I’d like to introduce you to how tones work in the Chinese language. Tones are like melody.
I’m excited about the potential of software like Anki to help all of us learn!
Relearning Chinese characters is like meeting old friends again, and gaining new insights into their personalities.
Don’t be afraid to not get something right. A “failure” is just information that points you toward what you need to learn next. Without this information, we won’t get anywhere as individuals, as families, or as a world. We need to acknowledge what doesn’t work, so that we can go on and try something else. Learning in this way, we can make our world a better place.
“What we need to develop are faculties of discernment and judgment so that each of us has a degree of spiritual autonomy, coupled with the desire to foster our own spiritual advancement, together with the tools wherewith to carry out that progress.” ~ John Hatcher, in The Purpose of Physical Reality