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Pleco Software - Learn Chinese with dictionaries for iPhone, iPad and Android

Pleco is one of the most popular mobile dictionaries for Chinese learners. It basically removes the need for any kind of paper dictionary and allows easy look-up for words using English, hand-writi... Read more.

pleco.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Mobile SRS

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Olle Linge almost 8 years

Skritter (app to help you learn to write Chinese characters)

Skritter is an app for learning Chinese vocabulary, especially handwriting. It offers smooth handwriting input with some corrective feedback, combined with spaced repetition that allows you (or me,... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Mobile Paid SRS Web

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Olle Linge almost 8 years

Anki - powerful, intelligent flashcards

Anki is by far the most versatile spaced repetition software out there. It's not the easiest one to install and understand exactly how to use, but once you are familiar with it, you can do anything... Read more.

ankisrs.net

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps SRS

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Olle Linge over 7 years

The Chairman's Bao (simplified news for language learners)

The Chairman's Bao offers news in Chinese, written for language learners sorted by HSK level. Each news article comes with text and audio. There's also a live dictionary which you need to sign-up t... Read more.

thechairmansbao.com

Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Resource-collections Audio News Text

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Olle Linge over 6 years

慢速中文 Slow Chinese (Cultural Podcast for Chinese Learners)

A great resource collections with over 100 episodes, all with transcripts. The audio is, as the name implies, rather slow, which makes it more accessible than more rapid, native content. The episod... Read more.

kitchenknif.github.io

Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Audio Text

8 1

Olle Linge over 7 years

锵锵三人行

锵锵三人行 is my favourite TV program. It’s also one of the best ones for language learners, mostly because of its focus on talking, availability of transcripts and variety of both guests and topics. Th... Read more.

phtv.ifeng.com

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio News Text Video

8 1

Zoe almost 8 years

Hanping Chinese - Powerful Offline OCR & Dictionary apps for Android

Hanping Chinese Dictionary Pro and Hanping Chinese Camera are the two highest rated Android apps on Google's Play Store. The dictionary (both free and paid editions available) gives you the ability... Read more.

play.google.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Android Dictionary Handwriting Input-method OCR Paid Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Translation

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hanpingchinese over 7 years

Wenlin Institute: Software for Learning Chinese

Wenlin software makes learning Chinese easier and more interesting, for begining students, life-long speakers, and scholars alike. It combines a comprehensive Chinese dictionary, a Unicode text edi... Read more.

wenlin.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Writing Tools-and-Apps Characters Classical-Chinese Dictionary Handwriting Literature Productivity Simplified-Characters Teaching Traditional-Characters Translation

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mikelove over 7 years

Language learning through Video (FluentU)

FluentU offers authentic as well as learner-oriented videos for learning Chinese. A neat interface allows you to use an excellent pop-up dictionary and other useful features to watch and learn from... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Audio Text Video

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lazylink over 6 years

Peking University CCL Online Corpus / 语料库检索系统(网络版)

An online corpus of Chinese language. Size: 477 million characters (1.06 GB). Interface language: Chinese only. Read more.

goo.gl

Advanced Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Research Web

5 1

ednorog over 7 years

Du Chinese (mobile app for Chinese reading practice)

This is a reading app that contains a number of lessons for beginner, intermediate and advanced students. Apart from the reading material, there is also recorded (not synthesised) audio. The app al... Read more.

duchinese.net

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Reading Tools-and-Apps Audio Simplified-Characters Text Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge about 6 years

意见中国 经济学家访谈录 网易财经 (Economics interviews and discussions with transcripts)

This site offers a large number of in-depth interviews and discussion about economics. Each episode is around 20 minutes and there are currently 151 episodes available. Excellent for anyone with an... Read more.

money.163.com

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio Text Video

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Olle Linge about 7 years

Learn Chinese with CSLPOD

CSLPOD offers a large library of audio for all levels and the audio is available for free (you can subscribe for some other services, such as vocabulary explanations, sentence drilling and some exe... Read more.

