Mandarin (Chinese)


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Why we learn a foreign language? According to an article on Telegraph UK, learning a foreign language is more than just a boost to your CV or handy for travelling. It will make you smarter, more decisive and even better at English. Physiological studies have found that speaking two or […]

Seven cognitive advantages to learning a foreign language


Valentine’s Day is fixed on the 14th February every year while 元宵节 (the Lantern Festival) is celebrated on the 15th day of the Chinese New Lunar year, so it changes every year on the calendar. 元宵节 (Yuan Xiao Jie, Lantern Festival) is a very important day in China. This the […]

元宵节 (Lantern Festival) & 情人节 (Valentine’s Day)


Happy New Year to all students and families. Our new term will start next week. The Chinese New Year starts early this year, we will say good bye to the “Snake” and welcome the “Horse” on 31 Jan. There are many Chinese people get married this year during the new […]

Happy New Year 一 生 一 世



I wrote a post before about how to set up a Chinese or Japanese website and promote them. See “If you want to do business with them, you have to talk in their language”.  The government knows this, so they translated the “Australia in the Asian Century” White Paper to simple […]

Google translation or NAATI translation?


We have listed our Mandarin and Japanese Courses with Lifelong Learning Council, Queensland (LLCQ). LLCQ promotes adult and community learning in its diversity of forms and raises the profile of learning in the community. For details, please visit the Directory of Adult & Community Learning. Short Mandarin (Chinese) course China Travel Preparation […]

Mandarin and Japanese Courses listed with Lifelong Learning Council


We are going to open a Business Mandarin Class in State Library soon to help you doing business with the emerging China market. Bring your colleagues or friends and learn together! Please contact us or call us 0404647135 for course details. Date: TBA (based on the number of students) Time: After work […]

Business Mandarin Class in State Library



If you want to do business with them, you have to talk in their language. This is especially true if you want Chinese or Japanese students learn English in your school or college Chinese or Japanese tourists to visit your shops, restaurants or other tourist attractions. The Chinese and Japanese […]

Website translation and online marketing


The Government encourages more students to study Asian languages. Chinese (Mandarin) and Japanese are on the list. For details, please see this link. It is said that young Australians need to have the language skills to build strong relationships with Asia. It is also said that learning another language helps […]

Asia Language Program


Chinese Writer is a very good app to learn how to write thousands of Chinese characters – it’s educational, entertaining and addictive! See this link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/chinese-writer-by-trainchinese/id422248993?mt=8  

Apps to learn write Chinese character