning a new language. While the alphabet and phonetics of this language may be......

If you do not know how to do a perfect Chinese accent, there are some really simple tricks that you can put into practice right now. Take a Mandarin course, watch series and films in Chinese, read, travel to a Chinese-speaking country. There are many......

Slangs are in trend these days. Every person on the internet has been using these slangs regularly and each language has its own slang. Most of us are well versed with the slangs in English and even in our own language. However, do you ever......

Chinese or Mandarin is one of the toughest languages in the world. However, if you have spent years learning the language and studying about it, then you must want to make a good career in it. If you are interested in the language and have......

Learning a new language is exciting and can open new possibilities. However, if you decide to take up this adventure, you will notice that the level of difficulty varies from one language to another. The level of difficulty may differ, depending on your native language.......

Around 1.3 billion individuals (one-fifth of the world) talk some type of Chinese, making it the dialect with the most local speakers. The Chinese dialect, talked as Standard Mandarin, is the official dialect in the biggest piece of terrain China and Taiwan, one of the......

There are many fun reasons to learn a foreign language. Travelling is more enjoyable, you get to experience other cultures more intimately, or you can advance your career significantly. But you may not be aware that learning a foreign language is also useful for your......

Learning a new language for an adult takes guts, time for practice sessions, and can dent on your wallet. If you are learning a new language, congratulations. Most Singaporeans are by default Bilingual. However, business or social demands may cause you to want to learn......

Many people in Singapore already speak Chinese very well. However, learning business Mandarin is an entirely different game. Many executives in Singapore are familiar with Chinese. However, several have noted that there’s a difference between the Chinese they speak every day – especially in Singapore......

It’ll take quite a long time for you to learn Chinese Singapore, especially if you want to learn how to speak and write fluently. However, you can make do with a few basic words and phrases that you can learn in a few days or......

The Chinese language is being fast adopted by countries across the globe as a medium of businesses language. Cambodia, Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, U.S., and European countries are advocating the use of Chinese as a business language. Recently, China has been sponsoring multiple Mandarin......

Today’s world is more connected than ever. Everything from business, entertainment and communication is carried out on a global level. Now, this opens up exciting business opportunities for professionals, entrepreneurs, and artists. However, if you wish to take complete advantage of globalisation, you should learn......

Chinese speaking adults can choose from many career paths. Singaporeans are learning about the benefits of learning Chinese, which includes furthering their existing career or building a completely new career. Here is a list of the top career prospects in Singapore for Chinese-speaking adults. Instructor......

You are never too old to learn a new skill, including a second language. People of all ages are enrolling in Mandarin classes with most of them achieving some mastery over the language within a short period of time. This is contrary to the popular......

China has risen to a global superpower in the last few decades and you should expect this to continue. This means that the countries in a close proximity to China, such as Singapore, are likely to ride the continued growth of China and benefit as......

For years now, the rich, famous and powerful have been trying to get their children to learn more than just English. For the majority of them, their choice is to learn the chinese language. Why Mandarin? After all, if you look around you, you’ll probably......

Using which radicals are the most common or most important is crucial if you want to learn how to write and read Chinese. Because of that, we took the time to list down the ten most important Chinese radicals that anyone interested in learning mandarin......

Language learning is becoming an essential skill for everyone who wants to thrive well in the job market and business world in the 21st century. However, learning new languages has proven to be one of the most challenging tasks for most people with most of......

Learning a new language is a gradual process that takes time and a lot of commitment until you achieve the mastery level. While most people will learn the language to communicate fluently with their colleagues and friends, others will learn the chinese language in singapore......

Learning a second or a third language is now a common thing to do for anyone who wants to compete fairly in various aspects of life such as career or business. While most people will learn a second language to improve their communication in a......

We all have several hours to ourselves after a long day of work. While most people will spend this time stuck to the TV or hanging out with friends, some may spend the few hours acquiring a new skill to add to their resume or......

Amongst languages like Arabic, Chinese is one of the most difficult to learn. While most people will be discouraged to learn Chinese, some students have proven to be fluent in Chinese within a few months, despite the language’s difficulty. How do they do it? The......

Chinese has the reputation of being one of the hardest languages to learn. Thousands of people in Singapore are learning Chinese every day despite being one of the challenging languages. The fact that the language has now become a necessity for anyone looking to do......

Learning a new language is no longer optional but a necessity for anyone hoping to thrive in the 21st-century corporate world. Most people are unwilling to take on the challenge of learning to master a new language, but the few who have gained fluency have......

Most adults who have tried learning the mandarin language can attest to its complexity. This means that the language may end up being a challenge for kids who are learning many things at the same time. Children are highly likely to grasp a second language......

The Chinese language is growing in popularity in the 21st century with most people from all corners of the world enrolling for classes. Proficiency in Mandarin has also become a major requirement in Singapore’s business world. This has stirred the growth of the Chinese language......

Travelling across continents and meeting new people is amazing. While you may derive joy from experiencing new cultures and admiring beautiful scenery, it would be a lot more interesting if you interact with the people you meet in their local tongue. Learning a new language......

Mandarin is usually classified as one of the hardest languages to learn alongside Arabic and Russian. The language is different from English and other European languages since it uses thousands of characters instead of the 26 alphabetical letters. However, this does not make it hard......

The Chinese language is slowly growing in popularity in Singapore and other countries. Thousands of people from all over the world are learning the Chinese language. The growth of China to the second largest economy in the world has also stirred the interests of many......

Learning a second or a third language is the best decision that you will make in your life. A new language allows you to communicate freely with a large number of people from all corners of the world while at the same time sharpening your......

Taking mandarin classes in singapore is no longer an option but a necessity for anyone who wants to thrive. Despite English being Singapore’s official language, Chinese continues spoken on the streets and homes. In fact, you will need to know some Chinese to order a......

Learning a second language takes time, effort and dedication. It is even more taxing to learn a language with many differences from your mother tongue since you have to memorise the grammatical structures as well as the letters or characters used in writing the language.......

Every beginner in a Chinese class has problems distinguishing between traditional and simplified Chinese. Both will be challenging to a learner, but you can always opt to learn one of them before going for both. Most people in Chinese speaking countries use simplified writing despite......

Chinese has a reputation for being a very challenging language, although thousands of people have managed to learn it anyway. It is unique in many ways. Unlike many European languages such as Spanish and German, which share a common ancestry with English, Chinese is radically......

Singapore is a melting pot of diverse cultures, ethnicities, and languages, but 70% of the total population are Chinese. While the nation’s laws and regulations are written and communicated in English, you will also encounter a large number of people communicating in the Mandarin language.......

