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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 6 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

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Olle Linge about 7 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

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kdgbalmer almost 8 years

新华网 – Xinhua Headlines Bilingual Zone

Xinhua bilingual zone brings you news stories in both English and Simplified Chinese from around China and world Read more.

xinhuanet.com

Advanced Intermediate Chinese-in-context Reading Resource-collections News

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Sebastian Rasmussen over 6 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

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

Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge almost 7 years

The Sinocism China Newsletter

This newsletter is THE best resource for keeping yourself updated about what's going on in China. The articles included are sometimes in English, sometimes in Chinese, so the recommendation for "ad... Read more.

sinocism.com

Advanced Reading Resource-highlights News

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Olle Linge over 7 years

好讀 (E-books in traditional Chinese)

This site contains a huge amount of e-books in traditional Chinese. My guess is that downloading and reading them without having the original text might be illegal, but even so, it's often great to... Read more.

haodoo.net

Advanced Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Book Literature Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge over 7 years

Chinese Text Project

The Chinese Text Project is a web-based e-text system designed to present ancient Chinese texts, particularly those relating to Chinese philosophy, in a well-structured and properly cross-reference... Read more.

ctext.org

Advanced Reading Resource-collections Classical-Chinese

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Olle Linge almost 8 years

Non-fiction book summaries written in easier to understand Chinese (with audio)

I've taken some book summaries of interesting non-fiction books, rewritten them into simple English and had them translated into Chinese. This way, the vocabulary and grammar will be easier to unde... Read more.

alllanguageresources.com

Intermediate Chinese-in-context Listening Reading Resource-highlights Audio Book Web

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Nick Dahlhoff about 2 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

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

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Olle Linge over 6 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 about 7 years

Using Audacity to learn Chinese (speaking and listening) (Hacking Chinese)

Audacity is a marvellous piece of software that allows you to record audio (yourself, other people or whatever is playing on your computer), mimic native speakers, edit and enhance the audio, as we... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Speaking Information-and-Advice Tools-and-Apps Blog

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Olle Linge about 7 years

ChineseLevel - Test your Chinese level, improve your reading, measure your progress

This is a really cool website that assess your reading ability and then offers reading suggestions based on your estimated vocabulary knowledge. I haven't used this enough to figure out how accurat... Read more.

chineselevel.com

Advanced Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Tools-and-Apps News

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Olle Linge over 7 years

纽约时报中文网 国际纵览 (New York Times, Chinese)

This is the Chinese website of the New York Times. It obviously contains large amounts of reading material about current issues as well as other things. The articles are available in both Chinese a... Read more.

cn.nytimes.com

Advanced Reading Resource-collections News Parallel-texts Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Web

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Olle Linge over 7 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 almost 8 years

The new paperless revolution in Chinese reading

This is an article by David Moser about the incredible changes the digital age has brought to learners of Chinese all over the world. After providing a background for those who started learning Chi... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Intermediate Reading Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge over 6 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

Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge almost 7 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

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

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Olle Linge almost 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 about 7 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

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Olle Linge about 7 years

Asking the experts: How to bridge the gap to real Chinese (Hacking Chinese)

Many students of Chinese think that it's hard to bridge the gap from textbook Chinese to the Chinese used by native speakers in the real world. This article contains useful insights and hands-on ad... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Intermediate Listening Reading Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge about 7 years

今日话题 / QQ's Today's Topic

A collection of articles providing in-depth discussions on current topics. Read more.

view.news.qq.com

Advanced Reading Resource-collections Social-learning News Web

3 1

ednorog over 7 years

煎蛋:地球上没有新鲜事

This website contains a lot of short and easy-to-access articles about science and technology related articles (although they are usually very lightweight, you don't need to actually be a professio... Read more.

jandan.net

Advanced Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Blog News Science-and-technology

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Olle Linge over 7 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

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mikelove over 7 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

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mikelove over 7 years

TechCrunch 中国

This is the official Chinese version of the popular news website TechCrunch, focusing on information technology and related companies, start-ups and much more. Read more.

techcrunch.cn

Advanced Reading Resource-collections News Science-and-technology

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Olle Linge over 7 years

A collection of novels and e-books (translated from English) in Chinese

This is a huge collection of e-books written in Chinese. A lot of them are originally written in English, so you can find Chinese versions of the Hobbit, The Bourne series, Dan Brown books and many... Read more.

