Today’s guest post comes from the very talented Yang, who has already previously written about Mandarin Chinese on Runaway Daydreamer. --- Learning Mandarin Chinese has become an increasingly popular endeavor in recent years, with more people undertaking the challenge every day. There are as many different reasons to learn Mandarin Chinese as there are people who take up the language. Some people learn Mandarin Chinese in order to get a new job, a promotion, or a raise. Some are planning a trip to China or another area where the language is widely spoken. Some people take up Mandarin Chinese just because they love learning new languages, or perhaps because they enjoy the sound of Mandarin. Many people take up learning Mandarin Chinese for a combination of reasons. Just as … [Read more...] about Improve Your Mandarin Chinese with These 10 Cultural Tips
Okay, this is really cool! I’m not studying Chinese but many languages learners are struggling with it. If you want to pick up the language but you’re scared by its numerous characters, I have good news for you. ChineseCubes, a new language education system, is committed to teaching you Chinese. Here’s how. Since the beginning of time we have learned through stories. That’s why we made CUBEBooks, so that learning can be more fun, more contextual, more natural. Even if you have never read a word of Chinese in your life, CUBEBooks will get you started as soon as you download one. See Chinese characters in the context of stories. Touch the characters and they come to life, teaching the meaning of each, how to pronounce them, how to write them, how to translate them, or just sit back … [Read more...] about Learn Chinese Characters The Easy Way!