Author Archive | michaelcruickshank

How to Read Chinese: The Newbie’s No-stress Guide

Would you believe me if I said that reading Chinese, and learning Mandarin Chinese in general, is not as difficult as it seems? Maybe, maybe not, but the truth is that Chinese characters are not significantly more difficult than …

4 Online Chinese Radio Stations to Practice Easy Listening

Thanks to the wonders of modern technology, access to online Chinese radio stations are just a few clicks away. There are hundreds, if not thousands of Chinese radio stations that you can stream from covering a wide range of topics—from …