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Practical Business Chinese Course


This is a course to learn business Chinese based on topics that assume actual business situations.

In addition to acquiring Chinese skills that can be used immediately in business situations, you can also acquire the ability to think and understand Japanese and Chinese business customs.


To be able to do it!


You can acquire Chinese skills that can be used immediately at business sites.


Can be active in Japanese companies based in China and Japanese bases of Chinese companies.


You can communicate directly with various local stakeholders and increase the chances of business success.


You will be able to "sell" and "hospitality" in the business of accepting tourists from Greater China.


You will be able to conduct business negotiations directly at the business site between Japan and China.


The worries about business customs between Japan and China will disappear, and you will be able to build a more trusting relationship.

There is also a "short-term intensive course" for sudden business trips and before assignments!


Reasons why business Chinese is attracting attention now


Become a human resource sought after by the Chinese market!

Today, China has undergone a major transformation from the former "world's factory" to "the world's largest business market" and continues to grow.
Whether you are working as an overseas expatriate or a dispatched employee for a Japanese company, or a local hire for a Chinese company, or a highly specialized engineer, salesperson, chef, consultant, or any other type of occupation, it is important to learn Chinese. It is very useful in China, and such Japanese people are strongly sought after.
In addition, HSK is a qualification officially recognized by the Chinese government, so it is an evaluation standard that can be used for employment and business, and it is also an additional point for work visas (A, B, C ranks), so it is also effective to aim for a higher visa rank.


Local communication builds trust.

It is extremely important to build interpersonal relationships without being afraid of the external environment, such as the different Chinese business culture, social conventions, and anti-Japanese sentiment that can be seen in some parts of the world. By understanding the local situation and acquiring language skills, a good relationship of trust will be created through conversation.


It can be a big advantage in the business world.

The current situation is that the percentage of Japanese who can actually speak Chinese among Japanese and Chinese companies working in both China and Japan is very small. Being able to speak Chinese in any business is a big advantage, and it will be a big advantage because it will be in a much more advantageous position.


Common trouble cases in daytime business

1. "It's okay" is not okay! ?

The word "mei wen tea" often used by Chinese business people. It means "No problem. It's fine." It seems that there are many. This is a common problem in general, from delivery deadlines to quality problems.

One of the causes of trouble is "difference in sense of standard". There are differences in the timing and severity of problems that are recognized as problems.
Another reason is "objective social circumstances". In many cases, it is not the responsibility of the person in charge, but the fact that there is a background that does not keep time and quality as strictly as in Japan.

For example, the impact of social transport functions, raw material quality, individual worker management, and rising labor costs.

To prevent problems,

(1) Active communication from the Japanese side, such as confirmation of progress and quality.

(2) Flexibility according to the social situation in China.

2. Company e-mail and personal Wechat, friends over titles

"I sent an e-mail, but I haven't received a reply for a long time!"
In Japan, it is normal for business to formally communicate via company e-mail, and there are formal business rules.
On the other hand, in China, work at the company is not done by company e-mail, but by personal Wechat (like LINE), and is concisely done with a word "OK" or a voice message.
The reason for this is that there are many days when I cannot check my e-mail at work because I am on the road a lot. It may be necessary for the Japanese side to consider adapting to the way of communication that suits the local area.

3. Speed is the key

The Chinese side wants to express their intentions as soon as possible, but in many cases the Japanese side cannot give an immediate answer on the spot.
On the Japanese side, it takes time to make decisions such as reports, communications, consultations, meetings, and board meetings.

The current situation is that we miss the timing while waiting for an endless amount of time, and the business negotiations cannot be concluded.

The Chinese side sees it as an inefficient organization that does not take it seriously, and they go to other options.
When doing business with Chinese people, it is important to assign someone with decision-making power to the person in charge, or to give a certain amount of decision-making power to the field staff.

4. Don't apologize too much

There are many cases where Chinese business partners make mistakes, but they do not apologize, make excuses, and push through without apologizing.

In this case, it depends on the relationship with the business partner, but generally there is no choice but to accept it.

Because in China, an apology is a serious act.

The important way of thinking is to point out the facts rather than force an apology.

By pointing out why, where, and how you went wrong, you can defuse the request without an apology.

5. Price negotiation is a matter of course!

still bargain. And at half price? ! And the Japanese person in charge is annoyed, a surprising trouble.
In China, not bargaining is considered incompetent, and in both daily life and business, it is normal to bargain at half the price or to continue to bargain.
From the beginning, it is necessary to carefully prepare for how to set a higher selling price and how to negotiate so that you can respond flexibly to price negotiations.

Differences in hospitality culture between Japan and China

Mr. Xie's experience
Posted in "Kaigin Eco-Maga"!

Kaigin Eco MagaIn the November 2010 issue, Dr. Xie shared his experience of feeling the difference between Chinese and Japanese entertainment culture while accompanying groups visiting China and Okinawa as an interpreter.


When I was actually involved in business between Japan and China, ​, I was introduced to the differences between Chinese and Japanese hospitality cultures in the Kaigin Eco-Maga. Please help me♪


Tips for improving


Utilize gap time!

Listening and shadowing business conversations and memorizing phrases during commuting hours, lunch breaks, etc.


Use it quickly!
I aim to improve my Chinese by talking to local business partners, Chinese tourists, Chinese bosses and colleagues, and using what I learn from them. Lubricant for communication & improve language skills!


Watch local business-related TV broadcasts, radio, and SNS, and read business-related magazines and books.

You can improve your Chinese listening comprehension and reading comprehension and gather business information, killing two birds with one stone!


Challenge the exam!

With language skills and a deep understanding of Chinese culture, you can also communicate with customers, which will lead to more business success. Through the test, you can objectively grasp your skill level.


Features of the Business Chinese Course

We have immediate fighting power!

Regardless of your learning background or achievement level, our lessons will teach you practical business Chinese that you can immediately use in your business.

We will respond accurately and quickly according to your industry and occupation.



Practical conversations you can use right away

You can learn practical conversations that can be used immediately, sell well, provide hospitality, handle complaints, spread word of mouth, and acquire repeat customers that fit the tourism industry that accepts tourists from Greater China, the service industry, and each site.



Putting Your Needs First

We give top priority to your business Chinese requests and questions during each lesson.

Rather than focusing on textbooks and curricula, we consider and respond to your needs first and foremost.



Comparative introduction of business customs between Japan and China

In addition to Chinese proficiency that is commonly used in business situations, we will introduce and compare Japanese and Chinese business customs.

You can also acquire the ability to think and understand the differences between Japanese and Chinese business,localizationBeing aware of this will lead to the success of business in Japan and China.




Please feel free to make a reservation from the apply button!


with Dr. Xie30 minute free lessonand your ChineseWorry Counseling!
We will propose lessons according to your needs and level.

Free lesson & counseling

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