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Frequent Questions


Currently there are over 200+ Mandarin Chinese audio lessons on different topics. First 100 lessons will help you build a solid foundation in the language


Chinese Audio Lessons

Learn Mandarin Chinese with theme-based, progressive and easy to follow audio lessons. PDF lesson transcripts and worksheets are available for registered members


Chinese Pinyin

Chinese is very different from other languages that use alphabet because the written form is not directly linked to the pronunciation


Chinese Characters

Chinese characters originate from pictograms. They have more than 5000 years of history. Most educated Chinese know about 5,000-6,000 characters



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    I have been studying Mandarin since 2004. I own several books and CD programs. I think your approach is so effective and efficient. I listen to your podcasts on the way to work every morning. I've learnt more with your podcast than any other method.

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    Best regards,
    Gary Hanspal. Houston, TX USA

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