Self Reflection: What’s my Current Level?

Self Reflection: What’s my Current Level?
After my eye-opening trip to China, I still consider myself at a beginner level. Not full-on newbie where I’m still constantly struggling with tones and pronunciation, but instead still struggling with holding anything more than a very basic conversation. I feel I’ve made a decent improvement since I began, but I don’t feel comfortable calling myself an intermediate learner just yet due to my speaking and listening abilities. Here I’ll outline everything I have done so far, giving you an ...

The Birth of Level Up Chinese

The Birth of Level Up Chinese
I think with any blog you need to at least post a quick introduction of yourself, rather than diving straight in. So let me tell you a little about myself and what Level Up Chinese is all about.I’m Simon, a twenty-something fella from the United Kingdom.Now that’s out the way, onto the Chinese stuff.I became interested in learning Mandarin after I began dating a Chinese girl here in the UK. For a few months it wasn’t something I put much ...