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Shangri La Sign

Learning Mandarin: Week 4

“If you finish this book,” Sophie reiterates, “You’ll be able to get all around China with no problems.” I wouldn’t have thought it possible when...

Kunming Sea of People

Learning Mandarin: Week 3

A week to go before we head out of Kunming into the great wide open, over 30 hours of language lessons in, and we are,...

Mandarin Week 2

Learning Mandarin: Week 2

So the boy and I have completed our second week learning Mandarin in China. We’ve only got a week’s more learning before we’re out on...

XiaozhuanQinquan

Learning Mandarin: Week 1

Learning from our experiences in Indonesia, I figured it would be wise to start our sojourn in China by actually studying a bit of Mandarin...