Some people say that in order to master Mandarin language, the only way is to first learn Han Yu Pin Yin. I disagree with this viewpoint. Let’s talk about using the dictionary as a point of discussion. 要真正的掌握华文，唯一的办法就是要先学习拼音。我不赞成这观点。就从查字典的角度来谈吧。
Language learning is a life long journey. Based on own personal experience as a parent / tutor of a multi-lingual kid, I can tell you 10 signs your child may be disinterested in learning a 2nd language.
Learning language can be a lifelong learning process that does not depend on our ability or inability to study. It truly relies on our ability to perform one of these four functions: write, read, speak and listen.