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6 Awesome Chinese Software Immersion Programs for the Modern Language Learner


We all know that immersion is a great way to learn Chinese.

But what does immersion mean for someone who’s stuck in Omaha and …

What Are the Best Websites to Learn Chinese? Bookmark These 15 Sites Now


What’s the recipe for Chinese fluency?

Well, if you’ve already got the motivation to learn…

Then just add internet access.

The internet is …

Helpful Hints for a Successful Chinese Language Immersion Program at Home or Abroad


Tired of classes and tones and characters?

What if learning Chinese was more about tasting tea than memorizing stroke order?

That’s what immersion is

Friendly Feedback: How to Learn Mandarin Chinese with a Language Partner


Finding a language exchange partner is the first step to getting truly conversational in Chinese.

And perhaps the first step to building a …

How to Learn as Much Chinese as You Possibly Can in 3 Months


Do you need to learn Chinese, and now?

Don’t have the patience to wait years to have your first conversation?

Have you heard …

5 Animated Movies That Will Help Teach You Chinese


What kinds of movies did you first start watching in your native language?

Serious, tear-jerker dramas? Complex narrative-driven movies with overlapping plots?

Probably …

10 Chinese E-learning Tools to Target Any Language Skill


Ever hit a bullseye before?

Thrown a strike at a bowling alley? Scored a basket with nothin’ but net?

It’s a nice feeling—aiming, executing …