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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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Olle Linge over 5 years

Hanzi Grids | Create Grid Templates and Worksheets for Practising Chinese

Hanzi Grids lets you create custom Chinese character worksheets and grid paper templates that you can download and print out for handwriting practice. Read more.

hanzigrids.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Writing Tools-and-Apps Characters Handwriting Online-Tool Web

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imron almost 6 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

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Beginner Listening Reading Resource-highlights Audio Book Text

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kdgbalmer about 6 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

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mikelove almost 6 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

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Olle Linge about 6 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

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

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Olle Linge almost 6 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

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Advanced Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Book Literature Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge almost 6 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 about 5 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 5 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

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

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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

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Olle Linge almost 6 years

Chinese Seal Generator (Chinese-Tools.com)

Get your own unique and personalized Chinese Seal, with your name or any sentence. This tool is useful if you want to create a generic Chinese-looking logo or seal for almost any purpose. There are... Read more.

chinese-tools.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Writing Tools-and-Apps Web

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Olle Linge about 6 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

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

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Olle Linge about 6 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

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

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Nick Dahlhoff 6 months

Escape 逃出去 (text adventure game for Chinese learners)

The following text is from [my article about the game](http://www.hackingchinese.com/escape-text-adventure-game-chinese-learners/). There is also [a trailer introducing it on YouTube](https://youtu... Read more.

wordswing.com

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Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Tools-and-Apps Audio Game Text Web

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Olle Linge over 3 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

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hanpingchinese almost 5 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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Olle Linge about 5 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 5 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

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

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Advanced Reading Resource-collections Social-learning News Web

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ednorog over 5 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

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Character Pop

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

characterpop.com

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

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stefanwienert almost 6 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

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Olle Linge almost 6 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

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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 almost 6 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

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mikelove almost 6 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

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Advanced Reading Resource-collections Book

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Scott almost 6 years

Pinyin Conversion: Number <> Tone Mark (Lexilogos)

This is a neat little tool that converts pin1yin1 with numbers to pīnyīn with tone marks. Very simple, very useful. Read more.

lexilogos.com

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Olle Linge about 6 years

Online Pinyin Input Method (網上拼音輸入法)

Online Pinyin Input Method is a free online Chinese typing tool using Mandarin/Putonghua pinyin codes. We empower you to type Chinese online anytime, anywhere with any computer for free! Read more.

pinyinput.com

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Olle Linge about 6 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

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Olle Linge about 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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Sebastian Rasmussen over 5 years

FourTones (Web music game for learning Chinese)

This game helps you learn tones. You will see the lyrics of Chinese songs approaching you and you're supposed to select which of them actually belong to the lyrics you're hearing. It's a reasonably... Read more.

fourtones.com

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Olle Linge almost 6 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

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hanpingchinese almost 6 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

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Olle Linge almost 6 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

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

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Olle Linge almost 6 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 about 6 years

Fast Chinese (Reading Tool)

This is an application which displays words one at a time in rapid succession, thus (at least in theory) enabling you to read more quickly since you don't have to move your eyes at all. I think thi... Read more.

dheera.net

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Olle Linge about 6 years

Chinese Calligraphy Editor (Chinese-Tools.com)

Create your own Chinese calligraphy with a character, a word, a sentence or any text. Choose the size, style, orientation, simplified or traditional Chinese characters. This tool offers a wide vari... Read more.

chinese-tools.com

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Olle Linge about 6 years

Chinese reading challenge: Read more or die

hackingchinese.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Social-learning Web

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stefanwienert about 6 years

Zhihu Digest - The Top Questions from Zhihu in English

Zhihu is a popular question-and-answer site in China, a bit similar to Quora. This website, created by Thomas Garbarini, goes through the top-rated question each day from a language point of view, ... Read more.

zhihudigest.com

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Olle Linge 15 days

XKCD中文站:一个关于浪漫、隐喻、数字、以及语言的线上漫画

This is an unofficial translation of one of my favourite web comics, indeed the only one I follow. In addition to translating each strip, there are also notes for better understanding, especially w... Read more.

xkcd.in

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Advanced Reading Resource-collections Parallel-texts Simplified-Characters Text Web

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Olle Linge about 2 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

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Olle Linge almost 2 years

L-Lingo

Another SRS App with word database with associated pictures ("Leitner" method) Read more.

l-lingo.com

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Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Listening Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Online-Tool SRS Web

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stefanwienert about 2 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

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stefanwienert about 2 years

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

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stefan-wienert over 2 years

Into the Haze (迷雾中) - Text adventure game for Chinese learners

Into the Haze is an interactive text adventure game for Chines learners. Your brother is missing and you need to enter a city covered in a poisonous haze to find him. The story is presented through... Read more.

wordswing.com

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Olle Linge over 2 years

CHDICT Chinese-Hungarian dictionary

Open-source, community edited Chinese-Hungarian dictionary • 11,000 headwords • Handwriting recognition • Stroke order animations Read more.

chdict.zydeo.net

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

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hanpingchinese almost 3 years

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

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Advanced Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Book

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Kai Carver about 3 years

Floomli - language exchange network

Floomli is a free platform for exchange languages during video call, voice call or text conversation. By joining Floomli you become a part of a global language practicing network . The main goal of... Read more.

floomli.com

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Marek over 3 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

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Advanced Intermediate Reading Social-learning Book Forum Literature Web

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Olle Linge over 3 years

17K小说网 (Chinese web novel portal)

This website hosts a very large number of novels (hundreds of thousands, allegedly). Most are original uploads, so you probably won't find many major published authors here. There are many categori... Read more.

17k.com

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Olle Linge over 3 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

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Advanced Reading Writing Resource-highlights Classical-Chinese Literature Web

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Olle Linge over 3 years