Hacking Chinese

A better way of learning Mandarin

Articles tagged with ‘Literacy’

  1. The real challenge with learning Chinese characters


    The real challenge when learning Chinese characters is not to commit a large number of them to memory, it’s to relate them to each other, including how they are used, how they are different and how they are similar. Creating such an interconnected web is a lifelong project.

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  2. Learn to read Chinese… with ease?

    Learn to read Chinese with ease? No!

    Can you learn to read Chinese with ease? ShaoLan, among others, claims that you can. However, these arguments involve a lot of cherry-picking and are mostly exaggerated.

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