Mandarin Weekly #22

Issue #22 of Mandarin Weekly, with links and resources for people learning Mandarin Chinese, is available at

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This week’s topics:

  • Most common characters
  • Strategies for improving your Chinese
  • Strategies and tools for improving your Chinese
  • Slang: Zhai Nan
  • Sneaking around
  • Oversimplified characters
  • Insults!
  • Ack! Dinosaurs!
  • Japanese vs. Chinese fonts
  • This kind… like this
  • How about you?
  • For example…
  • Announcing!
  • It’s possible

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