Cathy Chen (陈夏, Chen Xia)

I am a native Chinese interpreter and translator, living with my family in Guangxi province. I used to be an English teacher and subsequently trained as a translator at Guangxi Foreign Language school, having graduated in 2001. Having worked previously for local translation bureaus in Guilin City (in Guangxi province in South China), I have now set up my own interpretation and translation bureau.

Standard Mandarin More

Standard Mandarin

Standard Mandarin, or Standard spoken Chinese, is the official modern Chinese spoken language used by the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of China (Taiwan), and Singapore. The of Standard Mandarin is based on the Beijing dialect, which in turn belongs to Mandarin, a large and diverse group of Chinese dialects spoken across northern and…

cantonese language More

Standard Cantonese Language

Standard Cantonese Standard Cantonese is a variant, and is generally considered the prestige dialect of Cantonese Chinese. It is spoken natively in and around the cities of Guangzhou, Hong Kong, and Macau in Southern . Standard Cantonese is the de facto official Chinese spoken language of Hong Kong and Macau, and the lingua franca of…

Chinese Language More

Chinese Language

China, situated at the juncture of the East Asian continent and West Pacific. Ocean, is an ancient cultural country with a history of 5, 000 years. Here is 9.6 million square km of land, towering mountains, vast stretches of plains, calm lakes and long rolling rivers. It has a population of 1.2 billion, one-fifth of…