Learning a new language can be tricky as there are so many things that need to be taken into consideration. When you are learning a new language, you are bound to make mistakes, but that shouldn’t stop you from learning. Mandarin can be a rather......

Singapore is a multilingual country. There are four languages that are spoken in Singapore which include English, Tamil, Mandarin Chinese and Malay. Moreover, they have their localised version of English known as “Singlish”. They have a bilingual education policy, due to which most Singaporeans can......

Every country has its own set of beliefs, traditions and its own culture that make them unique. China is one such nation with a rich history and traditions that date back thousands of years. As a tourist, an immigrant new to the country, or even......

Language in China can be more than a little confusing for the uninitiated. Despite the dominance of standardised written Chinese, intra and inter-regional spoken dialects still reign supreme in verbal communications. There are over 50 dialects spoken in China, many mutually unintelligible and because of......

The Chinese culture is known for its rich heritage and traditions that symbolise the thousands of years of history. Symbolism, therefore, goes a long way with Chinese traditions, whether it is rituals, ceremonies or various elements of any Chinese event. In fact, colours also play......

As a whole, Chinese is a complex language, consisting of innumerable characters and alphabets to familiarise yourself with. In fact, no matter what language you are trying to learn, you need to break it down into many levels to understand each portion easily. Let’s have......

There are plenty of reasons for learning a new language. For business owners, the motivation could be to spread their business horizons overseas. That would necessitate the need to know the country’s language and culture. If you’re an avid traveller, understanding the language of your......

There are over a billion speakers of Chinese across the world. In fact, one out of every six people you come across will speak Chinese. This can be attributed to the huge Chinese population as well as China’s rapidly growing economic status. However, are you......

Chinese is one of the most popular languages in the world with more than a billion speakers. If you have been to a Chinese speaking country, then you might also be aware of the common misconception of Chinese as one of the hardest languages to......

The Chinese language remains the most spoken globally with over a billion speakers. This statistic is set to rise with infrastructural developments from the Chinese government extending beyond China. Therefore, regardless of your native language, you need to learn the Chinese language not only for......

Selecting a show with the intent of learning its language isn’t an easy choice to make. This is because every show becomes a lesson. Despite this, not every show might be entertaining. Learning should be interesting in order to be effective, hence look for interesting......

If you are planning a long trip to China, learning the Chinese language becomes mandatory. If you are just heading over for a short while, you should at least know some Mandarin. In fact, if you are visiting a country, you should try to learn......

With respect to the developments in today’s global economy, crossing borders and being a player in international markets is now essential for business companies looking to stay above the competition and flourish. Apart from learning the modus operandi of different markets, it’s crucial for businesses......

Many across the world regard English as the universal language and there is no good reason to learn any other language, let alone a difficult and time-consuming one like Chinese. But, let us reveal a secret here. Not everybody can speak English expertly, and now......

Learning Chinese language can be demoralising to anyone especially if you have been doing it for a long time but only feel like it’s getting harder. Most people opt to quit classes and look for another language to study when they reach this point. Feeling......

Lists surely make life a lot easier. They are easier to learn, and it makes life orderly and less daunting. Ticking words that you’ve learnt off the lists feels like an accomplishment. Therefore, when someone says they’ve been learning Chinese from these lists, it doesn’t sound......

There have been a host of changes in the economy of the world recently. For example; for business professionals, it is very important that they know the basics of other languages. This is to ensure the success of their business. If you want to get......

Learning Chinese has become common in Singapore and many Western countries. More and more people are taking to the internet to look for basic facts about it before enrolling in classes. Additionally, Singaporeans tend to use Chinese in many social settings. This means that learning......

China’s fast-growing economy and emergence as a pillar of economic trade in Asia and globally, it makes sense for non-speakers to learn Mandarin to take advantage of numerous business or career opportunities that has come with relentless Chinese economic growth. You can learn Mandarin with......

Majority of Singapore’s residents are Chinese. Therefore, learning the language will be invaluable if you intend to stay in the country for a long time. Chinese has been rated among one of the hardest languages to learn, alongside Japanese and Arabic since they do not......

Singapore is a multicultural and multilingual state with four official languages: English, Chinese, Tamil, and Malay. English is widely used in most corporate environments, but Chinese is the most dominant language in informal settings. Singaporean English, Singlish, is also local take on standardised English, making......

China’s vast population of 1.2 billion puts Mandarin as one of the most widely spoken languages globally. Moreover, due to the unprecedented growth of China’s economy, now second-largest in the world only after the United States, more and more Chinese nationals are settling into various......

Due to China’s economic boom in recent years and becoming the largest economy in the world , bar the USA, a Mandarin-learning fever has spread across the world. In Singapore, many people learn the Chinese language to attain fluency in Chinese to forge international business ties.......

Despite being difficult to learn, Mandarin continues to witness increasing interest from overseas learners. Why? Many students take up Chinese lessons owing to its perceived status as the language of choice in commercial circles in China and surrounding countries like Taiwan, Malaysia and Hongkong. Also,......

Singapore is one of the top tourist destinations in Asia today. With different tourist attractions, local foods and activities to do, many people travel and visit the country to try it. The experience can be fun and unforgettable! Being prepared and knowledgeable about your stay......

Many are interested in learning Mandarin for different reasons. Some may want a grasp of Mandarin for their career, for business and for some, personal reasons. It is much easier to learn the Chinese language today with the existence of numerous different institutions to teach......

Learning a different language will be difficult for anyone. It is not the same sounds and words you have been using everyday with those closest to you. You may be learning a language to achieve a specific goal, but apart from that, it can play......

Starting a business is never easy. You need to be committed and goal-oriented, to have a good start and build on any early success. Not all business owners will be successful on their first attempt. Building a business is a long-term effort and you should......

Learning a foreign language can be quite challenging. With that, you have to understand and adhere to all the do’s and don’ts of the language. Given that, there are those who learn and adopt a foreign language very quickly while there are those who take......

China and its people are amazing in so many ways. They have a large population and are generally regarded as proficient business owners. The latter is one of the many reasons on why people learn Chinese in Singapore. With its rich culture, a plentiful number......

China is the largest country in Asia and its economy reflects its dominant standing within the region. Chinese businesses cover most areas of the market and offer a wild variety of products and services regionally and globally. Chinese companies present an enticing opportunity for foreign......

Taking Mandarin courses is extremely popular today. The rapid growth of China’s economy has piqued many people’s interest in learning Mandarin with the hope of expanding their career prospects. There are many available Mandarin courses in Singapore, even Mandarin courses covered by Skillsfuture. Learning the......

