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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

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Resource-highlights Pronunciation Research

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Olle Linge over 10 years

Learn Chinese (Sinosplice)

This is John Pasden's site about learning Chinese. Apart from the various resources shown on this page, he also writes one of the longest-running and most popular blogs about learning Chinese and l... Read more.

sinosplice.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Information-and-Advice

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Olle Linge over 10 years

Being foreign: The others (The Economist)

This article talks about what it is like to live abroad. Having done just that for about four years, I think this is text truly captures some really important and interesting ideas about life abroa... Read more.

economist.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Resource-highlights Expat

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Olle Linge over 10 years

TutorMandarin: Online Mandarin Tutor

TutorMandarin is an online Chinese tutoring software and service. Students take 1-on-1 classes with professional Mandarin tutors on PC, Android, or iOS. Full courses from Beginner to Advanced, Spok... Read more.

tutormandarin.net

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Reading Speaking Writing Courses-and-textbooks Android Course iOS Simplified-Characters Teaching

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hanpingchinese over 6 years

Langademy (Learn Languages online with native speakers)

Langademy is a language learning social network that connects students with natives from all over the world. Students can practice Chinese, English, French or any other language at Langademy by mak... Read more.

langademy.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Social-learning Tools-and-Apps Community Language-exchange Web

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Olle Linge over 7 years

The Mandarin Corner (self-studying Mandarin language and culture)

This is a blog about Chinese language and culture run by Lewis Tatt. It's been online for several years, but I only noticed it recently. It hosts a large number of interesting articles, often focus... Read more.

themandarincornerblog.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge almost 8 years

Hanping Chinese SoundBox (now rolled into Hanping Dictionary) (Android App on Google Play)

UPDATE 2017: This app is now rolled into our Hanping Dictionary apps (Lite, Pro & Cantonese). Great way for beginners to practice single and double-syllable Chinese words. ★ Ideal for any stu... Read more.

hanpingchinese.com

Beginner Listening Speaking Tools-and-Apps Android Mobile Pronunciation Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

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hanpingchinese over 8 years

Pinyin Tone Tool (Toshuō)

This pinyin converter turns pinyin with numbers into pinyin with tone marks. Enter pinyin followed by numbers 1-4 represent the Chinese tones.  For neutral tone words, either type 5 or no number. Read more.

toshuo.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Tools-and-Apps Input-method

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Olle Linge over 8 years

Live the Language (Chinese Language School)

Self introduction: LTL Mandarin School offers Chinese language courses in Beijing, Shanghai and Chengde. The immersion courses are perfect for those who want to learn the language quickly and re... Read more.

livethelanguage.cn

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Courses-and-textbooks

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Olle Linge almost 9 years

Hiway (English-Chinese Language Exchange Community)

Hiway is an app for iOS that puts you in contact with native speakers and help you learn through real communication with friends and teachers: - Chat with your friends, click on words, and add t... Read more.

hiway-app.com

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

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Olle Linge almost 9 years

LingQ (Online-Learnign Platform)

LingQ is an online learning platform for different languages including Chinese. You can practice reading, writing, listening and you vocabulary in general. It features an online-community with na... Read more.

lingq.com

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

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lazylink about 9 years

HSChinese (customized online learning with lessons and exams)

HanSheng Chinese is an online learning platform for chinese with customized courses. It features Listening, Reading and Writing practices as well as a test for you proficiency-level and exams to... Read more.

hschinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Social-learning Tools-and-Apps Mobile Online-Tool

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lazylink about 9 years

Speaky (Language exchange community)

Speaky is a social network and language exchange website to learn languages by practicing with native speakers. The website has been live for only six months, but the community is growing really fa... Read more.

gospeaky.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Social-learning

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Olle Linge about 9 years

Chinese Pronunciation Wiki (AllSet Learning)

This newly launched site offers basic information about pronunciation, mostly things that should be in all beginner courses and textbooks but seldom are. Currently, the content is fairly limited, b... Read more.

resources.allsetlearning.com

Beginner Speaking Information-and-Advice Audio Pronunciation Text

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Olle Linge about 9 years

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

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

chineseconverter.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Tools-and-Apps Web

