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We discussed the benefit of learning a language for kids, for business and for elders. But how many hours to learn a language? There are many official figures about the hours you need to reach different levels of a language. The hours are different for different languages, but mostly it […]

How Many Hours to Learn a language?


Language - Working skills
According to a study conducted by the Institute for the Future (University of Phoenix) in 2011, there are six drivers that shape the 10 future work skills in 2020. This is a great study focusing on future work skills rather than future jobs. The six drivers bring the changes: Life […]

Languages for the 10 Future Work Skills 2020


C Suites are the titles for the top management team of a company. These job titles all start with C – Chief. The long list starts from CEO to COO, CFO, CTO, CDO, CMO, CIO, CCO … you name it and they get it. If you want to know what […]

How to say C Suite in Mandarin?



Survival Japanese for Traveling Japan
Japan is famous for beautiful nature, lovely foods, kind services and great transport. Japan is also voted as the best value overseas destinations for Australians in 2017 by Traveler’s readers recently. However, English is not well spoken in Japan and you need to know some basic Japanese to survive and […]

Survival Japanese for Traveling Japan


TopFiveLanguage-2016ABS
We discussed how a second language can help children enhance listening and memory skills; We also talked about the seven cognitive advantages to learning a foreign language. But what second language you should learn and how can a second language help you find a job? Mandarin and Japanese are the […]

Want a Job? Learn a second language!


Five Business Chinese Words 1
All the business people are busy. The executive managers like CEO, Marketing Director, Sales Director and business owners are involved in so many meetings and it is very hard for them to find time to learn Mandarin. Two questions here: Do I need to learn Mandarin if I employ a […]

Five Business Chinese Words You Must Remember



China is not only our biggest trade partner for exporters, Chinese consumers also come to Australia to use your services and buy your products. We see more and more Chinese students, Chinese tourists and Chinese investors around us. Your Mandarin language skills will definitely help no matter what you do. […]

Why do you need to learn Mandarin for Chinese business?


HSK 1
HSK stands for Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi.It is also called “Chinese Proficiency Test”. Like TOEFL and  IELTS are for English level test, HSK is the most important Chinese (Mandarin) level test. It is essential to pass certain HSK level in order to enrol into Chinese universities. Recently, international companies also take […]

How to prepare for HSK?


June Holiday Japanese & Chinese Group Lessons Date: 26 June (Monday), 29 June (Friday) & 7 July (Friday) Time: One hour lesson – Afternoon Venue: Aspley SS Hall (Camp Australia) Fee: $25 per hour (Choose date and language). Goal: Increase interest in 2nd language study.

Children Mandarin & Japanese Class – School holiday