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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 7 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 about 8 years

Popup Chinese - Learn Chinese with 1300+ Chinese podcasts

Popup Chinese has a huge library of lessons for different levels and most of it is available for free (although you need to sign up). There are also vocabulary notes and so on, but I consider the a... Read more.

popupchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Audio

8 2

Olle Linge over 8 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 over 8 years

CCTV Learn Chinese

This resource was recommended by jblinguaphile [here](http://www.hackingchinese.com/extensive-listening-challenge-october-2014-wrapping-up/#comment-649507). China Central Television has produced... Read more.

english.cntv.cn

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Audio

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Olle Linge almost 8 years

shiny Chinese – Original Chinese content.

Learning Chinese with real content. An ever growing collection of curated Chinese content. Read more.

shinychinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Resource-collections Audio Book Music Video

6 2

malaoshi over 8 years

Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon (focusing on terms used online to avoid censorship)

From the introduction page: The Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon is an online glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens and frequently encountered in online political discussions. This project is ... Read more.

chinadigitaltimes.net

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Dictionary

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Olle Linge over 8 years

Marco Polo Project - read and translate new writing from China

The Marco Polo Project is a digital community reading and translating new writing from China. The website proposes a diverse and original selection of new Chinese writing by independent journalists... Read more.

marcopoloproject.org

Advanced Reading Resource-collections Translation

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Julien Leyre over 8 years

SBS Chinese - Mandarin Radio (普通话广播)

SBS is an Australian national public broadcaster that provides a large number of programs online in Mandarin. Programs are easily accessible on the website itself or can be downloaded in mp3 format. Read more.

sbs.com.au

Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Audio

5 0

Olle Linge over 8 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 almost 8 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 almost 8 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 about 8 years

悦读FM - 倾听文字的声音 (recordings of selected articles)

I just found this site and it looks great. It offers a large collection of articles read aloud, with subtitles. They are all pretty short, meaning that they are suitable for intensive study as well... Read more.

yuedu.fm

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio

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Olle Linge over 8 years

6 Awesome Chinese Podcasts You've Never Heard Of (FluentU)

This post on FluentU discusses briefly what to look for in a podcast and then follows up with six recommended podcasts. Some of them were actually new to me and I don't know if the recommended leve... Read more.

fluentu.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Audio Review

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Olle Linge over 8 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

4 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

Zhongwen.com - Chinese characters and culture

I first used this dictionary during my first semester of Chinese and I have kept using it ever since. It has pretty good information about character etymology and provides more accurate information... Read more.

zhongwen.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Resource-collections Tools-and-Apps Classical-Chinese Dictionary Traditional-Characters Web

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Olle Linge over 8 years

Pianke - 片刻Ting

A very pleasant Mandarin podcast series - 3-7 minute fiction podcasts with cute background music. Full text for each podcast is available on the side. 片刻ting是片刻网的有声频道,为用户开辟了一个属于耳朵的独立空间,为文字赋予不同的感觉。 Read more.

pianke.me

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio

4 0

Julien Leyre over 8 years

【國立清華大學‧科幻概論2010】第1講 課程介紹與上課方式說明

This is a lecture series from an open course at 清華大學 in Taiwan. The teacher talks about science fiction literature from a Chinese (and Taiwanese) standpoint. This course is fairly interesting even ... Read more.

youtube.com

Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Audio Video

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Olle Linge over 8 years

Podcast | Hacking Chinese

The Hacking Chinese podcast is about how to learn Mandarin, with in-depth discussions about how to approach challenges, solve problems and get the most out of your learning. Many episodes are recor... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Information-and-Advice Resource-collections Audio Web

3 0

Olle Linge almost 2 years

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 over 3 years

听故事,学中文Learning Chinese through Stories - 主页 Home

A podcast collection of Chinese short stories with explanations in Chinese graded to 7 levels. Transcript. Vocabulary list. Free. The explanations are very clear and use repetition and synonyms s... Read more.

learningchinesethroughstories.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Vocabulary Resource-collections Audio Mobile Simplified-Characters Teaching Web

