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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

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Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Resource-collections Audio News Text

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Focusing on tone pairs to improve your Mandarin pronunciation

When learning to pronounce tones in Chinese, it makes sense to focus on words rather than single syllables. Most words in Chinese are disyllabic and since practising these will also include to tone... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Pronunciation

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Olle Linge over 5 years

锵锵三人行

锵锵三人行 is my favourite TV program. It’s also one of the best ones for language learners, mostly because of its focus on talking, availability of transcripts and variety of both guests and topics. Th... Read more.

phtv.ifeng.com

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Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio News Text Video

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Zoe over 5 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

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

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Sebastian Rasmussen over 4 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

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hanpingchinese over 5 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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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 5 years

Mandarin Chinese Tone Pair Drills (Sinosplice)

This is a good introduction to tones in Chinese. I personally think that tone pairs is the right way to go, mostly because they incorporate all important tone changes in Chinese. Therefore, as soon... Read more.

sinosplice.com

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Beginner Speaking Resource-highlights Pronunciation

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Tone training course (Hacking Chinese, WordSwing)

This tone training course will teach you to hear the difference between the tones in Mandarin, which is necessary to be able to pronounce them well and is also essential for good listening ability.... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Beginner Listening Tools-and-Apps Pronunciation

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Olle Linge over 3 years

Phonetic components, part 2: Hacking Chinese characters

This is the second and final article about using phonetic components to hack Chinese characters and make it considerably easier to handle similarly looking characters. This article describes both t... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Pronunciation

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Olle Linge about 5 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

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Advanced Reading Resource-highlights News

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Chinese Learn Online (CLO)

Learn Chinese Online with CLO - Go from absolute beginner to intermediate learner with our step by step, progressive audio lessons in Mandarin Chinese Read more.

ChineseLearnOnline.com

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Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Listening Vocabulary Courses-and-textbooks Audio Course iOS Online-Tool Paid Pronunciation Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

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Adam_CLO over 5 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

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Advanced Reading Resource-collections Translation

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Julien Leyre over 5 years

有道 (Youdao.com)

This is by far the best online Chinese-English-Chinese dictionary I know. Not only does it have much more words than most other dictionaries, it also has bilingual sentences in large numbers, givin... Read more.

youdao.com

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

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Toward Better Tones in Natural Speech

This article describes the basics of way to teach tones that is different from the traditional way mainly in that the third tone is no longer described as a falling-rising tone (since that is rarel... Read more.

sinosplice.com

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Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Pronunciation Research Teaching

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Olle Linge over 5 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

Pinyin.info

This website contains a wealth of information about characters and romanisation. It's maintained by Mark Swofford. There are many articles about Pinyin as well as a number of useful tools, which I ... Read more.

pinyin.info

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Resource-collections Characters Pronunciation

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Olle Linge about 5 years

Hanping Cantonese Dictionary

Offline Cantonese dictionary app for Android. Supports both Traditional and Simplified characters as well as Jyutping and Yale pronunciation. Handwriting recognition, syllable-by-syllable native... Read more.

play.google.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Android Audio Cantonese Dictionary Handwriting Mobile Paid Pronunciation Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

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hanpingchinese about 5 years

MandarinMadeEZ | Mandarin Chinese Video Lessons With Fiona Tian

Mandarin Chinese With Fiona Tian is a free video resource for learning Mandarin Chinese in a fun, enjoyable way. Chinese doesn't have to be hard. Kick back, relax, and enjoy. Read more.

mandarinmadeez.com

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Beginner Intermediate General Courses-and-textbooks Resource-collections TV Video Web

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Gwilym about 5 years

Phonetic components, part 1: The key to 80% of all Chinese characters

80% of all Chinese characters are made up of one semantic component (meaning) and one phonetic component (pronunciation). The sheer number of characters formed this way means that these characters ... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Pronunciation

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Olle Linge about 5 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

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

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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 over 5 years

Pinyin chart - Chinese Pronunciation Wiki

This is probably the best Pinyin chart available. It offers all syllables with all tones, but also transcriptions in other systems, including the International Phonetic Alphabet, Zhuyin and Wade-Gi... Read more.

resources.allsetlearning.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Speaking Tools-and-Apps Audio Pronunciation Web

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Olle Linge about 1 year

Mandarin Chinese Listening Training (漢語聽力通)

A bit like Phonemica. This website has recordings of different accents in Chinese language, including both by native speakers and non-native speakers. Read more.

