Hacking Chinese

A better way of learning Mandarin

Articles tagged with ‘Voice’

  1. A guide to Pinyin traps and pitfalls

    Learning Chinese pronunciation can be tricky and there are several places where foreigners often make mistakes. This article is a guide to some common problems students encounter while learning Pinyin. The hope is that this guide will make good pronunciation easier to achieve.

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  2. Listening strategies: Diversify your listening practice


    It’s essential that you diversify your listening practice, otherwise you run the risk of performing below your actual level, not because your listening ability is poor, but simply because you’re not used to different people speaking Chinese. The only way to acquire a complete listening ability is by listening to as many different speakers as possible.

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