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6 Quick Etiquette Tips For Doing Business With The Chinese No ratings yet.

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, to say the least. Chinese people and speakers make up...

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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 factors at play, both natural and circumstantial, that contribute to...

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5 Things That Help You Stand Out In A Competitive Job Market			No ratings yet.
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5 Things That Help You Stand Out In A Competitive Job Market No ratings yet.

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 can you make yourself look more attractive to hiring companies?...

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Can You Be Too Old To Pick Up A New Language From Scratch?			No ratings yet.
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Can You Be Too Old To Pick Up A New Language From Scratch? No ratings yet.

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 – but that’s not an excuse to say you can’t master...

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What Career Options Can Learning Chinese Open Up For You?			No ratings yet.
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What Career Options Can Learning Chinese Open Up For You? No ratings yet.

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 open the doors of communication to more than a billion...

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It’s Okay To Take Your Time Learning Chinese: Here’s Why			No ratings yet.
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It’s Okay To Take Your Time Learning Chinese: Here’s Why No ratings yet.

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 they are not improving fast enough, and lose their motivation...

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Is Chinese Really The Hardest Language To Pick Up?			No ratings yet.
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Is Chinese Really The Hardest Language To Pick Up? No ratings yet.

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: the tones in Chinese, and Chinese characters. Chinese is a...

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Language Learning: Why Grammar Shouldn’t Be The Top Priority			No ratings yet.
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Language Learning: Why Grammar Shouldn’t Be The Top Priority No ratings yet.

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, this is rarely the case. In fact, even native speakers...

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