Characters – To Learn or Not To Learn

Characters – To Learn or Not To Learn

Many people wonder about whether they have to learn Chinese characters in order to learn Chinese. The simple answer is no, you don’t. The slightly less simple answer is that it mostly depends upon your circumstances and desires. If your circumstances demand you learn...
Welcome to Encoding Chinese

Welcome to Encoding Chinese

Welcome to the official website and blog of Encoding Chinese! The articles in this blog are dedicated to learning Chinese as well as moving to, living in, and working in China. Since the website and blog both started recently, the articles are still few, but we will...