Nick Jacobs

Model Mandarin: Modern Speak

Top Tip: Quiz Game Learning to read Chinese characters can be…

Model Mandarin: Lessons in Love

Top Tip: Don’t Mind the Big Things Tones are important. They can…

Model Mandarin: Getting a Bargain

TOP TIP: Learn in Chunks Learning Chinese would be a lot easier…

Model Mandarin: New Year’s Resolution

Top Tip Like making a speech at a wedding, going for…

Model Mandarin: Everywhere, Le, Le

Top Tip Pleco Dictionary is a smart phone app available…

Model Mandarin: Quick-Change Artist

Top Tip If you are new to Dongguan, or new to…

Model Mandarin: Wish List

Top Tip In Chinese, the r sound is difficult. It…

Model Mandarin: Cold Drink?

Top Tip As a learner of Chinese, you are not…

Model Mandarin: Say What?

Top Tip: When speaking Chinese, locals are quick to correct…

Model Mandarin: Invite Corrections

Top Tip: Tones are important. They are also difficult, and…