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WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE YOYO CHINESE

Yoyo Chinese v.s. Rosetta Stone / Pimsleur

Yoyo Chinese Rosetta Stone Pimsleur

Explanations

Simple & clear explanations on all challenging concepts

No explanations
(Focuses on image association)

No explanations
(Focuses on repetition & rote memorization )

Real-World Videos

Unscripted, authentic video dialogue to prepare students for real-world situations

No authentic, real world materials

No authentic, real world materials

Specialized in
teaching Chinese

We are Chinese specialists who teach Chinese the way it should be taught

NOT tailored to Chinese
(Chinese is taught the same way as Spanish & French)

NOT tailored to Chinese
(Chinese is taught the same way as Spanish & French)

Chinese Character Course

A comprehensive Chinese character course offered

No character course offered

No character course offered

The ability to ask
questions at no extra cost

Your questions answered within 24 hours by our team of experienced teachers

Extra costs required

Nowhere to ask language questions

Multiple Ways of Learning

500 Videos + 450 Audio MP3s + 500 Text PDF + Anki Flashcards

Flashcard-like approach only
(Associating sounds with images.)

Audio only

Yoyo v.s.Tutors /Classes

Yoyo Chinese v.s. Chinese Tutors / Community
College Classes

Challenging concepts explained in simple & clear English

Clear
Explanations

Can’t offer clear explanations due to limited English & understanding of Western culture

Uses western approach to teach western students (E.g. Focuses on speaking first, characters second. Students learn step by step & gain confidence.)

Sensible
Approach for
English Speakers

Use Chinese approach to teach western students (E.g. Too much focus on character learning too early on. Students feel overwhelmed & lose interest.)

Focuses on building block approach, learning more with less Focuses on understanding first, memorization second

Efficiency

Lack a logical structure, leading to inefficient learning Rely on rote memorization

Yoyo v.s. Free Resources

Yoyo Chinese v.s. Putting Together Your Own (free) Resources

Day-by-day breakdown of what to study & when to study it A clear sense of progress

Structured Study Plan with Clear Goals

Time wasted on planning, not studying No clear sense of progress

Logical building-block approach
(From simple to complex. Learn more with less)

Effective Learning Order

No logical path (Random learning order. Inefficient learning)

One-stop, comprehensive resources (Consistent high quality content by a team of professional teachers & advanced western learners)

Accurate Information & Consistent Quality

Different resources with conflicting information Quality varies

Questions answered within 24 hours by our team of experienced Chinese teachers

The Ability to Ask Questions

Nowhere to ask questions