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On Learning Chinese in 3 Months

By Confused Laowai | Date: January 16th, 2012 | Category: General

[P.S - you are in for big post here! But do read please] So, the language learning community is buzzing, especially the Chinese one, with the news that Benny is attempting to become fluent in Mandarin in 3 Months. Now, phew, where to start on this doozy of a topic. I remember writing about this briefly last year, asking How Long does it take to Learn Chinese? A few others have already posted their thoughts on […]

Watch out for the learning trap!

By Confused Laowai | Date: June 6th, 2010 | Category: Class

I’ve recently found myself in a new predicament. My Mandarin classes have stopped since early May due to exams. So, for the most of the time, I studied for other subjects and so, but I never spent time on Mandarin each day like I normally do during the semester. Yes, I read blogs and check out Social Mandarin every day, but I’ve fallen into the learning trap. I find all these great resources, but I […]