Author Archive | Olle Linge

9 Bold Strategies to Improve Your Conversational Chinese


Conversing with native Chinese speakers is a true test of courage and mettle.

It’s a total Catch-22: the only way to improve your spoken Chinese is to speak more Chinese.

Can’t stand the idea of embarrassing yourself with less-than-perfect Chinese?…

An Easier Way to Learn Chinese: Comprehensible Input


Sometimes conventional wisdom is wrong.

We’ve all heard it before.

To learn Chinese, jump into the immersion pool. At the deep end.

Well, I’m here to tell you that it’s not that easy.

Though immersion is essential to learning Chinese, …

How to Learn Chinese Faster: Capacity Management

how to learn chinese faster

Do you want to know how to learn Chinese faster?

Without spending any more time than you already do?

I have two words for you: “capacity management.”

Capacity in this sense refers to the energy we have available to study …