Reviews of the Top 10 Teach Yourself Chinese Guides of 2018
Welcome to our reviews of the Best Teach Yourself Chinese Guides of 2018.
Check out our top 10 list below and follow our links to read our full in-depth review of each teach yourself chinese guide, alongside which you'll find costs and features lists, user reviews and videos to help you make the right choice.
is hailed as one of the best commercial language learning programs on the market and it probably is. It offers you the opportunity to learn Chinese Mandarin simply by signing up online at a cost of $99.95 or by purchasing the 20 C.D. Box set (with online access) for $299.95. This is one of the cheapest rates when compared to other popular language learning software programs. Rocket...
» Read the Full Review of RocketLanguages.com Chinese Premium
Rosetta Stone (Chinese)
is at once educational, systematic and engaging. Rosetta Stone uses what it calls the 'Dynamic Immersion' method which means there is no translation into English, no memorization, or no repetitious drilling of words and phrases. It puts you in the linguistic drivers seat from the start, hearing Mandarin from the get go and building upon your understanding session by session. Rosetta Stone, whether level 1 or...
» Read the Full Review of RosettaStone.co.uk Chinese
Transparent Chinese (Mandarin) Complete Edition
is hugely ambitious in its approach. It is an extensive interactive course that is comprised of three programs: (i) Complete Mandarin Course, (ii) Byki Deluxe and, (iii) Chinese Everywhere. The scope and detail of the content is impressive. There are so many ways for you to engage with the language content for example via flash cards, games, or fill-in-the-blanks, audio and writing activities. This...
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Fluenz software is a stylish and innovative language software program. Why? Because, unlike many of the language software products on the market, Fluenz is not afraid to explain using English and grammar explanations. You are also guided through the course by a one-to-one English speaking tutor. Yi Wei or Sonia Gil guide you through every lesson with detailed grammar and sentence structure explanations after you have performed the activities....
» Read the Full Review of Fluenz (Mandarin Chinese)
Chinese Before You know It (Byki) Deluxe is an electronic flash card system for language learning designed by Transparent Language. The program is simple and effective. It uses a flash card system which presents Mandarin words (written in both Chinese traditional script and in pin yin) with the English translations below. There is a button which allows you to hear the word pronounced by a native speaker so you...
» Read the Full Review of Transparent.com Chinese BYKI
The Pimsleur Approach was created by Doctor Pimsleur who discovered that people learn language best not by memorising grammar rules or creating vocabulary lists, but much like children learn a language – by listening and familiarization. The Pimsleur Approach is remarkably simple: no grammar rules, no vocabulary lists, no visual content. Learn Mandarin simply by listening to the four audio CD’s, within ten days you will be speaking your...
» Read the Full Review of The Pimsleur Course (Mandarin Chinese)
started in 2005 and has continued to expand and develop. Why is it different from other courses? It offers the most flexible courses and up-to-date language learning methods with the latest internet and mobile technology. With Chinese Pod
you don't simply buy a package or a collection of audio CD's - you literally subscribe to the website and have access to thousands of lessons, audios, and even...
» Read the Full Review of ChinesePod.com
eChinese Learning is a unique product in the area of language learning. Its primary method of tuition is Live Lessons with native Mandarin teachers. The lessons are conducted through Instant Messenger or Skype, and the teacher also has use of a blackboard to help explain and consolidate your learning. eChinese Learning is primarily a virtual language learning experience with a real (yet) virtual teacher. Will a virtual teacher and...
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Everywhere Audio Course is part of the Transparent Language Company. Everywhere Chinese is a highly effective audio course for learning Mandarin. At just under fifty dollars it is ideal for those wanting to learn Mandarin on the move, whether at the gym, in the car or, at your leisure. The lessons are easy to follow, beginning with vocabulary and a brief grammar explanation, followed by engaging real life dialogues...
» Read the Full Review of Transparent.com Everywhere Audio: Chinese
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