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Weihai Travel Guide
China Travel Guide - Travel in Shandong

Weihai (Wēihǎi 威海) is a prefecture-level city in eastern Shandong province, People's Republic of China. It is the easternmost prefecture-level city in the province and a major seaport. Between 1898-1930, the town was a British colony. Weihai was not developed in the way that Hong Kong, the other British colony in China, was developed, because Weihai fell into Germany's sphere of influence. It was largely used as a naval station and a sanatorium. During the colonial period it was known as Weihaiwai or the Weihai Garrison (Wēihǎi Wèi 威海卫), and sometimes as Port Edward. Weihai borders Yantai (yān tái 烟台) to the west and the Yellow Sea to the east.

Duolun Road
China Travel Guide - Travel in Shanghai

      Duolun Road
Duolun Road (duō lún lù 多伦路) (formerly named Doulean Road transliteration) is a little street in Shanghai, north of the Sichuanbei Road Trade Area, and south of Lu Xun Park (lǔ xùn gōng yuán 鲁迅公园) and Hongkou Football Field (hóng kǒu zú qiú chǎng 虹口足球场), with its back to the Inner Ring Viaduct and Jewel Light Track. The length of it is only about half a mile. The street is both narrow and short, and is also winding and deep and quiet, edged by little buildings of various styles, row upon row. Through in the maps it can hardly be found, it's a major scene in the history of literature of modern times.

Learn Chinese - Chinese Proverbs

Chinese proverbs


It takes ten years to grow a tree, but a hundred years to bring up a generation of good men.

Oracle Bone Inscription
Learn Chinese - History and Culture

             Oracle Bone Inscription
Oracle bone inscriptions
(jiǎ gǔ wén 甲骨文), the earliest Chinese writing scripts, are the ancient Chinese characters carved on tortoise shells and animal scapulas. The oracle bone inscriptions were mainly used for divination and keeping records of events happened in the late Shang Dynasty  (shāng cháo 商朝, 1300 BC - 1046 BC). The bones are invaluable for us to understand the Shang Dynasty.

How to Address People in Chinese
China Living Tips - Communication & Others

When introducing people in Chinese, the order is surname first, title second.

The Chinese seldom call each other by their full name or last name, unless they are close friends or members of the immediate family. When addressing people, it is common practice to use titles like
    Mr, xiānshēng 先 生
    Mrs, fūren 夫 人
    Miss , xiǎojiě 小 姐.
The title is placed after the first name, thus Miss Zhuo is Zhuó xiǎojiě in Chinese.

Beijing Language and Culture University
Study in China - Colleges and Universities

Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) is founded in 1962. It is the only university, under the direct jurisdiction of China’s Ministry of Education, whose primary responsibility is to teach foreign students Chinese language and culture. Since its establishment more than 40 years ago, BLCU has already served more than 160 countries and regions in the world, teaching Chinese language and culture to over 100 thousand foreigners. Since the beginning of the new millennium, BLCU has more than 9000 foreign students and over 4000 Chinese students studying in the university annually. Within the student population are also many foreign diplomatic officials from various embassies and senior staff of multinational companies.


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