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October 13, 2011

well,here is a letter iI wrote to a foreign penpal who wanna to learn Chinese in a better way.Now I share it to you guys having the same need.I wish you can get help with this letter.

At first, I wonder if it's necessary for you to use Chinese.If it is, you can refer to Internet and search some vidieo with basic chinese character and daily conversation  and you just follow their pronouciation.It's enough
for your daily conversation. since you want to learn it symsmatically and deeply, you should start with "pinyin".You'd better buy a Chinese-English-your native language dictionary and a chinese teaching book attached CD with mp3 "pinyin" and "Chinese character" pronociation in it for the purpose of learning well.First ,you shoud regonize the "pinyin" letters.there are some similarities between "pinyin"letters and English letters. Actually, they were almost written the same.You see,they are
a o e i u ü b p m f d t n l g k h j q x zh ch sh r z c s y w .The chinese Character is pronouced by the combination of pinyin letters as English letters work.For example
PinYin  Xie Xie
CHinese character  谢 谢
English words  thank you
Your language ? ?
You'd better find some mp3 or viedioes about Pinyin
to read after each day for a few minuntes.We were taught this way when in elementary school.As you are familiar with the pinyin , you can buy some chinese book about the culutre or something interesting with pinyin and the translation of your language which make you know the actual meaning.Importantly,remenmber to pratice.If you have chinse colleages or Classmates,just try to talk with him in chinese,then you will get more improvement.
Hope my advices can help you, my friend.
And you can try them from now on if possible.
If you have confusion about what i wroe,just point out it,and i am always about to help you.
Good luck to you.

12:16 AM Oct 16 2011

anarchotaurus
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For the first start, one should get familiar with pinyin and basic characters as well. If you get a good grasp of pictograms and idiograms, you will learn new vocabulary a lot more faster. Drawing characters can be learnt from animated gifs.

 Above step is likely to take a couple of months, then chinesepod is your friend :) This is my own experience in learning chinese. I see people attending chinese courses, but all of them fail... This is because chinese instructors teach pinyin and move on to basic conversations, which is the sickest way to teach chinese. Students learn how to say nihao, draw a few lines, they consume their "chinese fad" at the end of the day...

Chinese takes deciphering pictograms and idiograms, which sometimes necessites a good knowledge of sinology. If you wanna immerse in that language, just begin with hanzi, not pinyin...

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