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maayot • Bite-size daily Chinese Mandarin stories to your inbox

maayot is a chinese mandarin graded reader to receive on a daily basis a story with rather engaging content. New stories are received directly by email. On click of a character in the story, it ope... Read more.

maayot.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Chinese-in-context Listening Reading Tools-and-Apps

15 0

fluencyyy about 2 years

Mandarin Companion (Chinese graded readers)

Mandarin Companion offers a series of graded readers for learners of Chinese. I haven't read all of them yet, but the two I have read have both been great. Considering that they use a very limited ... Read more.

mandarincompanion.com

Beginner Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Book Text

10 0

Olle Linge almost 8 years

Chinese Breeze: Graded Chinese Readers

A series of graded readers for early stage reading. The levels progress from 300 to 500 to 750 words. The stories contain a lot of repetition to ensure learning but at the same time tell more e... Read more.

chinesebreeze.net

Beginner Listening Reading Resource-highlights Audio Book Text

8 0

kdgbalmer over 8 years

Zhongwen: A Chinese-English Popup Dictionary for Chrome

This is a tool that adds a pop-up dictionary to Chrome. I haven't compared it with [Pera Pera](http://resources.hackingchinese.com/s/sltbee/perapera_language_tools_popup_browser_dictionary) in deta... Read more.

chrome.google.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Web

7 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

Chinese Text Sampler: Readings in Chinese Literature, History, and Popular Culture

A carefully chosen selection of 80 significant Chinese texts for students wishing to develop their reading skills while improving their cultural literacy. Includes classical and modern Chinese lit... Read more.

www-personal.umich.edu

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Literature

7 0

mikelove over 8 years

Clavis Sinica Stepping Stones E-textbook

Stepping Stones is a series of lessons in written Chinese for adult beginners. The goal of the series is to provide a systematic introduction to the 300 most commonly used Chinese characters, which... Read more.

clavisinica.com

Beginner Listening Reading Resource-highlights Audio Textbook

7 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

Frill - The Chinese pop-up dictionary for Safari

Frill is a Chinese to English pop-up dictionary extension for Safari. Similar to Perapera for Firefox or Zhongwen for Chrome, its dictionary has over 100,000 words. Read more.

frill.miknight.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Reading Tools-and-Apps Dictionary

6 0

hanpingchinese over 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

6 0

hanpingchinese over 8 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

6 0

mikelove over 8 years

Perapera Language Tools (Popup browser dictionary)

This is probably one of the most useful plugins for both Firefox and Chrome to learn Chinese. Perapera offers an excellent popup dictionary which allows you to take on texts that would have been im... Read more.

perapera.org

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Web

6 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

Tatoeba - Collecting example sentences

Tatoeba offers sentences in many languages (you can choose yourself which languages to search for). This is excellent if you want to find your own example sentences for your Chinese vocabulary or i... Read more.

tatoeba.org

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Grammar Reading Writing Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Web

5 0

Olle Linge about 8 years

Chineasy? Not (About what's wrong with Hsueh ShaoLan's Chineasy)

In this blog post, Victor Mair explains what's wrong withe Hsueh ShaoLan's claims that learning to read and write Chinese is easy. That this is wrong should be pretty easy, but few can say it with ... Read more.

languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Information-and-Advice Review

5 3

Olle Linge over 8 years

Chengyu stories, chinese idioms - Chinese-Tools.com

Chinese Idioms or Chengyu are short sayings usually consisting of four characters. Unless you know the story and its common usage, a Chengyu will sound like random nonsense. Here are some Chengyu ... Read more.

chinese-tools.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Resource-collections

5 0

alwaysnoone over 8 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

4 0

Olle Linge over 6 years

Chinese Reading Practice | Simplified Chinese Reading Exercises & Materials Blog

A blog of beginner, intermediate, and advanced Chinese reading materials with full English translations. Read more.

chinesereadingpractice.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Parallel-texts Simplified-Characters Textbook Web

4 2

Kai Carver almost 8 years

Simulated Tests of the New Chinese Proficiency Test HSK

Recommended and introduced by Trevor [here](http://www.hackingchinese.com/extensive-listening-challenge-october-2014-wrapping-up/#comment-646686). Each book (one for each level of the new HSK ex... Read more.

amazon.com

Beginner Intermediate Grammar Listening Reading Resource-highlights Book Exam

4 1

Olle Linge almost 8 years

中文阅读天地 (University of Iowa)

This site contains a huge number of lessons, complete with texts, vocabulary, audio, exercises and much more. And it's all free. Note that if you want to get the intermediate and advanced material,... Read more.

collections.uiowa.edu

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Reading Vocabulary Courses-and-textbooks Android Audio Textbook Web

4 0

Olle Linge about 8 years

Learn to read Chinese… with ease?

