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9 Clever Steps to Effectively Learn Chinese Characters

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Have you ever heard someone say: “You have to be born Chinese to understand the language!”

Or something like: “Memorizing all those crazy characters is impossible!”

We Chinese language learners defy people’s expectations on a daily basis. No doubt about …

Who Needs Classes? How to Self-study Mandarin Chinese

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Learning Chinese seems like an insurmountable challenge for many.

Unlike European languages, it has little in common with English.

As a result, many people mistakenly believe that it is a challenge that cannot be handled alone.

But do you really …

6 Fantastic Resources to Learn How to Read and Write Chinese Characters

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Chinese language learners used to suffer far more than we do nowadays.

Imagine those days of yore, before the internet was just one double-click away.

To learn Chinese characters, you’d have to go through an arduous manual process with …