Tag Archives: learning chinese
Chengdu Living Podcast

Podcast #26: Mastering Chinese

In this episode of the podcast I have a conversation with Phil, one half of the Chengdu-based Chinese language program called Mandarin Blueprint.

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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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How to Read Chinese Characters Without Learning Them: Pleco OCR

Ever wanted to read Chinese without actually taking the time to learn it? This is the tool for you. Hope you have or are planning on getting an iPhone.

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4 Proven Tips to Master Basic Chinese

Learning Chinese is no small task and everyone can use some help at the beginning of this journey. Master the basics of Chinese with these 4 tips that are guaranteed accelerate your progress.

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A Sichuan Restaurant Menu Translated: Stir Fry Dishes

This particular restaurant offers 150 different dishes: let’s translate them all. This first post translates all 38 of the stir fried dishes on the menu.

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