Author Archive | Laura Tarpley

12 Chinese Movies with English Subtitles


Watch movies to learn Chinese, they said.

It’ll be fun, they said.

But if you aren’t already proficient in the language, watching Chinese movies

Learn Chinese for Free: 7 Ways to Practice Chinese Without Spending a Dime

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College Chinese courses.

One-on-one tutors.

Chinese textbooks.

I won’t lie—these are all fantastic resources for learning Chinese.

But they all …

From Beginner to Fluency: How to Learn the Chinese Language


Okay, so there’s pinyin and characters.

That’s pretty simple, right?

Wait. When learning Chinese characters, you can either learn simplified or traditional characters. …