Author Archive | Michael Cruickshank

6 Best Books to Learn Chinese All on Your Own

Learning Chinese is more accessible than ever with the plethora of language apps out there, yet there’s something very familiar and reliable about books. Personally, the subject of grammar is way more approachable in a textbook format. So if you’re …

Should I Learn Chinese? Yes! (Here Are My Top 9 Reasons Why)

Learning Mandarin Chinese is one of the absolute best investments you can make with your free time. But don’t just take my word for it. Let’s talk about nine reasons why you shouldn’t hesitate to start learning Chinese right now.…

5 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. They cover a wide range of topics—from …