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  1. "20 rules for learning" is essential reading
  2. 10 common Mandarin learner mistakes
  3. 10 ways to make mnemonics
  4. 13 ways to make an immersion environment
  5. A look at our final year exams in Chinese Studies at Cambridge
  6. Active vs passive vocabulary - do you know the difference?
  7. Add your target language to Firefox
  8. Attacking Korean with Anki
  9. Calibre is an open-source ebook program with awesome potential for language learning
  10. Chinese Grammar Wiki Anki decks
  11. East Asian Studies (Chinese) at Cambridge: First Year
  12. Get daily Chinese handwriting practice with Google Pinyin IME on Android
  13. GNOME Timer Applet for effective study sessions
  14. Guest post: Learning Chinese is easy
  15. How I do translations here (and why)
  16. How to improve your Chinese listening in the early stages (reader question)
  17. How to read a book efficiently for fast research
  18. Hutong School webinar: "What's in a Chinese name?"'
  19. Hutong School webinar: “Chinese for Dummies”
  20. Hutong School webinar: “Demystifying Mandarin”
  21. Is Questia worth the money?
  22. Learning facts and Chinese at the same time
  23. Making a dedicated Skritter launcher in Linux Mint
  24. Mistakes are brilliant for learning
  25. My favourite Chinese learning tools
  26. nciku seems to be down constantly
  27. Open source is good for language learners
  28. Popup Chinese review
  29. Preventing procrastination with the hosts file
  30. Put Facebook into your target language
  31. Remembr.it Chinese Flashcards review
  32. SCIM vs IBus (Linux Chinese, Japanese, Korean input method options)
  33. Should you learn Mandarin in a place with a standard accent? Which Mandarin study programs are good in China?
  34. Some tricks to reduce word count in academic writing
  35. Target overload in language learning
  36. The Chinese difficulty debate
  37. Understand Anki's structure and improve your SRS study
  38. Use multiple cloze tests to remember things
  39. Use pictures of important faces in flashcards
  40. Use pinyin from Google Translate to practice writing Chinese characters
  41. Use preferred browsing languages for extra practice
  42. Use Zotero for essays and dissertations
  43. Useful terminal commands for language students
  44. Using language podcast services: pros and cons
  45. What is SRS learning? Spaced Repetition System
  46. Why I deleted the pinyin field from my Mandarin Anki deck