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#10 The Stages of Learning Chinese

Episode Summary

Review of the 2019 National Chinese Language Conference and discussion about the stages of learning Chinese. Guest interview with John D’Andrea, Chinese teacher who began learning Chinese in the 70’s.

Episode Notes

Jared gives a review of the 2019 National Chinese Language Conference in San Diego, California, and John & Jared discuss the different stages of learning Chinese. As usual, you’ll get a rant and a rave, including a rant that goes into a unique tangent.

Guest interview is with John D’Andrea who began learning Chinese back in the 70’s and teaches Chinese today. You’ll discover how much the methods of learning Chinese have progressed to what we have today. A fascinating perspective that will engender gratitude for everyone learning Chinese today.

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