If you've ever tried learning to read Chinese, you know how frustrating it can be! Is it even possible to learn to read and write Chinese without wanting to pull your hair out? Thankfully, as I have found out with graded readers like The Chairman's Bao, there are some fun ways to do it. Let me explain. If you are like me, you have spent hours upon hours memorizing Chinese characters and … [Read more...] about Learn to Read Chinese and Actually Have Fun Doing It
How long will it take to become fluent in Chinese? Is it possible to learn Chinese in 3 months or will it take years? In this guide, I share my experience studying and learning Mandarin to help encourage you as well as give you a realistic idea of what to expect. And no...nobody is fluent in 3 months. Sorry. :/ Whether you are thinking about learning Chinese or have already dug into the … [Read more...] about Is it Possible to Learn Chinese in 3 Months or a Year?
Whether you're learning Chinese in China or in your home country, by far the fastest way to improve your listening and speaking is through a 1-on-1 Mandarin Chinese tutor. Unfortunately, I've personally found that it's not always easy to find a Chinese tutor! So when I heard of an option to have a personal, online Chinese tutor, I was intrigued. For those studying Chinese outside of China, I … [Read more...] about How to Improve Chinese through a Chinese Tutor
Have you always wanted to learn Chinese, but could never find the time or budget to attend language classes in person? If you're looking for creative ways to continue your Chinese language learning, this guide to the 75 BEST Chinese language learning tools is exactly what you're looking for. With thousands of different online tools, learning Chinese online has never been easier than before. … [Read more...] about Learn Chinese: 75 Best Language Learning Tools (Plus Discounts!)
Making the effort to learn to write Chinese characters may seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be! Forget the old "write the character 10 times in your notebook" method. With the right tools and apps, you can learn to write Chinese in an exciting, fun, and engaging way. This is especially important when you’re learning how to read, speak, and write at the same time. We’ve put together a … [Read more...] about Best Tools to Learn to Write Chinese | Student’s Guide
Listening to the Chinese language as you’re trying to learn is just as important as writing, reading, and speaking in that language. Ways of doing this include TV shows, music, and movies. Listening to Chinese podcasts is another great way to familiarize yourself with another language, which is why we’ve given you the best podcasts for learning Chinese! These podcasts range from free to upwards … [Read more...] about Best Podcasts for Learning Chinese