Hacking Chinese

A better way of learning Mandarin

Articles tagged with ‘Intonation’

  1. Improving pronunciation beyond the basics

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    Learning pronunciation beyond the basics is about knowing where you want to be and where you are now. Then you identify which problems keep you from reaching your goal, and solve them one by one in order of importance. This starts with high-quality practice where you learn to pronounce something correctly, then moves to high-quantity practice where you gradually decrease the effort needed to get it right. After a while, no effort will be required and you will have successfully improved your pronunciation!

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  2. 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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