Tips and tools
- 5 September 2019
Even though there is no ideal strategy to master Mandarin and become a Chinese dragon, some ways or better than others. And SOME should be avoided at all cost.
- 11 September 2019
Hungry sharks never get lost in the vastness of the ocean. This web extension will help you navigate and sharpen your senses when fishing in Chinese waters…
- 26 August 2019
Online reading is becoming increasingly important for language learning. Do we still need books to learn Chinese in 2019?
- 21 August 2019
“When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.” Why you need character on your journey.
- 212 August 2019
One gloomy afternoon in Beijing, thirty years ago. Chinese language student Lily gets out her dictionary to look up four mysterious characters. Half an hour
- 6 September 2019
Having trouble understanding what they are saying? Subtitles are missing? This is a little trick to filter Youtube for transcribed Chinese language content.
- 23 August 2019
Chinese learning blogs are like hidden provision camps in the desert. If they are not pointed out, you’ll probably miss them and remain clueless about their valuable resources.
- 19 August 2019
You are getting tired of your Chinese textbooks? Try listening to some Chinese songs and expand your musical horizon.
- 38 August 2019
What’s happening in China? Here’s a little overview of China podcasts to help you find out.
- 6 August 2019
Starting out learning a new language? If you are new to language learning or want to rethink the process, bear with me for some self-discovery.