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How and why to use television to learn Chinese

Television is a valuable asset in the modern language learners toolkit. The medium provides a convenient way to enjoy large volumes of passive listening practice in a stress free environment. The c... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Listening Information-and-Advice Audio Video

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Engadget (Chinese Edition)

Engadget is a multilingual technology blog network with daily coverage of gadgets and consumer electronics. This is the Chinese version, so anyone who is interested in tech will find lots of readin... Read more.

chinese.engadget.com

Advanced Reading Resource-collections News Science-and-technology Web

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Learn Chinese Through Movies: The Quick Guide

This guide contains some good suggestions for what to watch in Chinese, sorted by genre and with some introductory comments. It also contains a discussion of why to learn Chinese through movies. Read more.

fluentu.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Information-and-Advice Resource-collections Video

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

How to find out how good your Chinese pronunciation really is

Evaluating pronunciation needn't be hard, but many methods commonly used by teachers are deeply flawed, resulting in inaccurate error analysis. If we want to improve, we need to be clear about what... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Pronunciation

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

The three roads to mastering Chinese

Mastering a foreign language is a daunting task, especially a language as foreign as Chinese! In this article, I outline three possible roads that all lead towards mastery. They have in common that... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

How to Approach Chinese Grammar

In this article John Pasden discusses how to approach Chinese grammar as a foreigner, starting by debunking a few myths and then going on to how to actually learn grammar. Chinese is a language whe... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Beginner Intermediate Grammar Information-and-Advice

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Mandarin Pronunciation Table (New Concept Mandarin)

This resource lists all existing syllables in Mandarin. It is different from other resources that also list tones of the various syllables in that it does not include syllable and tone combinations... Read more.

newconceptmandarin.com

Beginner Intermediate Speaking Tools-and-Apps Pronunciation

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Handwriting Chinese characters: The minimum requirements

This is a guide to handwriting Chinese characters. It's not about writing beautifully, but writing correctly, including things like stroke placement, length and direction. There are numerous exampl... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Handwriting

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Mandarin Chinese Pinyin Chart with Audio

This is a simple table where you can access sound files of syllables in Mandarin read with all four tones. Unlike [the other one I have also recommended](http://resources.hackingchinese.com/s/xqoai... Read more.

hkchinesemandarintutor.com

Beginner Listening Speaking Tools-and-Apps Pronunciation

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Jun Da: Chinese text computing

This site by Jun Da contains a lot of very interesting resources for anyone who wants dig deeper into frequency lists. One set of data I haven't found anywhere else is a frequency list of syllables... Read more.

lingua.mtsu.edu

Advanced Intermediate General Information-and-Advice Tools-and-Apps Research

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Olle Linge almost 10 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

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Three ways to improve the way you review Chinese characters

In this article, I discuss three things you can do to improve the way you review characters, mainly focusing on avoiding rote learning, time quality and making sure your study method really prepare... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

The Grand Listening Cycle: Improve your Chinese listening ability | Hacking Chinese

Learning to understand spoken Chinese is mostly a matter of practice and I've found that having fixed and regular routines helps a lot. This article introduces the grand listening cycle, which cont... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Information-and-Advice Audio

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Olle Linge almost 10 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

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Chinese Text Analyser (a tool for segmenting and analysing Chinese text)

This Chinese Text Analyser is a tool that helps you find content suited to your current vocabulary level, and makes it easy to identify and learn new words. You can use it to easily see which words... Read more.

chinesetextanalyser.com

Advanced Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Paid

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Olle Linge almost 10 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

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Olle Linge almost 10 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

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Pinyin Practice ~ Initials, finals and tones

A simple but useful tool fol learning the basics of Chinese pronunciation. The tool simply gives you initials, finals and tones (separately) and you will be asked to give the right answer. There ar... Read more.

pinyinpractice.com

Beginner Listening Tools-and-Apps Web

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Why good feedback matters and how to get it

Teachers give feedback in many different ways, some terribly bad, others very good. The bad ones let you struggle for hours just to correct your essay, not necessarily learning much on the way. The... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Writing Information-and-Advice Teaching

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Olle Linge almost 10 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

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Olle Linge almost 10 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

