My ICLP Final Presentations

The following presentations were given at the end of the level 4 and 5 courses at the International Chinese Language Program at National Taiwan University. Final presentations are required assignments to prove successful study of the grammar points and vocabularly studied during the semester. Every level is required to give a final presentation. The trickyContinue reading “My ICLP Final Presentations”

My Advice for Study Abroad

Studying abroad can be a very important step in one’s language learning journey. The benefits of being in a native environment are invaluable, but the cost of going abroad can be quite steep. Based on my own experience, I’ve come to a conclusion about when to study abroad, and for how long. Should you goContinue reading “My Advice for Study Abroad”

The Best Way to Learn Chinese: Mastery of the 4 Skills

The most common questions I get asked about learning Chinese are as follows: Q: What’s the best way to learn Chinese?A: Watch people speak Chinese. Q: What’s the best way to learn characters?A: This is a vague question. Q: How long does it take to become fluent?A: Depends on how you define fluent. These questionsContinue reading “The Best Way to Learn Chinese: Mastery of the 4 Skills”