In this post I discuss five different commonly used Chinese idioms, as well as tell some origin stories of the idioms.
Personal blog by Callum Hemsley 叶俊彦.
Showcasing my thoughts and experiences learning Chinese.
A lot of us are in lockdown so might not be able to find native speakers to practice with as easily. Here I document how I find native speakers, as well as useful apps to help!
In this post I discuss and give examples of the differences in Mandarin I found when visiting Taiwan compared to living in Mainland China.
Some people have been asking me how exactly my Pleco flashcard system is set up so I thought I would make a quick post about it.
Here are the best resources I've been using to practice reading Mandarin in 2020.
This week I've been trying to get more consistent with learning new vocabulary. So I thought I would document what I did and how I did it so that I kept myself accountable.
Practicing with Natives can be one of the most effective ways of learning Chinese. Here are some methods and tips I've found that helps me practice with natives.
In this post, I'll take you through what tools and methods I use to learn and improve my Mandarin using Netflix.
This is what I would have told my previous self when starting to learn Mandarin.
In this post I show how 吃 + certain objects can be combined to mean interesting things unrelated to eating.
In this post, I'll take you through what I'm watching, as well as how I'm learning while watching Mandarin Youtube videos.