Mandarin Learning Resources

Ben Pearce recently returned to the UK after four years living and working in Haining. He has reached an excellent standard of Mandarin and is now teaching the language to students of various ages in London. In this blog, he shares some of his top tips to help you get started with learning Mandarin.



City guide: Beijing

Beijing, one of China’s ancient capitals, is an eclectic mix of old and new, as historic buildings and modern infrastructure [...]

November 6th, 2015|Travel|0 Comments

City guide: Xi’an

Xi’an is a city in central China very famous for it’s proximity to the Terracotta Warriors, with over 8 million [...]

November 6th, 2015|Travel|0 Comments

Train journeys

28 hour hard sleeper train journey: the quintessential Chinese travelling experience […]

June 24th, 2015|Travel|0 Comments

Guide to Zhangjiajie

Hello Friends, Here is a guide to help you through your trip to Zhangjiajie This is just what I did that I found helpful.

June 15th, 2015|Travel|0 Comments

Cost of travel in China

Cost of travel in China […]

March 20th, 2014|Travel|0 Comments

Chairman Mao’s body

China off the beaten track Part 2: Chairman Mao’s body – Tiananmen Square, Beijing […]

February 26th, 2014|Travel|0 Comments

City Guide: Ningbo

About Cixi This is a quick guide into part of the city of Ningbo which is located within the province [...]

November 14th, 2012|General, Travel|0 Comments

City guide: Suzhou

Suzhou- The Town The city of Suzhou is one of the most beautiful and I think overlooked parts of China. [...]

November 16th, 2011|General, Travel|0 Comments

City guide: Wuhan

Life in Wuhan Living in Wuhan Wuhan is a HUGE city, so there is always somewhere new to go, even [...]

October 13th, 2011|General, Travel|0 Comments