Category Archives: Learning Chinese

Becoming ‘Asia Literate’: Learn Chinese, but Don’t Stop There

By SUE-LIN WONG Theodore Kaye for The New York Times College and high school students in Kazakhstan learning Chinese. BEIJING — While studying abroad at Peking University in Beijing, Andrew Stead didn’t expect to find a job at Burton, one … Continue reading

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Learn Chinese Promptly

Image Credits: Flickr There have been recent debates on the best and easiest ways that people can use in order to learn foreign languages quickly. This is due to globalization and the need to work in a foreign land far … Continue reading

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Learning Chinese is Fun

There’s no question about it, Chinese is a difficult language to learn. And you are right to tell yourself that you can get by in China without any Chinese. But before you take the easy way out, take a moment … Continue reading

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ShaoLan: Learn to read Chinese … with ease!

For foreigners, learning to speak Chinese is a hard task. But learning to read the beautiful, often complex characters of the Chinese written language may be less difficult. ShaoLan walks through a simple lesson in recognizing the ideas behind the … Continue reading

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Learn To Read Chinese In Eight Minutes

To a non-Chinese speaker (like me), and especially to a Westerner (like me), Chinese is the most impenetrable family of languages on Earth. While there may be only an eighth as many syllables as in English, the tonal variations for … Continue reading

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Learn Chinese with television

Sometimes students who are learning mandarin are confused about learning with television. Television is great for learning Chinese. The pictures make it easier to understand than radio and because you can see who’s talking, you get a better idea of … Continue reading

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Learn Chinese lessons for kids online

China is no longer an emerging country but is now the fastest growing and soon to become the biggest and most important economic force in the world. So smart kids learn Mandarin Chinese. In this age where being competitive is … Continue reading

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Why should you learn Chinese?

China is a country that is emerging as one of the strongest global economy in the last two decade and is the world’s biggest holder of foreign exchange reserves with the reserves touching $3.0447 trillion US in March 2011. Many countries around the world are interested … Continue reading

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English language is descended from ancient Turkey, experts claim

PUBLISHED: 21:09 GMT, 23 August 2012 New Zealand scientists say Indo-European language family – including English, French, German and Hindi – originated up to 9,500 years ago in western Asia English is descended from a language that emerged in Turkey … Continue reading

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How To Learn Language: Legends and Myths

It is not my desire to mislead you in any way. I am in the business of language learning. I am also an experienced language learner. The reason I created the World Word Exchange is because I could not find … Continue reading

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Learn Mandarin Chinese through a Chinese fairy tale – Movie 白蛇传说 (Legend of White Snake)

白蛇传说 bái shé chuánshuō (Legend of White Snake) is a Chinese folk legend that is hundreds of years old. You may have already seen it short cartoon or a black and white film, in Chinese or other languages. Now you … Continue reading

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Chinese Language Learning

Chinese Language Learning To learn Mandarin Chinese you first have to understand that Chinese is a tonal language. There are 5 tones. This means that the same word can be spoken but have a different meaning according to the tone. … Continue reading

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Learning Mandarin Chinese Language

Learning Mandarin Chinese language involves first the understanding that Chinese is a tonal language. There are five tones in Mandarin. This means that the same word sounds to the untrained ear are spoken but have a different meaning because of … Continue reading

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English learn Chinese

English learn Chinese is taught online at the World Word Exchange. To learn Mandarin Chinese you first have to understand that Chinese is a tonal language. There are 5 tones. This means that the same word can be spoken but … Continue reading

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Language Barrier in China

Probably the greatest adjustment required of living in China is coping with the language barrier—and it is so formidable, pervasive and ubiquitous, that it is almost unimaginable prior to arriving in China. Despite the fact that China has more English … Continue reading

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English to Chinese

To learn English to Chinese is the desire of many people. First ask do you want to learn Mandarin or Cantonese Chinese. What is the best and fastest method? Where is the best place to learn? After I purchased many … Continue reading

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Learn Mandarin

To learn Mandarin Chinese is the desire of many people. Where is the best place to learn? What is the best and fastest method? I have purchased many different language-learning methods most were not very helpful. Teaching methods vary some … Continue reading

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Learn Chinese Language

To learn Chinese language you first have to understand that Chinese is a tonal language. There are 5 tones. This means that the same word can be spoken but have a different meaning according to the tone. The five tones … Continue reading

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Popular Language Learning Method Reviews

Today’s technology has made the world much smaller and many people have become interested in learning foreign languages. Some want to learn for fun, many for business reasons but your desire and passion to learn will make you successful. No … Continue reading

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