Hacking Chinese

A better way of learning Mandarin

Articles tagged with ‘Time efficiency’

  1. When perfectionism becomes an obstacle to progress

    Perfectionism is usually regarded as something positive, perhaps even necessary. Scoring 100% on an exam is good, isn’t it? No, it’s not. In this article, I explain why perfectionism is bad when learning a language. Aiming for 90% is far better than aiming for 100%. This is being smart, not lazy.

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  2. Learning Chinese efficiently vs. learning quickly

    In this article I argue that there is a significant difference between efficiency and speed when it comes to learning a language. Everybody should be interested in learning Chinese efficiently, but using the word speed comes with a number of problems.

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