Chinese Beginners Guide

Chinese Beginners Guide

This guide was written for Chinese Beginners that don’t know where to start learning Mandarin Chinese. Mandarin Chinese is currently ranked first as the most spoken language in the world with nearly an estimated billion speakers in China, Taiwan, and other parts of the world. The most spoken Chinese dialect is the Mandarin dialect, which is understood by a vast majority of Chinese Speakers.

The most important thing you need to have before you start learning Chinese. You need to have a reason to Learn Chinese. To keep you properly motivated towards your goal of becoming fluent with Chinese. Motivation to learn will be your biggest challenge to determine if you’ll be successful or not. So focus on a reason to keep you interest and motivation for the long haul .

Familiarizes Yourself with the Chinese Alphabet And Chinese Numbers

Learning to read the Chinese Alphabet should be the first stop for Chinese beginners. It’s important to understand that there isn’t exactly a Chinese alphabet. Chinese uses Chinese characters to represent ideas. Further information about both the Chinese Alphabet and Chinese Numbers linked below

Chinese Vocabulary and Phrases

The logical next step after learning the Chinese Alphabet for Chinese beginners would be to start developing your Chinese vocabulary with Chinese words and phrases. I put together two posts of Chinese vocabulary and one post of Chinese phrases for Chinese beginners to start building their knowledge of Chinese Words and Phrases.

Chinese Grammar

The Chinese grammar rules you must follow and understand to properly speak the Chinese language. Learning to understand Mandarin Chinese sentence structure isn’t simple to grasp. To narrow it down you can say it follows a Subject-Verb-Object pattern. Chinese nouns have formal and informal ways of speaking and writing nouns and pronouns. Context plays a major role in figuring out what tense Chinese Verbs refer to. Two or more verbs can stack in Chinese Grammar, as Verbal complements(after the main verb) or as coverbs(before the main verb). More information about Chinese grammar can be found below.

Consider a Online Chinese Language Course

If your really serious about learning Chinese and want to maximize your time then you should consider using an Chinese language course to further aide you in your quest to learn Chinese.

Consider Using a Language Learning Program

If your really serious about learning French and want to maximize your time then you should consider using an French language course to further aide you in your quest to learn French. There are several great programs out there that deliver a great language learning experience. The advantages of a language learning program is the organization and having a next step already lined up. Most break down the lessons into 30 minute intervals that can fit into any type of schedule. Flexibly to retry a lesson to make sure you understand what you are learning and give you confidence in succeeding. Examples of great Chinese language programs can be found below.

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