Many students go to China are interested in learning Mandarin Chinese and Chinese culture but don’t really take the time and effort to study either. This was not the case for Jan Wostyn who, in 2001 came to China and studied at three different top universities (华中师范大学,厦门大学,复旦大学) ,and then co-founded Hutong School, which is now …
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In a number of our previous Podcasts I’ve previously recommended Italki, a platform to find online language teachers. As technology is developing, it’s now very easy and convenient to find language teachers and tutors to meet your learning needs. Yet, just how you make the most of your online classes is essential to your studies. …
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I’m very pleased to welcome Albert Wolfe to this week’s Podcast interview. Albert is an expert and quite a “star” in the Mandarin Chinese learning world and I have been following his blog LaowaiChinese.net(老外中文)for quite a long time. Albert now lives in Guangzhou, China. We covered a plethora of topics in this session, including his …
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Welcome to another Podcast interview! Today’s guest is Ivan Batishchev who is a PR and digital communications executive from Italki. Ivan lives and works in Shanghai, China and can speak 5 languages: Russian, Ukrainian, English, German and, of course, Mandarin Chinese! In this interview, he shares lots of his interesting experiences and stories about his …
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Welcome to our FIRST podcast interview. Today we are very excited to have Zier Liu from Keats Chinese School as our guest. Zier Liu is the vice chairman and a Chinese teacher at Keats Chinese School. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan Business School. Zier …
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