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7 September 2021

What’s the difference between Chinese and Mandarin?

Scottish, Scouse, Geordie, West Country, RP: the same, but different. In the UK, most native citizens speak English but their dialect will vary dependent...

What’s the difference between Chinese and Mandarin?

1 September 2021

September Resolutions

It has often puzzled me why we save New Year’s resolutions until January, because for the vast majority of us, the rhythms of the...

September Resolutions

22 December 2020

Chinese Idiom Explainer No.2

Once upon a time there was a lazy farmer. He didn’t like toiling in the fields day after day and, while he did do...

Chinese Idiom Explainer No.2

26 November 2020

Chinese Idiom Explainer No.1

Learning the Chinese Idiom 叶公好 (yè gōng hào lóng) There once was a man named Ye Gong and boy did he love dragons! Dragons...

Chinese Idiom Explainer No.1

25 September 2020

Dragons Teaching raises £0.6 million to empower UK language learning

Dragons is excited to announce we have successfully secured £0.6 million in a development capital investment round for its new EdTech provision, supported by...

Dragons Teaching raises £0.6 million to empower UK language learning

22 September 2020

Seize the educational opportunities post-pandemic

It is easy to get consumed by negativity in 2020. Not least by considering the continuing Covid-19 pandemic with the potential for reimposition of...

Seize the educational opportunities post-pandemic

9 January 2020

8 Amazing China Geography Facts

China is one of the largest and most geographically diverse countries in the world. From vast green plains to expanding deserts and freezing mountainous...

8 Amazing China Geography Facts

18 December 2019

Do Chinese Celebrate Christmas?

For many of us, Christmas is the most special holiday of the year. And for good reason because it’s full of lots of wonderful...

Do Chinese Celebrate Christmas?

2 December 2019

Technology in the Classroom

I began working in the education sector three short months ago and in this time I’ve busied myself attending headteachers conferences, visiting both junior...

Technology in the Classroom

22 November 2019

Colours in Chinese Culture

Colours in Chinese culture has a rich history. Western countries have lots of colour associations such as red for love and green for nature....

Colours in Chinese Culture