May 22, 2014
leaning any new thing, such as a poem, a chapter, a song or a language comes with its challenges. Especially in the case of learning a foreign language, a person can face many difficulties like not ..
March 28, 2014
The New Practical Chinese Reader App is an exceptional textbook that is geared towards enabling one acquire the Chinese language. It provides a great platform for one to utilise in order to ..
June 13, 2012
Basic Mandarin for your Shanghai Vacation Traveling to a new country is always a fun and exciting endevour. Even more so if it is a county and city as large, cosmopolitan and diverse as Shanghai. As ..
October 01, 2008
With the Chinese government supporting the role of ongoing education and as the country becomes more and more of an international powerhouse, so is the need for Chinese citizens to communicate in ..
July 29, 2008
It is always a difficult task to master a foreign language well, especially when you are not in a conducive environment. None of your friends are sharing your interest in the new language that you ..
June 20, 2008
As someone that has tried talking many languages, I believe the tonal languages are the hardest to learn. The mandarin dialect in China has 5 different tones. Neutral, rising, dipping, high and a ..
May 05, 2008
If saving time and money in education is important to you, then I would suggest you consider some pointers before you enroll your child in a new language programme especially one that is non-native ..
February 18, 2008
Mandarin is the “official spoken language of the People's Republic of China, Republic of China (Taiwan) and Singapore, and is also widely used overseas Chinese". With over 1.3 billion Chinese ..
December 26, 2007
The first type is the one that is commonly known as Standard Mandarin or Chinese which is the official spoken language of the People's Republic of China and Republic of China (Taiwan). The other type .
July 08, 2007
When I tell people that I speak and write fluent Chinese, they usually respond, “That's impossible. Isn't Chinese the hardest language in the world?" I tell them that one thing makes Mandarin ..