You could start by asking ‘Is Chinese hard to learn?’, but many already assume that it is. This assumption is respectfully deserved. The differences between Chinese and languages from western Europe are quite vast. At its core, this is what makes Chinese difficult for Westerners. I started learning Mandarin Chinese in December of 2020. TheContinue reading “Why Is Chinese Hard to Learn? 2 Main Reasons”
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Language Learning Goals: 2022
I’ve never been one to set New Year’s resolutions, but when it comes to language learning goals, this year I’m all in. Language learning has been a constant friend to me. It’s become a part of my daily life more and more each year. Setting goals for my target languages this year seems like aContinue reading “Language Learning Goals: 2022”
Learning Two Languages at Once: 3 Challenges and How to Beat Them
If you’re new to language learning the answer to “Can you learn two languages at once?” might seem like a mystery to you. Even in the case that you’ve already learned to speak a foreign language, the concept of learning two languages at once might be an intimidating endeavor. There are specific challenges to learningContinue reading “Learning Two Languages at Once: 3 Challenges and How to Beat Them”
What Is the Most Difficult Language to Learn?
Understanding what the most difficult language to learn is requires some knowledge and experience with language learning. The answer to the question is directly related to the languages that someone already knows. My recent experience learning Mandarin Chinese has put me in a position to consider the question a lot. No other language that I’veContinue reading “What Is the Most Difficult Language to Learn?”
When Should You Start Speaking a Foreign Language?
This is a great question to answer for someone that’s learning a language for the first time, even someone with limited experience might not have a complete answer. My answer to this question has certainly evolved with time. Nothing has had a bigger effect on my answer to this question than learning Mandarin Chinese. MandarinContinue reading “When Should You Start Speaking a Foreign Language?”
What is the Easiest Language to Learn?
It’s a common curiosity want to know what the easiest language to learn is. It’s a common question for people who want to learn a foreign language for the first time. Someone who wants to learn a language for first time looks for the easiest language because it’s generally understood that learning a language isContinue reading “What is the Easiest Language to Learn?”
Language Study Log: January 2021
As someone who was new to learning languages or someone with more experience as I am now, I’ve always thought that it would be interesting to see how someone manages language learning on a daily basis. Language Study Log samples are my way of sharing how I manage language studies and show you on aContinue reading “Language Study Log: January 2021”