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by tingdiver
Mon Jul 26, 2010 4:35 pm
Forum: Learning Chinese
Topic: Intensive Chinese program, learn Chinese in China
Replies: 12
Views: 60745

Re: Intensive Chinese program, learn Chinese in China

Anybody who's ever studied Chinese properly knows that Mandarin is all about tones and pronunciation. SO YOU NEED TO SPEAK IT! Or as they say in China, "越说越好!" You may know the pinyin and definition of 1,000 words and characters, but if you still can't say them right, or know how to use them in dail...
by tingdiver
Mon Jul 26, 2010 4:23 pm
Forum: Mandarin language forum
Topic: mandarin or japanese?
Replies: 13
Views: 31078

Re: mandarin or japanese?

You can learn mandarin without these tones but that means you have put everything in context. ( making sure that some can understand your meaning from your whole sentence, so if they dont understand a word that can guess the meaning). Um, I disagree. If you don't learn the tones, no Chinese person ...
by tingdiver
Mon Jul 26, 2010 3:22 pm
Forum: Mandarin language forum
Topic: learning Mandarin
Replies: 24
Views: 50640

Re: learning Mandarin

Anybody who's ever studied Chinese properly knows that Mandarin is all about tones and pronunciation. SO YOU NEED TO SPEAK IT! Books and CDs can only do so much, but what will really carry you is DAILY PRACTICE and ACTUALLY CONVERSING with Chinese people. You may know the pinyin and definition of 1,...
by tingdiver
Mon Jul 26, 2010 3:14 pm
Forum: Learning Chinese
Topic: Learning chinese
Replies: 2
Views: 9737

Re: Learning chinese

Anybody who's ever studied Chinese properly knows that Mandarin is all about tones and pronunciation. You may know the pinyin and definition of 1,000 words and characters, but if you still can't say them right, NO CHINESE PERSON WILL UNDERSTAND YOU!!! So, if you're really serious about learning and ...