Who are we?

Do you believe Chinese is difficult? …like full of annoying vowels and characters?
Right these are all Chinese, and this is where many people stop.
However, learning Chinese can be just as smooth as learning French, Russian or Dutch!

Let me, at XMandarin Chinese Language Center, clarify this myth. At times I might also share with you my passion for Chinese culture and learning Chinese, and also why I have chosen XMandarin.

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Author: Wiede, Student at XMandarin, German

XMandarin Chinese Language Centre: located in the heart of Qingdao, a picturesque peninsula within nature, offering private-, group- and online-classes and much more!

 

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Spoken vs. written Chinese – ready for the Challenge? 😈

Compared to most common languages Chinese inheres a big gap between spoken and written. Once I had arrived in China I found out at several occasions.           Back in spring 2019 I had started studying Chinese by myself. To facilitate progress I had leveraged several online tools including one charged software. … Continue reading Spoken vs. written Chinese – ready for the Challenge? 😈

Lost at Chinese Groceries – Shopping put simply

Going abroad can be tough. Trivial daily errands become most challenging. This holds especially for China. Most Chinese wouldn’t understand English, intercultural barriers are high and major Apps would process Mandarin only. When I arrived in Qingdao that was the exact mess I found myself in. How to get to 是老人海滩 (Shilaoren Beach) when Google … Continue reading Lost at Chinese Groceries – Shopping put simply

Shandong Province – Nucleus of Chinese History

Did you know that the region of Qingdao was home to one of China’s oldest advanced civilizations? Indeed, the Qi people had settled on the Shandong Peninsula more than 3,000 years ago making it one of China’s most original places. In Autumn and Spring Period, the City of Linzi evolved to be the world’s biggest city of … Continue reading Shandong Province – Nucleus of Chinese History

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