Hacking Chinese Resources

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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

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

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Olle Linge over 4 years

A Radical View (radicals neatly grouped by theme from gotCharacters)

A neat overview of most of the radicals, grouped by meaning. Sold as a poster too! Read more.

gotcharacters.com

Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Simplified-Characters Web

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Olle Linge over 4 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

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Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Research Web

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Pinyin Joe's Chinese Computing Help Desk (Windows, Ubuntu Linux, smartphones, macros and more)

User-friendly advice on MS Windows, Ubuntu Linux and smartphone Chinese setup, Chinese input methods (IME), Chinese fonts and Chinese Language Packs (MUIs), plus free downloads for MS Office, a sur... Read more.

pinyinjoe.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Information-and-Advice Tools-and-Apps Web

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Olle Linge over 4 years

VoA bilingual news (英语教学 双语新闻)

This site presents news in both Chinese (simplified) and English. It's targeted at Chinese people learning English, but that matters little, parallel texts are awesome learning resources regardless... Read more.

voachinese.com

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Advanced Intermediate Reading Resource-collections News Parallel-texts Text Web

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Olle Linge over 4 years

纯文学网站 PurePen.com (online versions of 红楼梦, 三国演义, 水浒传, 西游记 and 金瓶梅)

As the title implies, this site offers these great classics in an online and easily accessible version, perfect to copy into your preferred document reader or use online with a good dictionary. Read more.

purepen.com

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Advanced Reading Resource-collections Book Classical-Chinese Text Web

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Olle Linge over 4 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

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps iOS

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Chinese Converter (convert between Pinyin/Zhuyin, traditional/simplified, tone/number, text/image)

This is an awesome site with various conversion tools, including: * Simplified-Traditional convert * Chinese text to image * Most Recent Chinese Images * Pinyin convert * Zhuyin tool * Unic... Read more.

chineseconverter.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Tools-and-Apps Web

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Olle Linge over 4 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

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Advanced Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Resource-highlights Text Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge over 4 years

DigMandarin

DigMandarin offer several interesting resources for free. The blog is a mix of directly useful resources, such as vocabulary for certain situations, and information/inspiration on learning Mandarin... Read more.

digmandarin.com

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Beginner General Information-and-Advice Resource-highlights Blog Video

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Olle Linge over 4 years

ChineseSkill (game-based, task-driven app)

From their website: Features: - a game-based and structured curriculum optimized for English-speaking beginners; - compartmentalized contents designed for studying in fragmented times; - an... Read more.

chinese-skill.com

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Beginner General Courses-and-textbooks Tools-and-Apps Android Game iOS Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Tandem (language exchange app)

This app allows you to connect with native speakers of different languages around the world, and might be a good alternative, especially for people who don't live in China or don't have lots of Chi... Read more.

tandemapp.me

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Social-learning Tools-and-Apps iOS

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Bilingual legends and folk tales (Snowflake Books Ltd)

Snowflake Books' aim is to introduce English translations to children of specially chosen, ancient legends and folk tales alongside the Chinese language (traditional Mandarin or simplified) to fost... Read more.

snowflakebooks.co.uk

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Beginner Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Book Parallel-texts Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge over 4 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

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Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Audio Text Video VPN-required

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Olle Linge over 4 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

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Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Audio Text Video VPN-required

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Olle Linge over 4 years

The Grand First Episode Project (about Chinese TV on Chinese Forums)

This is a great thread on Chinese Forums where the participants watch the first episode of a Chinese TV show twice a week. The first post contains a long list of different shows with links to where... Read more.

chinese-forums.com

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Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-collections TV Video

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Olle Linge over 4 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

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Olle Linge over 4 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

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Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Dictionary Web

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Olle Linge over 4 years

New Concept Mandarin (Chinese Course Online)

From their website (if you have personal experience of their courses, please leave a comment): New Concept Mandarin specializes in teaching Mandarin Chinese (Putonghua) as a second language. Act... Read more.

newconceptmandarin.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Courses-and-textbooks Audio Paid Video Web

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Olle Linge over 4 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

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

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Olle Linge over 4 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.

symbolcodes.tlt.psu.edu

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

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Olle Linge over 4 years

eChineseLearning

Their own introduction: Learn Chinese online at eChineseLearning.com – a premier online Chinese language school in the world. Students can learn Chinese online via Skype through 1-on-1 lessons w... Read more.

echineselearning.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Courses-and-textbooks

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Olle Linge over 4 years

WaiChinese

Listen to native speakers, mimic the audio while recording, receive instant feedback on spoken phases. Then submit your recording to be evaluated by real native teachers. Read more.

waichinese.com

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Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Tools-and-Apps Android Audio Course iOS Mobile Online-Tool Simplified-Characters Teaching Web

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电猫 over 4 years

Learning the third tone in Chinese (Hacking Chinese)

The third tone is an essentially low tone. The only time it's pronounced with a high element is in front of another third tone (when it turns into a second tone) and when in complete isolation (whi... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Tones are more important than you think (Hacking Chinese)

Tones are more important than most people think. Just because native speakers reduce tones and speak quickly, it doesn't mean that you can do the same and get away with it. Don't be fooled by peopl... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge over 4 years

A guide to Pinyin traps and pitfalls (Hacking Chinese)

My article about various common problems students have with Pinyin. These problems mostly exist because people read Pinyin as if it were a phonetic alphabet instead of a transcription system. Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Audio Blog Pronunciation

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Mandarin Chinese Phonetics Table

Another web-based resource with recorded audio for all syllables with all tones. You can also get the “spelling” of the syllable read to you, ie. Initial, final and then the whole syllable. Read more.

lost-theory.org

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Beginner Intermediate Listening Speaking Resource-highlights Audio Pronunciation

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Mandarin Chinese Pinyin Pronunciation (Better Chinese)

This clip introduces all the initials and finals in Pinyin (using the first tone). It adds value to the rest of the resources here because the camera is pointed to the speaker’s mouth, showing clea... Read more.

youtube.com

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Beginner Listening Speaking Resource-highlights Audio Pronunciation Video

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Real spoken Chinese: "What are your plans for Chinese New Year?"

