Author Archive | Laura Tarpley

12 Chinese Movies with English Subtitles

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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 is just plain overwhelming.

It’s a tricky language! How are you supposed to follow along …

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 come with one major drawback: They can be expensive.

We often equate higher costs with higher …

From Beginner to Fluency: How to Learn the Chinese Language

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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. Or both.

There are also four tones. But also a neutral tone. So… are there …