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Dear fellow readers of Chinese,


Previously I was really into “grasping the soul of the western culture”, after reading widely, I got intrigued by a translation of the 道德經 daodejing, so I started self-studying Chinese.


a chronological excerpt of some of my reading so far:



國史大綱(錢穆)-> (skipping some of the 文言文)。


大學,論語,法家,道德經 等古書


中國文學史(袁行霈 主编) currently at ~80%


However two years ago I abandoned my search for a deeper understanding of Chinese, though a fluent speaker with a wide passive vocabulary (about 5000+ 漢字), I am unable to tranlate things precisiely into Chinese. But my journey of learning chinese has somewhat halted. Any suggestions on how to advance to get a deeper and more comprehensive picture of chinese culture?



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