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The Hong Kong Protests

The Hong Kong protests seem to have been raging for months now, filling global news with images of violent clashes between masked protestors and police. A lot of controversy surrounds these protests and the governmental decisions that led to them. If you’re currently studying Mandarin, news stories covering these protests are a wealth of resources(…)


The three best newspapers to help you learn German

Looking for some realia to help you with your German learning? Look no further than German newspapers! With constant up to date use of the language on every current topic of conversation, there is little better way to practice. And thanks to the internet and so many newspapers now available digitally, an incredible resource for(…)


Top 9 Tips For Your China Trip

With over 50 million people visiting China every year, tourism on the mainland is growing so fast, that it’s expected to surpass traditional destinations like France, the United States, and Spain, and be the number one hot spot in a few years to come. With its amazing history, culture, tradition, cuisine, people, and shopping, it’s(…)


6 Steps to Being the Perfect Guest at a Thai Wedding

A traditional in wedding in Thailand is steeped in rituals and has many elements that may seem strange to an outsider.  As a guest, you will likely only be expected to attend the parts later on in the day, although for couples and their immediate families the day begins much earlier!  Being able to speak(…)