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The Dragon Boat Festival has been celebrated for over 2000 years across China. Here's a quick history of the celebration and origin.

June 9, 2020

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For families across the world, December is the most wonderful time of the year. Even though Christmas is originally a religious holiday, its secular observation has greatly influenced the-end-of-year celebrations for many international communities. Christmas isn’t an official holiday in China and there isn’t a large Christian population that religiously observes it, but the holiday […]

December 19, 2019

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It’s estimated that there are over 50 million people actively studying Mandarin, and in 2010 there were 700,000 non-Chinese speakers that took the Mandarin proficiency test – an increase of over 700% in just 5 years. Now may be the perfect time to learn Chinese online. There are about 6,500 spoken languages in the world […]

November 28, 2019

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Two teachers’ experiences on their first trip to China Recently a few VIPKid teachers took it upon themselves to arrange a trip to China and experience a part of the world their students call home. They were expecting a culture shock, but instead, they found friends, family, and a tour guide called Cactus. Here, Sonia […]

October 17, 2019

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Here are the top 5 popular dishes that are a staple in China that you should definitely know about. It’s also a great topic starter with students.

June 26, 2019

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The traditional colors in Chinese are based on the ancient Chinese Five Elements Theory. Read what red, yellow, green, white, and black symbolizes in China.

June 17, 2019

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Students are all different. Every classroom, community, and country will have students that are different from one another. While each student is unique, a country’s cultures and characteristics can often influence the general student population. There are many factors that influence the uniqueness of a general student population: family circumstances, a country’s many values, and […]

April 22, 2019

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There are many ways to say thank you in Chinese for different occasions. In this article, learn the proper way to express gratitude with audio.

November 15, 2017

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