Hacking Chinese

A better way of learning Mandarin

Articles tagged with ‘Luke Howard’

  1. A learner’s guide to TV shows in Chinese, part 2

    After having talked about how and why to use television to learn Chinese, it’s time to look at actual genres and programmes and see how these can help a language learner improve his or her skills. In this second article, the focus is on cooking, quizz and gaming shows, as well as homemade videos, cartoons and anime.

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  2. A learner’s guide to TV shows in Chinese, part 1

    After having talked about how and why to use television to learn Chinese, it’s time to look at actual genres and programmes and see how these can help a language learner improve his or her skills. In this first article, the focus is on sports (including e-sports), drama, super idol drama, talk shows, news, documentaries and travel shows.

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  3. How and why to use television to learn Chinese

    Television is a valuable asset in the modern language learners toolkit. The medium provides a convenient way to enjoy large volumes of passive listening practice in a stress free environment. The combination of visual and auditory senses makes the medium accessible to the entire spectrum of Chinese learners, from the beginner through to advanced learners. This is article is about how and why to use television to learn Chinese.

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