Chinese, Spanish, French, Italian; many look forward to learning a new language but they end up regretting their decision. Some are terrified by all the rules and concepts of different languages; some lack the commitment and dedication it calls for while others simply cannot get......

Learning a second language is not new for many. There are many schools out there that offer second language lessons that you may want to try out, including Mandarin. China’s growing reputation as a travel destination alongside its long-held status as a regional business hub......

For years, China opened the beauty of their nation to the world, making it one of the most common destinations being visited by thousands of people every day. With this, it has also been an ideal place for many business owners to expand and offer......

If your first language is English, learning Mandarin can be really challenging. It is one of the most difficult languages as characters and pronunciations can be complicated. If you want to learn the Chinese language, you will be required to learn a completely new language.......

Chinese is a fast-growing language with up to 1.2 billion native speakers, and 848 million of them speak Mandarin Chinese. If asked, many would say that English or even Spanish are some of the most common languages. You would be surprised to find out that......

There are many different ways to learn Mandarin in Singapore. In this island nation, natives are fluent in both English and their native tongue. This native tongue is made up of either Chinese Mandarin, Malay or Tamil. With Mandarin so widely used here, you do......

Learning Chinese in Singapore can bring lots of fun to you! Whatever your learning style is – reading, listening or talking, there is a lot of learning options for you to choose from. With the Chinese characters, tones and pronunciations, people often think that learning......

  Introduction People that are considering learning or improving their Chinese language skills, are advised to visit Singapore or China and cram themselves with Chinese traditions, characters, and culture while you learn to speak the language. Various languages and dialects co-exist in China but, the......

Introduction Have you ever imagined to learn a language which is in existence for thousands of years and can make you able to converse with over a billion people instantly? Learning Chinese language is a remarkable experience since Chinese is not just one of the......

      Which is the best place for learning this language? Whether you are a bred Singaporean or just landed in this country, reading this post means that you are trying to learn Chinese in Singapore. Actually, it varies from one person to another......

Chinese courses happening in Chinatown, chronicled in the focus of Singapore and have been outlined with overwhelming care. They cover a whole range of levels and learning objectives. In this arrangement, the attention is on down to earth parts of the dialect – figuring out how......

    Chinese is a popular language among foreigners. More people take up Chinese as a second language during their college and many more who learn it are professionals. Their main aim to learning Chinese in Singapore is to open doors to new career opportunities.......

What prevents you from learning a new language? Maybe you believe: I was never good at languages, not even at school. This language wasn’t hard in the beginning, but now it is just as tough as climbing a mountain I have no idea where I......

  A man went around the world in 80 days many years ago and made it to every newspaper’s headlines. In fact, several movies have been made since then on this adventure. Alas, if you learn Chinese in 90 days, not many will acknowledge your......

  If you are interested in learning about the Chinese culture or learning Chinese in Singapore, the first thing that will strike you is how different the Chinese culture is from Western. One such example is the number 13. The number 13 is considered unlucky......

Are you planning to learn Chinese? For fluently learning Chinese in Singapore, you require one trait more than any other and that’s “perseverance”. Here are some tips to go from a beginner level to expert in Mandarin Chinese: Put in the hours There’s no substitute of......

    Intrigued by Chinese New Year falling on a different date each year? Well, you are not the first one, nor will you be the last one. This fact puzzles many. However, the explanation is fairly simple—and completely logical. Spring begins every year around......

  Years back Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder of Facebook, gave a speech in Mandarin Chinese in Beijing. While Mark’s aim in doing so was to win the hearts of Chinese people and establishment. He certainly achieved that… but that’s not all he achieved. He was able......

Whether you are joining a Chinese family for a formal dinner during your trip to China or inviting your Chinese colleagues over a business lunch, there are several dining etiquette rules you should understand and follow. Every culture has its unique dining etiquette—and Chinese culture......

You’ve joined Mandarin classes in Singapore to learn Mandarin Chinese because it is the language with maximum speakers in the world. That’s great news, learning Chinese might open new career opportunities for you, besides bringing you closer to one of the richest and colorful cultures......

Want to know which are the most popular Chinese dishes? Well, here’s our list. Check it out. 菠菜面 [bō cài miàn] (Spinach Noodles) This is one dish you can’t miss if you are in Mainland China or Singapore. Every noodle joint in China worth its......

Unless you’ve spent last ten years of life meditating in a monastery in the far-off Himalayas, you would know that now China is world’s second largest powerhouse. And one of the effects of this has been the surge in a number of foreigners who’ve started......

Before you join Chinese classes, you must be clear in your mind why do you want to learn the language in the first place. Is it just a new hobby that you want to pick up? Is it to improve your prospects at work? Or......

You want to learn Mandarin but are not sure about from where to start? Or perhaps you are still contemplating whether you should take up Mandarin and are not exactly clear about what to expect? Well, don’t worry this blog will answer these questions, in......

Just why young children should learn a new language is a question many parents ask. Well, to be honest, there are many advantages. Learning a new language gives you insight into a new culture and your life becomes all the more enriched because of the......

In traditional China, no other visual art form was prized more than the art of writing or Chinese Calligraphy. The genre of calligraphy emerged at the same time as the genre of painting and both shared the same tools, the brush, and ink. Nevertheless, calligraphy......

Different languages are spoken in different areas of the world. It’s not only the languages that are different in different parts, cultures too are widely different. And without fail, everywhere you’ll find that culture of an area is aptly reflected in the language spoken there.......

A large number of people are now learning one or two foreign languages. Why is this happening? Some pick up a new language as a new hobby because they are planning to settle down in a new country. Some learn a new language because they......

Want to learn Chinese? Then you should avoid the most common mistakes many people who start learning Chinese commit. Doing so will help you pick up the language and develop fluency in it fairly quickly. Here are 5 biggest mistakes you must avoid: Not Understanding......

The Chinese character Fu means good luck and happiness. During the time of Spring festival, almost every family in China would hang the word upside down, believing that doing so would cause good fortune to literally descend down on their house. Many foreigners who visit......

Learning any new language is hard, more so Chinese, which is certainly one of the more difficult languages in the word. With that said, many non-natives are able to learn and master the language, and so can you. All you need is loads of determination......

Foreigners who learn Chinese in Singapore or are just interested in zodiac signs would know that one animal is conspicuous by its absence in the Chinese zodiac signs—the cat. Want to know why? Well, let’s first check the 12 Chinese Zodiac signs before getting to......

Born in 551 BC, Confucius was a popular Chinese philosopher and teacher, whose words are as relevant for the modern man as they were at that time. His quotes have been translated into many languages and many people constantly draw inspiration from his aphorisms whenever......

