Apps That Can Evaluate Your Chinese Pronunciation

Last updated: December 20, 2016 at 16:14 pm
I recently came across some great smartphone apps that can evaluate your Chinese pronunciation quality. Pronunciation is absolutely crucial in Mandarin, especially because it is a tonal language. But without a teacher or native Mandarin Chinese speaker, it is hard to know if you are pronouncing words correctly. This article talks about the best free smartphone apps which can evaluate your Chinese pronunciation. Continue reading “Apps That Can Evaluate Your Chinese Pronunciation”

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The Best Paper Chinese Dictionaries

Last updated: December 20, 2016 at 16:14 pm
While these days, there are many great smartphone apps and websites with online Chinese dictionaries, paper Chinese dictionaries are still around and still very useful. In fact, sometimes, paper dictionaries can be better than digital dictionaries because you can be more focused using them, and you don’t have the distractions of your computer or smartphone. You just have the book. Here is a list of what I think are the best paper Chinese dictionaries. Continue reading “The Best Paper Chinese Dictionaries”

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Mandarinportal Now Has Social Media Accounts

Last updated: December 20, 2016 at 16:15 pm
I am excited to announce that mandarinportal.com now has social media accounts. Its Facebook page is located at facebook.com/mandarinportal
The Twitter page is located at twitter.com/mandarinportal
In addition, there is a Diaspora account located at https://joindiaspora.com/u/mandarinportal

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Ideas For Continuing To Study Chinese

Last updated: December 23, 2016 at 3:34 am
Learning a language can be hard, especially Mandarin Chinese. You have to continually review or be exposed to the language otherwise you might forget a lot. Even if you are not in China, you can still study Chinese, practice your Chinese with native speakers, and continue to progress in your Chinese language ability or at least maintain the level you already have. Here are some good ideas for continuing to study Chinese. Continue reading “Ideas For Continuing To Study Chinese”

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