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Tuttle Learning Chinese Characters Review

As all regular readers of the Mandarin project know, I started by originally intending to learn just the Chinese characters as my writing system. Eventually, I stopped and learned a hybrid of simplified characters and traditional characters. Still, the resource I used to learn those characters was Tuttle Learning Chinese Characters for the Beginner learner. This […]

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Learning a Language Or Productive Procrastination?

The last few articles have been rather nuts-and-bolts, so it’s time to take a step back and think about the philosophy of learning a language somewhat. The subject for today is on preparation versus action. Are you learning a language? It seems a simple question at the outset. You’ll probably all say, “yes.” I would […]

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