Articles about learning Chinese and staying motivated

How to Improve Your Chinese Pronunciation

When it comes to learning Chinese, pronunciation is one of the hardest parts to master – this is something that many students have problems with, even after they’re out of the beginner stage. Don’t let [...]

By | January 28th, 2017|Blog Post|

How to improve your Chinese reading

We’re going to be honest with you from the start – learning Chinese characters isn’t easy and there is no magic method to doing it, no matter what Forbes says . There are many different [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|Blog Post|

What does Mei say in Overwatch?

This is a slightly strange blog post based off a request someone has sent in. For those who don't know, there is a computer game called Overwatch which is becoming increasingly popular. The heroes you [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|Blog Post|

Two Chinese Jokes

For our blog post today let's look at a couple of Chinese jokes. A lot of Chinese humor comes from subtly changing the tone of a word to mean something else but these jokes lose something [...]

By | December 30th, 2016|Blog Post|

How to stay motivated when learning Chinese

Once you've started with the fundamentals of Chinese, surrounded yourself with an environment that exposes you to the language, how do you stay motivated? You've asked a great question. While we will consider some of [...]

By | November 17th, 2016|Blog Post|

How listening to Chinese music can improve your Chinese language ability

One of the leading challenges we face when learning other languages is limited input. We spend a lot of time in class studying theory and we don’t get adequate time to put the theory into [...]

By | November 15th, 2016|Blog Post|