3 0

Liz H over 4 years

Mandarin Chinese Listening Training (漢語聽力通)

A bit like Phonemica. This website has recordings of different accents in Chinese language, including both by native speakers and non-native speakers. Read more.

hanyu123.weebly.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Resource-highlights Audio Pronunciation

3 0

pon00050 over 5 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

3 0

Olle Linge over 7 years

chinaSMACK Glossary (Popular Chinese Internet Memes, Slang, Expressions, Acronyms)

A useful list of common Chinese internet memes, dirty words, slang, expressions, puns, and acronyms used by Chinese people on the internet & even in daily life. Olle's comment: As is the case wi... Read more.

chinasmack.com

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Dictionary Web

3 0

Olle Linge over 7 years

荔枝FM,人人都是主播_网络收音机|广播电台在线收听

This is a platform for various podcasts, both available online and through their mobile app. One of the great advantages of using this site is that the content is literally just a few clicks away. ... Read more.

lizhi.fm

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio

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Olle Linge over 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

3 0

Olle Linge almost 8 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 about 8 years

Wengu - Chinese Classics

Nice presentation of Chinese classics in original version and English or French translations. Works include 300 Tang Poems, Analects of Confucius, Lao Tse's Tao Te Ching, the I Ching, and more. Chi... Read more.

wengu.tartarie.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Literature Parallel-texts Translation

3 0

Kai Carver about 8 years

文明之旅 - Journey of a Civilization

This is a programme that offers interviews with lots of interesting people, with subtitles in both English and Chinese, which makes it suitable for a large range of learners. Many of the episodes a... Read more.

cctv.cntv.cn

Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Audio TV Video

3 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

Khan Academy Mandarin

This is probably one of the best resources for upper-intermediate or advanced learners of Chinese who want to learn something using their Chinese. Khan Academy has hundreds of videos about differen... Read more.

youtube.com

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio Science-and-technology Video

3 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

Voice of America Chinese News

This is a news website that features articles, podcasts and videos about news and current affairs in Chinese. Although it is from an American perspective it features a lot of interesting content th... Read more.

voachinese.com

Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Resource-collections Audio News

3 0

Scott over 8 years

一步一个脚印 - My mission from advanced Chinese learner to professional interpreter

This is Carl Fordham's blog about his mission to go from being an advanced native speaker to becoming a professional translator. He shares an awful lot of interesting and directly applicable materi... Read more.

carlgene.com

Advanced Intermediate General Resource-collections Blog Translation

3 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

科学脱口秀 | 节操满地聊科学 (Science Talk Show)

This is an excellent talk show focusing on science, usually featuring several people discussing a certain topic in a relatively free manner (thus this is a lot more natural than anything that is si... Read more.

kexuetuokouxiu.com

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio

3 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

Archives for Interpreting Resources | 一步一个脚印

This is a link to a category of posts on Carl Gene Fordham's blog that are meant to hone your skills as an interpreter. However, even if they are excellent for that purpose, they can be used for mu... Read more.

carlgene.com

Advanced Intermediate General Resource-collections Translation

3 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

電腦名詞譯名 (English-Chinese computer terms)

This is a VERY comprehensive list of computer related terms in Chinese which works well for translation or detailed look-ups rather than studying. The list is mainly in traditional characters (the ... Read more.

iicm.org.tw

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Translation

3 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

闲白儿电台

A real listening challenge here. A podcast of guys talking about anything and everything. So a great source of natural, unscripted conversation. Read more.

itunes.apple.com

Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Audio

3 0

Ah-Ke over 8 years

Standard Chinese phonology (Wikipedia)

This is a basic but fairly comprehensive overview of the phonology of Standard Chinese (or Mandarin, as it might be better known as). This site covers consonants, vowels, syllables, tones, word str... Read more.

en.wikipedia.org

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Resource-highlights Pronunciation Research

3 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

Being foreign: The others (The Economist)

This article talks about what it is like to live abroad. Having done just that for about four years, I think this is text truly captures some really important and interesting ideas about life abroa... Read more.