Is it easy to learn to read Chinese? ShaoLan, among others, claims that it is. I don't agree, and in this article I discuss some common trends among people who try to portray Chinese as being easy.... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters

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

4 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

Duolingo: Learn Spanish, French and other languages for free

Finally, Duolingo added a En->ZH course. As Duolingo is the most popular gamification learning app, the learning experience is relatively streamlined and tested. The monetarization aspect leads to ... Read more.

en.duolingo.com

Beginner Intermediate General Language-learning Listening Reading Vocabulary Courses-and-textbooks Social-learning Tools-and-Apps Android Audio Course iOS Mobile Simplified-Characters Web

3 0

stefanwienert over 4 years

Process of creating a Chinese font

Just you try designing 13,000-plus intricate character shapes that all have to balance one another. Read more.

qz.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Reading Writing Information-and-Advice Characters

3 1

stefanwienert almost 7 years

Chinese Calligraphy Fonts (Calligraphy Archives)

This site offers numerous Chinese calligraphy fonts, some of which are very close to what handwritten Chinese looks like. If you find it hard to understand what other people are writing on paper, p... Read more.

freechinesefont.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Tools-and-Apps Simplified-Characters

3 0

Olle Linge about 7 years

Hanping Chinese Popup

The ultimate solution for quickly looking up Chinese words on your smartphone or tablet, no matter what app (or system screens) you are using. Note: For Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and higher. Whe... Read more.

play.google.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Chinese-in-context Language-learning Reading Tools-and-Apps Android Cantonese Dictionary OCR Paid Pronunciation Simplified-Characters Text Traditional-Characters

3 1

hanpingchinese about 7 years

草书字体转换器 (Cursive font converter)

This is an awesome site where you can convert any text in simplified Chinese to various cursive fonts. Excellent for learning to read cursive handwriting or just producing pictures of characters th... Read more.

ziti88.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Simplified-Characters

3 0

Olle Linge over 7 years

Blip (Plugin that teaches you Chinese while you browse)

This Chrome plug-in will insert Chinese characters in texts you read in your browser based on what words you're currently learning. This is a really neat idea that diversifies learning vocabulary a... Read more.

blip.nfshost.com

Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Web

3 2

Olle Linge over 7 years

The Tale of Peter Rabbit 兔子彼得的故事

The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter, in Chinese and English, with audio. Read more.

nciku.com

Beginner Intermediate Listening Reading Audio Book Literature Parallel-texts

3 1

Kai Carver almost 8 years

A language learner’s guide to reading comics in Chinese (Hacking Chinese)

This article is a guide to reading comics in Chinese, suitable for beginners as well as those who already have some experience. Reading comics is an excellent way of attacking the Great Wall of Chi... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Information-and-Advice Blog

3 0

Olle Linge almost 8 years

Chinese font test page (Chinese Text Project)

THis is a simple but brilliant tool that allows you to check the fonts you currently have installed on your computer/browser. It shows you a number of pictures of characters next to what your compu... Read more.

ctext.org

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Characters Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Web

3 0

Olle Linge about 8 years

Chinese Text Annotation (MandarinSpot)

This tool adds inline and pop-up annotations with pronunciation in Pinyin or Zhuyin and English definitions to Chinese text or web pages. It's incredibly useful if you have Chinese text and want to... Read more.

mandarinspot.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Characters Pronunciation

3 0

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

Bliu Bliu (reading practice matched to your level with vocabulary)

This website gives you reading materials based on your current level. That level is based on a quick assessment at the beginning and presumably also on what you're doing when reading, but I don't k... Read more.

bliubliu.com

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

3 3

Olle Linge about 8 years

Character Pop

Explode Chinese characters into their building blocks; visualize and remember how they are formed. Read more.

characterpop.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Writing Information-and-Advice Tools-and-Apps Characters Web

3 0

stefanwienert over 8 years

New Tong Wen Tang 新同文堂 (Character conversion of websites in most browsers)

This add-on is available for Firefox, Chrome and Safari (and allegedly all other browsers) and allows you to switch between character sets on websites. Note that the conversion is of course automat... Read more.

simplified-traditional.blogspot.tw

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Tools-and-Apps Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Web

3 1

Olle Linge over 8 years

Pleco Chinese Dictionary for iOS

Chinese dictionary for iOS with handwriting, OCR, flashcards, audio, document reader (including support for reading words on web pages and in PDF / EPUB documents), stroke order, and more than 20 a... Read more.

itunes.apple.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Characters Classical-Chinese Dictionary Handwriting iOS Mobile Pronunciation Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Translation

3 0

mikelove over 8 years

Pleco Chinese Dictionary for Android (Google Play version)

Chinese dictionary for Android with handwriting, OCR, flashcards, audio, document reader, stroke order, and more than 20 available dictionary databases. Read more.

play.google.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Android Characters Classical-Chinese Dictionary Handwriting Mobile Pronunciation Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Translation

3 2

mikelove over 8 years

The future of Chinese language learning is now (about handwriting and romanised text) (Language Log)

In this blog post, Victor Mair discusses the relative (un)importance of learning to write large numbers of characters by hand (especially for beginners) and the impact of technology for learners of... Read more.

languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Writing Information-and-Advice

