Articles in Tips and Guides

China's Culinary Culture: Chinese notorious street food!

Your Pocket Guide to Street Food in China Written by Juliette Pitt If you have been to China, then I’m sure you have wandered around the markets and tried some street food. The food in such markets varies markedly from different regions within China. For instance, if you are in Beijing, then I’m sure you …

5 Aug 2021
By Team HQ Hutong School

Here's How To Play Chinese Chess

Guest Post by Ashlie Lopez Chinese chess is called Xiangqi And is played widely in china. The same family as the chaturanga, western chess, shogi, and Jogi, Chinese chess is also a two-player board game. Known as Xiangqi in the West, it is a widely played board game in China and is played widely worldwide. …

16 Jun 2021
By Ashlie Lopez

Staying focused at home

All my fellow workers working from home manifest yourselves! How long have you been working from home? It’s been over 9 months for me. It was all nice and games in the first few weeks, am I right? We got to stay at home, wake up later, didn’t have to put on working clothes or …

8 Mar 2021
By Megan Wang

Useful Advice from a Student Studying Chinese

3 Ultimate Tips to Help You Tackle Learning Chinese Written by Juliette Pitt   Are you looking for a new direction to learn Chinese and not sure how to go about it? Well, you’ve come to the right place! In many ways, learning Chinese at times can be similar to being lost in a forest …

5 Mar 2021
By Team HQ Hutong School

How to Celebrate Chinese New Year's Day at Home

How to Celebrate Chinese New Year’s Day at Home Written by Juliette Pitt In this complete guide you will be learning about how to celebrate Chinese New Year at home! Due to the pandemic, many of our foreign students cannot come to China to celebrate, so here is a brief guide to help you learn, …

5 Feb 2021
By Team HQ Hutong School

5 Top Tips on for Taking Online Classes

5 top tips: Your Guide to Help You Effectively Study Chinese Whilst Taking Online Lessons Are you currently a student studying Chinese online and not sure how to go about it? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Studying Chinese Online can be difficult especially since as you are not in a class environment.  Here …

18 Jan 2021
By Megan Wang