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Embarrassing Mandarin Mistakes

Embarrassing Mandarin Mistakes Since Mandarin is a tonal language with many homonyms, it is easy to use the wrong tones and end up saying something unintended. Sometimes these unintended utterances can be quite embarrassing, but also very funny. For example, a blogger called Tonggu Momma told her Mandarin teacher that she was chopping down a...

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What are Some Effective Methods of Learning Chinese?

What are Some Effective Methods of Learning Chinese? As well as learning with experienced professional tutors, using Chinese textbooks and listening materials that are appropriate to your level, you should always try to look for innovative and effective study methods. Here are some that worked for some Mandarin learners: Beginner Level: Learn common sentences. If available,...

August 28, 2021August 28, 2021by
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New Concept Mandarin: My Mandarin Learning Experience

New Concept Mandarin: My Mandarin Learning Experience Written and posted by Amanda Barrows Source: https://middlekingdommusings275309169.wordpress.com/2018/03/25/new-concept-mandarin-my-mandarin-learning-experience/   It is no mystery that learning a foreign language can be daunting. I especially felt this way when coming to China. To me, learning Chinese and becoming fluent in the language felt nearly impossible by myself, so I decided to...

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