Okay so lets go over a few ways you can get better at Chinese. One very simple but also highly popular way to get better at Chinese characters is to practice writing them out. You would be amazed at how much better you can remember Chinese characters just by learning the stroke order and practicing writing. After all this is how virtually every child in China first learned to write.
Regular communication also contributes to the mastery of the Chinese language especially to students who are studying the language in China. If you reside and study in China, maximize the enormous advantages offered by this opportunity to interact with Chinese people. This is will make Chinese normal to you. However, for individuals who are not studying in China, the power of the internet offers a viable option. You can communicate with people who have a good mastery of the Chinese language over the internet.
Listening to current events and news in Chinese and watching Chinese movies are some the richest resources in learning the Chinese language. Fortunately, due to modern technology, it is no longer difficult to access Chinese movies and watch news from television channels in Chinese. When watching the movies, have a Chinese dictionary in order to check the new words. Youku is the most famous and reliable Chinese movies website.
There are more than fifty different Chinese languages today. The two biggest ones are Mandarin and Cantonese. Cantonese is usually confined to Taiwan and Hong Kong while Mandarin is considered as the lingua franca of modern China. Mandarin is an amalgamation of simplified traditional and Beijing Chinese. It’s also referred to as standard mandarin due to its artificial promotion by the central government as a standard language for the whole China.
There are numerous methods of learning the mandarin. However, some work effectively just like personalized content. Personalized content means a curriculum that is created to suit your own needs.
Writing, pronunciation and grammar are taught with a thread of relevance emphasizing on your own needs. For instance, when learning mandarin to study traditional Chinese medicine, you require a significant sub-set of words that most people will find irrelevant. Therefore, these words can never form part of the general curriculum but constitute the fundamental part of the language for you.
Personalized content enables you to learn the Chinese language organically. When you are capable of speaking mandarin in terms of traditional Chinese medicine, you can grasp not only the jargons utilized in describing the practice, but sections of the mandarin language that link the complete sentences together too.
If you are interested in learning the mandarin, find methods that emphasize personal attention to succeed quickly. Hiring a private tutor is highly effective at mastering Chinese. Another viable option is to enroll at a private language school.