Hacking Chinese

A better way of learning Mandarin

Articles tagged with ‘Audacity’

  1. 24 great resources for improving your Mandarin pronunciation

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    In this article, I list 24 great resources for learning pronunciation. Naturally, some of them are limited to Mandarin Chinese, but many are more general in nature and works for other Chinese dialects or even other languages. Resources are sorted into Basic sound references, Pronunciation explained, Advice on learning pronunciation and Useful software and applications.

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  2. Using Audacity to learn Chinese (speaking and listening)

    Audacity is a marvellous piece of software that allows you to record audio (yourself, other people or whatever is playing on your computer), mimic native speakers, edit and enhance the audio, as well as automatically manipulate multiple files, such as lecture or lesson recordings. In short, Audacity is a really good program for learning languages. This article introduces the software both through a video example and explaining text.

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  3. Recording yourself to improve speaking ability

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    Recording yourself is a powerful way to improve Chinese speaking ability. It helps you become aware of your problems, enabling you to improve on your own.

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