Hacking Chinese

A better way of learning Mandarin

Articles published in June 2015

  1. Technical problems and theme issues

    As you might have noticed, Hacking Chinese has been down for a few days earlier this week, and even if it’s up and running now, it doesn’t look the way it used to and not everything is working properly. This is because of some technical problems I haven’t been able to solve completely yet. Unfortunately, […]

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  2. Learning Chinese through audio books

    Listening to audio books in a very good way to improve your listening ability beyond the basics. This article contains advice about how to choose a suitable novel, where to find it and how to listen to it.

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  3. Hacking Chinese China Tour 2015

    I’m going to China and would like to take the opportunity to arrange a few meet-ups. The information here is all subject to change, but I should be able to arrange one meet-up in later in June, one in Kunming in July and possibly a second meet-up in Beijing in July. If you’re interested in participating, make sure you contact me!

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  4. Bite-sized learning isn’t enough to learn Chinese

    Bite-sized learning is great, but it’s not enough if you want to build real competence in Chinese listening and reading. To expose yourself to enough text and audio, you need long-form content that you can keep using even when you’re energy levels aren’t at 100%.

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  5. Chinese listening challenge, June 10th to June 30th

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

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  6. Articles by me published elsewhere: May 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 up to the beginning of May 2015.

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