cslpod.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Audio Text

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Olle Linge over 7 years

开卷八分钟 (8-minute introductions to books in Chinese)

This program provides 8-minute introductions of various books. The fact that each program is so short makes it very easy to listen to and it's also a good way of learning more about Chinese literat... Read more.

phtv.ifeng.com

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio Literature Review Video

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Olle Linge over 7 years

Immersion at home or: Why you don’t have to go abroad to learn Chinese (Hacking Chinese)

You don't have to go abroad to learn Chinese. The main difference between staying at home and going abroad is that it requires less effort to learn once you're there (although it still requires qui... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Living-in-Chinese Information-and-Advice Blog Expat Web

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Olle Linge over 7 years

Skeptoid: 民间神话背后的科学根據

This is the Chinese version of the popular Skeptoid.com podcast that deals with urban legends and myths from a scientific perspective. The Chinese version is well-produced and the content is transl... Read more.

skeptoid.com.cn

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio Text

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Olle Linge almost 8 years

HSK 3.0 vocabulary list

This is a text file containing all the vocabulary for the new version of the HSK 3.0. Please note that this is not an official list and that it was created based on vocabulary in a book (汉语国际教育用词语声... Read more.

dropbox.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Book Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge about 1 year

听故事学中文 (Learning Chinese through Stories)

This podcast is mostly free and offers podcasts entirely in Chinese, as opposed to many other podcasts which sometimes are more in English than Chinese. I particularly like that they have split the... Read more.

learningchinesethroughstories.com

Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Audio Text

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Olle Linge almost 3 years

Escape 逃出去 (text adventure game for Chinese learners)

The following text is from [my article about the game](http://www.hackingchinese.com/escape-text-adventure-game-chinese-learners/). There is also [a trailer introducing it on YouTube](https://youtu... Read more.

wordswing.com

Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Tools-and-Apps Audio Game Text Web

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Spaced repetition - Efficient memorization & what it's good for (Gwern.net)

This is the best overview of spaced repetition research I have seen online or offline. It's thorough, well-argued and probably covers more than you were looking for. It's not specifically about Chi... Read more.

gwern.net

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Grammar Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Blog Research

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Olle Linge almost 6 years

Analyse Your 汉字 (Chinese Vocabulary and Text Analysis)

You can input Charakters and this tool will output statistics about the words and characters, and can suggest high frequency words and characters that should be learned. It also analyses the HSK le... Read more.

hskhsk.pythonanywhere.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Research

3 0

lazylink over 6 years

Practise asking directions and navigating through a city (WordSwing)

Ever feel lost when trying to listen to navigation directions? Well, all you need is more practice. In this activity you listen to step-by-step directions, and at each step you must select the r... Read more.

wordswing.com

Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Tools-and-Apps Audio Text

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Olle Linge over 6 years

百家讲坛官方频道 (YouTube video lectures with subtitles)

This is a popular education channel which presents lectures of different kinds, where experts share their knowledge with ordinary people (which is quite different from lectures at universities held... Read more.

youtube.com

Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Audio Text Video VPN-required

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Olle Linge almost 7 years

The Bible in Chinese (with audio)

This site offers the Bible in many languages, including Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese). There are two versions, one with drama and one without. You can also see the text while you listen (or just... Read more.

bible.is

Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Resource-highlights Audio Text

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Olle Linge about 7 years

56听书网 (online audiobook streaming)

This website offers a very large number of audio books in Chinese, directly available for streaming (no registration or log in necessary). If you don’t want to listen online, try finding a plugin t... Read more.

ting56.com

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio Literature

3 1

Olle Linge over 7 years

Chinese Word Extractor

A program to split any Chinese text into individual words, summarizing information about each unique word. The information is presented in the form of a tab-delimited matrix, so that the results ca... Read more.

zhtoolkit.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Characters Research

