68 episodes

A podcast about how to learn Mandarin. In-depth discussions about how to overcome challenges, solve problems and get the most out of your learning. For more information and inspiration, visit https://www.hackingchinese.com!

Hacking Chinese Podcast Olle Linge

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 9 Ratings

A podcast about how to learn Mandarin. In-depth discussions about how to overcome challenges, solve problems and get the most out of your learning. For more information and inspiration, visit https://www.hackingchinese.com!

    68 - The 7 best Chinese reading resources for beginners

    68 - The 7 best Chinese reading resources for beginners

    The best way to learn to read in Chinese is to read texts you can understand without constantly using a dictionary. As a beginner, such texts aren't easy to find, but let's have a look at the best reading resources I know for beginners.

    Link to article: The 7 best Chinese reading resources for beginners
    https://www.hackingchinese.com/beginner-chinese-reading/

    Tags: #learnchinese #reading #beginner #resources

    Listen to this and other episodes on your favourite podcasting platform, including Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Google Podcast, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify and YouTube: https://www.hackingchinese.com/podcast

    More information and inspiration about learning and teaching Chinese can be found over at https://www.hackingchinese.com

    Music: "Traxis 1 ~ F. Benjamin" by Traxis, 2020 - Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution (3.0)

    • 17 min
    67 - 6 challenges students face when learning to read Chinese and how to overcome them

    67 - 6 challenges students face when learning to read Chinese and how to overcome them

    When learning to read Chinese you will encounter several challenges, some of them unique to Chinese. What are these challenges, what do they mean for you as a student and how can you overcome them?

    Link to article: 6 challenges students face when learning to read Chinese and how to overcome them https://www.hackingchinese.com/6-challenges-students-face-when-learning-to-read-chinese-and-how-to-overcome-them

    Tags: #learnchinese #reading #beginner #challenges

    Listen to this and other episodes on your favourite podcasting platform, including Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Google Podcast, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify and YouTube: https://www.hackingchinese.com/podcast

    More information and inspiration about learning and teaching Chinese can be found over at https://www.hackingchinese.com

    Music: "Traxis 1 ~ F. Benjamin" by Traxis, 2020 - Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution (3.0)

    • 18 min
    66 - Should you enrol in a Chinese course or are you better off learning on your own?

    66 - Should you enrol in a Chinese course or are you better off learning on your own?

    Some people think enrolling in a course is the best way to learn Chinese, but others say that courses are useless, and swear by the effectiveness of self-studying. So should you enrol in a Chinese course or are you better off learning on your own?

    Link to article: Should you enrol in a Chinese course or are you better off learning on your own? https://www.hackingchinese.com/should-you-enrol-in-a-chinese-course-or-are-you-better-off-learning-on-your-own

    Tags: #learnchinese #courses #self-study

    Listen to this and other episodes on your favourite podcasting platform, including Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Google Podcast, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify and YouTube: https://www.hackingchinese.com/podcast

    More information and inspiration about learning and teaching Chinese can be found over at https://www.hackingchinese.com

    Music: "Traxis 1 ~ F. Benjamin" by Traxis, 2020 - Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution (3.0)

    • 21 min
    65 - Learning to read handwritten Chinese

    65 - Learning to read handwritten Chinese

    Everybody struggles with writing Chinese characters by hand, even if handwriting can often be avoided in a modern, digital society. But what about reading other people's handwriting? 

    Link to article: Learning to read handwritten Chinese
    https://www.hackingchinese.com/learning-read-handwritten-chinese/

    Tags: #learnchinese #handwriting #reading #fonts

    Listen to this and other episodes on your favourite podcasting platform, including Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Google Podcast, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify and YouTube: https://www.hackingchinese.com/podcast

    More information and inspiration about learning and teaching Chinese can be found over at https://www.hackingchinese.com

    Music: "Traxis 1 ~ F. Benjamin" by Traxis, 2020 - Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution (3.0)

    • 14 min
    64 - Why your Chinese isn't as good as you think it ought to be

    64 - Why your Chinese isn't as good as you think it ought to be

    Sooner or later, most students realise that their Chinese isn't as good as they think it ought to be. Why is that and what can you do about it?

    Link to article: Why your Chinese isn't as good as you think it ought to be: https://www.hackingchinese.com/why-your-chinese-isnt-as-good-as-you-think-it-ought-to-be

    Tags: #learnchinese #progress #failure #success

    Chinese language logging, part 2: A healthy, balanced diet of Mandarin: https://www.hackingchinese.com/chinese-language-logging-part-2-a-healthy-balanced-diet-of-mandarin

    What your Chinese course will not teach you: https://www.hackingchinese.com/chinese-course-will-not-teach/

    Listen to this and other episodes on your favourite podcasting platform, including Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Google Podcast, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify and YouTube: https://www.hackingchinese.com/podcast

    More information and inspiration about learning and teaching Chinese can be found over at https://www.hackingchinese.com

    Music: "Traxis 1 ~ F. Benjamin" by Traxis, 2020 - Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution (3.0)

    • 16 min
    63 - The building blocks of Chinese, part 4: Learning and remembering compound characters

    63 - The building blocks of Chinese, part 4: Learning and remembering compound characters

    The key to learning Chinese compound characters is to learn the building blocks and how they fit together, including both the function of each component and the structure of the compound. Add some clever memory techniques and you'll be able to dramatically increase the speed and efficiency of your learning!

    Link to article: The building blocks of Chinese, part 4: Learning and remembering compound characters
    https://www.hackingchinese.com/the-building-blocks-of-chinese-part-4-learning-and-remembering-compound-characters

    Tags: #learnchinese #characters #compounds #sound #meaning #mnemonics

    Link to the first episode in this series: https://www.hackingchinese.com/the-building-blocks-of-chinese-part-1-chinese-characters-and-words-in-a-nutshell/

    Listen to this and other episodes on your favourite podcasting platform, including Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Google Podcast, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify and YouTube: https://www.hackingchinese.com/podcast

    More information and inspiration about learning and teaching Chinese can be found over at https://www.hackingchinese.com

    Music: "Traxis 1 ~ F. Benjamin" by Traxis, 2020 - Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution (3.0)

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Gao Jian ,

Amazing blog now in podcast form!

Hacking Chinese is the best blog online for exploring the ins and outs of learning Chinese as a second language. This podcast form now makes it possible to digest all the great Chinese learning theory on the go or during dead time.

Can’t wait to see this podcast evolve more in the future!

Top Podcasts In Education

You Might Also Like