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Articles in the ‘About Hacking Chinese’ category

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

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    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 July.

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  2. Chinese reading challenge, August 10th to 31st

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    It’s time for an extensive reading challenge! Enrol, set your goal and read as much as you can before the end of August. 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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  3. Articles by me published elsewhere: June 2015 round-up

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    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 June.

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  4. Chinese Speaking Challenge, July 10th to July 31st

    According to most learners I’ve spoken with, speaking is the  most important skill. It is certainly the most obvious one and the skill used most often to casually assess your language level. It’s hard to show off your reading skills,  but your speaking ability is possible to gauge right after you open your month. Speaking ability consists […]

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  5. Hacking Chinese meet-up in Beijing 2015-07-12

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    It’s time for the first Hacking Chinese meet-up in Beijing! I have arranged many meet-ups in Taipei since I lived there for many years, but this is the first time I arrange a meet-up in Mainland China. The meet-up will take place this Sunday in Beijing. The main purpose of the meet-up is to meet […]

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  6. Technical problems and theme issues

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    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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  7. Hacking Chinese China Tour 2015

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    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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Chinese writing challenge, May 10th to May 31st

    This month it’s time for a writing challenge! Enrol, set your goal and write as much as you can before the end of May. This article contains more information about the challenge, some important things to keep in mind as well as a discussion about how to improve writing ability.

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