Watch and Learn: Use TV Show ‘Pretty Li Hui Zhen’ to Learn Chinese Part 1

Watch and Learn: Use TV Show ‘Pretty Li Hui Zhen’ to Learn Chinese Part 1

If you're looking for a new way to study Chinese, here's a method that I have used to learn Chinese or any other language quickly and effectively. If you're self-studying or self-learning languages, using tv shows to learn languages is a fun way to learn natural language in an enjoyable way.  I'm going to start [...]

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Feeling Stuck? How To Get Out of a Language Learning Rut

  "Everything is so hard! I just wanted to be an astronaut!" - A wise man (probably) Learning a language isn't supposed to be easy. It's a living and breathing method of communication that isn't always perfectly logical. In other words, it's a HOT MESS and you're going to have to learn your way through [...]

How I Study Languages

How I Study Languages

Learning languages can seem like there is only one way. Memorize the material and then practice using it either by writing or speaking or some combination of both. What if there was a better way? Well there is! While studying I learned some very effective and awesome methods for learning languages and learning them well. [...]

Should You Learn Traditional or Simplified Chinese?

Should You Learn Traditional or Simplified Chinese?

I have received several questions from people learning Chinese, if they should learn Traditional Chinese or Simplified Chinese. I''m delighted to answer this question because it's important! Who wants to get knee deep in learning something just to find out that something else would have been more useful! Before I answer the question we need [...]

Six Ways to Motivate Yourself While Learning a New Language

Six Ways to Motivate Yourself While Learning a New Language

Article written by Anna Kokkali Motivation is one of the most important components in order to achieve goals.   If you aren’t motivated to work and fight towards your goal, then no one will do it for you. Learning a new language is definitely a target that besides the appropriate resources, material and time, it [...]