7 Courses to Learn Chinese Through Immersion for Absolute Beginners


Learning Chinese through immersion is far from a new concept.

Think about it: Immersion is the perfect way to learn a language.

It’s the way many immigrants learn the language of their new country. When you’re thrown into a totally …

HelloChinese Review: Which Language Skills Will You Develop with This App?

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We’re lucky to live in a world where there are so many resources for learning Chinese.

Learners don’t have to shell out substantial tuition fees to attend a college course or study abroad to learn Mandarin anymore.

These days, people …

Spice up Your Study Routine with These Chinese Videos for Students

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Sure, I can read 500 textbook pages in the next two days!

I’d love to write a 25-page report on a topic I know nothing about.

Of course I don’t mind doing the entire group project by myself because my

Look It up! 5 Handy Chinese Pinyin Dictionary Apps


Remember when you were a bright-eyed, novice Chinese learner and first looked at 拼音 (pīn yīn) — Chinese romanization?

After the initial shock and wondering “What is that?” you probably thought about giving up.

Pinyin does this …

Now Hear This! 14 Fascinating Resources to Learn Chinese with Audio


“What did you say?”

“Can you repeat that?”

“I’m sorry, I don’t understand.”

How many times have you said these phrases when someone is speaking to you in Chinese?

Listening can be hard enough in English. When we try to …

Ace Your Chinese Proficiency Test with the Help of These 7 HSK Apps


Are you applying for a job in China?

Maybe you’re just looking to study abroad.

Or you’re applying for a Confucius Institute Scholarship.

These are just a few reasons why you may need to take the HSK …

Keep It Real: 14 Authentic Chinese Resources to Learn Real-life Mandarin

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Americanized Chinese food may hit the spot from time to time, but there’s nothing like real Chinese dishes.

A knockoff Ming Dynasty vase may look nice in your living room, but it will never be as valuable as the real …