Hacking Chinese

A better way of learning Mandarin

Student Q&A, July 2024: Reading speed, children’s books and Chinese literature

This week’s podcast episode (number 204) is a reader and listener Q&A, where I answer three questions about reading comprehension in Chinese.

This time, I’m answering questions about:

  • How to improve reading speed
  • What children’s books to read
  • How to approach Chinese literature

Tune in to the Hacking Chinese Podcast to listen to the related episode (#204):

Available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcast, Overcast, Spotify, YouTube and many other platforms!

Links to things mentioned in the introduction

Links for question #1

An introduction to extensive reading for Chinese learners

Links for question #2

6 things in Chinese that are harder to learn than they seem

Links for question #3


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