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Have a Conversation in Chinese on the Street within 10 Weeks!

Learn how the method I stole from a baby will help you to pick up conversational Chinese FAST

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" Within just one study session, I was able to remember and speak Mandarin without ever having any prior background! "

Dan Long Island,New York

" I have only been studying the course for 3 weeks and I have already grasped more vocabulary than 1 yearof on/off study. This is an excellent course if you want to learn how Chinese is spoken in real-life practical settings. Would highly recommend  "

Tony H Ireland

Hey, it’s Arieh here!

Or should I say “Xiaoma’’?

Anyway, I’m so excited to see you here!


Out of the tens of millions of people who watch my YouTube videos every month, you’re part of the less than 1% that makes it to this page.

So, congrats!

I guess you’re here because you’re interested in learning Chinese, right?

Maybe you’ve seen my crazy YouTube videos and you thought to yourself: 

“Wow! I wish I could speak Chinese like that and strike up a conversation with Chinese people wherever I go...’’

If that’s the case, you’re in the right place!

I’m going to show you how I learned Chinese, but even more importantly, I will also show you how I would learn Chinese if I had to start all over again!

You’ll learn about my weird but effective method that will help you to hold fun and spontaneous conversations with Chinese people, in only ten weeks from now.

I invented this approach myself.

This method works great, especially if:

- You like languages and you’ve always wanted to learn Mandarin

- You want to speak to Chinese people in their own language and win respect

- You have Chinese heritage but can't speak any Chinese yet

- You want to experience the Chinese culture from the inside out

Learning to speak the most spoken language in the world will let you talk directly to the hearts of over a billion people.

Quite cool, huh?

You will have fun, impress friends and strangers, and if you don’t watch out they might even fall in love with you, and you with them...

I know this because I ended up marrying a Chinese girl myself! πŸ˜‰

So are you ready to learn more?

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Learning the “Hardest Language in the World’’ Can Be Intimidating



I’ve talked to so many people who really want to learn Chinese, but most of them are struggling.

They say things like:

“All the words sound the same’’, or  

“I can’t hear the tones; I must be tone-deaf!’’

And then there are the thousands of characters to learn if you want to read and write Mandarin.

Learning Chinese can indeed seem like an impossible task.

The U.S. State Department’s Foreign Service Institute can confirm this. 

They created a list of the languages that are the hardest to learn which included Mandarin as one of the most difficult languages for English speakers.

That’s why so many learners get overwhelmed and give up after a while.

That’s a pity!


Every day that goes by that you can’t speak Chinese, you miss out on tons of opportunities like:

- Instantly breaking the ice with all the Chinese people you meet and having fun!

Quickly winning respect when doing business in Chinese;

- Getting a better understanding of Chinese relatives and improving your relationships with them;

- Or even falling in love with a Chinese partner?

I’ve literally done all of the above, and so you can you! 

In my opinion, Chinese is much easier in many ways than some people claim. And it’s definitely possible for an English speaker to become near-native fluent in Mandarin.

You know that because you’ve already seen me speaking Chinese on my YouTube channel, right? πŸ˜‰

And if you think it’s just because I’m gifted or something, it might surprise you that I was an absolute disaster with languages when I was younger.

Until I discovered a simple principle that changed everything.


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I Was a Language Idiot Until I Realized This...

Yes, I was a total language idiot in high school. 

I took Latin, Hebrew, and Greek classes but every year I felt like I was learning the same thing over and over again. Every year I would have to rummage back through the dictionary to look up the exact same words I looked up the year before. 

I kept thinking to myself, I wonder when any of this stuff is going to stick. (Tell me if that sounds familiar!) 

To this day I don’t remember anything from any of these classes. 
Growing up in NYC I only spoke English. But my dad would take me to Chinatown when I was little and man, it was the coolest thing!  

The lights, smells, tastes — it was just wild. I dreamed about someday being able to speak this amazing, intricate, seemingly exotic language, but I never actually thought it was possible to get fluent.

And the first Chinese courses I took in college did little to dispel this idea. I found the Chinese language beautiful but oh-so frustrating.

- Why did δΊ† work like that?
- What the heck was the little square next to 吗?
- And how do you just say “bring me that pencil” already?! 

I felt so confused by teaching materials that were totally irrelevant for beginners. 

