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How to choose chinese learning software


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This presentation tells you how to choose Chinese learning software. It also gives Chinese software recommendations. If you're in the market for Chinese language learning software, you don't want to miss it.

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How to choose chinese learning software

  1. 1. How to Choose the Best Chinese Learning Software
  2. 2. Learning Chinese can be a wonderful, empowering experience… Or it can…
  3. 3. …make you want to cry
  4. 4. To make sure you end up like this…
  5. 5. …and not like this
  6. 6. 1. Define Your Language Learning Goals •Different Programs Have Different Learning Goals •Possible Learning Goals oSurvival Chinese o Business Chinese o Chinese Reading and Writing o 4-Skills (reading, writing, listening, speaking) o Chinese Characters (calligraphy) o Travel Chinese So, before doing anything else, sit down and think about WHY you want to study Chinese. What, exactly, are you hoping to learn?
  7. 7. 2. Do Some Research • What Are the Top Chinese Courses? 1. Rocket Chinese •Very User Friendly • Great Value at $149 for a Lifetime Membership •Focuses on Practical, Spoken Communication • Mostly Audio-Based • Includes Reading & Writing Chinese Characters • Includes Help From a Native Chinese Speaker • Has a Very Active (Private) Chinese Learning Forum • Course Design is very Modern (Looks like an Apple Product)
  8. 8. 2. Do Some Research (continued) • What Are the Top Chinese Courses? 2. Pimsleur Chinese • Focuses 100% on SPEAKING Chinese • 100% Audio-Based • Uses a Very Well-Researched Teaching Method • Great Structure (Complete one 30-minute Lesson Per Day) • No Reading or Writing Instruction • MP3 Lessons Are Easy to Use While Walking, Commuting etc.
  9. 9. 2. Do Some Research (continued) • What Are the Top Chinese Courses? 3. TELL ME MORE Chinese •TONS of Learning Material • Amazing Voice Recognition Feature • Very In-depth Learning • Very Flexible Learning • Lots of Different Learning Activities
  10. 10. 3. Take a Test Drive! Follow the links below to get FREE trials of the software courses mentioned in this presentation. •Rocket Chinese •Pimsleur Chinese •Tell Me More Chinese