hanyu123.weebly.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Resource-highlights Audio Pronunciation

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pon00050 over 2 years

Ninchanese | Efficient and enjoyable Chinese learning

Ninchanese is a complete way to learn Chinese. Its online course allows you to learn and practice how to read, write, speak and understand Chinese in an enjoyable manner. It combines game mechanics... Read more.

ninchanese.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Tools-and-Apps Audio Characters Chrome Course Game Input-method Online-Tool Paid Pronunciation Simplified-Characters SRS Web

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

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hanpingchinese 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

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 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

Speak Good Chinese (Improve speaking by seeing your tones)

This application is built on the speech sound analysis program Praat and is completely free of charge and available for many platforms. The idea is simple: A word is presented with a tone contour a... Read more.

speakgoodchinese.org

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Beginner Intermediate Speaking Tools-and-Apps Audio Pronunciation

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Olle Linge almost 5 years

Praat - Doing phonetics by computer

Praat is one of the most widely used programs when it comes to doing scientific phonetic analysis. It requires some training to use most of the features, but all students can easily learn how to an... Read more.

praat.org

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Tools-and-Apps Pronunciation

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Olle Linge about 5 years

Hao Hao Report - The best China news and blog posts as chosen by you

"Socially curated China news, blogs, videos and pictures. China news, language, travel, business, technology, politics, entertainment." This site isn't specifically geared towards language learn... Read more.

haohaoreport.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Living-in-Chinese Resource-collections Community News Politics

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Olle Linge about 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 about 5 years

Mandarin Chinese Phonetics (Zein.se)

This is a simple and straightforward explanation of Chinese phonetics. I recommend it because it's not very complicated and (mostly) correct. I will try to write something myself later, but in the ... Read more.

zein.se

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Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Pronunciation

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Olle Linge about 5 years

爱词霸Iciba.com

Online Chinese-English and English-Chinese dictionary, with definitions, audio pronunciation, synonyms, antonyms, related words and expressions, and numerous example sentences. Also provides Engl... Read more.

iciba.com

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Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Translation

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Kai Carver about 5 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

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Literature Parallel-texts Translation

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Kai Carver 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

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

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

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Olle Linge over 5 years

文明之旅 - Journey of a Civilization

This is a programme that offers interviews with lots of interesting people, with subtitles in both English and Chinese, which makes it suitable for a large range of learners. Many of the episodes a... Read more.

cctv.cntv.cn

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Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Audio TV Video

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Olle Linge over 5 years

How and why to watch the world cup in Chinese (Hacking Chinese)

If you're going to watch the world cup, do it in Chinese! Watching sports is an awesome way of learning a language, almost regardless of which level you're at. As a beginner, you can follow what's ... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Listening Information-and-Advice Sports TV

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Olle Linge over 5 years

新浪视频直播 (Sina Sports TV)

Another sports channel. I haven't compared this to the 风云 channel, but I wanted to provide more than one that probably works outside China (does for me at least). This channel offers more than broa... Read more.

video.sina.com.cn

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Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Sports TV

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Olle Linge over 5 years

风云直播,最快最清晰无插件弹幕直播 (Live Sports Broadcasts)

This channel offers a lot of different programmes and most seem to be available outside China as well. There is a schedule in the top navigation bar (节目单) where you can see what's being broadcast a... Read more.

fengyunzhibo.com

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Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Sports TV

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Olle Linge over 5 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 over 5 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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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 5 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

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Advanced Reading Resource-collections News Science-and-technology

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Resource-collections Audio News

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Scott over 5 years

一步一个脚印 - My mission from advanced Chinese learner to professional interpreter

This is Carl Fordham's blog about his mission to go from being an advanced native speaker to becoming a professional translator. He shares an awful lot of interesting and directly applicable materi... Read more.

carlgene.com

Advanced Intermediate General Resource-collections Blog Translation

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Pronunciation

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Beginner Intermediate Speaking Tools-and-Apps Pronunciation

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Advanced Intermediate General Resource-collections Translation

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Translation

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Tools-and-Apps Pronunciation Web

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Pronunciation

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Julien Leyre over 5 years

Standard Chinese phonology (Wikipedia)

This is a basic but fairly comprehensive overview of the phonology of Standard Chinese (or Mandarin, as it might be better known as). This site covers consonants, vowels, syllables, tones, word str... Read more.

en.wikipedia.org

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Resource-highlights Pronunciation Research

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Olle Linge over 5 years