Hacking Chinese

A better way of learning Mandarin

Articles published in December 2016

  1. Best of Hacking Chinese 2016

    Here are the top ten articles on Hacking Chinese, based on page views and editorial opinion. Even if you haven’t had time to read many articles over the year, at least make sure you have checked these out!

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  2. Looking up how to use words in Chinese the right way

    Looking up how to express something in Chinese is not as easy as it looks. Assuming that a word, especially a verb, can be used the same way in Chinese as in your native language usually results in incorrect or awkward sentences. Stop assuming and look things up properly instead!

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  3. Why you should preview before every Chinese lesson

    Previewing before Chinese lessons is a simple yet frequently overlooked method to enhance learning. By previewing, you maximise the benefits of each lesson, allowing you to focus on areas where you truly need a teacher’s guidance.

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