by Ben Lo | 11:57 pm

5 Most Common Mistakes When Learning Chinese – Correct Them and Speak Better

Hi, in this post, I would like to summarize five most common mistakes made by beginners when learning Mandarin Chinese. Hope this post can help you avoid these mistakes and have a great start

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by Ben Lo | 6:47 pm

兩岸用語大不同 – Different Words/Phrases Used in Taiwan and China

This article is for Chinese native speakers or advanced Chinese learners to know more about the different usage of words and phrases in both Taiwan and China. Phrases Used in Daily Life Taiwan China

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by Ben Lo | 6:49 pm

Duolingo & Memrise Review – Apps to Help You Learn Foreign Languages

Hi readers, I would like to share some thoughts of using foreign language learning apps – Duolingo and Memrise. As smart phones become more essential than ever before, people do not simply stick to

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Language Exchange
by Ben Lo | 6:14 pm

How to Find a Language Partner Online – on italki

Lots of people are looking for language exchange partners online to practice their speaking. Today, I would like to share my experience of how to use an online language learning platform italki to find

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Best Chinese Songs on Youtube
by Ben Lo | 10:57 pm

Best Chinese Songs on Youtube – Five Songs that I Highly Recommend

Today, I would like to share some of my favorite Chinese songs on YouTube. When I say “best”, it is my own standard and does not necessarily translate as “the most popular” ones. I

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by Ben Lo | 7:12 pm

Tips on Learning a Foreign Language -Three Different Phases

In this post, I would like to share some tips that I find extremely useful when I learn a foreign language. And I will divide this post into three main parts – tips for

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by Ben Lo | 3:13 am

My Italki Review – From a Student and a Teacher’s Perspective

Hi readers, I have been using italki since June 2017, so it has been around 18 months now. Italki is an online language learning website where you can have one on one tutoring with

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by Ben Lo | 2:18 am

HSK Level 1 Vocabulary – 150 Words that You Should Be Familiar With

In this post, I would like to share HSK level 1 vocabulary list with you. You should get yourself familiar with all the words on this list before taking the test. Not sure what

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by Ben Lo | 2:43 am

Five Famous Food That You Should Not Miss in Taiwan

Food in Taiwan has been known for its deliciousness. And of course, food in Taiwan can be the most delicious food in the world for the locals. If you have not tried it, you

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by Ben Lo | 12:42 am

What Is TOCFL – Taiwan’s Mandarin Chinese Proficiency Test

TOCFL stands for Test of Chinese as a foreign language (華語文能力測驗) and is Taiwan’s Mandarin Chinese proficiency test for non-native speakers of Chinese. TOCFL 2019 Schedule in Taiwan Note that you cannot take TOCFL

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