Top 5 Chinese Buzzwords from 2018

Top 5 Chinese Buzzwords from 2018

Now that 2018 is over, there are "best of" and "top" lists everywhere you turn. In China, one of the lists is "Top Buzzwords of 2018". While you may know some of these words from your textbook, the way people *actually* use them in real life is much different. Level up your language skills and learn how phrases from the real world with this list

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China's Biggest City Has the Most Expensive Apartments

China's Biggest City Has the Most Expensive Apartments

Shanghai is notoriously one of the most expensive real estate markets in the world. With the largest urban population in the world, it's no wonder. Everyone, Chinese and internationally, wants to come to Shanghai, the city of the future. Which means living space is at a premium price, especially in the heart of the city.

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Studying Abroad Isn't Just a Semester of Fun

Studying Abroad Isn't Just a Semester of Fun

Many university students around the world spend some time experiencing life in another country, whether for a semester abroad or a gap year. For Chinese students, study abroad isn't just an eye-opening experience that you fondly reminisce about in your middle age. Studying abroad is a necessary means to get a better job, income, and life for you and your family.

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China: The Center of The Gaming World

China: The Center of The Gaming World

As with many global industries, China is quickly becoming the largest consumer market for video games (电子游戏, diànzǐ yóuxì), spending 1 billion USD more than any other country on video games each year. Considering that video game consoles were banned from being made in China for more than 10 years during the 2000s, this growth is even more significant.

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GoEast's New Neighborhood: Shanghai Library and the Former French Concession

GoEast's New Neighborhood: Shanghai Library and the Former French Concession

GoEast is growing and opening a brand new location in the Former French Concession, a historic and international neighborhood, perfectly suited to its mission of helping people understand China through language classes, cultural events, and engaging with the growing GoEast community.

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Student Profile: Ben - Chinese Is Not the Easy Way Out

Student Profile: Ben - Chinese Is Not the Easy Way Out

Meet GoEast’s students! Ben started learning Chinese in high school in San Francisco to fulfill a language requirement. His friend asked him to join his class and now, 7 years later, Ben continues to study the language, both in and out of the classroom, developing his language skills “in the wild”.

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