Many students interested in learning Chinese ask if there is a way to make learn Chinese other than rote learning. Rote learning certainly has its own benefits, but learning Chinese through it is hard, not to mention boring. Here are some tips to help you......

Whether you are someone who knows a lot about China and is taking regular classes to learn Chinese in Singapore or someone with solid general knowledge, you are likely to be very surprised to know that all of these things were invented in ancient China.......

Looking for activities that can help you learn and practice Chinese? Well, here is our list of 5 top activities—some of which you will enjoy immensely—for improving Chinese. Read newspaper Many Mandarin classes Singapore recommends reading the newspaper daily to their students to improve their......

People often ask why they should study a foreign language. Well, there are many advantages of learning a new language. Learning a new language allows you learn things about a new culture, meet new people, and see new places. In this way, it helps you open......

What’s the best way to learn Chinese is a question that many foreign students ask. Well, there’s no hard and fast rule for learning Chinese. However, with that said, you would do well to keep the following do’s and don’ts of learning Chinese in mind.......

Learning Chinese before a trip to this beautiful country is recommended but not necessary. Shared in this post are a few phrases that will help you get around China with ease. And in the second part of the post, we will share some tips to......

As far as pronunciation is concerned, the key goal for most students who join Mandarin classes Singapore is to speak in such a way that others can understand what they are saying. To be able to do the same, you must not only master the......

Chinese is a beautiful language, but it is also sufficiently complex. Many beginners get overawed by its complexity, so much so that they stop enjoying the beauty, uniqueness, and nitty-gritty of the language. That’s the biggest mistake anyone can make while learning a new thing.......

Anyone who’s interested to learn Chinese in Singapore would know that Mandarin is a tonal language. He or she might also have apprehensions about learning this beautiful language because of the same reasons. Well, truthfully, learning tones is an extremely interesting journey. Unfortunately, though, it......

Linda Mandarin SEO Course and Facebook Advertising Experience Our Mandarin Language School started Online marketing & SEO marketing since 2014 and the first SEO partner and course attended was with Equinet Academy. From the 2 days intensive SEO training course conducted by the founder and......

Most people who are trying to learn Chinese in Singapore focus more on speaking Chinese than practice listening to it. This is mainly because of two reasons: speaking ability is more valued and it’s easier to speak than listen. Compared to speaking Chinese, listening is......

The business dynamics of every country is unique, and China is no exception. If you are looking to set up a new business here, you would do well to first acquaint yourself with the business culture present here. Otherwise, you might feel like a lost......

Are you planning your first trip to China? Well, this post will help you communicate better with Chinese, especially if you know little Chinese. When “Hello” is a problem? Most educated Chinese know English and you wouldn’t have any trouble in conversing with them. However,......

Chinese is not an easy language to learn in adulthood, but it certainly isn’t impossible. If Mark Zuckerberg (co-founder of Facebook) can do it, so can you. If you want to learn Chinese, we mean, really, really want to learn Chinese, there’s just one way......

Whether your goal is to learn Chinese in Singapore or something else, it is important that you make everyday count. Improving each day, even by the smallest of the margins, will ensure good progress over a period of time. Here are some tips that help......

Many students who join Mandarin classes Singapore often ask for tips to help them become a top-rated translator. Here are a few tips. Have a look. 1.Know the language you’re translating well This is obvious, but it can’t be stressed enough. The best way to......

You learn swimming only by getting wet, that is, only when you immerse yourself in it. Learning a new language is just the same. You learn by immersing yourself in it, not by staying on the sidelines. So if you want to learn Chinese in......

Achieving fluency in Chinese is not impossible. Sure it’s not a walk in the park, but neither it’s something that’s beyond your reach. Here are 4 tips to help you speak Chinese fluently. 1.Speak More You have the theoretical knowledge of Mandarin but still, struggle......

Building up vocabulary in a foreign language helps you get better at it fast—and Chinese is no exception. Rote learning is not the only way to learn new Chinese words; there are many other more interesting and equally effective ways. Use these tips to learn......

Are you planning to learn Chinese in Singapore to become a translator some day? Well then, you must know a few things about what makes a good translator. This knowledge will help you decide if translating is the career for you. 1.You are dealing with......

One question which almost every foreigner learning Chinese ask is how to learn the language quickly as well as effectively. Well, here are the answers to that and some other common beginners’ questions. Q-1: What are the easiest ways to learn/speak Chinese for a native......

Many speak about Chinese being an extremely difficult language to learn in adulthood. Yes, it is not easy. But at the same time, it’s not so hard as many would like you to believe. Here are three smart tips that make learning Chinese easy. Tones......

Listening is all about practice. Make effort to spend more time listening Chinese if you want to improve your ability to a high level quickly. However, a common complaint of people taking Mandarin classes Singapore is that there’s not enough time to practice listening Chinese.......

The aim of most people, if not everyone, who joins Mandarin classes Singapore is to speak Chinese fluently. Speaking Chinese fluently for a non-native speaker is not easy; however, neither it is impossible. Here are 7 tops tips to help you speak Chinese fluently. Learning......

Excited about your first trip to China but at the same time worried about the language barrier? Well, for a foreigner on his first trip here, the language barrier can appear as impenetrable and huge as the Great Wall of China. With that said, you......

Chinese is not an easy language to learn in adulthood, especially in the beginning. But don’t let that keep you away from this amazing language. A little bit of extra effort and a handful of smart tips can help you master the basics in a......

If you’re taking Mandarin classes in Singapore, you’ve something in common with Mark Zuckerberg. Just like you, he too is learning Chinese. In 2014, Mark Zuckerberg surprised and won the hearts of the crowd at Tsinghua University in Beijing by speaking in Mandarin. Of course,......

Content x Method x Time = Improvement in Proficiency Remember this equation if you intend to learn Chinese in Singapore, or for that matter, any other new language. You can improve your proficiency in a foreign language by picking the right content, studying the right......

If you have started to learn Chinese in Singapore, it will surely make moving around in the city easy. However, taking taxis in Singapore or Beijing or other parts of China is not so difficult, even when you don’t speak the language. Here are some......

An average Chinese translator earns about $70 per hour. That’s not unimpressive by any comparison. And the good ones make a lot more than average translators and the top translators earn a few times more than the good ones. So, the money is there. However, that......

Probably the first thing you will learn in Mandarin classes Singapore is how to say “no” in Chinese. Believe it or not, actually there’s no direct way to say “no”, or for that matter “yes”, in Mandarin. There are 5 or more ways to say......

