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Is it vocab related or not?

大家好! This is my first post here to the forum I had a quick question for some of you who are beginners , intermediate or knocking on the d…

Started by jgraham11

1 Mar 15
Reply by Amber

Simple, beginners questions

Hey ok so I am living in China and want to start learning Chinese. I have not been here long (less than two months) and now that I finally…

Started by Tony Whitford

7 Jun 30, 2016
Reply by Kim Pyeongnam

How do you memorize Chinese characters?

you understand them by breaking down the strokes or just simple keep the sounds of the meaning in your mind?

Started by Jin

5 Jun 13, 2016
Reply by Lilian Li


What makes a good Chinese teacher?

What qualities separate the average and really good Chinese teachers? It's probably different by level so feel free to answer based on any…

Started by Brandon

11 Jun 13, 2016
Reply by Lilian Li


A new online dictionary for learning Chinese characters?

SMC member, Niel de la Rouviere, also known as Confused Laowai, just launched a new online dictionary for learning Chinese characters calle…

Started by sikora

1 May 29, 2016
Reply by Mario Contatti


An interesting book about learning Chinese language - "Dreaming in Chinese"

I just finished reading Deborah Fallows' book Dreaming in Chinese. It will be an interesting book for any English speaker who wants to lear…

Started by Iris

5 May 29, 2016
Reply by Mario Contatti

What is difficult about learning Chinese for you or your language?

Hi everybody, Nǐ hǎo! Of course I don't expect here only Hungarians. I am looking forward persons, who deal hungarian and chinese either. I…

Started by Gál János

2 May 29, 2016
Reply by Mario Contatti

Where to get Chinese reading materials?

I notice a platform collecting Chinese reading materials of different types and would like to recommend to friends learning Chinese.The nam…

Started by June Tian

8 May 29, 2016
Reply by Mario Contatti

Break Learning Suggestions?

大家好! I'm a first-year college student, and I just finished my first quarter of Mandarin. I have about four weeks of break until I go back f…

Started by Simone Browne

5 May 11, 2016
Reply by Zhouhaochen

"Maternal grandma" by Jay Chou

All the explanations are provided by Chelsea_bubbly from Bedroom Chinese : entertaining ! . Youtube : . . *…

Started by Batman

1 Mar 19, 2016
Reply by Batman


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