Hacking Chinese

A better way of learning Mandarin

Articles tagged with ‘Smart phones’

  1. Is it necessary to learn to write Chinese characters by hand?

    Written Chinese characters are regarded by some as the true essence of Chinese; without learning to write by hand, you’re not learning Chinese. Others go to extremes in the other direction, claiming that handwriting is a waste of time since we normally type Chinese nowadays anyway. The answer lies somewhere in between. This article addresses the question if you should focus on handwriting, and if so, how much.

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  2. Vocalise more to learn more Chinese

    Do you know how to make your passive learning more active and thereby learn a lot more Chinese? This article is about how you can increase your awareness of the language around you, process it more actively and therefore also learn more from the experience.

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