Is it possible to learn Chinese in 3 months...or will it take years? In this language learning reality check, I share my experience over the past 10 years studying Mandarin Chinese 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 learning Chinese or have already dug … [Read more...] about Is it Possible to Learn Chinese in 3 Months? (Reality Check!!)
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 … [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. Here's how. When I started learning Mandarin Chinese more than a decade ago, smart phones were relatively new and most of … [Read more...] about Learn to Write Chinese | Best Tools for Students 2023
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 me, … [Read more...] about NinChanese Review | Great App to Learn Chinese in 2023?
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 for 2023 (Free & Paid)
If you've ever tried to learn to read Chinese characters, you know how frustrating it can be! Is it even possible without wanting to pull your hair out? Thankfully, with the help of what's known as "graded readers", it can actually be fun. As I introduce to you not only physical books, but also a review of Chairman's Bao, you'll see how. If you are like me, you have spent hours upon hours … [Read more...] about Learn to Read Chinese & Enjoy It? (2023 Chairman’s Bao Review)