Elite Linguistic Network

WORKSHOP – Chinese Business Culture

WORKSHOP – Chinese Business Culture

It’s more than a matter of business when it comes to succeeding in China. The nuances of doing business in China often escape the understanding of entrepreneurs, business owners, and executives. Hence, many have failed and exited this lucrative market with a GDP of USD11.2 trillion in 2016. According to the IMF, China is also […]

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3 Tips For Finding A Good Business Partner in China

3 Tips For Finding A Good Business Partner in China

In the face of rapid globalization and fierce competition, there’s an ever increasing need for businesses to constantly innovate and grow through partnerships. China’s tremendous market size and growth potential have led many businesses, large and small, to seek new synergies with Chinese business players. For the foreseeable future, this seems an inevitable trend. A notable […]

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5 Things You Need to Know When Doing Business in China

5 Things You Need to Know When Doing Business in China

The world is changing at a remarkable pace. As a civilisation that’s at least 2,000 years old with approximately 1.3 billion people, China has all it takes to be the world’s biggest catalyst. Never before in the modern world has the largest economy been that of a developing country rather than a developed country. There […]

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7 Reasons Why Learning Chinese is Good for Business

7 Reasons Why Learning Chinese is Good for Business

In 2014, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg made headline news for conducting a Q&A entirely in the Chinese language at a Beijing college. Though Facebook hasn’t been able to make inroads into China yet, the event sent a strong message about the country’s immense business potential and her growing image as THE land of opportunity for […]

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WORKSHOP – Tea Appreciation & Chinese Calligraphy

WORKSHOP – Tea Appreciation & Chinese Calligraphy

Elite Linguistic Network  x  Tea Chapter presents Tea Appreciation & Chinese Calligraphy Workshop   Date 19 January 2017 Time 7pm to 9.30pm Venue Tea Chapter, 9A/11 Neil Road, Singapore 088808 Per Person S$25     TEA APPRECIATION Sit down with us – over cups of tea of course – and chat about Chinese tea: how […]

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Chinese as a Secondary Language Growing in Popularity

Chinese as a Secondary Language Growing in Popularity

English has been the most common international language to date. It’s been the common mode of communication for most business transactions and dealings from small to big companies. However, despite the popularity of English, there are also other languages which are growing in reputation. One of the rising popular languages in recent years is Chinese. […]

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5 Ways to Increase Your Business Language Skills Quickly

5 Ways to Increase Your Business Language Skills Quickly

Having an effective business communication is essential to every company’s success. It is therefore important for an employee to be well equipped in the language of business, especially when interacting with customers. Because most of the time, you will only have one shot to make a point to a potential client or business partner. In […]

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Why you should never boast that you’re bilingual?

Why you should never boast that you’re bilingual?

Topic 1 Why you should never boast that you’re bilingual? I remember the first time I went to Taiwan. I was with my sister and cousin and I was 16. It was my first time in a place that spoke primarily Mandarin, and as I was raised in an English-speaking family, I barely had any […]

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