Tag Archives: Chinese language

In US, demand surges for Mandarin lessons

As more than 1,000 Chinese language teachers gathered in Houston to exchange the latest ideas in teaching, education leaders from the United States and China recounted the achievement of Chinese learning in the US over the past decade on the opening day of the 10th National Chinese Language Conference on Thursday.

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Comedy 1st Chinese-language film in Dolby

The first Chinese language film mastered in Dolby Laboratories’ advanced visual and sound technologies will be released on July 15 and available at the four recently opened Dolby Cinemas in China.

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Interest in learning Chinese abounds

Egyptians’ interest in the Chinese language has grown as trade between China and Egypt reaches record highs. But as more students choose to learn Chinese and more universities start Chinese departments, there is great shortage of Chinese teachers in Egypt.

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Chinese language opens ‘new window’

The Chinese language is playing a greater role in Zimbabwe’s basic education system and can advance cultural links and understanding, said education professionals.

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Character studies take Mexican students to Chongqing

My brother once told me that Chinese characters were ideographic. “Every character is like a drawing,” he said and drew a little dog. “This is probably the Chinese character for dogs.” I was only five years old then and did not totally understand him, but I was quite shocked. How could there be a language […]

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Egyptian follows his China dream

I was born in Cairo, the capital and the biggest city in Egypt, but I have always had a strong desire to visit China, an oriental country with an ancient civilization.  When I was a teenager, I saw the magnificent Forbidden City and surging waves of the Yangtze River in my dream.  I think a […]

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