Thinking in Chinese

[Daily Blog Post #260]

They say that if you can think in a language, then you are considered fluent/conversational in that language.

The issue is for me though is that I have to consciously think in Chinese. I can do it, but it just isn’t as natural. And sometimes, I can’t convey the level of depth as I normally can when I think in English.


How many years does it take to become fully mastered in a subject area?

How many magic tricks do I need to perform before I can think like a magician?

How many economies do I have to study to understand the way people think and make decisions?

How many stocks do I need to purchase before I can pick with accuracy successors and failures?

I think the key is to get to the point where it becomes natural. Whether it be talking about markets, or economy, or make-up, or basketball, or speaking Japanese, if it is natural for you, if you are able to think in that language, then you are fluent.

 

 

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s