Are you feeling 难倒 (nán dǎo — stumped) over learn to speak mandarin? That’s understandable: It’s tough enough to grasp concepts of 拼音 (pīn yīn — Chinese romanization) and the basics of Chinese traditional or simplified script. And learning how to actually understand when you hear someone speaking Chinese, or to even speak Chinese yourself, is a whole other ballpark of tough. However, it doesn’t have to be this way. Learn to speak mandarin and listen in Mandarin Chinese can actually be extremely easy. Here are four tips for improving your Mandarin!