3 0

ednorog over 7 years

A collection of Chinese corpora and frequency lists

This is a collection of several Chinese corpora that can be quite useful if you're looking for detailed information about collocations and the like. Simply entering a word will give you sentences, ... Read more.

corpus.leeds.ac.uk

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Research Web

3 0

Olle Linge almost 8 years

TOFU Learn

TOFU Learn is an SRS flashcard application that works on the web and on mobile. They support most languages, but have specialised in Chinese. They are often quick to fix issues when their users rep... Read more.

tofulearn.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Android Dictionary iOS Mobile Simplified-Characters SRS Traditional-Characters Web

2 0

Foxears almost 4 years

Culturelab (watch Chinese film, TV and music with subtitles and a pop-up dictionary)

This is a new site that offers Chinese television, film and music videos with the subtitles and a pop-up dictionary. This lowers the barrier for anyone who wants to approach real Chinese. The site ... Read more.

culturelab.cc

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Reading Resource-collections Tools-and-Apps Audio Text Video

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Olle Linge almost 7 years

Bigram frequencies and mutual information in Modern Chinese (Chinese Text Computing)

This tool gives you the most common bigrams found in news language or general fiction (choose which one). Note that a bigram isn't necessarily a word. For instance, 一个 isn't a word, but it's a very... Read more.

lingua.mtsu.edu

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Research Web

2 0

Olle Linge almost 7 years

常用100個破音字 (Quiz of 100 common polyphonic characters)

This is a quiz of 100 common polyphonic characters in Chinese. A polyphonic character is a character that has more than one pronunciation. Through 100 sentences, this quiz asks you to fill in the r... Read more.

chinesewaytogo.org

Advanced Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Resource-highlights Text Traditional-Characters

2 0

Olle Linge almost 7 years

柴静雾霾调查:穹顶之下 (Under the Dome, documentary)

This is the Chinese documentary that has gone viral recently, discussing air pollution in China. This documentary is in Chinese with Chinese subtitles (simplified). Excellent reading and listening ... Read more.

youtube.com

Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Audio Text Video VPN-required

2 0

Olle Linge almost 7 years

Quantifying Simplified Chinese

What can we say mathematically about the difference between simplified and traditional Chinese characters? This is an in-depth discussion about character simplification, the information content of ... Read more.

medium.com

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Simplified-Characters Text Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge almost 7 years

Talkify (online text-to-speech, including Mandarin)

This is an excellent tool that provides free text-to-speech (TTS) for inserted addresses, meaning that you can listen to news articles or blog posts while reading them. You could also rip the audio... Read more.

talkify.net

Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Tools-and-Apps Audio Text

2 0

Olle Linge over 7 years

Foreigncy (Reading and vocabulary practice for advanced learners)

Foreigncy provides daily digital flashcards, with audio, that prepare a user to read a foreign policy or economics from a regional source. The site also provide users with an English language summa... Read more.

foreigncy.org

Advanced Reading Vocabulary Resource-collections Economics News Politics Text

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Olle Linge over 7 years

Global Language Online Support System (with Chinese lessons)

This page offers several hundred lessons for Chinese about different topics, including both reading practice and listening. They also have some learning activities, including quizzes. I have tried ... Read more.

gloss.dliflc.edu

Advanced Intermediate Chinese-in-context Listening Reading Courses-and-textbooks Audio Simplified-Characters Text

2 0

Olle Linge over 7 years

Mnemosyne Project (flashcard spaced repetition software)

Mnemosyne is a spaced repetition program available for most platforms. It doesn't offer specific Chinese support, but is general enough to work for almost everything and there are decks of flashcar... Read more.

mnemosyne-proj.org

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps SRS

2 0

Olle Linge over 7 years

HiNative | A global platform for your questions

HiNative is a Q&A site where you can ask people all over the world about culture, language, anything. We support over 100 languages. Read more.

hinative.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Grammar Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Social-learning Tools-and-Apps Community Language-exchange Online-Tool