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

ChinesePod - Learn Chinese Online & with Mobile Apps

ChinesePod is one of the most comprehensive resources out there when it comes to listening. I started out with ChinesePod a long time ago and found it quite useful, especially from upper-intermedia... Read more.

chinesepod.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Paid

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Select and Speak (Text-to-Speech Chrome Extension)

Select and Speak uses iSpeech's human sounding text to speech (TTS) to let you select text from almost any website and make it talk. This is excellent both for productivity and for added listening ... Read more.

chrome.google.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Tools-and-Apps Chrome

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Olle Linge almost 10 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

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Transcription into Chinese characters (Wikipedia)

Have you ever wondered how names from other languages are transliterated into Chinese? There is actually a reference table where you can see how different sounds are translated into Chinese charact... Read more.

en.wikipedia.org

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Translation

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Chinese Pinyin Converter (Simplified, Tranditional, IPA, Pinyin)

This tool allows you to convert Chinese text (both simplified and traditional) to different formats, including Pinyin (with tone marks or numbers) and IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet). This s ... Read more.

easypronunciation.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Tools-and-Apps Pronunciation Web

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

尸兄 Zombie Brother 第1集 【騰訊漫畫人氣榜第一!】

zombie Brother (尸兄) is a cartoon series about zombie apocalypse. It's quite bizarre at points and contains a fair amount of blood, violence and other elements not suitable for children. Each episod... Read more.

youtube.com

Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-highlights Video VPN-required

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Olle Linge almost 10 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

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Ah-Ke almost 10 years

Pinyin introduction and audio charts

This is the traditional Pinyin chart with audio, with the added benefit that you can download it and use it offline. Contains separate mp3 files. Female speaker with clear pronunciation. Edit: Y... Read more.

chinesepod.com

Beginner Intermediate Listening Speaking Tools-and-Apps Android Audio iOS Pronunciation Web

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Olle Linge almost 10 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

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Viooz (free streaming of movies in Mandarin with subtitles)

What funner way to practice listening than watch a good movie? Ok, I can think of a few, but admit it's right there towards the top of the list. This link has a wide range of movies, from Chinese c... Read more.

viooz.ac

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Video

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Julien Leyre almost 10 years

John Pasden's complete tips on Chinese pronunciation (Sinosplice)

John Pasden has over ten years of experience teaching Chinese language, and a particular awareness of phonetic difficulties. This page gathers a number of posts on his website sinosplice about pron... Read more.

sinosplice.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Pronunciation

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Julien Leyre almost 10 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 almost 10 years

Improve Your Chinese With: Subtitles

Subtitles offer a way to get endless annotated Chinese audio for free. You use linked-up learning! This article on Chinese Boost includes some resources for people who are looking for subtitles in ... Read more.

chineseboost.com

Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Information-and-Advice Video

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Olle Linge almost 10 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

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Chinese is Easy! Ep1 - Chinese Tones

This video is produced by Hutong School and explains the very basics of Chinese tones, suitable for the complete beginner or those that are thinking about learning Chinese and want to know a little... Read more.

youtube.com

Beginner Speaking Resource-highlights Audio Pronunciation Video VPN-required

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

常用國字標準字體筆順學習網 (Common Character Stroke Order Look-up and Training)

This site from Taiwan's Ministry of Education is the definitive resource for stroke order for anyone who is learning traditional characters. Select your search method from the top (單子查詢 for enterin... Read more.

stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw

Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Traditional-Characters Web

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

國語小字典 (Taiwan Ministry of Education Elementary School Dictionary)

Even though this is said to be for elementary school, definitions are seldom that easy and probably require a fairly good reading ability already. However, it's definitely better than most other mo... Read more.

dict.mini.moe.edu.tw

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Traditional-Characters Web

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

異體字字典網站首頁 (Chinese character variants)

This site help you sort out difference between variants of the same character. It is hosted by the Ministry of Education in Taiwan, so this is for traditional characters mostly. I would advice agai... Read more.

dict2.variants.moe.edu.tw

Advanced Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Traditional-Characters Web

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

東東錯別字詞典:網上中文錯別字字典 (Chinese Spell-checker)

