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Learn Chinese with Mandagrams

Posted by rod - 23.09.2010

Johnson Banks has developed a range of pictograms and merged them with Mandarin. Absolutely awesome way to learn a language, I hope there will be all sorts of books and languages available to learn like that. Continue reading on the Part 2 post

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That is awesome! Bookmarked away! I hope you can post more!

These are really fantastic. I’m not sure how far into the language you could go with them (there are plenty of abstract characters that would be hard to work into a picture) but the ones he has sure are cool.

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