Gareth Edwards
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Gareth Edwards replied to Brandon's discussion Is there a wrong way to learn Chinese?
"For characters, I can't recommend Skritter (www.skritter.com) enough.  On a computer, you really need to get a tablet to write the charaters, but you can also use a tablet or mobile phone.  There is an iOS app and it works (to a…"
May 28, 2013
Gareth Edwards replied to Brandon's discussion What do you think about this TED talk on Chinese Characters?
"When I first started learning Chinese, our teacher used a smiliar method, but in conjunction with the Chinese words and their tones.  We used many of the same examples, going from person to big to sky (big person under a roof and so on. This…"
May 21, 2013
Gareth Edwards replied to Ranjan Roy's discussion What's the best iphone / ipad app for learning Chinese?
"I love the website Skritter.com and they have just released an iPhone app. This app is different to other apps / web sites I've come across as it lets you write, not trace, the characters so it really does let you write your own way so it is as…"
Jun 12, 2012
Gareth Edwards commented on wood's blog post Do you have to be serious to learn characters?
"I agree that you have to give it 110% if you aren't in China - I'm in that position and I spend far too much of my time studying Chinese in one way or another.  As far as learning to write characters goes, I use Skritter a lot, at…"
Oct 25, 2011
Gareth Edwards replied to Ranjan Roy's discussion What's the best iphone / ipad app for learning Chinese?
"I've used a few apps on the iPhone, Pleco and NCIKU are the dictionaries I use and they are both good at what they do.  NCIKU also have a few extra books that you can download wrapped inside a reader to help make sense of them.  I…"
Oct 14, 2011
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Oct 14, 2011

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