Living Here

Book Resort

The Library Could Save the Summer The children, spattered with creamed ice, fled across summer fields, and the mother, leaning with the favoring limp of an overfed diaper bag, followed.

Model Mandarin: Cold Drink?

Top Tip As a learner of Chinese, you are not alone. Some estimates count 30 million foreign learners of Chinese. Whether accorate or not, a huge number of people are

Bite Sum: Top Ten Dim Sum Guide

The bite-size local treat, dim sum, is popular around the world with rich variety, often served on small bamboo steamers. Eating dim sum in a crowded great hall can be

Model Mandarin: Say What?

Top Tip: When speaking Chinese, locals are quick to correct you if the pronunciation is unclear or the tone is wrong. This can get frustrating if it interrupts what you

Model Mandarin: Invite Corrections

Top Tip: Tones are important. They are also difficult, and take hours of listening and trying to mimic native speakers. But don’t let this worry you, if you are still