Hacking Chinese

A better way of learning Mandarin

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  1. Standard pronunciation in Chinese and why you want it

    Should you learn the Mandarin you hear spoken around you or should you learn the standardised version of the textbooks (and if you’re lucky, your teacher)? The answer is that you might want to learn both, but that you should start out with the ambition of learning standardised pronunciation. This article explains why and lists some advantages with learning to pronounce Mandarin properly.

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