The epidemic has cut off the movement of people in the world. During this time, we have lost the presence of most of our international students on campus. Many students may be curious: what are they doing thousands of miles away? The answer: still grinding and learning Chinese! According to UNESCO, among the ten most difficult languages in the world, Chinese ranks first. … More International Students, Thousands of Miles Away, Still Grinding and Learning Chinese!
In 1985, the epic Live Aid fundraising mega-concert took place. Thirty-five years later, an eight-hour live-stream concert featuring artists from all around the world has raised more than $120 million to support healthcare workers in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. While One World could not create the same energy as the famous Live Aid … More 3 Brilliant Chinese Stars in the One World: Together at Home Concert
Currently, PKU students are all over China and the rest of the world completing online courses, working towards their thesis or learning Chinese. The team here at the Nanyan have compiled five idioms to keep you motivated during this tough semester. The Chinese language is filled with idioms that can be traced to its long … More 5 Chinese Idioms to Stay Motivated
Approaching a culture in more than one way can help absorb the quintessential thoughts, history and philosophy of a country. A good opportunity to expand one’s way of approaching Chinese culture is to learn Chinese painting. Chinese painting maintains its traditional techniques, which are deeply rooted in millennia of cultural history. To study in the … More Class to Learn the Joy and Tradition of Chinese Painting
A crash-course on 5 easy to use Chinese slang words! Much like the rest of the world, Chinese is a language with tons of slang you can use to describe just about anything. And the truth is, as someone who has spent years learning the language, I think that modern Chinese slang is simply fascinating. … More I Love You Chinese Slang: An Introduction
Seven students begin the second leg of their educational journey in Shenzhen after kicking off their studies as the first class launched from the PHBS UK Campus. On April 22, 2019, the first batch of graduate students from Peking University HSBC Business School’s (PHBS) UK Campus moved to the Shenzhen campus to complete the remainder … More First Students from PHBS UK Campus Arrive in Shenzhen to Finish Studies
The best way to see if you have really mastered a language is to see how much slang you can understand, and that is why both international and Chinese students gathered together on March 30th in WeSpace to learn about each other’s slang. … More Learning Chinese & English Slang: More than just a language exchange