Are you unable to understand spoken Mandarin so well, no matter how hard you try? Having trouble improving comprehension skills? Here are some important tips to improve listening skills. Ah, just one more thing: these tips work only if you practice, the more you practice,......

Whether you are running a company in China or attending Mandarin classes in Singapore, one word you are likely to have heard many times is guanxi. In English, the word means relationship. However, guanxi as a concept is misunderstood by many in the business world.......

Many foreigners living in Singapore ask this question: Apart from attending Mandarin classes in Singapore, what can I do to expand my Chinese Vocabulary? Vocabulary plays an important role in learning a new language—and Chinese is no exception. Of course, attending regular classes is essential,......

As you’d have learned in your Mandarin classes in Singapore, there are seven official holidays in China every year. Among these seven holidays, five are three-day holidays. China has two national holidays lasting a week—Chinese New Year (also known as Spring Festival) and National Day......

Learning Chinese is as simple as learning any other language, but the things you need are concentration and time. You can pick up Mandarin easily if you have the right concentration and interest in learning Chinese in Singapore. As language learning is a continuous process,......

Learn Chinese with Linda Mandarin Watch our Recorded Class video and see how our teachers deliver the Chinese lessons Please Whatsapp or SMS 92992356 for password or email us now! Benefits from Group Mandarin lessons: Accredited Chinese course syllabus produced and imported from professional agencies......

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The word Chinese is an umbrella term for all Chinese related dialects like Mandarin, Putonghua, Minnan, Cantonese and so on. The list goes on, but the most used and most common of these is Mandarin. Here are some facts one must know about learning Chinese......

Our school caters to many different kinds of students who want to learn Mandarin ranging from children who want to improve their Mandarin skills to adult foreigners who want to do business in Mandarin-speaking countries. Our clients choose us for our interactive way of teaching Mandarin. First,......

The unmistakable financial powerhouse China, have started off a huge demand around the globe towards the learning of the Chinese language. What makes Chinese such an extremely difficult language for the beginners to master? Listed below are some of the challenges beginners and students face......

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Chinese is a language which is spoken by more than 1. 5 billion people in this world and is considered one of the most common and widely spoken language in this planet. If you are one of those people who is trying to learn this......

A few years back, Chinese was rarely taught in language schools as the focus was more on English and French. In recent years, many schools are beginning to teach the Chinese language in their language courses. You can learn Chinese in Singapore through mandarin classes......

If you are living in a country where English is spoken as a first or second language it will not be easy for you to pick up the Chinese language. This is because the characters and lettering types of this language are entirely different from......

It is a fact that Chinese is deemed a difficult language to learn for those who are interested in learning. There are many reasons behind it, we are going to shed some light on why Chinese is so much difficult and tricky to learn. If......

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Chinese is now considered as an important language worldwide because of its increase in presence in the business world. Chinese are involved in many businesses throughout the world including Hollywood. So, if you want to increase opportunities in the business world, you must learn Chinese as......

China is an upcoming economic world power and nowadays, a lot of people are learning their language in order to survive and grow in the business world. Due to the great importance of China, learning Chinese in Singaporebecomes equally important. There are many institutions that......

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It is a fact that the presence of Chinese language is growing day by day, so learning Chinese is now becoming a necessity. We need to understand that it is a very important language as it holds one-fifth of the whole world population. In order......

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Business cards in China have their own importance and are usually are offered to the people for some specific reason. Chinese hold the business cards with both hands and then offer it to others as a form of respect and is recommended that the people......

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It’s true that Chinese goods are available everywhere in the market, but it is also a fact that the Chinese Language is booming throughout the world. Many people want to learn Chinese to boost up their trade, be it alanguage translator or good trader. Mandarin......

There are many ways to say goodbye to people. In China, the people love to be polite with each other and they look for new and captivating means to say goodbye to others. Although, everyone has their unique style to say goodbye, here are a......

Chinese Don’t give an umbrella as a gift In today’s international environment learn Chinese or Mandarin as a second language is growing in popularity.  Learning Chinese offers more business opportunities in Chinese politics, economics, history and archaeology with it being the most widely spoken language in......

Do you feel Chinese is a difficult language and you could ignore learning if there is an option? Then probably you might be making the wrong decision. Learning the Chinese language can reap you a number of benefits apart from adding to your language ability.......

Are you looking to join Mandarin classes in Singapore ? If so, you are making the right decision which would reap you a number of benefits. You are going to study one of the world’s oldest languages and also by getting exposed to the language, you can......

Be it Mandarin, French or German, learning a new language always gives a boost to your career whilst enhancing your brain efficiency. Also, it’s never late to join Mandarin classes in Singapore in order to upgrade your skill set. At times, it becomes a necessity to learn Chinese......

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It is not common to hear about national language and official language in many countries and hence, these countries are mostly bilingual. Some sections of people speak national language adopted by the constitution and the others speak an official language. Various administrative sections of a......

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National language drives national unity in any country, even if there are hundreds of other languages and dialects present in the state. Apart from a name, a boundary, a currency, or a flag, a national language makes a county respectable. National language clearly indicates the......

After learning a few foreign languages, you might think of creating your own language. Though it is difficult to make a new language as popular as Chinese or English, you can still give it a try. Even if your language becomes popular in your own......

The Chinese language has the honour of being called the oldest written language of the world that has a history of 6,000 years. The inscriptions of Chinese characters have been discovered in many turtle shells belonging to Shang Dynasty around 1766 BC – 1123 BC,......

There is nothing more frustrating than unable to understand what the people around you are speaking. It can happen more than one would think too, especially when someone has to move away, e.g. for a job, etc. The Chinese natives use the same system for......

China is a modern as well as a traditional country, which is attracting millions of people from all over the world each year. The majority of people come to China on business while others come as tourists. It is easier to learn the Chinese language......

Mandarin is one of the largest spoken languages in the world, and as per statistics one-fifth of the world’s population converse in the language. It is your window to the rich and elegant culture of China, Asian country which is also the second largest economy......

Singapore is a great place to live and work. Although many people of this country speak English, but in most situations, Singaporeans like to speak Mandarin to each other. People that have come to study or work in Singapore can feel awkward around their local......

Speaking more than one languages is an awesome way to open your eyes to different customs and cultures. People that have always dreamed of learning Mandarin someday, have a chance now. There is no reason to wait for that someday when they can learn this......

People who grew up in Singapore and speaking the Chinese at home or those who learned the Mandarin language from scratch at a later age will recognize that conversing in business and simple language is entirely different skills. To help people in this regard, our......

