Mandarin Weekly #19

Mandarin Weekly #19, with links to resources for people learning Mandarin Chinese, is now available at

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  • Radicals and dictionaries
  • Learning the most frequent characters
  • Learning Chinese on a busy schedule
  • The importance of Pinyin
  • Starting Chinese from scratch, only when commuting
  • Can you do something? Or can you?
  • Comparing people
  • Dialects vs. languages
  • Physical education vs. sports
  • Different types of “now”
  • In the middle

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