Hacking Chinese

A better way of learning Mandarin

Articles published in June 2015

  1. Technical problems and theme issues

    As you might have noticed, Hacking Chinese has been down for a few days earlier this week, and even if it’s up and running now, it doesn’t look the way it used to and not everything is working properly. This is because of some technical problems I haven’t been able to solve completely yet. Unfortunately, […]

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  2. Learning Chinese through audiobooks

    Listening to audiobooks in a very good way to improve your listening ability beyond the basics. This article contains advice about how to choose a suitable novel, where to find it and how to listen to it.

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  3. Hacking Chinese China Tour 2015

    I’m going to China and would like to take the opportunity to arrange a few meet-ups. The information here is all subject to change, but I should be able to arrange one meet-up in later in June, one in Kunming in July and possibly a second meet-up in Beijing in July. If you’re interested in participating, make sure you contact me!

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  4. Bite-sized learning isn’t enough to learn Chinese

    Bite-sized learning is great, but it’s not enough if you want to build real competence in Chinese listening and reading. To expose yourself to enough text and audio, you need long-form content that you can keep using even when you’re energy levels aren’t at 100%.

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