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China is one of the most rapidly growing as well as emerging economy of this world. If you take the time to learn business Chinese today, you will certainly get the knowledge required to explore a previously untapped as well as a huge market. Although......

Those who are inherited Chinese speakers and have dreams of working overseas, Chinese course can be a passport to accomplish their goals. A number of countries have a huge demand for native Chinese speakers with a little English language to teach in a better way.......

All countries are not the same and you can learn this from the passing glance. China is one of those countries that still require an attention to understand as well as full grasp, but sometimes it is important to try. People that are related to......

In order to become marketable in the business world, continual education, as well as ongoing hard work, is a must. Learning technologies, techniques and applications are also very important, no matter which career you choose. However, one of the most important ways to advance yourself......

The Chinese are relationship driven people because people have to develop a relationship with them before doing business with them. On the other hand, in western culture you may do business transactions and after that develop relationships. In order to have a better interaction with......

A number of people have realised that there are so many tangible and real advantages for Chinese learners. The Chinese language is considered a difficult language to learn, especially for native English speakers. However, this has been very much exaggerated. In reality, the Chinese language......

As the term business Chinese language training suggests, it is a training of people in another language. Mostly it is done in specified centers or online. There are a number of reasons to learn âbusiness Chineseâ some of the most important benefits are as follows.......

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The business environment has significantly changed over the over the past decades because of the improved online environment and communication resources. Companies that were once controlled by their regional limitations are now able to embrace new as well as better opportunities and are taking advantage......

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There are numerous business opportunities in Asia and in this regard, many people want to learn business Chinese. In the business world, the fluency of language is very important because it allows speakers an immediate entry into the exciting and lucrative world that is closed......

According to a report, there are around 4000 words in the script of Chinese language. Mandarin and some Chinese dialects are considered some of the hardest nuts to crack. The online Mandarin courses have played such an important role in guiding through this difficult journey.......

If you have decided to learn a new language , it really is a good thing to do and you have decided to take a challenging endeavor. There are hundreds of languages on this planet, but Chinese speakers are more than any other language. In......

People who want to travel to the Republic of China or any other part of the world where The Mandarin language is being spoken will certainly need to learn this language in order to communicate with the residents of that place. In this regard, the......

Most Americans are monolinguals. They are brought up speaking only one language, which is English. They grow up watching people from other cultures who know their native language as well as English. Not only the attraction for speaking multiple languages motivates people to become multi-lingual.......

Skills for learning language are just a kind of habits, which are formed through a little self-awareness and discipline. Here are some common mistakes people commit while learning a new language and how you can overcome these mistakes and challenges. The beginning phase You must......

Asian countries have many opportunities for you if you are willing to learn Chinese. Learning a new language offers professional and personal advantages. Presently, Chinese language is on its way to become a dominant language of the 21st century. This is the best time you can......

How do you spend your free time? Do you drink? Or sleeping in during the weekends or catch-up on the latest movies? Surprisingly, there are language addicts spends their free time just to learn new language. However, it is an arising concern as there are......

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If you are willing to learn Mandarin language, here are the best 3 tips for you to learn this language quickly. Make a plan You should get yourself off to a good start by making a plan for your studies. How much time can you......

13 A number of people who are learning Chinese have some common sayings, such as “I am going to leave China soon and will never take Chinese lessons again”, “Oh, I want to be able to speak this language”, “why to waste time and learn this language?”......

Today’s world is so fast paced and hyper-connected that acquiring new abilities has gained much more importance than ever before. You are required to be hyperactive to survive. Learning a new language is one thing that makes you stand out of the crowd. It gives......

Learning another language other than your native language is often seen as a difficult and long task by novice learners. However, contrary to this belief, learning a second language is not as difficult as it seems at first. You just have to get started with it......

Everyone can learn a second language, if they follow the right approach. Although, learning a foreign language, such as business Chinese, may take some time, it is worth it. Because, when you can speak in another language other than your native language, you will not......

There are people who would really love to speak a second language, but they have their apprehensions or hesitations. Rather than concentrating on learning a new language, people often focus on reasons as to why they cannot learn a new language. But, what about the......

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Learn a new language by reading its literature. Developing a habit to learn a new language is a life-long skill. Especially in learning Chinese language. There are many benefits of learning Chinese language and improving one skills in a new language is through reading. A great book works......

Learning a new language has its own benefits. While learning a new language, you may realize that it has really helped you to become a better writer and hence improved your writing skills. You may also discover that while learning other different languages, you get......

Of the various world languages, Chinese is considered quite difficult to learn by many. Contrary to what people believe, Chinese language can be learnt easily and in a short time. The level of difficulty one experiences with the language is a perceived one. Since the......

When you are learning Chinese, one of the most important things is to practice. Like in any other field, practice is also important in your mandarin classes. Challenges in your Chinese language learning can be overcome by habitual practice, so that you can conquer immersion......

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China is known as the world’s second-largest economy for low-cost manufacturing. But things are moving fast China’s rapid market transformation and economic expansion supported by a series of government reforms is now an attractive destination to do business. This has led to the establishment of......

Right after the civil war, millions of immigrants have begun to stream to America. Majority of U.S immigrants came from Ireland, England and Germany. Large number of Chinese population also migrated in the US between 1849 to 1882. But this came to a standstill when......

Doing business in China and how by learning their language can benefit, however, the Chinese economic growth is currently slowing down. It was the second largest economy but it doesn’t seem to go on their favour for long. It’s in fact currently in their weakest growth......

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Online education is now a worldwide trend. Many universities are now offering classes or courses in various fields to accommodate the growing demand for quality online education. No wonder, there are numerous educational sites that offer Chinese course online. If you are intending to learn Chinese......

Business Chinese is becoming an increasingly dominant language, important in the global economy. As the second largest economy, China is home to leading manufacturing and consultancy firms hence important for businesses around the world to create connections and partnerships with. Learning Chinese language, as well......

If you are still considering to join Chinese course, finding its related resources is not difficult here. There are many resources out there that can provide you the necessary lessons to learn Chinese even without going to Chinese-speaking countries like China and Singapore. You may......

Prior to the dawn of the internet, learning a second language was mostly a fun endeavor but never a serious undertaking. Students would take up languages such as French, Germany, Spanish or even Latin but simply forgot about it the moment they graduated. It was,......

Ask any budding entrepreneur and they will tell you that the best way to stay ahead in the ever competitive global business environment is to be dynamic. Only business investors who change with the times and are able to keep tabs on global business trends......

Business Chinese language is imperative in the international business as it enhances effective communication. Productivity may decrease in a company due to poor communication among the staff members, between the employees and management leading to conflicts and poor client management. In most cases, employees’ turnover......

