Untying the Dragon's Tongue

Untying the Dragon's Tongue : A Guide to Learning Mandarin Chinese

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This book is for anyone who wants to learn Mandarin and take direct control of the process. Drawing on the results of academic research, the advice of expert language learners, and the author's own experience, this book shows you how you can learn efficiently, structure your study program to your own needs, and maintain your motivation over the longer term. Detailed practical advice is also given on methods you can use to acquire a good accent, remember new vocabulary without relying on rote memorisation, and improve your listening comprehension, reading, writing, and speaking abilities. In addition, clear guidance is provided on the use of a range of modern learning tools, including comprehensive examples of how to use spaced repetition software to ensure that you never forget the things you learn. In summary, this book will show you how to learn Mandarin in a way that will make your learning journey faster, convenient, and more fun.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 278 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15mm | 376g
  • English
  • 1092806873
  • 9781092806879
  • 1,692,985