Reading skills are vital, not only for high-level proficiency of the Chinese language, but also for daily survival: from opening a bank account to ordering plane tickets. Reading is key. Here are seven ways to boost your Chinese reading ability while staying in China.
Want to improve your Chinese writing skills and get instant feedback from native speakers? Then you might want to try the new foreign language learning platform Journaly.
Who doesn’t want to read The Art of War in Chinese? Another review!
I purchased a copy of Edmund Chua’s and Ranny Ran’s Graded Chinese Reader for HSK 6 called “The New Housekeeper”. I’d only recommend it to a specific group.
What helps you to memorize Chinese characters?
Learning Chinese characters with high-quality apps that actually help? They are rare, but do exist.
Learning to write Chinese characters: my personal list of disastrous advice and practices that are a complete waste of time and oxygen.
I found out that I know between 1600 and 3434 Chinese characters. But it could be more, of course. Or less…
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.