• Learn Chinese In Your Sleep

  • Beginner Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary Lessons Coupled with Soothing Music for You to Enjoy While You Sleep or Meditate
  • By: Glenda Greco
  • Narrated by: Susanna Jiang
  • Length: 3 hrs and 24 mins
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (51 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Want to expand your Mandarin Chinese vocabulary with almost no effort? Then keep listening.

Are you planning a trip to Asia? Or sharpening your skills for work? Just press play on this audiobook when you’re sleeping, meditating, or doing chores around the house.

Learn new vocabulary while actively listening, or passively while you’re doing other things.

This audiobook contains:

  • More than 1000 common Mandarin words and phrases
  • All original music (composed and performed by South African DJ and producer Spirante Beat) specifically to relax your mind

I'm sure your first question is: Can you actually learn a foreign language while you’re asleep? Well, according to a Swiss research study in 2014, the answer is unassailably, yes! In this study, a group of German speakers was given a list of unfamiliar Dutch words to study. Half were instructed to get some sleep, while they listened to long lists of Dutch words and translations. The other half was instructed to stay awake. Four hours later, they were tested, and the group that listened while sleeping had significantly higher recall. The study concluded that people can indeed absorb new information passively during non-REM sleep - which is the deep sleep we get in the first few hours of the night.

This audiobook is divided into six chapters, each with different kinds of vocabulary, and with different music. Choose a different chapter each night, or loop the audiobook to have a continuous stream. Some listeners - those with more experience with the foreign language - have reported that these recordings allow them to dream in that language!

Sit back, relax, enjoy, and learn!

©2021 GO Publishing (P)2021 GO Publishing

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Listen while you are awake!

No, you can't learn a foreign while you sleep! I should give this one star for its false claims. However, instead of sleeping, listen to it while you are awake. If you're at a low-intermediate level of Mandarin, this is a nice collection of words, not too small nor overwhelming, to help build your vocabulary. And, with it's soothing music, you can also listen to this to help you fall asleep, but don't expect to grow your Mandarin vocabulary. That actually takes a lot of work while you are fully conscious. Still this is the best Audible program available for starting to build your Chinese vocabulary. The other programs that focus on vocabulary are ways too voluminous for beginners or low-level students. Other Mandarin learning programs focus almost exclusively on grammatical structure, or start with conversations that are too complex for beginners. Just listen to it while awake!

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Learning from this audiobook will be a pleasure!

 There is something wonderful about this book, especially its relaxing music and the idea of learning a new language while asleep. The book contains a broad range of vocabulary useful to beginners. Even if you don't learn the top Chinese language, you will at least learn some basic vocabulary. I highly recommend it for learning Chinese fast without doing much. Best luck!

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Unique approach to learning a language!

The words picked to use in this book I think was a great basic set that someone wanting to learn any language should know. I listened to this while I was awake and asleep to try to remember the words more easily. Oddly, I found listening to the words while I was awake beneficial-- I felt less pressure to remember the words exactly with the calming background music. I'll definitely keep re-listening to work on learning Chinese!

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Really easy to sleep while learning

This audiobook is really good for learning and relaxing as well. I love the idea of learning a new language while sleeping.

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Nice

This book is easy to sleep to. Not sure how much I’m learning, but I sleep well to it.

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Incredible!

I enjoyed listening to this book with soothing music. I would recommend this audiobook for anyone starting to learn Chinese.

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Very helpful.

I loved everything about this audiobook. Narrated well, very easy to understand. Perfect book for learning during sleep.

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Easy Way of Learning Mandarin.

The best way to learn Chinese. This is by far the most effective way to learn Chinese. Just a friendly and warm learning experience.

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Learning mandarin during sleep!

I am amazed at how many words and phrases I am able to say and remember. I have learned more from this book than I have in the past several years using many other types of language learning software programs. I have also spoken and practiced with many of my new friends in China. They all say that my spoken mandarin sounds great!

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A great learning method.

I decided out of the blue that I wanted to learn Chinese in my free time. I have bought books, software and watched countless videos. But this audiobook is hands down the most effective method I have used so far. I built up vocabulary quickly and had Chinese grammar simply explained to me. After finishing this book, I was able to astound my Chinese speaking friends.

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  • 02-21-22

great way for beginners to get started

The best way to learn during sleep is with this book. The music makes it so easy and enjoyable. I've already learned many words of Mandarin! If you're looking for something that will get your brain ready, then give this audiobook a try. This audiobook will help you learn the Chinese language while meditating, so it's a great way for beginners to get started with this valuable skill!

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  • Octavia Allan
  • 02-19-22

So far so good.

I always try to learn during sleep. This book has amazing soothing music to learn vocabulary easily. Now I know many words of Mandarin. I recommend this book.

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  • Karl Heffington
  • 02-19-22

I learned a lot.

I had a plan to trip to China. For that, I grab this book. Very helpful book with amazing vocabulary. I learned a lot of Mandarin vocabulary by this audiobook. I like it.

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  • Ronald Jackson
  • 02-19-22

Nice one.

I grab this audiobook for my brother. He found it very helpful. He loved to listen with soothing music. Very interesting.

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  • John Marks
  • 02-19-22

What an audiobook!

I wanted to learn Mandarin and found this audiobook. This book has many lessons with important vocabulary. I enjoyed listening very much.

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  • Janet McKown
  • 02-19-22

Excellent supplement.

This audiobook was an excellent supplement to my Chinese class. I have learned and refreshed a lot of Chinese words. Recommended.

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  • Randall Branch
  • 02-19-22

Mind blowing!

This audiobook has helped jumpstart my learning. I also love the number of useful words included in each lesson. This book is very helpful!

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  • Denise Miller
  • 02-19-22

Interesting and informative

This audiobook has a collection of words with real-life sentences. An absolute book for beginners. Easy to listen to soothing music.

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  • Robert Acosta
  • 02-19-22

I love learning with music.

I enjoyed listening this book. If you're interested in learning the basics of mandarin, the book lays it in a fairly easy method to grasp the concepts and memorize. The narrator did a great job.

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  • Adam Price
  • 02-19-22

Good one for Chinese vocabulary.

I had never thought I would be able to learn another language but I have always wanted to. This audiobook helps me with vocabulary lessons.

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