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Learn Cantonese with Free Podcasts Whether you are student or a seasoned speaker, our lessons offer something for everyone. We incorporate culture and current issues into each episode to give the most informative, both linguistically and culturally, podcasts possible. For those of you with just the plane ride to prepare, check our survival phrase series at CantoneseClass101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!
 
Learn Chinese with Free Podcasts Whether you are student or a seasoned speaker, our lessons offer something for everyone. We incorporate culture and current issues into each episode to give the most informative, both linguistically and culturally, podcasts possible. For those of you with just the plane ride to prepare, check our survival phrase series at ChineseClass101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!
 
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Many students say that listening is the hardest part of learning Chinese, not speaking, reading or writing. Why is that? Could it be that listening in Chinese is actually harder than in many other languages? Link: Why is listening in Chinese so hard? More information and inspiration about learning and teaching Chinese can be found over at Hacking C…
 
What if you are still struggling to get to the point where you can read the lowest level graded readers? What techniques can get you there? John and Jared will discuss steps you can take to bridge the gap to real reading and also begin to experience the snowball effect of reading in Chinese. Guest interview is with Abigail Washburn, a Grammy Award …
 
Many websites, apps and other resources for learning Chinese use colours to highlight tones, but does using colours really make tones easier to learn? Link: Does using colour to represent Mandarin tones make them easier to learn? More information and inspiration about learning and teaching Chinese can be found over at Hacking Chinese (www.hackingch…
 
Reading is the best way to expand vocabulary and learn about new things, but how should you approach reading in Chinese? And what are the best free reading resources out there? Link: The 10 best free Chinese reading resources for beginner, intermediate and advanced learners More information and inspiration about learning and teaching Chinese can be…
 
Will Chinese one day unseat English to become the dominant language around the world? Jared and John discuss a paper by professor Jeffery Gil who predicts that one day it will. Guest interview is with Amani Core who provides a philosophical perspective on how Chinese shapes our view of humanity. Links from the episode: “Chinese to Rise as a Global …
 
Have you ever tried to do something in Chinese you thought would be fairly easy, only to find out it was much harder than you thought? Well, you're not alone! Link: 6 things in Chinese that are harder to learn than they seem More information and inspiration about learning and teaching Chinese can be found over at Hacking Chinese (www.hackingchinese…
 
Have you ever felt that you lack focus, that you don't spend enough time studying, and that it would be cool to cooperate with others to learn more Chinese? The Hacking Chinese Challenges is for you. Link: Hacking Chinese Challenges (challenges.hackingchinese.com) More information and inspiration about learning and teaching Chinese can be found ove…
 
You probably know a bit about Chinese surnames, but in this episode you’ll learn how they relate to both Chinese culture and language acquisition plus how they can even help you forge new relationships in Chinese. Guest interview is with Chris Marquis (of the China Corner Office podcast), business professor from Cornell University specializing in C…
 
Have you ever wanted to listen in on great Chinese teachers when they talk about science, technology and related topics? Now, you can! Original article: Learning science in Chinese with 李永乐老师 More information and inspiration about learning and teaching Chinese can be found over at Hacking Chinese (www.hackingchinese.com) Music: "Traxis 1 ~ F. Benja…
 
Understanding is necessary for efficient learning, but when it comes to Chinese characters, is more understanding always better? Original article: 5 levels of understanding Chinese characters: Superficial forms to deep structure More information and inspiration about learning and teaching Chinese can be found over at Hacking Chinese (www.hackingchi…
 
John and Jared unpack when you should start learning Chinese characters so you can find your own answer that might be later or earlier than you might think. Guest interview is with Adam DiFrisco who found the courage to make huge life changing decisions that brought him to China. Links from the episode: Chinese Grammar Wiki Book: Upper Intermediate…
 
For most people, writing in Chinese is synonymous with writing characters, but there is in fact a lot more to it than that Original article: 20 tips and tricks to improve your Chinese writing ability More information and inspiration about learning and teaching Chinese can be found over at Hacking Chinese (www.hackingchinese.com) Music: "Traxis 1 ~ …
 
Have you ever been taught something that later turns out not to be true? Here are 7 things commonly taught in Chinese class, that are actually wrong. Original article: 7 things you were taught in Chinese class that are actually wrong More information and inspiration about learning and teaching Chinese can be found over at Hacking Chinese (www.hacki…
 
John and Jared talk about flashcards and spaced repetition software, how they can help, their limits, and how to use them to build your Chinese skills. This guest interview is with Mandarin Blueprint cofounder Luke Neale, who felt the call of Chinese pulling him back to China, changing his life forever. Links from the episode: SRS flashcards: Pros …
 
The third tone in Mandarin causes problems for many learners. Are you sure you are pronouncing it correctly? Original article: Learning the third tone in Mandarin Chinese More information and inspiration about learning and teaching Chinese can be found over at Hacking Chinese (www.hackingchinese.com) Music: "Traxis 1 ~ F. Benjamin" by Traxis, 2020 …
 
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