My teachers would try to explain tiny details about the writing system that didn't make any sense because I didn't have any idea how the language actually worked! 

Later I got the opportunity to study Chinese at a university in China, but even then I mostly became fluent outside of the classroom, not during the lessons!

Going to a language school can be a good way to keep yourself motivated and accountable but…

Don’t forget that in the end you have to learn by yourself.

Nobody can learn a language for you.

That’s the cold, hard truth!

And that’s why I’ve developed a method that enables me to learn languages from home, without having to sign up for an expensive language school, or having to go abroad.



And if you focus on learning the right things, you will be able to learn much faster than the average learner.

In fact, I believe that it’s possible to learn to have a basic conversation in any language including Chinese within just 24 hours.

Yes, 24 hours!

You probably think I’m kidding..

But I can guarantee it’s possible, because I do this all the time on my YouTube channel. You can find tons of videos on my channel that back up this crazy claim

So how do I pick up languages so fast?

This method works 100% from home!

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The Trick to Learn Conversational Chinese Fast 

(I stole it from babies)


Traditional schools and textbooks often focus a lot on first teaching the alphabet, the tones, colors, numbers, and all that.

Even popular apps like Duolingo use this approach.

You need to watch out here because although it might feel that you can learn fast this way, this is not how people learn languages in the real world.

Just look at how babies learn languages.

The first thing mothers say to their kids is not a list of numbers and days of the week, but it’s something like “do you want more milk?’’ or “here, you can eat this.’’

They use short and simple sentences.

As the child grows up and starts speaking, the words and sentences parents use become gradually longer and more difficult.

That’s how people learn naturally.

They do NOT teach the alphabet, the numbers, or grammar first.

I call this the method “Pattern Hacking” and it also works really well for adults.




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The Magic of "Pattern Hacking"

Here’s how it works;

I usually focus on words and simple sentences that I can immediately start using with people in the street. Think about simple phrases like:

  • Do you speak Chinese?

  • I am learning Chinese

  • I want to go to the market

  • How much is this?

  • It’s tasty!

These are things that I know I need to say if I want to have a basic conversation with random people in the street or in restaurants, so that’s what I focus on.

Then I ask a friend or a tutor to translate the phrases and even record the audio. I put them into a flashcard app called Anki and I use that app to learn the phrases by heart. These days I often shortcut the process by having a conversation in my target language...

Every. Single. Day.

I can hear you thinking: “But I want to learn to create my own sentences…’’

Fair enough.

The reality is that when you’re learning these kinds of phrases you’re not just learning words, you’re learning patterns of speech.

When you know how to say “I want to go to China’’ it’s pretty straightforward to learn how to say “I want to go to the market.’’

So yes, you’re learning useful, short sentences, but the greatest thing about this approach is that you’re also learning grammar and patterns of speech without even realizing it!

Once you know some of the most important words and you understand how the language works, you will be ready to create your own sentences and hold your first conversations!

That’s how you hold conversations in an entire new language within weeks, not years.

And if you want to take language learning to the extreme like me you can see results after the first 24 hours!

You might be wondering how you can learn Chinese with this method.

Well, I’m glad you ask…

Join my #1 Chinese Course for Beginners!

I’ve created a comprehensive beginner conversation course just for you.
It’s called Street-Smart Chinese!

In this course, you’ll learn everything you need to have fun and 100% real conversations in Chinese and impress Chinese people in your neighborhood and your Chinese-speaking friends and relatives!

Your new Chinese skills will help you strengthen your relationships with Chinese people you meet and give an entirely new dimension to your life.  

Trust me, you really do get a new soul with every new language you learn to speak...

The best thing?

You won’t have to fly to China. You also won’t have to enroll in a language school and spend thousands of dollars and years of your life.

And this isn’t some silly collection of funny Chinese YouTube sentences that I half heartedly slapped together in an afternoon, either. 

I’ve spent months of teaching and research to bring you something I am truly proud of, with the goal of creating the absolute best course to get started learning conversational Mandarin Chinese from your own house, at your own pace.

After taking the class I know you’ll agree with like Tobias:

" While there are a lot of online options to learn Chinese, Xiaoama struck me as the best teacher to get conversational quick and his YT credentials speak for itself. The best all-round package you can get is a course by Xiaoma. "

-Tobias, Germany

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What is so Special about this Course?

