Can We Learn Mandarin Chinese as Adults?

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.”
Nelson Mandela

It is widely perceived that learning a language is best done will growing up as a child. But is this really true?

You might be surprised why learning a language can even be easier as an adult!

And here to talk about that is language educator and Asian Dragon columnist Ms. Gwendolyn So.

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Here’s what we talked about:

2:31 Why did you need to study Mandarin in China?

3:57 Advantages of learning Mandarin as an adult

5:26 The FIRST STEP an adult should take

7:10 Good sense of humor

9:11 How important is environment in learning Mandarin?

12:12 Common traits of successful language learners

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