Watch and listen to people from different parts of China ask and answer the question "What are your plans for Chinese New Year?" Read more.

mandarinhq.com

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Intermediate Listening Resource-highlights Video

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BK over 4 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

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Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Web

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Olle Linge over 4 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

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Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio

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Olle Linge over 4 years

eoeu

dn.se

Advanced General Information-and-Advice Android

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Olle Linge over 4 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 4 years

Hanbridgemandarin.com (online and campus courses)

Hanbridge Mandarin provides campus-based courses, online classes, and intensive cultural immersion programs. I don't know anyone who has attended any of their classes personally, but they cover the... Read more.

hanbridgemandarin.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Courses-and-textbooks Paid

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Anki deck: 小城之春 (Spring in a Small Town) - Full Chinese movie

Anki is spaced repetition software. You can create cards and review them, Anki takes care of the rest. This is an Anki video deck containing each sentence from the movie 小城之春. Each card has one ... Read more.

ankiweb.net

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Advanced Intermediate General Tools-and-Apps Simplified-Characters SRS Video

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Matthias over 4 years

40 Terms Commonly Used in Chinese Academic Writing (一步一个脚印)

This is an excellent list of useful terms for writing academic texts in Chinese, compiled by Carl Gene Fordham. Best of all, it comes with examples, which is essential for using these words correct... Read more.

carlgene.com

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Advanced Vocabulary Writing Resource-highlights Blog

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Olle Linge over 4 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

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Parallel-texts

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Kai Carver over 4 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

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Beginner Intermediate Listening Reading Audio Book Literature Parallel-texts

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Kai Carver over 4 years

How every Chinese province really got its name

The stories behind the names of all of China's provinces and autonomous regions. Read more.

online.thatsmags.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Living-in-Chinese Information-and-Advice History Web

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stefanwienert over 4 years

《冰冻星球》 Frozen Planet (纪实台 央视网)

Introduced by Rebecca [here](http://www.hackingchinese.com/extensive-listening-challenge-october-2014-wrapping-up/#comment-644909): I loved to watch this 2 part documentary called “冰冻星球” “Frozen... Read more.

jishi.cntv.cn

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Learn in Your Car: Mandarin Chinese (Henry Raymond Jr. on Spotify)

Recommended and introduced by Oscar Sjöberg [here](http://www.hackingchinese.com/extensive-listening-challenge-october-2014-wrapping-up/#comment-645716): The material is for beginners, like myse... Read more.

open.spotify.com

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Beginner Listening Courses-and-textbooks Resource-highlights Audio

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Olle Linge over 4 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

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Growing up with Chinese (CNTV English)

This resource was recommended by jblinguaphile [here](http://www.hackingchinese.com/extensive-listening-challenge-october-2014-wrapping-up/#comment-649507). There are 100 episodes, structured li... Read more.

cctv.cntv.cn

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Beginner Intermediate Listening Courses-and-textbooks Resource-collections

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Olle Linge over 4 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 over 4 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

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Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Resource-highlights Audio Text

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Sing Chinese Songs - Listen to Chinese music and learn Chinese with famous Chinese songs

Resource suggested and introduced by Carlton Gay ([here] (http://www.hackingchinese.com/extensive-listening-challenge-october-2014-wrapping-up/#comment-661842): This is a free simple site with a... Read more.

singchinesesongs.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Tools-and-Apps Audio Music

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Olle Linge over 4 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

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Beginner Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Book Text

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Olle Linge over 4 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

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Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio Text Video

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Preparing for rainy days and dealing with slumps (Hacking Chinese)

We all experience slumps in our learning, but there are many thing we can do to reduce the negative effects of these slumps. The solution is three-fold: Preparing for the slump before it hits you, ... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Chinese Glossary (sample sentences with audio from ChinesePod)

This is a search page where you can find example sentences with audio from ChinesePod. This is awesome! In difference to most other pages with sentence databases, this is mostly directed to languag... Read more.

chinesepod.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Grammar Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps

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Olle Linge over 4 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

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

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Sebastian Rasmussen over 4 years

Mandarin Chinese Count/Measure Words (digchinese.com)

This is a comprehensive overview of measure words in Chinese, featuring a long list of the most common ones, an explanation in English how they are used and a number of examples of words they are u... Read more.

digchinese.com

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Beginner Intermediate Grammar Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge over 4 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

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge over 4 years

How to find more time to practise listening (Hacking Chinese)

When it comes to learning to understand spoken Chinese, there are few shortcuts. The more you listen, the more you will understand. But how can we fit more listening into our lives without cutting ... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Listening Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge almost 5 years