Chinese Table Manners – How Well Do You Know Chinese Dining Etiquette?

Posted on December 10, 2014 by Q-Admin in

For anybody learning Chinese with us here in Hong Kong you will love this post! It introduces some of the key Chinese table manners that you really should be aware of, especially if you intend to stay in this region of the world for an extended period of time. In fact, whatever language you are…

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English Language Courses Hong Kong – Video Overview By Q Language Teacher, Richard Ford

Posted on January 31, 2014 by Q-Admin in

We recently published a new video to our Q Language Hong Kong You Tube channel where Richard Ford, a popular member of our English teaching team, gave a short overview of what students who enrol on one of our Private (one-to-one) or Intensive English Courses can expect when they come to study English with us here…

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Learning Synonyms For Good & Synonyms For Bad

Posted on December 12, 2013 by Q-Admin in

When you start to learn English, one of your first challenges is to learn basic vocabulary. As your level of English improves, however, and you are able to communicate in a broader range of situations, you are faced with a new challenge: expanding your vocabulary; taking your existing knowledge of basic vocabulary to a higher…

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Is Learning Mandarin Easy? (Chris Parker Story – Part 2)

Posted on November 19, 2013 by Q-Admin in ,

In our last post, we presented an inspiring story of a young guy called Chris Parker, who is a fluent Mandarin speaker. The post demonstrated that learning Mandarin Chinese can be easy if, like Chris Parker, you are prepared to work at it. Chris was born in Los Angeles to British parents, but was raised in…

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Learning Mandarin Chinese Is Easy – If You Are Prepared To Work At It! (Chris Parker Story – Part 1)

Posted on November 15, 2013 by Q-Admin in

Learning a new language for some people is easy, whilst for others it is a very daunting prospect. Some have a natural talent for language learning or were fortunate enough to be raised speaking two or more languages. Other people had a bad language learning experience in their school days and are convinced that they…

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Idiom of the Day – Kill two birds with one stone

Posted on October 2, 2013 by Q-Admin in

Here is another fabulous idiom of the day video from Richard Ford. This time, Richard explains the meaning of the common expression to kill two birds with one stone. There are those who feel that this particular idiom isn’t very pleasant seeing as it is associated with the hunting and death of birds. Others even…

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