Hacking Chinese

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Articles tagged with ‘Literature’

  1. The 10 best free reading resource collections for learning Chinese

    Reading is one of the most important skills when learning a foreign language, but what free resources are there to help you improve your reading ability in Chinese? This article lists ten excellent resource collections which provide you with more reading than you will ever need.

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  2. Wuxia, a key to Chinese language and culture

    Wuxia is something genuinely Chinese and is great for learning both about the culture and the language. in this article, Sara K. introduces wuxia to Chinese learners and explains what it is, why it’s relevant for learners and how to get started with wuxia if you find it interesting.

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  3. 25 books I read in Chinese last year

    My goal for 2013 was to read 25 books in Chinese. This article is about the 25 books I read and is meant to serve as encouragement and inspiration. You might also find a book or two you want to read yourself! At the end of the article, I discuss my reading habits in general as well.

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  4. A language learner’s guide to reading comics in Chinese

    This article is a guide to reading comics in Chinese, suitable for beginners as well as those who already have some experience. Reading comics is an excellent way of attacking the Great Wall of Chinese (the daunting effect of seeing a whole page of text and not knowing what to do). It’s also fun, which is arguably the most important thing.

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  5. Approaches to reading in Chinese

    Reading is one of the best ways of picking up new vocabulary once we reached an intermediate or advanced level, but it’s also necessary to read a lot to be able to write Chinese properly. Reading also enables us to understand word usage and brings us closer to the culture behind the language. This article is focused on reading in Chinese, including reading method, book selection, benchmarking, vocabulary and more.

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