Hacking Chinese

A better way of learning Mandarin

Articles tagged with ‘10 000 hour rule’

  1. Chinese listening strategies: Active listening

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    This is the fifth article in my series about improving listening ability. After having covered background and passive listening, the topic this time is active listening, including a discussion of what it is and why it’s good, along with some exercises you can try.

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  2. The 10,000 hour rule – Blood, sweat and tears

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    The 10,000 hour rule is quite simple. It states that it takes roughly 10,000 hours of practice to become really good at something. The most important lesson here is that talent is far less important that people think. Even towering geniuses work very hard. Blood, sweat and tears are what counts in the end, not talent.

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