Business Chinese language skills are among the top tools for expanding businesses internationally. Learning foreign languages especially those in regions leading in global trading is vital for business expansion and growth. China has become of increasing interest in the international market as it is a......

If you have been considering to enrol for a Chinese course, do it. Deciding to learn Chinese is one big move that many people have chosen to make to advance their careers. Mastering a second language, and one as crucial as Chinese, has propelled many......

Taking Mandarin classes in Singapore might not sound exciting, but that is only because you have not truly explored all that this opportunity has to offer.  Singapore is a beautiful country filled exciting people. If your aim is to have an awesome time, have the......

Why should a person learn Chinese in Singapore? This simple question has been asked by countless people but the answer to this question remains the same through the years. The reason why this is often asked is because of the very fact that Chinese Mandarin......

As of Feb. 02, 2016, the current population of China is estimated to be 1,379,753,590 which is almost 19% of the world’s total population. The yearly growth rate is 0.48%. With this statistics lie a question “what would be China’s population in the next 10......

During the last two decades, China has reached enormous economic success. Because of this, the eyes of small and giant companies have turned towards China. And since China’s economy is flourishing, a lot of people are also planning to invest in countries nearby China such......

Chinese lessons Singapore are rampant nowadays because more and more individuals are interested in learning a new language. Chinese is widely spoken especially in Asia so it’s no surprise that it is one of the most in demand courses in the world today. But before......

The most widely used language all over the world is mandarin, currently it is used by more than one billion people globally—that is 1/5 of the world’s current population! It is not surprising why even the young entrepreneurs are joining schools that offer Business Chinese......

There’s a lot of misconception regarding the Chinese language. It has always been thought of as a subject that is so complicated to learn. Some people think they have to spend all their precious time to learn how to speak Mandarin, much less writing it.......

Several Chinese language courses are intended to fulfill the learners’ personal necessities. Certainly, there might be the probability of situations in which one cannot contribute his (or her) time to the language course. With the enormous scope of Chinese courses in Singapore, now there are......

Personal relationships and market research are similarly important when doing any kind of business. So, it is very imperative to build and preserve your relationship with your business contacts as soon as possible and find ways to know more about their culture if you want......

Wouldn’t it be great if your child can communicate in Chinese? It’s uncommon to find kids who know other languages aside from their mother tongue. But if you’re someone who wants the best for your child, enrolling him or her in a Chinese course in......

Business Chinese is one of the major languages being used in the international business today. Learning this language helps in building relationships with the Chinese community with ease. This leads to great success in a business based in or out of China. When you learn......

Language exchange is a mutual language learning process in which two contradictory language speakers exchange their languages in order to learn each other’s languages. This process has literally revolutionized online or offline language learning. In Singapore, there are substantial numbers of Chinese citizens staying, therefore,......

Lot of Chinese language institutes in Singapore reveal the repute of learning the Chinese language there. Your research for the appropriate institute won’t complete until you sketch the whole aspects concerning language learning. As far as Chinese language family is concerned, there are more than......

Although distant learning is getting all the rage day by day in Singapore yet there are some areas of distant learning that needs development. Student’s satisfaction is one of them. As far as learn Chinese in Singapore is concerned, multiple options of online and offline......

The existence of massive numbers of Chinese in Singapore isn’t a bolt from the blue to understand. Most of the Chinese companies are doing businesses and making huge investments there as well. Although Singapore is a multicultural nation still the stats of Chinese population living......

A glance at the 1970s and it’s almost impossible to comprehend that China has morphed from a relative unimpressive economy to the powerhouse that it is today. In fact, it’s correct to say that the exponential rise of Chinas economy has indeed taken many large......

Deep knowledge of business Chinese plays a major role in choosing the right business partner in the international market. Get this for free, majority of business partnerships fail as soon as they start. The failure comes due to wrong decisions made months before the actual......

Mandarin seldom referred as Guoyu or Putonghua, is the official style of Chinese language. The Chinese language has more than 10 geographical dialects out of those most spoken one is Mandarin. Mostly, mandarin dialects are widespread in the southwestern and northern region of China; therefore,......

Today, there is an increasing demand for people who speaks fluent mandarin and this isn’t surprising because Chinese Mandarin is spoken all over the world. This is also the reason why a lot of businessmen nowadays choose to learn Mandarin by enrolling in a formal......

English is considered to be one of the most important languages that one must learn and speak in order to be successful in doing business. However, with today’s world economy, it is very significant to know that the Chinese language is now considered equally important.......

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Learning Mandarin is definitely an excellent idea. What better way to step up your career in 2016 than becoming fluent in a second language?  And a language like Mandarin is the way to go. That is because this is one of the fastest growing languages......

Learning a new language has never been the easiest of tasks. That is why most individuals opt to have someone more experienced with the language help them master the tongue. This option has worked for many years, but as of late, more individuals have taken......

If your aim is to learn to speak a new language fluently, I strongly suggest you consider taking a few Mandarin Classes in Singapore. Mandarin, more popularly known as Chinese, is the fastest growing language in the world. Hundreds of thousands of people have decided......

The beautiful city-state of Singapore is one of the absolute best places in the world to learn Chinese. Hundreds of students, industrious employees and tourists have been making their way across the world to Learn Chinese in Singapore. Although Singapore is filled a variety of......

Linda Mandarin Chinese Class schedules are well-planned in such a way to cater to our students preferred schedule....

Throughout the Chinese lessons, learners will focus on communication skills through role-plays, real-world activities to achieve the goals in communicating freely in daily conversation while developing their reading and writing skills in a natural way. CHINESE MANDARIN TUITION IN SINGAPORE 1. A balance between Daily......

Our classes are divided into three major levels; beginner, intermediate and advanced. This allows us to tailor make our classes to suit the student as well as ensure a form of advancement so that students are able to see the progress they are making. CHINESE......

Welcome to Linda Mandarin Chinese language assessment page We have made Chinese language placement test available for you, all you need to do is to click on the below link and answer the questions. Once you have submitted your entry, we will be able to......

Are you thinking about learning a new language? Are you interested in Chinese language? That would be a good decision since Chinese is one of the fastest growing languages in the world. This is the case among those who want to learn Chinese for pleasure,......

It is always best to seek simplicity, especially when attempting to learn something new. This rule still applies when it comes to learning another language. The simplest way to learn a language as tricky as Chinese is to allow a native Chinese speaker to instruct......

If you are thinking about learning a second language to propel your career forward, I would definitely recommend that you consider learning Chinese. Chinese is one of the fastest growing languages among young professionals because trading with the east has become essential for businesses around......