Here’s why students are calling Street-Smart Chinese the best all-around package for beginners;


βœ” Focus on Real-Life Situations

When you start speaking Chinese with somebody, they will always ask you the same questions:

- How come you speak Chinese?
- How long have you been learning Chinese?
- Have you ever been to China?

We’ll focus on the words, phrases and sentence structures that you need for your first conversations in Mandarin in practical real-life situations.

Think about situations like:

- Ordering in a restaurant
- Going to the airport
- Impressing strangers
- Interacting in a bar
- Haggling at the market
- Communicating at a bakery

My friends and I act out all these scenarios in our video conversations to get you started speaking Chinese fast. We learn grammar naturally as it comes up in the dialogues, not by memorizing a list of points.

βœ” β€‹Make Sentences from Day One

We don’t just teach you a bunch of phrases that you need to learn by heart. You will learn patterns of speech so that you can make your own sentences in Chinese and say whatever you want 

You don’t need any prior experience!

And the best part of all?

You won’t have to memorize a single Chinese character during this course. We’re focusing on conversation, and so characters are included but are totally optional.

βœ” β€‹I’ll Be Your Personal Virtual Guide!

Like the idea of learning Chinese with me personally? Besides me appearing in all the video conversations, there’s something else...

I’ve added “walkthrough” videos. I’ll walk you step by step through all the dialogues of each lesson and give an in-depth explanation of all vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar features.

You’ll almost feel like you’re in a virtual classroom with me as your private teacher, where every single line of dialogue is clearly and simply broken down and explained. This lets me guarantee you the learning experience I want you to have!

Not only that, but you’ll be able to comment on all lesson content, and because of my passion for learning and teaching Chinese, not only do I read every single comment but I also usually reply!

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" The course is great. It's easier to understand, and I would definitely recommend this course to my friends and colleagues.  "

Kevin, Indonesia

" Xiaoma's course is amazing. He put so much effort into this course to make learning Chinese a great experience! "

Jakub, United Kingdom 

How much would it be worth for you to hold conversations in Chinese?

That’s quite a hard question isn’t it?

It’s hard to put a price on the ability to speak an “exotic” language like Chinese and transform the way you interact with Chinese people.

People from all over the world are spending thousands of dollars (or pounds, or euros!) to fly to China and enroll in a language school. I did something similar when I started my learning journey.

But even those who don’t want to travel or can’t travel often end up spending over a thousand dollars to take Chinese lessons at a local language school.

There are also online Chinese courses that often charge a premium. The real question is, do they really work? Are the courses designed in a way that they keep you motivated and make learning Chinese fun?

My course does! πŸ˜‰

And because of the huge reach I have on my social media channels I’m able to offer you a quality course without having to charge you thousands of dollars.

I am only asking for a small investment in yourself.

If you’re ready to put in the time, the results will pay off very quickly. That’s something I can guarantee!

Want to know how?

Just keep reading...

Here's Everything You'll Get:


The course comes with 10 modules with real-life Conversations in video and downloadable audio formats to get you started speaking Chinese fast.


Each video includes subtitles in both English and Chinese to make sure that you understand every single word. I’ll walk you step by step through all the vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar features of each lesson

Master all aspects of the course with me as your virtual guide!​


Native audio recordings to get your pronunciation just right. You’ll no longer need to guess how Chinese is pronounced in the real world, and you can listen to how I but also actual native speakers pronounce things.


The course somes with 100 pages of clear, in-depth analysis of the Chinese language, written by me from the perspective of someone who’s learned Chinese from the ground up.

Understand Chinese as it’s actually spoken, not as teachers think it should be taught.


Spending too much time in front of a screen? Print the worksheets and review the dialogues, key vocabulary, and grammar.

We’ve included the characters but unlike other beginner Chinese courses this course does not force you to learn them. You will be encouraged to focus on conversation from the start!


I've added supplemental sentences with tons of additional vocabulary for bonus practice, for those who are serious and want more! You definitely won’t be bored!


Fascinating cultural notes on China and its amazing culture. I share my personal reflections on Chinese culture in each lesson, because I believe that the better you understand Chinese culture, the easier it will be for you to connect to Chinese people at a deeper level.


You’ll also get access to all my Quizlet flashcard sets. Practice with these flashcards and avoid forgetting everything you’ve learned throughout the course. 

