Should we be teaching blockchain in school

[Guest Post] Education and the Blockchain

Education and the Blockchain – Should We be Teaching Blockchain in Schools? It goes without saying that tech progress is moving at a rapid pace. Futurists point to Moore’s law – the idea that tech capabilities double every two years – as evidence for tech’s expansion into nearly every facet of our lives. Teaching Technology[…]

Cantonese vs Mandarin

[Guest Post] Cantonese vs Mandarin: Similarities and Differences

Cantonese vs Mandarin: Similarities and Differences Many people think that Chinese is just one language. When they hear a person from China speaking, they immediately say that the person is speaking in Chinese. But that is not the case since there are several versions of spoken Chinese. There are Cantonese, Hunanese (Xiang, Hsiang), Hakka, Shanghainese,[…]

7 tips on how to choose Chinese tutor

7 Tips on “How to choose the right Chinese tutor?”

7 tips on “How to choose the right Chinese tutor?” China has the second largest economy and is also one of the largest trading partners of US. Therefore, it is not surprising that you’ve decided to learn Chinese. The next big step will be choosing the right teacher. There’s a saying “finding a business partner[…]

all about chinese superstitions

Chinese Superstition – Part II

Chinese superstition – part II Chinese 1-on-1 online lessons at tutormandarin[/caption] Chinese Superstitions you need to know Chinese superstitions are deeply rooted in Chinese culture even until now. Do you know that the birth rate rises drastically during the year of the zodiac sign “Dragon?” In contrast, it drops off in the years of the[…]

talking about jobs

Talking about Jobs in Chinese

  how to ask someone’s jobs If you have already started to learn Chinese, you might have noticed, that many Chinese language learning books teach you how to ask “Are you busy?” (你忙吗? – Nǐ máng ma?) even before you are able to introduce yourself. Wondering why? Chinese people are often quite busy. If you[…]

review 2016

Review 2016 Together with TutorMandarin

2016 Together with TutorMandarin As the saying goes “Time flies like an arrow, and time lost never returns”, it’s now the end of the year again. Most people start a new year with a lot of good resolutions, which they never implement.   At TutorMandarin we also have set a few new years resolutions –[…]