This site allows you to look up what words a character commonly occurs in and what possible problem there are, thus allowing you to answer question like when you should use 欲 and 慾 or 善 and 擅. It a... Read more.

kwuntung.net

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

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Radical list with colloquial names

This list of radicals is mostly the same as any other list of radicals, but with the important exception that this also includes the colloquial names of the radicals. This is very useful when you w... Read more.

blog.nciku.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Sensible Chinese character learning revisited

In a way, learning Chinese characters is very much like learning vocabulary in any foreign language and much of the efficient methods developed there works well for Chinese as well. However, charac... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Writing Information-and-Advice

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

第二次汉字简化方案(草案)红_百度文库

This document details an additional phase of character simplifications that was never implemented. It's still interesting to look at and whereas some simplifications make sense, others would have m... Read more.

wenku.baidu.com

Advanced Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Ambiguities in Chinese character simplification

This article on Wikipedia lists character simplifications and is extremely useful if you already know one character set and want to learn the other. I have written about learning both character set... Read more.

en.wikipedia.org

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

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

甘比亚大陆 - 虎扑篮球论坛

A Chinese discussion forum / social news site with discussions about almost everything. Good for reading about your particular interests or perhaps even participating in the discussions yourself. Read more.

bbs.hupu.com

Advanced Reading Writing Resource-highlights Social-learning Community Web

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

2014-03-13锵锵三人行 窦文涛:内地医患缺乏沟通滋生信任危机

钟南山坚持认为,最终打开医患之间心结的还应当是真正深化医疗体制改革,让公立医院回归公益。钟南山说,伤害、杀害事件主要在大医院。主要解决这个问题,关键在解决公立医院真正的公益性。医改公立医院的公益性体现在哪,他的改革方向是应该向更好的公益性发展,要着力改善大医院的公益性,首先就表现在对医务人员的工资,是国家给的,而不要靠自己去想办法。有了这个的话,医生就不用着去考虑药的问题,甚至有很多五花八门... Read more.

v.ifeng.com

Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Audio News

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

《时间都去哪儿了》 lyrics translation: Where Has the Time Gone? 英文翻译

"时间都去哪儿了 has been popular recently, especially since it was performed by 王铮亮 (Wáng Zhēngliàng) on 春晚. I thought I'd have a go at annotating it in English." Read more.

eastasiastudent.net

Intermediate Listening Reading Resource-highlights Video

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Preparing for Resurrection Festival (aka Easter) in Chinese

"Even if you’re totally unfamiliar with the Easter story, this short reading list should more or less work for you. It’s all actual biblical text, abridged and slightly rearranged to make the narra... Read more.

chinahopelive.net

Advanced Reading Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Viral one-minute Chinese sex ed video with English translation

"So there are these minute-long Chinese sex ed videos that’ve gone viral on the Chinese internet. I suspect they’re actually aimed at parents, but they’re funny and well done. Here’s a translation ... Read more.

chinahopelive.net

Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-highlights Video

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

PPS TV Player

PPS.tv is an online source of Chinese TV episodes and films. Great for finding input content to improve comprehension and listening ability. Nearly all of the Chinese shows have Chinese subs as ... Read more.

pps.tv

Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Tools-and-Apps Video

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kdgbalmer almost 10 years

Chinese Grammar Wiki

A comprehensive, free resource for standard Chinese grammar, organized by part of speech and difficulty level, with clear, practical examples of usage. This site includes helpful bite-sized expl... Read more.

resources.allsetlearning.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Grammar Resource-collections

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kdgbalmer almost 10 years

Chinese online short story collection (Just Learn Chinese!)

This is a great repository of short stories for beginner and intermediate learners. Some of them also have audio and all have translations to English and word lists! I would be a little bit careful... Read more.

justlearnchinese.com

Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Resource-collections

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

I really regret not studying Chinese sooner! (Mandarin Segments)

Many people say that they regret not starting learning earlier, but yet shy away from starting to learn now. This short blog post is spot on and describes the mentality of such people and why it's ... Read more.

mandarinsegments.blogspot.tw

Beginner Language-learning Information-and-Advice

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Olle Linge almost 10 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

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Olle Linge almost 10 years