National Chinese Language Conference 2021 Report: Hope for all Chinese learners


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Recently, Mandarin Companion participated in the 2021 National Chinese Language Conference (NCLC). The topics discussed provided much insight into what is in store for the future of Chinese learning. Spoiler alert: The future is bright!

The guest interview is with Jonathan Becker, a college student who was placed into his university’s intermediate Chinese level after just four months of learning due to, yep, you guessed it, extensive reading. 

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