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Tone Pair Drills: The Single Best Method for Learning Chinese Tones

If I was allowed to only use one practice method to learn Mandarin Chinese tones it would be this: tone pairs. Tone pair drills are simply the most powerful way to get a intuitive grip on Chinese tones. Unfortunately they are woefully underused. I want...
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Language Toolbox: Essential Chinese Phrases to Help You Learn More and Navigate Any Situation in Chinese

When learning Chinese, it is important to ask questions. When you work to clarify meaning, it can accelerate your learning. After learning Chinese for 6 years and also studying Korean, Japanese, and Spanish, I have noticed that there are essential questions...
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