So you’re taking Chinese lessons Singapore. Good for you if you’re taking this step because it will benefit you one way or another. Learning Chinese can be very challenging just like when you were taking courses or subjects back in college or high school. In......

  Many individuals believe that learning a new language like Chinese is boring and difficult. The truth is, learning Chinese lessons Singapore need not be boring or hard to do. Nowadays, anything is possible especially if you put your heart and soul into it. Couple......

Chinese lessons Singapore are your ultimate guide in learning the Chinese language. These lessons are affordable while some are even offered for free. The best part is you can study these lessons whenever you feel like it or wherever you may be. Studying a foreign......

When it comes to enrolling in a Chinese course Singapore, there are few things to consider. Remember that learning a new language requires time, money, and effort. Before you start enrolling in a course, you have to consider a lot of things first. Many nonnative......

Finding a language school that teaches Chinese lessons in Singapore is not so hard to find. If you look hard enough, you’ll be surprised to find schools that offer lessons on the Chinese language. With the advanced technology, it’s very convenient to search for sites......

No one is every too young or too old to learn new things. Change is the only constant thing in this world and if you don’t update yourself, chances are you’ll be left behind by today’s generation. There are many things you can do to......

The majority of the adult Mandarin learners in Singapore do it for career advancement, as a result, there are a good amount of business Chinese courses in Singapore. Whether you’re still taking your time to pick the right language school for you or you’ve already......

Learning Chinese? We’re glad you’re challenging yourself and we’re here to help! While the importance of proper training from qualified, experienced language teachers or trainers is undeniable, there’s always something extra outside the classroom that can help you advance your learning and the learning experience.......

Are we learning Mandarin or Chinese? When we learn Mandarin, also known as the standard Chinese or Putonghua in Chinese. Chinese is the language Chinese people speak, with seven different dialect systems. Mandarin is the standard Chinese developed from the northern dialect in China. To......

Chinese poems is at the core of the China’s culture. Historically, China has groomed many insightful, poetic, and highly introspective individuals who wrote poems that till this day, we’re still studying in schools, like our Intensive Mandarin Course. They have famous poets such as Li Bai,......

In this article, I will introduce to you seven common polyphones and show you how to use them properly. As we know, there are a lot of polyphones in Chinese characters and it is important for Chinese learners to have a good command of the most......

Learning Mandarin has become more and more popular because of the importance of Mandarin. As one of the most multilingual countries in the world, Singapore has groomed a people that can travel worldwide without much communication problems. Singaporeans are usually fluent in English and their Mother......

We have been teaching Mandarin courses in Singapore for more than 10 years. Over the years, we’ve taught many English-speaking students, and we’ve noticed that they tend to make the same mistakes. Some mistakes are specific to the individual, but most of them are common mistakes,......

Today, in our Learn Mandarin Culture series, we’ll talk about public holidays in China. Chinese are considered to be one of the most diligent nations in the world. You can find shops and restaurants in China that are opened extremely long hours, including weekends. How many......

To improve your Business Chinese Mandarin Language Skills Linda Mandarin Tel : +65 62647343 Sms : +65 92992356 Our Business Chinese Mandarin Course is a comprehensive course aiming to improve the communicative and presentation skills of business Chinese learners. The course suits the needs of......

It looks like many of the numbers from 1-10 have special cultural meanings in Chinese and Chinese people associate them by pronunciation as there are many homophones which are the same pronunciation but with a different meaning. Here follow some examples: The number 2 èr is a......

Hi dear learners, May 1st Labour Day is approaching. Are you planning to go to China for your holiday? We will share with you a very useful idiom describing the scene that you are probably going to see in China. 人山人海 rén shān rén hǎi......

As a foreigner in China, you will find yourself surrounded by many strange questions you have never faced before. Here are some examples: 你吃了吗?nǐ chī le ma? It literally means “have you eaten?” It’s a way to greet people not serving as an invitation for......

May 20th, 五月二十号 wǔ yuè èr shí hào, indicate I love you for Chinese people as the three numbers 5 五 wǔ, 2 二 èr, 0 líng have the pronunciation associated to 我爱你wǒ ài nǐ meaning I love you. It’s time to tell your beloved......

Recently, there seems to be a craze over Minions, the cute little yellow cartoons. As we’re a center that teaches mandarin courses in Singapore, we wonder what the Minions are saying. It seems that although people don’t understand Minionese, yet they still find the language funny. Director Chris......

I still remember how surprised I was when I asked a German student what was her favorite breakfast in China. Her reply was Baozi. Baozi is a steamed bun stuffed with vegetable or meat. It looked to her that Baozi represents all Chinese breakfasts and......

e talked about some of the most popular Chinese breakfasts in our previous post. Just like the Chinese language has 50,000 characters, there are equally as many nice breakfasts in the Chinese culture. Today, we bring you the second part of the series – Popular......

Many expats like to have a drink and chat with friends in a bar after a busy day. pí jiǔ 啤酒 beer becomes the first word many people know when they are in China. Today we will learn to order a drink in a bar.......

Gift giving is a very important courtesy around the world. But there are different gift etiquettes in different countries. Maybe you think that whatever applies in Singapore applies in China, or to Chinese from China. It doesn’t. So what are the dos and don’ts when......

Many people might be curious what kind of Chinese Singaporeans speak. Are they speaking Mandarin? Are they speaking dialects? Well, we’d say that they speak Chinglish – a mixture of Chinese, English, and Singlish. Chinglish. New term for you. Just kidding. On a serious note, as most......

Chinese names are normally a combination of two to three Chinese characters, showing one’s surname and given name. However, different from a western name, the Chinese surname is placed before the person’s given name. Take the name of Wang Xiao Ming and John Smith for example, “Wang” is......

When we learn Mandarin, there are three components: Chinese characters and Pinyin; pronunciations; tones. Many people have been frustrated by the tones as it seems the hardest to understand and master them. Hence, many people give up learning Chinese and always think that Chinese is a difficult language......

In 2016, the school has opened another centre also in CBD area to allow make more Chinese language training especially group classes. - Awarded Asia's Top 80 Achievers 2016 ...

Awarded Singapore Excellence Award 2015...

In 2014, the school has relocated to Central Business District area to cater Chinese language training to working professionals in the city....

In 2010, the school has trained more than 1000 students and completed many corporate Mandarin training for MNCs...

In 2006, the school has a team of more than 10 professional trained Chinese Linguistics teachers who are all Native Speakers from China....

Linda Mandarin's history started in 2003 where the School was founded. It has mainly private home lessons and was later expanded to teach both Adults and Children Chinese language...