Hacking Chinese

A better way of learning Mandarin

Articles tagged with ‘Translation’ Page 2

  1. Chinese immersion with Carl Gene Fordham

    It’s widely known that immersion is an effective way of learning languages, but the details are less clear. How do you go about it? This article contains an interview with Carl Gene Fordham, who has many interesting things to say about how he learnt Chinese to an advanced level, as well as how we continued from there and became a translator and interpreter.

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  2. Improving your Chinese by translating from another language

    I think translation is one of the best ways of improving writing ability. Translation forces you into linguistic environments you wouldn’t have ended up in if you wrote the article yourself. This article is about how translation can be used to improve your written Chinese.

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