Oct 12, 2019

How To Learn Chinese More Easily by Using Tools

By Michael Dehoyos | A Super Chineasian

This guest blog post comes from Michael Dehoyos, a language tutor at Phd Kingdom and Academic brits. He assists people in learning languages, and contributes to numerous sites and publications. Also, he is a writer at Origin Writings, academic service.

There are around 1.3 billion Chinese speakers in the world. This means that Chinese businesses are expanding all over the globe and that many job opportunities are in these companies. In the business world you often have to deal with Chinese speaking people and that’s why it’s a good idea to understand some Chinese. You might even have some personal reasons to learn it or you think it may be interesting in general.

Regardless of your motives, you can always have an easier time learning it if you use some great tools.

Add1Challenge

This tool will offer you 3 months of learning material and you will be prepared to have a full conversation in Chinese after taking it. This was tested on numerous users worldwide and it has been working great so far. This approach is one where the tool works on the mind of the user and allows them to use their dedication.

Italki

This is one of the leading names in the video learning industry which brings together the tutors and the students of this world in one convenient space where they can learn. A learner needs to sign up and book a session with a tutor. You can talk to a person in Chinese and this makes it easier to learn Chinese than from reading or any other way. You can ask questions, get answers and so on. There are different types of tutors and you can choose one based on your preferences.

Brit Student

This service helps with writing specifically. It can teach you best writing practices in Chinese and help you learn how to write properly. It can help fix your grammar issues or formatting issues or any other writing related issues you might have.

Skritter

This is a tool that can help you with writing Chinese language and the characters which as you know can be quite complicated. This tool will grade the way you wrote something down and it will help you learn through flashcards. It will correct you if you make mistakes and you don’t need to be in a certain place and time to learn, you can learn on the go.

Writemyx

This is another writing tool that’s specifically designed to help people learn business writing in Chinese and understand what it takes to communicate effectively in writing in Chinese. This is a useful tool that can help all business professionals from all sorts of industries learn and grow.

Anki

This is a good option for people who like to learn through visual cues because it can help you memorize through visual aids like flashcards, images and so on. You can connect a picture with a symbol or a name in Chinese and get its pronunciation. When you make your flashcards, you can memorize everything you need.

Chinese Pod

This app is based on video and this unique approach can help people learn Chinese by using videos as there are situational video lessons. This tool also uses audio lessons to help students learn. They offer a wide variety of lessons and it makes it easier for students to learn on the go. You can choose a topic you might like and then listen to it which will result in you enjoying your lessons more.

FluentU

This is a Chinese learning tool which offers interesting and engaging lessons. It doesn’t have rigid plans and it offers you an opportunity to learn Chinese through your preferences, likes and dislikes. It gathers news, excerpts from articles, movie trailers, videos and so on. It allows you to learn through things you really like. This tool will help you learn through videos of things that you like.

Pleco

“Pleco is a dictionary which will offer you features that often look like flashcards and that can help you memorize new words and new phrases,” says an education blogger at Australia2write.com and Nextcoursework.com.

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By Michael Dehoyos | A Super Chineasian

Michael Dehoyos is a language tutor at Phd Kingdom and Academic brits. He assists people in learning languages, and contributes to numerous sites and publications. Also, he is a writer at Origin Writings, academic service.

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