Author Archive | Em Casalena

7 Dream Jobs Requiring Chinese Language Skills

Do you want to find a job where you can use the skills you’ve worked so hard to hone—speaking Mandarin Chinese? If you’ve passed the Chinese Efficiency Exam (HSK), then there’s a long list of potential employers you should …

6 Chinese Hand Gestures You Can Learn Today

What’s the most insulting gesture you can think of? Well, that probably depends on the culture. In fact, learning about body language and gestures is a necessary part of communicating fluently with native speakers. That means there’s plenty of moves …

115+ Basic, Everyday Chinese Phrases That You Need to Know

Imagine you’ve just met a native Chinese speaker and they’re trying to communicate with you in English. Even if they’ve learned a lot about the structure of the English language, it’s not all that useful if they don’t know basic …