2 1

Rebecca McKay over 7 years

现代汉语通用字笔顺规范电子书 (PRC authoritative stroke order for 7,000 Chinese characters)

This is a digital version of the official authoritative stroke order standard used in China. It is sorted by stroke and is not searchable, so it's a bit hard to use. Thus, other resources will ofte... Read more.

yuke.blcu.edu.cn

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Resource-highlights Book Dictionary Handwriting Simplified-Characters Web

1 0

Olle Linge 11 months

Traditional Chinese Psycholinguistic Database

This website provides a large-scale psycholinguistic norm of 3,314 Traditional Chinese characters along with their naming latencies collected from 140 Chinese speakers. Several variables are gi... Read more.

ball.ling.sinica.edu.tw

Advanced Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Research Traditional-Characters Web

1 0

Olle Linge 11 months

國語文教育叢書第十九:常用國字辨似

This site (originally a book) explains the difference between commonly mixed up (traditional) characters, published by Taiwan's Ministry of Education. As it says in the introduction, the main purpo... Read more.

language.moe.gov.tw

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Resource-highlights Book Characters Traditional-Characters Web

1 0

Olle Linge about 1 year

Hack Chinese - SRS platform for learning Chinese vocabulary online

Hack Chinese is an online tool that aims to solve one of the most pressing challenges faced by Chinese learners: memorizing vocabulary. It caters to non-beginner students who want to reach a high l... Read more.

hackchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Characters Online-Tool Paid SRS Web

1 0

Dariya over 1 year

A Chinese Typewriter in Silicon Valley: What 150 Years of Chinese Information Technology Can Teach the Alphabetic World

This is a presentation by Thomas S. Mullaney about Chinese typewriters through history. In the digital age, typing in Chinese is easier than it has ever been, but how did the Chinese typewrite evol... Read more.

youtu.be

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Living-in-Chinese Information-and-Advice Audio Research Simplified-Characters Video

1 0

Olle Linge over 1 year

Into the Haze (迷雾中) - Text adventure game for Chinese learners

Into the Haze is an interactive text adventure game for Chines learners. Your brother is missing and you need to enter a city covered in a poisonous haze to find him. The story is presented through... Read more.

wordswing.com

Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Tools-and-Apps Audio Game Text Web

1 0

Olle Linge over 4 years

Mutual intelligibility of Chinese dialects experimentally tested (Tang & van Heuven, 2009)

This is a research paper detailing a study of the mutual intelligibility of Chinese topolects. Dialects were sorted into groups and then it was experimentally tested how much of words and sentences... Read more.

openaccess.leidenuniv.nl

Advanced Intermediate Listening Living-in-Chinese Resource-highlights Dialects Research

1 0

Olle Linge over 5 years

Names of the chemical elements in Chinese (Victor Mair, Language Log)

This blog post contains both a list of most of the elements in the periodic table in both Chinese and English, but more importantly, it contains a discussion about the characters used to represent ... Read more.

languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu

Advanced Vocabulary Resource-highlights Blog Science-and-technology Text

1 0

Olle Linge over 6 years

健身常用英語單詞 (Gym vocabulary in English and Chinese)

This resource is meant for Chinese people who want to learn gym vocabulary in English, but it works even better for speakers of English who want to learn Chinese. Each vocabulary is translated from... Read more.

takesport.idv.tw

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Text Traditional-Characters

1 0

Olle Linge almost 7 years

Jason D. Patent on "An Anatomy of Chinese: Rhythm, Metaphor, Politics" by Perry Link

This is a review of Perry Link's book about Chinese. This passage sums it up pretty well, and although I haven't read the book (yet), it's high on my list of books to get my hands on: "In writin... Read more.

lareviewofbooks.org

Advanced Intermediate Chinese-in-context Grammar Vocabulary Resource-highlights Book Research Review

1 0

Olle Linge almost 8 years