How to deal with tonal languages

How to deal with tonal languages

Learners of tonal languages have a hard time when first starting out. Listening can be extremely difficult, and words that sound completely different to native speakers sound exactly the same to you. I assure you, this is perfectly normal. Every learner has to go through this at some point. But if you know how to go about it, you will be surprised how quickly you...
10 things you need to know about Chinese characters

10 things you need to know about Chinese characters

Have you ever wanted to learn how to read and write Chinese? Or prehaps you are just interested to find out a bit more about this seemingly complex writing system? There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to Chinese characters, some people think they are pictures and others just a bunch of unconnected random lines. The fact is, that learning Chinese...