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 over the past 10 years studying and learning Mandarin to help encourage you as well as give you a realistic idea of what to expect. And [spoiler alert!!] no...nobody is fluent in 3 months. Sorry. :/ Whether you are thinking about … [Read more...] about Is it Possible to Learn Chinese in 3 Months? (Reality Check!!)
Chinese Language Tips & Articles from TravelChinaCheaper
If you're learning the Chinese language (also known as Mandarin), you're going to find these articles from the TravelChinaCheaper archive extremely useful!
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 … [Read more...] about Learn Chinese: 75 Best Language Learning Tools (Plus Discounts!)
What is the best way to find a good online Chinese tutor? 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 tutor. The problem is that it's not always easy to find a quality Chinese tutor! Here's a look at my personal experience with an online tutor for learning Mandarin Chinese. For those … [Read more...] about How to Find an Online Chinese Tutor to Learn Mandarin
There's no getting around the fact that learning Chinese is a challenging task with few shortcuts, but there are things that make it slightly easier. These are my favorite tools for learning Chinese that make it both fun and a bit easier. You may not be fluent, but during your travels throughout China you're going to want to speak at least some basic Mandarin Chinese. I've already spent a … [Read more...] about My Top 5 Favorite Tools for Learning Chinese
If you've ever tried to learn 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, I have found that there are ways, and in this Chairman's Bao review, I'll explain how that's possible with the help of special Chinese graded readers. If you are like me, you have spent hours upon hours … [Read more...] about Learn to Read Chinese & Enjoy It? (Chairman’s Bao Review)
Learning to read Chinese seems like an impossible task at first. I remember first seeing Chinese characters and thinking "Am I really going to learn to make sense of this?!" It takes hard work but I'm living proof that yes...yes, you can! I've learned that the whole process can be much easier with the right tools, which is why I'd like to share my favorite tools for learning to read … [Read more...] about Learn to Read Chinese | 21 Amazing Tools (Free & Paid)