Author Archive | Kelsey Owyang

No-stress Test Time! Chinese Quizzes from 5 Fantastic Platforms

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Repeat after me: quizzes are not the enemy!

Our grade school days may have taught us to dread quizzes, which seemed designed only to call out our mistakes. As language learners, though, we need to reframe quizzes as our

Chinese Ma: A Petite Word with the Power to Pump Up Your Proficiency

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Māmā qímǎ. Mǎ màn. Māmā mà mǎ. 

Huh?

Despite looking near-incomprehensible at first glance, these are indeed grammatically correct, while tongue-twisting, Mandarin sentences.

Chinese is often hailed as one of the most difficult languages to learn, with all of its …