• Put labels all over the house showing the names of items in Chinese, Pinyin and English
  • Watch Chinese movies and shows in your free time
  • Make friends with people who are fluent in Mandarin, and agree to switch between English and Mandarin on alternate days
  • Work through textbook lessons in Mandarin on a regular basis
  • Sign up to programs online that provide easy to follow Chinese lessons
  • Follow a Chinese or Taiwanese celebrity, someone you really admire, and get all their social media updates that are sent out in Mandarin