How to quickly improve your listening in Chinese
Sep02

How to quickly improve your listening in Chinese

Improving your listening in Chinese is the top skill you should focus on while learning Chinese. But improving your listening isn’t as simple as turning on Chinese radio and expecting your listening to magically get better. Therefore, in this guide, I share 5 tips to help you take your listening to higher levels. Note: Some of the links above are affiliate links, which means that at no extra cost to you, we may be compensated if you...

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5 Tips for Keeping Yourself Accountable for Learning Chinese
Aug23

5 Tips for Keeping Yourself Accountable for Learning Chinese

Among the hardest things, you face while learning Chinese is keeping yourself accountable. Without any accountability, you are less likely to maintain a regular study schedule and risk learning very little Chinese or quitting the language entirely. In this guide, I provide five tips to help you maintain an active schedule so you can steadily improve your Chinese. Have you ever had a large goal in life, but even with strong motivation...

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How to Effectively Learn Chinese Characters
Apr28

How to Effectively Learn Chinese Characters

  How to effectively learn Chinese characters is no easy task and many learners waste TONS of time learning Chinese characters the wrong way. Fortunately, there are resources out there like the Outlier Dictionary that not only allow you to learn Chinese characters effectively but save time and have fun in the process.     Learn from my Mistakes! First, I’d like to share my own experience learning Chinese characters. For many...

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How to Immerse Yourself in Chinese at Home
Mar31

How to Immerse Yourself in Chinese at Home

Most folks agree that to become a conversational or fluent speaker in Mandarin, you must immerse yourself in a Chinese speaking environment IN CHINA. Yet many of us lack the time, money, or desire to spend a significant time in China. Fortunately there plenty of ways to immerse yourself in Chinese in your home country. In the five-step guide below, I outline ways and resources to immerse yourself in Chinese to help you fulfill your...

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Beginners Guide to Chinese Tones
Mar18

Beginners Guide to Chinese Tones

It’s common to hear from folks studying Mandarin asking whether speaking proper Chinese tones are important. While many are duped into thinking Chinese tones can be ignored, learning proper Chinese tones is 100% essential to becoming a proficient speaker in Mandarin. Let me explain. What are Chinese tones anyway? As Mandarin has roughly half the amount of sounds as English, Chinese people use the same sound with different tones of...

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How to Learn Languages: My Method (Explained in Chinese with subtitles)
Sep03

How to Learn Languages: My Method (Explained in Chinese with subtitles)

Hey guys! Just wanted to do a quick video update, in which I explain my own personal method for learning languages (in Chinese, with subtitles in English). Feel free to have a look!

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