Is becoming fluent in Chinese like learning computer programming?

Regarding reading and writing, yes : very logical and straightforward with lots of twisted bugs and brilliant expressions.

Talking about conversations, no : the hardware running China is just infinitely more complex and subtle than any machine men will ever made.

This text was originally published in quora.

A question? A comment?

Please send it to me by email bonjour@clementrenaud.com or on Twitter.