And if you want to get really intense about it like I do, it’s easy to import everything you learn into Anki so you’ll never forget anything, ever!


Just like on my YouTube channel, you can comment or ask questions on every single lesson, but unlike on my YouTube channel, I can read every single comment and I usually reply!


Pay only once and get access to all materials for the rest of your life!

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One time payment, lifetime access!

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" My kids have actually learned more in the last few lessons learning info than in 3 years of Chinese school. LOL They were doing a 2 hour chinese school on Sundays at a local school her VA "

Brian Wa 

" I just did the entire first lesson of the course. My god man, this is put together incredibly well. 

The videos are great for listening, the worksheets are incredible, I love the questions, and I love the ton listening practice. The grammar I found to be very fluid and nothing confusing. This is incredible "


" I really enjoyed the course. Arie is very knowledgeable and patient. This is no textbook course and one actually learns stuff for daily use in them 10 weeks. Even if you struggle with languages, attending every lesson will broaden your vocab and understanding of the chinese language. Definitely worth the investment. "

Mary, USA/Austria

" I really love this Chinese course, I can't say enough good things about it! It's giving me the ability to learn the language in a fun way with videos and lessons that have Arieh in them. If you enjoy his YouTube channel , you'll really like that he brings his easy to love personality to the table here as well. "

Laurie Marchand, Canada


My 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee  

Still not convinced whether you should sign up and join our community? 

Here’s the deal: 

If you put in the work and still feel that “Street-Smart Chinese’’ doesn’t bring you the results you hoped for, just send me an email within 30 days and I will give you a full refund, no questions asked.

And you will still have access to the course and the bonus!

That means that you could actually steal everything from me, so I’m the one who’s really taking the risk here.

That’s how confident I am about the impact this course will make.

With all the testimonials we’ve received happy students, why wouldn't the course work for you?

What else are you waiting for?

Enroll today without taking any risk!

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and end?
There’s no fixed start or end date so you can enroll anytime. The price might change and bonuses might expire, so don’t wait too long if you want to lock in the benefits now!

What’s the duration of the course?
If you study one module per week you’ll need about ten weeks to finish the course. If you do want to complete the course in ten weeks we recommend that you study at least 20 minutes per day.

Need more time? No worries at all — you can study at your own pace because you get lifetime access to the entire course!

What if I have no experience learning Chinese?

No experience is required! I’ll be teaching everything from scratch, assuming you have no prior experience. If you already have some experience but you’re still a beginner, you’ll still be able to benefit from the in-depth explanations and the focus on conversation

What will I be able to do after completing the course?

You’ll learn how to have conversations in real-life situations that you’re likely to encounter as you try and use Chinese in the real world. The conversations cover hundreds of words for everyday use, whether for shopping, going to the market, ordering in a restaurant, talking about TV, going to a bar, or enjoying karaoke night.

Will I learn to read and write?

This course primarily focuses on learning conversational Mandarin through pinyin, the romanized alphabet (“a”, “b”, “c”, etc.) for writing Chinese. Characters are included throughout the course if you’d like to learn them, but my philosophy is to focus on listening and speaking first.

How will I get the course?
After signup, you’ll get to create an account to access a private portion of my website containing video, audio, textbook chapters, and worksheets walking you through the Chinese language.

How long is the course?
It contains 10 lessons designed to be completed over 10 weeks.

Do I have to complete the course at a certain pace?
No! The course is yours and you’re free to work through it as slowly or as quickly as you’d like.

Will I lose access after a certain amount of time?

No! The course is yours forever!

Am I too old to learn Chinese?

Steve Kaufmann, one of the world’s most famous polyglots, speaks at least 10 languages fluently and can understand 10 more. He’s fluent in both Chinese and Japanese. (There are videos online where you can watch us practicing together.) He’s recently started learning Arabic and now he’s reading books in it. He’s 75.

What if I’m terrible with languages?
I’ve personally taught many students who thought they weren’t “smart” enough to learn Chinese and then ended up shocking me and themselves by being able to speak Chinese. As any polyglot will tell you, learning a language isn’t rocket science. If you put in the time and effort, it will come.

What if I don’t like the course?
While I’ve put a huge amount of time and effort into making a course that I feel really proud of, if after purchasing you realize it isn’t right for you I offer a full 30-day, money-back guarantee, no questions asked.



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