What ise the best Mandarin Chinese phrasebook for travelers and expats in China? Unless you're fluent in Chinese, you're probably going to want something that will help you communicate in a pinch. In this guide, I'll cover not only the best guide books, but also ebooks and apps for the tech-savvy traveler. Being able to communicate during your journey to China can make a huge difference … [Read more...] about Best Mandarin Chinese Phrasebook for 2020
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!
What are the best voice translation apps for China travelers? Perhaps you're not an omniglot who can speak multiple languages fluently. Maybe you're a bit worried about traveling around China without speaking Chinese. Many of us have those feelings when we travel abroad and these are the apps I recommend for travelers to China. It's important to note that I'm going to focus on here … [Read more...] about Best Voice Translation Apps for China Travelers & Expats in 2020
What is the best app for learning Chinese? For Chinese learners looking for tools to learn Mandarin, you might have run into an app called NinChanese. Weird name, I know...but what in the world is NinChanese? Below I review NinChanese and how it compares to the top tools for learning Chinese like Skritter, ChinesePod, and the Chairman's Bao. Luckily for Chinese learners like you and … [Read more...] about NinChanese Review | Great App to Learn Chinese in 2020?
Podcasts are my favorite new way to consume content. If you're anything like me, you've subscribed to a number of awesome podcasts that inform, teach and entertain. But what about learning Chinese? Are there good podcasts for learning Chinese? Listening to the Chinese language as you’re trying to learn is just as important as writing, reading, and speaking in that language. It takes … [Read more...] about Best Podcasts for Learning Chinese in 2020
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. When I started … [Read more...] about Learn to Write Chinese | Best Tools for Students 2020
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!!)