Hacking Chinese Podcast

By Olle Linge

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!

  1. 1.
    64 - Why your Chinese isn't as good as you think it ought to be
    16:02
  2. 2.
    63 - The building blocks of Chinese, part 4: Learning and remembering compound characters
    19:39
  3. 3.
    62 - The building blocks of Chinese, part 3: Compound characters
    17:58
  4. 4.
    61 - The beginner's guide to Chinese translation
    14:12
  5. 5.
    60 - Using voice messaging as a stepping stone to Chinese conversations
    12:35
  6. 6.
    59 - Can you use your phone's speech recognition to practise Chinese pronunciation?
    23:09
  7. 7.
    58 - A smart method to discover problems with Mandarin sounds and tones
    21:53
  8. 8.
    57 - 7 ideas for smooth and effortless Chinese listening practice
    9:26
  1. 9.
    56 - Getting the most out of your learning with Hacking Chinese
    16:23
  2. 10.
    55 - Basic characters, components and radicals: The building blocks of Chinese, part 2
    22:02
  3. 11.
    54 - Chinese characters and words in a nutshell: The building blocks of Chinese, part 1
    17:34
  4. 12.
    53 - Boosting your Chinese character learning with Skritter
    23:45
  5. 13.
    52 - Hacking Chinese Podcast one-year anniversary Q&A
    30:58
  6. 14.
    51 - Chinese language logging, part 3: Tools and resources for keeping track of your learning
    18:05
  7. 15.
    50 - Chinese language learning in the twenty-first century: Towards a digital ecosystem?
    52:29
  8. 16.
    49 - The benefits of using Wikipedia to look up words when learning Chinese
    14:02
  9. 17.
    48 - How to get past the intermediate Chinese learning plateau
    9:21
  10. 18.
    47 - The new HSK 3.0: What you need to know
    18:55
  11. 19.
    46 - Learning to understand regionally accented Mandarin
    14:25
  12. 20.
    45 - The importance of tones is inversely proportional to the predictability of what you say
    14:38
  13. 21.
    44 - Lost in transcription: Saylaw, Ice Island and Aristotle
    18:39
  14. 22.
    43 - How important is reading speed on tests like HSK and TOCFL?
    9:10
  15. 23.
    42 - Chinese language logging, part 2: A healthy, balanced diet of Mandarin
    24:16
  16. 24.
    41 - Chinese language logging, part 1: Why and how to track your progress
    21:01
  17. 25.
    40 - It's time to level up your Chinese pronunciation
    14:27
  18. 26.
    39 - How to look up Chinese characters you don’t know
    11:15
  19. 27.
    38 - What's the difference between Chinese pronunciation and Pinyin? Does it matter?
    16:43
  20. 28.
    37 - Learning the second tone in Mandarin Chinese
    12:41
  21. 29.
    36 - Chinese input methods: A guide for second language learners
    20:19
  22. 30.
    35 - Why is listening in Chinese so hard?
    11:03

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