Hacking Chinese

A better way of learning Mandarin

Articles tagged with ‘Frequency lists’

  1. The most common Chinese words, characters and components for language learners and teachers

    A good principle for choosing what to learn is to focus on the most useful things first, but how do you know what’s most useful? Frequency lists can be helpful, but are often misused.

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  2. Mapping the terra incognita of Chinese vocabulary

    Terra incognita - Plugging gaps in your vocabulary

    When it comes to vocabulary, it is sometimes difficult to cover all the necessary areas. If we move on to more advanced levels, we need to make sure that we actively strive to plug the holes that might exist on more basic levels. This article is about strengthening the foundations and expanding vocabulary.

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