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4 Common Mistakes to Avoid in Learning Mandarin – Part 2

4 Common Mistakes to Avoid in Learning Mandarin - Part 2 Common Chinese learning mistake 3: Thinking Rigidly Learning languages is different from learning mathematics, which has formula to follow. Languages involve a lot of uncertainty. For example, in Chinese, the measure word “匹(pǐ)" is for “horse”, 一匹马(yī pǐ mǎ) = a horse, but it...

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4 Common Mistakes to Avoid in Learning Mandarin – Part 1

4 Common Mistakes to Avoid in Learning Mandarin - Part 1 As a Chinese language training institute with an approach based on over 20 years of experience in applied linguistic research and international teaching, our Chinese teachers of New Concept Mandarin have collected a lot of cases of successful learning and unsuccessful learning. Today, I...

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What Is The Difference Between Chinese And Mandarin?

What Is The Difference Between Chinese And Mandarin? One very common question raised by our students who just start learning Mandarin  is that: What is "Chinese”, what is “Mandarin”, and what is the difference between Chinese and Mandarin? Let me explain it for you in a simple and clear way.  Chinese  Mandarin  what   Chinese:...

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How Many Chinese Characters Do I Need to Learn?

How Many Chinese Characters Do I Need to Learn? Various numbers have been suggested. The largest paper dictionary includes more than 55,000 Chinese characters in it, but the fact is that around 50,000 are rare and not known by most of people. Current studies show that: With the most common 500 characters you can recognize...

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Is There Any Similarities Between Chinese And English? Of course there are. Chinese and English are from different families of languages and cultures. They are widely divergent in writing, sentence structure and vocabulary. That is to say, learning the other language shall be a challenge. However, it is lucky of Chinese learners nowadays as Pinyin are invented....

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