Guide for Chinese women (ebook)

Hello everybody! The guide to hunt down YOUR Chinese woman and to deal with her as gentleman is now available worldwide as ebook (German version). You may purchase this satire about Living and Working in Mainland China and for all the things guys tend to do during night. It is available on various websites. A […]

Not only do business on the Mainland! But also enjoy the …!

Since 2006 I am more or less living and working on Mainland China.  During this time I have been always impressed by the speed of the economic changes, the “openness” of 50% of the population and by the huge cultural differences between East and West. These special circumstances have led to the conclusion  to write […]

(Deutsch) Transportmittel in Chinas Städten, das Taxi – Teil 2

(Deutsch) Transportmittel in Chinas Städten – Teil 1

Fortbewegungsmittel 1. Kosten 1.1 Grundpreis Das Taxi ist das beste und gleichzeitig auch das teuerste Transportmittel für den Reisenden. Für den Grundpreis von ca. 1.- €  kann es dann losgehen. 1.2 Fahrpreis Jeder weitere Kilometer kostet 0,20 €. Für Ausländer sind das auch bei längeren Fahrten erschwingliche Preise. Für Nachtfahrten gibt es dann noch einen […]

Construction and Living conditions in Ningbo and Beilun

China ist rapidly changing. Due to the two biggest fields of investment, Real Estate and Infrastructure. The Chinese government invested and is investing Billions of Yuan into these projects. So, China seems to be the biggest construction area in the world. Old apartment buidlings are standing besides new apartment buidlings and malls. Large highways cut […]

(Deutsch) Chinesisches Feuerwerk

Chinesen vertreiben böse Geister mit Feuerwerk. Das wäre alles nicht so schlimm, wenn das zu normalen Zeiten erfolgen würde. Weit gefehlt, denn egal ob es eine Geschäftseröffnung oder der Beginn des chinesischen Frühlingsfestes ist, es kann zu jeder Tages- und Nachtzeit geschehen. Ich habe, seitdem ich in Ningbo wohne, schon mehrfach erlebt, dass Chinesen nachts […]

(Deutsch) Was ist denn ein Mülltaucher?

German first names for Chinese students

Are there similarities between a world famous German General and a Chinese student? At the first glance not, but there are two. One of my Chinese students uses the family name of Generaloberst Guderian as his German first name and he uses from time to time a Knight´s Cross of the Iron Cross. A military […]

(Deutsch) Täglich Chinesisch – eine Netzseite für Chinesisch Lernende

(Deutsch) Chinesisch lernen, wo soll ich damit anfangen?


Learning Chinese for the job – poll

Dear all! It is time for a new poll about the importance of Chinese language for the job. Please feel free to vote and tell me your valuable opinion. The poll will be open until 16.05.2012 and the results will be displayed at Chingchang-Chinese in an own blog post. For the privacy regulation please click […]

(Deutsch) Überwintern in Südostchina oder Dauerfrieren auf Chinesisch


15 things that foreigners do, which Chinese can´t understand

Not only foreigners are facing intercultural stress on Mainland China. The Chinese people have also this stress with the foreigners. I have listed 15 things, which are worth to discuss on Chingchangf-Chinese to understand each other better. Please feel free to comment and to share. Thank you. To flush toilet paper To be divorced To […]

(Deutsch) Netzwerken unter chinesischen Bedingungen – Teil 1


Silence on Social Networks

I am wondering, if someone recognized the silence by myself on Social Networks like Facebook® or Twitter. I am working as Teacher for German as Foreign Language at Ningbo University in Ningbo, China. Some websites are blocked on Mainland China, so I can´t improve or just work on these profiles. I regret this. To stay […]

Links for Learning Standard Chinese

Chingchang-Chinese has from now on a own website only with links for Learning Standard Chinese and with information about China. I hope that the links are worth to visit and to share them. I am working on increasing the number of links. You can assist me by sending in one or more useful links about […]

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(Deutsch) Informationen für den Übertritt in Sachsen


Mandarin Popup – an useful Add-on for Firefox

I am using the Mandarin Popup for Firefox. It is running very smoothly and I am satisfied with its performance. It provides a translation of Chinese charcters in a popup window. So, you just have to move your cursor over the Chinese Character and the Add-on will show the translation of single characters and provides […]

Apps for Chinese

The world goes mobile, so Chingchang-Chinese is looking for Your experiences on using Chinese-Apps on Your Phone. If you can recommend some Apps, then please leave a comment. Otherwise you can send an email to with the title “Smart Phone”. Thank you  

30 Reasons for Learning Standard Chinese

Official Language of the United Nations Mother Language of 1.3 Billion people very old language No. 2 of Languages on the web Language of Elite Language of BRICS Soft Power of the World Power P.R. China Increase of Knowledge Challenge Icebreaker Beijing Opera Chinese Culture Chinese Literature Chinese Movies Intonation Trend Competitive Advantage for Job […]

Exam YCT – Erlangen

Exam Youth Chinese Test Location: Confucius Insitute Nurember Registration until: 10.10.2011.

Trial Course Standard Chinese in Frankfurt

Do you work in Frankfurt? Are your interested in Learning Standard Chinese for your job? The Confucius Institute Frankfurt offers two Trial Courses in Standard Chinese on two dates this year: 06th of October 2011, 6PM, 90 minutes 1st of December 2011, 6 PM, 90 minutes. For signing up just send an email to […]