Mandarin Chinese – The First Two Months

 

Chinese Confucius Paper Analects Type

So if you’ve read my ‘Life Update’ post, you’ll no doubt know that I’ve been studying Mandarin Chinese in university for about two months now. I’ve essentially been learning the language from having no knowledge at all and in these two months, I’ve been progressing at a nice, steady pace. Mandarin is probably one of the most unusual languages I’ve studied, but I’d more than likely leave that down to the fact that, as an Indo-European language speaker, the way I would normally express myself is so radically different from that of an Asian language speaker.
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