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Tips for Studying Chinese (Part 1)

 

Introduction

Psychologists infer that we have deep reservoirs of capabilities locked within us.

Can you imagine what you could do if you had access to just a substantial amount of true potential? You could finally learn how to play the piano, and even learn how to speak Chinese fluently.

The Tremendous Benefits Of Learning Chinese

With over one billion residents, China is the most populated country in the world. Statistics state that one in every five person you encounter is from China, and speaks Chinese. With these tremendous statistics in mind, learning Chinese instantly sets you apart, and puts you at great advantage. As a result of learning Chinese a person has access to more career and travel opportunities, is able to communicate and connect with more people, and also develops a sharper and healthier brain in the process. Learning Chinese can literally revolutionize a person’s life so let us dig deeper into some of the tips for studying Chinese in China.

Get Reacquainted With Your Inner Child

We all remember childhood as a time of fun and adventure. The reason why we look back on childhood with such fondness and nostalgia, is largely due to our unlimited imagination, and our eagerness to learn new things.

As children we never presumed anything, or took the attitude of superiority in regards to learning, we simply kept an open mind and absorbed information without prejudice.

Learning Chinese requires that same level of receptiveness. In order to proficiently learn how to speak and write in Chinese we must set aside the knowledge of all other languages we know. Chinese involves new sounds, and pronunciation, all of which are completely different from English, and most Germanic languages.

Learn Through Immersion

The best way to learn anything is through repetition and immersion. Through immersion of a certain skill, it becomes etched into your consciousness. Think about it. How did you learn to speak English? Simple. Through repetition and immersion. Family members spoke English at home, friends spoke English in schools, as well as letters and symbol in form of billboards, and advertisements, all of which programmed the speaking, writing, and thinking, in English, deep into the treasury of your mind.