Why Do People Say Learning Chinese is So Hard When Actually It’s Really Easy?

Posted on February 19, 2020 by Q-Admin in

Learning Chinese is easy! Well, easier, at least, than you might think. It is common in some Western countries for people to exclaim, “Are you speaking Chinese?” if the statement heard is too complex or unintelligible. This is not surprising. Chinese is sometimes seen as a distant, unfamiliar or even alien language for some speakers…

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You’re Never Too Old to Learn a Foreign Language

Posted on August 8, 2015 by Q-Admin in

There are many publications and studies that argue that the absolute prime time to embark on the path to learning a foreign language is when you are young. Some experts even try to say that the optimal time for someone to start learning a second language is before the age of kindergarten. However, for most…

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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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7 Valuable Mindset Tips For Successfully Learning a Foreign Language

Posted on June 25, 2013 by Q-Admin in

Today we truly live in a global society. At no time in the past has the world been as small as it is today. With the exploding use of the Internet and social media, we now have the ability to communicate freely with others all over the world. Communication is easy, fast and generally cost…

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How to Write and Deliver a Speech in 11 Simple Steps

Posted on June 3, 2013 by Q-Admin in ,

Have you ever written and made a speech? If the answer is yes, you will probably agree that it can be pretty scary, even when you are delivering the speech using your native language. And delivering the speech in a foreign language makes it even tougher. Whilst writing and making a speech in a foreign…

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3 Great English Learning Apps You Should Have On Your Mobile Device

Posted on February 1, 2013 by Q-Admin in ,

Learning English or, indeed, any foreign language is so much easier nowadays. Mobile devices like, tablets, smartphones and e-readers have revolutionised the way we do so many things – and language learning is no exception. Whatever language you are studying, you no longer have to rely solely on boring text books, tedious audio recordings and…

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