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If you want to learn Chinese in less time while also enjoying yourself, then keep reading....

What is the best way to learn Chinese? We should remember how we learned our own language when we were children. If we could learn a second language in the same way, it would not seem so difficult.

Think of what a child does; he or she listens to what people say and tries to copy the words. When he or she wants something, they have to ask for it. They are using the language, speaking it, and thinking in it all the time. Thus, if a second language is also used as frequently, it will be learned very quickly.

The main purpose of this audiobook is to provide you with a platform to improve your listening skills and your ability to use Chinese comprehensively so that you can easily listen and learn.

In Chinese Short Stories: 11 Simple Stories for Beginners Who Want to Learn Mandarin Chinese in Less Time While Also Having Fun, you will encounter rich and new but not too complex vocabulary, which is translated at the end of the section, avoiding the hassle of having to stop the rhythm to look up every word. Everything is translated, as well as the summary of the story, thus providing a clearer comprehension of each sentence, while trying to prevent the temptation that the listener might have, if discouraged, of giving up and listening the whole story in English.

So if you want to learn Chinese while having fun, get this audiobook today!

©2019 Daily Language Learning (P)2019 Daily Language Learning

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Really good tool!

I almost didn't buy this audio because of other reviews but this was perfect for me. It's a little challenging and I don't understand everything but there is plenty of English explanation. Any level of Chinese learner will benefit from this book.

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Enjoyable and educational

HSK2+ Together with the book, I'm really enjoying the stories and improving my Mandarin much faster!

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no PDF?

This is probably fine if you already have acquired 1000 words or so, I imagine. If you are a beginner (like the title suggests this is for), you will be lost : no pictures, no words to follow along with; they give a verbal translation but not soon enough (I'd recommend after each short sentence). It's useless to me now. Maybe later. I can't recommend this to beginners. Plus the stories are for kiddies, not really interesting for adults who aren't entertained by stories of talking mice.

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  • Hass
  • 11-07-21

A very irritating voice not even a native speaker

A very irritating voice not even a native speaker. I can’t bear to listen to it all.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-28-20

Sorry, it's wrong intonation

Great concept I would have loved it but couldn't get past the first chapter - the Chinese language speaker is speaking in non standard tones. Don't like that, as a learner should I not learn proper and correct tones?

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  • Winston
  • 07-16-20

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The narrator's pronunciation is often innaccuate and tonally incorrect. As an english-chinese speaker trying to maintain my chinese, many words arent pronounced correctly and easily threw me off.
This idea for a book had great potential but was poorly executed. I would not recommend it to anyone.