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How does Rocket Chinese immerse you in the Chinese experience?

We believe that learning Chinese words, phrases and grammar are just part of your journey. If you really want to experience Mandarin and Chinese culture like a local, then you need to immerse yourself as much as possible. That's where Rocket Chinese comes in.

You will have perfect Chinese pronunciation.

Experts say that you only need 300 words to become conversational in Chinese. Rocket Chinese teaches you over 6127 words and phrases. And to make sure you're learning correctly, our state-of-the-art voice recognition system gives you the ability to perfect your pronunciation virtually.

You will understand Chinese culture.

Thanks to 89 Chinese culture lessons that detail aspects of everyday life, important people, and significant moments in history you'll avoid any embarrassing cultural faux pas. You may even learn to understand native Chinese speakers better than they know themselves.

You will be able to read and write Hanzi

To get around China like a local, it is essential that you can read the Chinese writing system, Hanzi. And you can impress those locals by showing them just how well you can write this beautiful and elegant script. This is why we have tons of lessons that teach you to read and write Hanzi using our script writer tool.

You will go as deep as you want to.

We start you with the basics. Then, you choose just how much you want to learn from over 366 hours of repeatable lessons. From ice-breakers and conversation starters to in-depth grammar explanations, it's your choice.

You will become proficient in less time than you expect.

The U.S. Foreign Service Institute claims it takes around 600 hours of study to reach "general professional proficiency" or higher. Rocket Chinese cuts that time by giving you over 30 advanced learning techniques that are proven to help you learn Chinese more effectively.

You will always have up-to-date lessons and reference material.

Our courses are constantly being improved and expanded upon. They're not stuffy old textbooks. Instead, they're more like living encyclopedias that are regularly updated with fresh changes and vocabulary.

Plus, we believe that learning Chinese is a journey that takes a lifetime. So when you become a paid member, you get 24/7 lifetime access to Rocket Chinese's lessons and reference material.

You will have the tools you need to stay the course.

Traditional foreign language courses are often dry and uninspiring, making it difficult to persevere when the initial wave of motivation disappears. That's why we have added a ton of motivational tools and techniques to keep you on track and eager to come back for more.

You will retain what you learn.

Our scientifically designed lesson activities ensure you understand the material. The clever algorithms show you real-world Chinese words and phrases that you are weak on until they stick like glue.

You will learn Chinese anywhere you go.

Rocket Chinese is accessible on computers, iPhones and Android phones. Each course also has a podcast-style Interactive Audio Course you can listen to anywhere you go, even offline.

You will learn to read, write and speak Chinese, no matter how you learn.

No matter what kind of learner you are – audio, visual, reading/writing or even kinesthetic – our Rocket Reinforcement activities will improve your Chinese speaking, listening, writing and recall skills in fun and engaging ways


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Chinese Resources

Whatever your reasons for learning Chinese, these free Chinese learning resources are here to help you master some essential words and phrases, and understand how Chinese works.

These free Chinese resources include lessons for learning words and phrases, English translations, and audio and voice recognition for pronunciation. You'll also find step-by-step explanations of Chinese grammar rules, and helpful cultural tips along the way!

Learn Chinese

These lessons are all about the best ways to learn Chinese. Discover tons of tips and tricks that polyglots use to successfully master several languages. You can also find out how long it will take for you to learn Chinese and much more.

Free Chinese Lessons

Discover tons of free Chinese lessons with Lin Pin. Get started improving your Chinese right now!

Chinese Phrases

In these articles you will find information on common Chinese phrases. Want to know how to say "I love you" or "I miss you" in Chinese? Or perhaps just some funny Chinese phrases? Check these out.

Chinese Questions

This series of lessons on Chinese questions will cover all that you need to know to be able to ask (and respond to) the questions that you will most commonly use in China and other Chinese speaking countries.

Chinese Salutations

This series of Chinese lessons covers all the different Chinese salutations. From "Hello" to "Good bye" and everything in between, these lessons will help you become the ultimate in politeness when you encounter Chinese speaking people!

Chinese Time

These free Chinese language lessons are all about learning Chinese time, days and months. You’ll quickly learn how to ask for the time and tell others what time it is.

Chinese Vocabulary

It's time to move on to the essential Chinese vocabulary that you will need on a trip to China or any other Chinese-speaking destination!

Chinese Words

It's easy to learn Chinese words with these free Chinese audio lessons. The Rocket Chinese team has created an online list of common Chinese words to help you survive in a Chinese-speaking environment.

Chinese Forum

Interacting with teachers and peers really helps to develop your understanding! This Chinese language forum is where you can go to get feedback and to connect with other learners.

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