Thoughts from our team about language learning, and how to get the best out of Bluente
How much do you know about buying insurance in Chinese? Test yourself with this mini quiz on chinese insurance terms, and see if you're able to buy (or sell) insurance in chinese
How familiar are you with valuation terms in Chinese? Not knowing your terms may put you in a bit of a sticky situation if you need to be able to effectively translate your work into Chinese. Test your knowledge with this mini quiz and see if you're up for it!
Are you working with chinese speaking colleagues as a project manager? Test yourself on some key phrases you'll be needing in project management!
How well do you know your digital marketing terms in Mandarin Chinese? Put your skills to the test and take a short 3 minute quiz to see how good your business Chinese skills really are.
How would you rate your Chinese proficiency? Think you're able to converse proficiently in business chinese? test your business chinese skills in this week's short test on design terms! Expect terms like saturation, shape and gradient in this test series.
Test your knowledge with this mini quiz on acquisition agreement terms in Chinese, and see how well you would fare in a working environment that requires exellent proficiency in business Chinese!
Are you working in sales? Ever had to close deals with Chinese clients? Test your sales knowledge in Chinese with this short quiz we have, to see if you're ready to take on your next chinese speaking client!
How well do you know your Chinese social media terms? Click on this blogpost and take a short 3 min test to test your knowledge and chinese skills! From Retweet, to feed, share and Twitter, this post covers a variety of social media terms
Are you a freelancer looking to expand your clientele? Being able to reach clients who speak another language can surely enable you to reach a wider range of clients, ultimately giving you more security in your income. Here are 9 essential chinese phrases you should know if you would like ot engage chinese speaking clients!
The basic foundation of design concepts are knowing the elements of design, which are the basic units that make up a design, such as colour, shapes, lines and value. Read more about these terms and how to say these terms in Chinese.
Ever had to go for a zoom conference for work, but everyone’s speaking Chinese? If you're struggling to understand the mandarin zoom lingo going on in your virtual meetings, here are 18 phrases that might come in handy for your next zoom meeting!
Struggling at your part time job? Perhaps you're in the customer service sector but you're struggling to communicate with Chinese speaking customers. Here are 15 phrases that will dramatically improve your customer service quality!
Here are some common mandarin workplace phrases that you should know when working in a chinese-speaking environment.
Ever had to attend a meeting in Chinese, but had no idea how to get your point across? Language barriers can have a larger impact on your work performance than you might think. Here are 15 business Chinese phrases to help you tide through your next meeting!
A little can go a long way, and sometimes some words of encouragement are enough to spur your colleagues on through a tough project, tight deadlines, or just till the end of the day. Here, we're covering 10 Chinese phrases you can use to encourage your colleagues on a daily basis.
A part of our International Women's Day Series: We're featuring Shao Ting, the one who helped build Bluente's curriculum and course content from the ground up. Read about her experiences and her view on languages.
A part of our International Women's Day celebration: here's the story behind the woman who started it all. Click here to read more about Daphne, the Co-founder and CEO of Bluente, and her journey of being an entrepreneur since young.
The reasons behind why we created our word list feature, as well as a rundown of what it offers.
As common sense as it sounds, the more motivated you are, the more likely you are to see positive results in your language learning process! So, where do you find that motivation and harness it?
Are you where you want to be right now? Career development is a lifelong journey, and you should be sharpening your skills to get to your career goals. In this post, we'll be covering career development skills you should strive for this 2023.
Learning a new language but losing stamina? Many people start off learning a new language but end up dropping off after getting overwhelmed and losing the motivation to go on. Here are 5 tips to help you structure your learning journey and keep pushing forward to fluency!
Becoming fluent in a language requires a lot of hard work, stamina and dedication, and not everyone has the time or motivation to pull through their language learning journey. Find out what daily activities can help vastly improve your language learning quickly.
Discover Chinese hospitality customs from roles and greetings to generous gifting and superstitions, and navigate the art of hosting and guest etiquette in China with finesse.
Uncover the rich tea culture in China as well as its rituals from seating to pouring. Discover common tea etiquette you need to know.
Master the intricacies of business dining etiquette in China to make meaningful connections and navigate professional settings with finesse.
International Women's Day Feature: Ever wondered what it's like to move to China as an expat? Follow Nico's story as she ventures through China with her husband & really experiences life and culture in China.
As people who come from all varieties of culture, how does one become fascinated with another culture outside of ours? Niamh Doherty, a final year marketing undergrad from Ireland, talks more about how she first became motivated to learn Chinese, and how her love for the Chinese language and culture have grown since then.
Being culturally aware is important when going to another country to work, or working with people of different cultures. In this post, we'll be covering business etiquette you should mind when working with Chinese businessmen.
Growing up in Indonesia, Ian was always topping his class in Chinese classes, and spoke Chinese frequently with his relatives. As a perfect scorer when it came to anything Mandarin related, he was sure in for a shock when he eventually moved back to Singapore, where everyone else at school was speaking at a much higher level of Chinese. It was here his relationship with languages began to grow and brought his chinese skills to greater heights.
There are always specific formats depending on what kind of email or letter you're sending out, and writing a formal email in another language can certainly be a daunting task if you're unsure of how to structure your email. Follow these beginner tips on how to craft a formal email in Chinese.
11 Chinese New Year greetings you can use on your bosses, colleagues and other business associates this 2022.
If you've studied Chinese, surely you must know that Idioms are used everywhere in daily conversation, be it casual talk or in business settings. What are some of the idioms that you know of? We've curated a list of idioms that are applicable in the workplace, and may help push you i your career, or at least get a point across quickly.
Unlock the essence of China's economy by exploring its dominant industries, from manufacturing's global prowess to the vibrant agriculture sector, shaping the nation's economic landscape.
Dive into China's ambitious global infrastructure strategy, its impacts, and the transformation of global trade networks.
A guide to China's urban hierarchy, its impact on business, and the dynamics of its evolving cities.
Master the art of addressing and understanding Chinese business titles, from corporate leaders to functional roles.
Explore China's intricate political framework through its five branches: CCP, government, NPC, CPPCC, and PLA. Learn how the Party-State System shapes governance.
All you need to know about WeChat and its functions, for work.
Looking to upskill yourself for your career? Fluent bilingualism is important for helping you to boost your career. Here are 5 top languages you should learn that will give your career a boost
In today’s interconnected world, the importance of being bilingual has never been more important. However, is being bilingual enough? Do we need to take a step further to become business bilingual instead?
Thinking of picking up a new language? Here are 5 reasons why you should be learning a new language!
Advancing in your career may be a smooth road for some, and a steep climb for others. Start winning in your career by learning some of these essential skills that will boost your competitive edge over others and keep you up to date with the soft skills needed in today's world.