Hacking Chinese

A better way of learning Mandarin

Articles tagged with ‘Prescriptive’

  1. Can native speakers be wrong about Chinese grammar and pronunciation?

    What does it mean when something is said to be “correct” in Chinese? Who’s right if all the people around you say something, but the dictionary says something else? Mandarin is a huge language spoken my a very large number of people, so some variation is to be expected. This article is about the flexibility of Mandarin and how to deal with it as a student.

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