Hacking Chinese

A better way of learning Mandarin

Articles published in April 2015

  1. Articles by me published elsewhere: April 2015 round-up

    I write a lot about Chinese these days and not everything ends up on Hacking Chinese. Some things will be available later, such as the book I’m working on and some upcoming articles, but much is written for other websites. In this post, I introduce and link to everything I’ve published elsewhere before April 2015.

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  2. Learning Chinese by playing Mahjong 麻將 (májiàng)

    Learnig Chinese by playing Mahjong

    Playing games is a wonderful way of learning Chinese and 麻將 (májiàng) is one of the simplest games around. Apart from the numbers 1-9, you only need a handful of extra words to play. The game is extremely popular and as such, it can open up many doors, both cultural and social.

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  3. Will a Chinese-only rule improve your learning?

    Is a Chinese-only rule good for learning? Most people agree that immersion is a good thing, but that’s not the same as saying that using no English is good

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  4. Using Chinese textbooks to improve reading ability

    Using textbooks to improve your Chinese reading ability

    Textbooks are underrated as a source of reading material for beginners and intermediate students. By using more than one textbook series, you reap the benefits of using textbooks, while avoiding the main drawback, the lack of diversity. This article discusses how and why textbooks are important for most learners of Chinese.

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  5. The new paperless revolution in Chinese reading

    In this (guest) article, David Moser writes about the importance of going digital in your Chinese reading practice. With the right tools and the right approach, learning to read Chinese becomes much easier. While it still requires time and dedication, it’s no longer as hard as it used to be. Don’t miss out on the paperless revolution in Chinese reading!

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  6. Chinese reading challenge, April 10th to April 30th

    It’s time for an extensive reading challenge! Enrol, set your goal and read as much as you can before the end of April. This article contains more information about the challenge, some important things to keep in mind as well as suggestions for what to read.

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  7. Chinese Hackers Hack Hacking Chinese*

    This is an important protection of information from the Association of Chinese mystical status. Secret Chinese (Hacking Chinese) have occupied the Internet for many years, and a serious threat to the mystery of the status of Chinese. Therefore, we invade and control the Secret Chinese. Research should be punished, the following is what he committed three crimes.

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