Hacking Chinese

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Student Q&A, February 2024: Typing or handwriting, using new words in texts, and how to use AI to improve your writing

  • Should you write your Chinese texts by hand or is typing better?
  • How do you use unfamiliar words when writing?
  • How can AI help you improve your Chinese writing ability?

This week’s podcast episode (number 182) is a reader and listener Q&A, where I answer three questions about writing ability in Chinese.

Tune in to the Hacking Chinese Podcast to listen to the related episode:

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Links to things mentioned in the introduction

Chinese writing challenge, February 2024

Links for question #1: Handwriting or typing

Do you have to learn to write Chinese characters by hand?

Links for question #2: Looking up how to use words

How to look up Chinese characters you don’t know

Links for question #3: Using AI to improve writing ability


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