economist.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Resource-highlights Expat

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Olle Linge over 8 years

Pandaist (graded reader app)

Pandaist is a graded reader app with several hundred articles, including both news articles as well as fictional stories. Every article includes sentence translations, grammar rules and a popup cha... Read more.

pandaist.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Grammar Reading Resource-collections Tools-and-Apps Android iOS Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Web

2 0

Olle Linge 4 months

Readibu (app for reading web novels)

Readibu is an app that allows you to find and read novels on your phone (iOS and Android). They don’t create the content themselves, but rather connect with various online sites that offer stories ... Read more.

readibu.com

Advanced Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Tools-and-Apps Android Book iOS Simplified-Characters Web

2 0

Olle Linge over 1 year

故事 FM (Story-Telling Podcast)

This podcast is rather popular in China and covers a wide range of topics, including things that typically aren't covered in learner podcasts (this is produced for native speakers). The criteria fo... Read more.

storyfm.cn

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio

2 0

Olle Linge over 1 year

書法字典/书法字典 (Online calligraphy dictionary)

This website allows you to enter Chinese characters (simplified or traditional) to search for calligraphy references. A range of different examples of the character in question is shown (depending ... Read more.

9610.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Tools-and-Apps Characters Dictionary Handwriting Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Web

2 2

Olle Linge almost 2 years

PolyglotGamedev (Gaming vocabulary)

This is a very, very large document with thousands of translated gaming terms in 25 languages, including both simplified and traditional Chinese. It can be useful for learners who want to brush the... Read more.

docs.google.com

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Game

2 0

Olle Linge about 7 years

Starcraft 2 Mandarin (all unit voices in Chinese, YouTube)

This is a YouTube channel that contains all (?) audio from the units in the Chinese version of StarCraft 2. First, I think it's pretty cool that they've translated so thoroughly and such a large vo... Read more.

youtube.com

Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-highlights Audio Game

2 0

Olle Linge over 7 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

2 0

Olle Linge over 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 over 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 over 7 years

Urban Dictionary Chinese

Urban Dictionary is a user-edited dictionary of colloquial language and slang. This is the Chinese edition. Words are usually explained in English, but sometimes only in Chinese. There are also exa... Read more.

zh.urbandictionary.com

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Dictionary Web

2 0

Olle Linge over 7 years

Chinese Computing Information (input methods, fonts, browsers, coding)

This is a comprehensive introduction to the world of digital Chinese, including the following: Script Basics Activate Keyboards for Typing Browser Recommendations Web Developm... Read more.

sites.psu.edu

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Resource-collections Dialects Input-method Online-Tool Text Web

2 2

Olle Linge over 7 years

新聞挖挖哇 News Wa List - Love TV Show 綜藝節目

This is a Taiwanese chat show. Topics switch between politics/news stories and social issues. They sometimes slip into Taiwanese on the show, but in general speak Mandarin. The link above uses trad... Read more.

2014a.vslovetv.com

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio

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

2 0

Olle Linge about 8 years

凤凰FM - 中国第一音频平台!(app for streaming of programs, audio books etc.)

This app, which is available for free both on Android and iOS allows you to access tons of programs and audiobooks for free. Some of them aren't free, but it's clearly written which are, so you don... Read more.

diantai.ifeng.com

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Tools-and-Apps Android Audio iOS

2 0

Olle Linge about 8 years

20140607 皇牌大放送 D-Day:水底的战场 诺曼底登陆70周年特辑 - YouTube

【节目简介】 《皇牌大放送》有大量的独家深度报道,凤凰专题团队获全球政治人物官方机构的许可,在此节目中推出独家专题片。 70th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy Read more.

youtube.com

Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Audio History Video

2 0

Zoe over 8 years

Cultural Interviews with Chinese-Speaking Professionals

This site provides (among other things) interviews with Chinese professionals in different fields. They talk about a wide range of topics. Each interview consists of a relatively short video clip, ... Read more.

laits.utexas.edu

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio

2 0

Olle Linge over 8 years