Christmas in China! Christmas Words & Phrases Quiz

Celebrating Christmas in China is a very different experience from the Westernized version celebrated during the winter months. How and… Read more »

Multilingual Business

Learning a new language is something people often intend to do, though usually the motivation for doing so is simply… Read more »


NEW YORK, NY — The holidays are coming quickly, and in the holiday spirit BRIC Language Systems is offering 15% discounts on all… Read more »

Congratulations Kassey Wong! A BRIC Wedding & Chinese Wedding Customs

Big congratulations are in order for a member of our BRIC family, Kassey, and her new husband, Fernando! Best wishes… Read more »

Chengdu: Spicy Food and Pandas

Not too long ago, I went on a trip to the city of Chengdu, China. I went with a friend… Read more »

Mid-Autumn Festival 2014

This year, Mid-Autumn Festival falls on Monday, September 8th. In China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Vietnam, a Mid-Autumn Festival (zhōngqiū jié… Read more »

Touring Northern China – Beijing & Xi’an

Recently, I backpacked through Beijing and Xi’an, China! It was a truly awe-inspiring experience, as it was my first time… Read more »

Differences Between Traditional and Simplified Chinese Characters

If you have ever wondered what the differences are between traditional Chinese characters and simplified Chinese characters, you’re in luck!… Read more »

Differences Between Mandarin and Cantonese

Surprisingly, Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese Chinese are not mutually intelligible! Hong Kongers frequently joke that it is like “the chicken… Read more »