lz.book.sohu.com

Advanced Reading Resource-collections Book

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Scott over 7 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

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Scott over 7 years

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

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Olle Linge 9 months

电子课本网

This site collects almost a thousand textbooks used in Chinese schools, ranging from grade 1 up to senior high school. Subjects cover Chinese, mathematics, English, physics, chemistry, biology, his... Read more.

dzkbw.com

Advanced Intermediate Chinese-in-context Reading Resource-collections History Science-and-technology Simplified-Characters Textbook Web

2 0

Olle Linge over 3 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 about 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

果壳网 科技有意思

This site offers a wide range of short articles on science and technology related articles. They also offer MOOCs, but I haven't actually tried them yet. This is from their official about page: ... Read more.

guokr.com

Advanced Reading Resource-collections Science-and-technology

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Olle Linge over 7 years

10 Simple Phrases for Improving Your Conversational Skills (Skritter Blog)

Every textbook should contain these (and some more) phrases. By learning some common sentences such as "how do I say this in Chinese", "can you please say that again" and so on, you can increase th... Read more.

blog.skritter.com

Beginner Speaking Resource-highlights Blog

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Olle Linge over 7 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

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hanpingchinese over 7 years

The Phonology of Standard Chinese by Duanmu San (Review on Hacking Chinese)

Duanmu San's "The Phonology of Standard Chinese" is by far the best introduction to Mandarin phonology that I'm aware of. It's mostly useful for people who like phonology or are already at an advan... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Book Pronunciation Research Review

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Olle Linge over 7 years

新闻主页 - BBC中文网 (BBC Chinese website)

This is the Chinese website of the BBC, which contains large numbers of articles about news and current events. The articles are available in both simplified and traditional Chinese. However, I don... Read more.

bbc.co.uk

Advanced Reading Resource-collections News Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Web

2 0

Olle Linge over 7 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 over 7 years

乡音苑 Phonemica, a panorama of Chinese dialects, painted by speakers through their stories

From the about page: Phonemica is a crowd-sourced project to record spoken stories in every one of the thousands of varieties of Chinese. We believe that each language and dialect is a priceless... Read more.

phonemica.net

Advanced Intermediate Listening Speaking Resource-collections Audio Cantonese Dialects Web

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Olle Linge over 7 years

十万个为什么 (10why.net)

This site is provided by 科普中国, and as the name implies, it answers why questions about everything from aliens to economics. The articles are of varying length and while there aren’t literally 10,00... Read more.

10why.net

Advanced Reading Resource-collections Science-and-technology Simplified-Characters Web

1 0

Olle Linge 9 months

Grimms' Fairy Tales in Chinese with English (and other) translations

Over 200 of the classic fairy tales by the Grimm brothers, translated to Chinese. The Chinese version can be compared side to side with an English translation (also German and many other langua... Read more.

grimmstories.com

Advanced Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Book

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Kai Carver over 4 years

读中文书俱乐部: Reading Chinese Books (Reddit)

This subreddit is, as the name implies, about reading books in Chinese. A book is chosen each week by the members and is then read and discussed. Usually, there are links to various versions of the... Read more.

reddit.com

Advanced Intermediate Reading Social-learning Book Forum Literature Web

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Olle Linge about 5 years

文言 - 維基大典 (Wikipedia about classical Chinese written in classical Chinese)

This is a Wikipedia article about classical Chinese written entirely in classical Chinese. That makes it difficult reading for most students, but I find the idea behind this article very neat and t... Read more.

zh-classical.wikipedia.org

Advanced Reading Writing Resource-highlights Classical-Chinese Literature Web

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Olle Linge over 5 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

Advanced Reading Resource-collections Book Classical-Chinese Text Web

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Olle Linge over 6 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

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

1 0

Olle Linge over 6 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

1 0

Olle Linge over 7 years

“China’s tower of babel” and the language/dialect question. Again. (Sinoglot)

What's a dialect? What's a language? Are Mandarin, Cantonese and Wu different languages or are they dialects of the same language. The answer is that there is no answer, it depends. This is a short... Read more.

sinoglot.com

Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Dialects

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Olle Linge over 7 years