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#22 Going from "Learning to Read" to "Reading to Learn"

Episode Summary

John and Jared discuss some of the latest research about how we learn to read in Chinese, plus two raves that will take your Chinese learning up a notch. Guest interview is with Reuven Lerner, a software developer who began learning Chinese when his work sent him on business trips to China. Be careful, because his infectious enthusiasm will quickly rub off on you!

Episode Notes

John and Jared discuss some of the latest research about how we learn to read in Chinese. This episode is packed with insights that will change the way you think about learning Chinese! You'll also get two raves that will take your Chinese learning up a notch. 

Guest interview is with Revuen Lerner, an accomplished Python developer and trainer who began learning Chinese when his work started sending him on business trips to China. He reveals how he squeezes up to eight hours of Chinese practice a week in-between a busy family and work life. And we discover his Chinese-language learning super power - a mindset we can all adopt to learn Chinese faster.

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