Cantonese vs Mandarin – Which Should You Learn?

So you’re thinking of learning to speak Chinese… and as you dive deeper, you learn that there are actually different languages of Chinese, ie dialects. So Cantonese vs Mandarin – Which should you start to learn to speak? A usual post will go into the pros and cons but I like to take a step …

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The 4 Core Language Principles ChinaSpeak works on

I’ve been thinking of making an entertaining video to explain why traditional chinese language classes are usually a big FAIL [leadplayer_vid id=”5064250CEDA66″] Yes, the video is made by another company who has quite a fair few marketing muscles and dollars to create this. Much better than me as a talking head to convey essentially the …

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Do you get this kick and rush when you start speaking Chinese?

I help out and work part-time ocassionally in retail. Unfortunately ChinaSpeak doesn’t pay for all my bills ๐Ÿ™ And one of the great things about retail is that you get to meet real people! As you probably know, I like dabbling in a lot of languages and Espanol – Spanish is one that I’m more …

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