Learn 1500 Chinese Characters in 3 months?

Learn 1500 Chinese Characters in 3 months?

Is it possible to learn 1500 Chinese characters in 3 months? The simple answer is yes. However, the sheer thought alone of having to learn thousands of characters is enough to scare most learners away from even attempting Chinese in the first place. Images come up of writing out a bunch of unconnected drawings and squiggles hundreds of times to no avail, constantly...
Two weeks without English?!?! Chinese immersion project in Hong Kong

Two weeks without English?!?! Chinese immersion project in Hong Kong

This summer I will be going to Hong Kong for two weeks and giving up my own Native language (English). Hey, my name is Luke Truman and for the past 9 months I have been learning Cantonese. I have been avoiding characters completely to focus all of my attention towards speaking. However, I am reaching a point where it is becoming increasingly obvious that to progress...
Add1challenge

Add1challenge

Hello everyone, today I wanted to share with you my recent experience completing the add1challenge. So first of all, what is the add1challenge? The add1challenge, founded by Brian Kwong, brings language learners together from around the world with the common goal of holding a 15 minute conversation with a native speaker at the end of 90 days. Before the challenge...