I just found a new favourite pastime: playing the Vocabulary.com Challenge.
A great example of gamification, it makes learning new words engaging and actually quite fun.
I do wonder if such a similar thing exists for Chinese/Mandarin.
Want to buy me a drink?
Imagine that we were chatting over a hot beverage and what you're reading was being spoken instead of written. You are not a reader. You are my friend. Now, will you be interested to buy me a drink?