Another webinar at Hutong School, this time titled Chinese for Dummies. Their description:
Always been intrigued by the Chinese language whenever you bump into Chinese characters? We most certainly are! It’s a fact, China, and together with it the Chinese language, is gaining more and more importance in our present-day world. During this webinar, Jan Wostyn, Director International Relations of Hutong School, will give you a bird's eye view of the fascinating Chinese language, zooming in on different aspects of a language which many Westerners believe to be the hardest language in the world, until they actually get started, and discover the surprisingly simplicity of Chinese compared to most European languages _[Note: [I think differently](/china/putonghua/misconceptions-myths/ "10 popular misconceptions about Chinese")]_. ### Content: - Facts and figures about the Chinese language - The wonder of the Chinese script - The logic behind Chinese characters - Main characteristics of the spoken language - Creative with Chinese vocabulary - Tips for learning Chinese ### When: (_Please pay attention to time zones!)_ - *Tuesday February 26th, 8pm EST (USA East Coast Time)* - *Wednesday February 27th, 2am GMT+1 (Central European Time)* - *Wednesday February 27th, 9am GMT+8 (China Time)* *Duration*: 1 hour: online presentation + Q&A *Software*: There is no special software required for the webinar, only a web browser and headset. *Registration*: Please register before February 25th. Reserve your spot quickly – Limited to 100 participants. *Participation in this webinar is free.*
[Register here!](https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8220884960780905472)*About the organizing entities: * *[Hutong School](http://www.hutong-school.com/) *was founded in 2005 in order to provide Western students, graduates and young professionals internships and Chinese language courses in China. It is the only fully licensed Chinese language school under European management and is the school of choice for anyone who wants to study Chinese or find an internship in China. *[Chinaseite](http://www.chinaseite.de/)* is the biggest German China web portal. It covers all categories concerning China, Chinese culture, traveling, history, politics and economy. *About the lecturer: Mr. Jan Wostyn* *Mr. Jan Wostyn*, Sinologist and Economist, Vlerick MBA Alumni, co-founder and Director of International Relations of Hutong School, has over 10 years of China experience, studying and working in Wuhan, Xiamen, Beijing and Shanghai, where he won the first prize in the Shanghai City Chinese speech contest for foreigners in 2005. _ _
Please direct any questions about the webinar to Hutong School.