Italiano/Italian Language Resources

Compiled & recommended by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA, LLM, ME, EMT
Founder & Executive Director, Break Diving’s Fluency Project

Sono uno studente d’italiano e spero che troviate questi strumenti utili.

An ever growing list of hand-picked tools tested and approved by Fluency Project founder Monroe Mann:

APPS/applicazioni

BOOKS/libri

  • Assimil Italian (I ADORE THIS SERIES, FOR EVERY LANGUAGE)
  • Living Language Italian (beginner to advanced)

WEBSITES/siti

  • Yabla Italian at Yabla.com
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汉语/Chinese Language Resources

Compiled & recommended by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA, LLM, ME, EMT
Founder & Executive Director, Break Diving’s Fluency Project

我是一个学习汉语的美国人。我用这些工具为了提高我的汉语。

An ever growing list of hand-picked tools tested and approved by Fluency Project founder Monroe Mann:

APPS/app

BOOKS/书

  • Developing Chinese listening, reading, and writing courses
  • Road to Success textbook series
  • Boya Chinese textbook series
  • Living Language Chinese (Great to start with)
  • Assimil Chinese (I ADORE THIS SERIES, FOR EVERY LANGUAGE)
  • Chinese Breeze Graded Readers
  • HSK Test Syllabi – HSK1 – 6 (The Commercial Press)
  • Learn Characters with Ms.
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Proof That Your Foreign Language Vocabulary Probably Stinks — Take This Quiz!

by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA, ME, LLM
Founder & Executive Director, Break Diving, Inc. (& The Fluency Project)

Here at the Break Diving Fluency Project, we recognize what most language schools do notone of the biggest reasons you can’t fully communicate in the foreign language you are studying is because you have a terrible level of vocabulary–wholly deficient.  Read More

你会说中文吗?参加我们把!

作者: Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, MBA, Esq
Founder & Executive Director, Break Diving, Inc.

大家好!

请告诉我吧:你喜不喜欢学习汉语?如果你很喜欢的话,我要邀请你跟我们练习你的汉语!

第一: 你可以在这个网站参加我们的组织: www.breakdiving.io

第二: 如果你已经会写非常好的汉语, 我也邀请你替我们写一些作文!你对这个建议感兴趣的话, 请告诉我们吧!

第三: 如果你要提高你的汉语水平,我们在BreakDiving的FluencyProject可以帮你啊! 我们有一个很有意思的一个月的课。 很强烈!很厉害!

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If you would like to practice your Chinese, please join our free community at www.BreakDiving.org/chinese_chat… Read More

Ce Que J’ai Fait Ce Weekend

par Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA
Founder & Executive Director, Break Diving, Inc.

Salut tout le monde!

Je voulais partager quelque mots avec vous pour que vous sachiez ce que j’ai fait ce weekend, haha.

Aujourd’hui, c’est dimanche.  Je suis à ce moment en Florida, aux états-unis.  … Read More

The Secret to Learning Chinese

by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, & Chinese linguist and teacher
Founder, Break Diving, Inc.

In 2014, I quit my job as a public defender in New York and… moved to China!  Shanghai, to be precise.  While working part-time teaching at Wall Street English, I studied Chinese virtually full-time.… Read More