3 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

Chinese: A Modular Approach (FSI Language Courses)

This course is designed to give a practical command of spoken Standard Chinese. Nine situational modules form the core of the course. Each core module consists of tapes, a student textbook, and a w... Read more.

fsi-language-courses.org

Beginner Listening Reading Vocabulary Resource-highlights Course Textbook

3 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

An Easier Way to Learn Chinese: Comprehensible Input

My third freelance article written for the FluentU Chinese language learning blog. This time I talk about comprehensible input, scaffolding and offer some concrete guidelines for how to make immers... Read more.

fluentu.com

Beginner Intermediate Listening Reading Information-and-Advice

3 0

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

Learn languages online for free with Mondly - Language learning made easy, fun and free

Mondly is a mobile app very similar to Duolingo (which does not support Chinese). Pro: * more or less straight course to take, no distractions * It has several languages besides Chinese. Th... Read more.

mondlylanguages.com

Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Listening Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Course Mobile Paid Simplified-Characters

2 0

stefan-wienert almost 5 years

Annotator with tone marks, colours, Pinyin and pronunciation (Purple Culture)

This annotator/converter works like any other, meaning that you paste a text in Chinese and add various features. The reason I recommend it is because it has a function where you can add just the t... Read more.

purpleculture.net

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Tools-and-Apps Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Web

2 0

Olle Linge over 6 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

KTdict: iPhone and iPad dictionary for Chinese learners

This is a dictionary app for iOS that apart from the dictionary itself also offers a document reader (with pop-up translations), OCR (optical character reading) and flashcards. It comes in a paid a... Read more.

ktdict.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps iOS

2 0

Olle Linge over 7 years

Influent

This is a language learning game that features among other languages Mandarin Chinese (at first only Japanese was supported). It aims to teach you about 400 words by having a virtual character walk... Read more.

playinfluent.com

Beginner Language-learning Listening Reading Tools-and-Apps Android Game Pronunciation Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Windows

2 1

Sebastian Rasmussen almost 8 years

tghz-word-tone-annotator - Annotating Hanzi with tones and pinyin in Microsoft Word

This program adds tone marks on top of characters in Microsoft Word. This is quite useful if you want to produce texts that have tones but not Pinyin, enabling yourself or your students to focus on... Read more.

twighk.github.io

Beginner Intermediate Reading Tools-and-Apps Pronunciation Teaching

2 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

Hanping Chinese Camera - Android App on Google Play

Save time doing dictionary lookups! Simply point your camera at some Chinese text to get all the English definitions. And everything works offline. Within just a couple of seconds of launching t... Read more.

play.google.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Tools-and-Apps Android Characters Input-method Mobile OCR Paid Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

2 0

hanpingchinese over 8 years

Hanping Chinese Dictionary Lite - Android App on Google Play

This is the free edition of Hanping Chinese Dictionary Pro which has over 10,000 downloads and comes with a 30-day full refund guarantee. Lite features: ★ Offline access to all features (unless... Read more.

play.google.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Android Dictionary Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

2 0

hanpingchinese over 8 years

A Realistic Look at the Challenges of Reading Chinese (Sinosplice)

This article on Sinosplice discusses the question of how many characters you actually need to be able to read Chinese (no, the answer isn't 2,000). Of course, the main question is what you want to ... Read more.

sinosplice.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Information-and-Advice

2 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

Chinese Version – How to search for Chinese language stuff online

There are a few ways that you can search for Mandarin language stuff online, and which method is best depends on what exactly you're looking for. In this post on Chinese Hacks, Dave talks about how... Read more.

chinesehacks.com

Beginner Intermediate Listening Reading Information-and-Advice

2 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

新闻公告 - 汉语考试服务网 (HSK & YCT test resources)

This website offers a large number of previous HSK and YCT Chinese proficiency tests, sorted by year and level. This is excellent for test preparation and/or benchmarking. Read more.

chinesetest.cn

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Reading Resource-collections Exam

2 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

Chinese reading challenge: Read more or die

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Social-learning Web

2 1

stefanwienert over 8 years

Chinese Tools - 40 lessons

As the name implies, Chinese Tools is mostly about tools for learners and teachers, but they also have 40 lessons for beginner students of Chinese. This is not reading practice in the sense of most... Read more.

chinese-tools.com

Beginner Listening Reading Courses-and-textbooks Resource-collections Audio Simplified-Characters Text Textbook

1 0

Olle Linge over 1 year

Yes! Chinese (中文天下)

This site features a wide variety of texts for beginners and intermediate learners, loosely graded by HSK level. They are written by different authors and the style and difficulty varies greatly. O... Read more.

yes-chinese.com

Beginner Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Simplified-Characters

1 0

Olle Linge over 1 year

Chinese at Ease

Chinese at East has around 60 texts available for free for beginners and intermediate learners. Compared to other resources, the interface is not very fancy and only consists of Chinese characters,... Read more.

chinese-at-ease.com

Beginner Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Simplified-Characters Text Web

1 0

Olle Linge over 1 year