“This is a uniquely useful guide to speaking Mandarin Chinese, rooted in an abundance of linguistic street smarts.”

Saipan Tribune (full article)

“Being a Mandarin Chinese teacher, I have many Chinese learning reference books on hand, but so far, Wolfe’s book Chinese 24/7 is my favorite.”

Y. Cheng, Amazon.com (link)

“If you have already started studying Mandarin or if you are planning to do so, this book should be one of your very next purchases.”

Rev Matt, Amazon.com (link)

“I highly recommend Chinese 24/7 to any new learner of Mandarin for its humor, insights into culture, practicality, and readability.”

James B. Ditsworth, Amazon.com (link)

“Every single day I am speaking better Mandarin Chinese by simply looking up words in a pocket dictionary and studying my copy of Chinese 24/7. These are the only books I’ll need to develop my understanding of Mandarin Chinese.”

MaxLong, BarnesAndNoble.com (link)

“He understands what a western learner goes through, unlike all those Chinese grannies from BLCU writing books containing language that no one speaks on the streets anymore (except for the other grannies they meet in the park) and using teaching methods which would apply best to Chinese infants, not to western adults.”

DennisFang, BarenesAndNoble.com (link)

In this book based on his blog, Wolfe, who taught himself Chinese and teaches English at Guangdong Peizheng College in China, provides tips, strategies, and explanations for learning Mandarin Chinese, for beginning, intermediate, and advanced speakers wanting to become fluent. Organizing content by level, he explains pronunciation, grammar, and listening comprehension, and provides vocabulary, common conversations, and cultural notes.

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