Today’s question comes from Ashley, who asks us how we managed to learn Chinese.
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In This Episode, We Talk About…
- Nora’s fact: From zero skyscrapers in 1978 to 283, how Shenzhen got put on the map.
- Hollie’s news: Thousands hunt for mysterious creature, hearing dragon’s humming.
The Mistakes We Made:
1. 1 word = 1 Chinese character
2. Saying things too slowly
3. Trying to translate from English
4. Ignoring Chinese characters / trying to memorize by writing them over and over again
5. Being worried about speaking and understanding
6. Sticking to comfortable environments
7. Avoiding communicating until I’ve studied more
- Our word of the episode is ‘study’ 学习 (xué xí)
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Episode Length 00:59:11
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