Tag Archives: language
Mastering Chinese

How to Take Shortcuts to Elite Chinese Like I Did

A handful of discoveries, many learned the hard way, helped me leapfrog my Chinese language skills. Here are those tips, and the journey I took to get proficient at Chinese so you can do the same.

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Endangered Languages podcast

Podcast Ep. #9: Documenting An Endangered Language

We sit down with John Van Way, a University of Hawaii PhD candidate, to talk about his study of the endangered Sichuan-native Nyarong Minyag language.

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Chengdu Living Podcast #4

Podcast Ep. #4: All About Learning Chinese

In this episode, we compare and contrast our methods, experiences, and pitfalls learning Chinese to help you learn from our successes and failures.

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Inky Matuszak

Raising a Child in China: Learning Languages

Raising children of mixed heritage usually means learning another language, and my kids are working on English and Chinese simultaneously. Here’s what I’ve learned.

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Raising a Child in China: Mixed Blood Prince

Over the last 6 months, I’ve been raising my half-Chinese child in China, his home country. Recently I’ve been noticing how they treat him: they love him too much.

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