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Olle Linge over 9 years

DigMandarin

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

digmandarin.com

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

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Olle Linge over 9 years

Chinese Computing Information (input methods, fonts, browsers, coding)

This is a comprehensive introduction to the world of digital Chinese, including the following: Script Basics Activate Keyboards for Typing Browser Recommendations Web Developm... Read more.

sites.psu.edu

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

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Olle Linge over 9 years

Mandarin Chinese Phonetics Table

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

lost-theory.org

Beginner Intermediate Listening Speaking Resource-highlights Audio Pronunciation

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Olle Linge over 9 years

Mandarin HQ - Learn Basic Mandarin for Social, Travel and Work Situations

This site is a free resource for beginner learners of Mandarin who are looking to develop basic conversational ability for social, travel or work situations. It currently contains a small archive o... Read more.

mandarinhq.com

Beginner General Courses-and-textbooks Video Web

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BK almost 10 years

Pinyin charts with audio for iPad (Allset Learning)

This is an excellent (free) app for those who want to familiarise themselves with Pinyin. This beats anything written in a standard textbook and the ease of access of all the sounds is a must for b... Read more.

allsetlearning.com

Beginner Speaking Tools-and-Apps Pronunciation

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Peggy Teaches Chinese (Videos, Lessons, Tutoring)

Peggy Teaches Chinese offers a wide variety of videos about learning Chinese (there are currently more than a hundred on YouTube) and they are all free. Peggy also have videos about food and cultur... Read more.

peggyteacheschinese.com

Beginner Intermediate General Resource-collections Audio Blog Video

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Olle Linge about 10 years

Live It China - Find your language partner

This site offers language exchange partners (and also seems to plan to provide tutors and language teaching services as well). The language partner part of the site is free, though, so if you're lo... Read more.

liveitchina.com

Beginner Intermediate General Social-learning Tools-and-Apps Web

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Olle Linge about 10 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 about 10 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 about 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 about 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 about 10 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 10 years

"Learn Chinese" Resource Bank (by LaowaiChinese.net)

Tips, Tricks, Software, Websites and Lessons to make learning Chinese easier. This is basically an aggregator that collects blog-posts and new updates from a large variety of sites related to learn... Read more.

netvibes.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Resource-collections

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Olle Linge over 10 years

Pinyin Basics

This page describes the basics of how Pinyin works (i.e. how sounds are written, not necessarily how they are pronounced). It deals with problems such as when to add dots over u, false initials, om... Read more.

talkbank.org

Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice

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Olle Linge over 10 years

Language Power Struggles

This article discusses the language power struggle that most learners are very familiar with. "Given a conscious choice between a number of languages to use for interaction, speakers will naturally... Read more.

sinosplice.com

Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Expat

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Olle Linge over 10 years

Forumosa | Taiwan's Global Online Community

Forumosa is a major online forum where you can discuss anything regarding Taiwan, including living there, learning Chinese, finding friends, jobs or language exchange partners and much more. There'... Read more.

forumosa.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Social-learning Forum

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Olle Linge over 10 years

Learn Mandarin Chinese Online With ChineseVoyage: A Course In Contemporary Chinese

Master conversational level Chinese and excel in HSK exams with ChineseVoyage, the best online platform integrating HSK levels into beginner courses. Read more.

chinesevoyage.org

Beginner General Courses-and-textbooks Course Mobile Online-Tool Simplified-Characters Textbook Video

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Fifi103 8 days

The Cozy Study

A blog written and managed by an advanced Chinese featuring reviews of books, TV dramas and games. Additionally, the blog also features recommendations for utilising media in Chinese language learn... Read more.

thecozystudy.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Chinese-in-context General Language-learning Listening Reading Information-and-Advice Resource-collections Resource-highlights Tools-and-Apps Audio Blog Book Cantonese Game Literature Mobile Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters TV Web

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花谢月令 6 months

Type IPA phonetic symbols for all languages

This is a simple input tool where you can use your keyboard or mouse to compose text in IPA. If you only need a single word, copy/pasting is probably good enough, but this is handy if you want more... Read more.

ipa.typeit.org

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Tools-and-Apps Online-Tool Pronunciation

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Olle Linge over 1 year

Seeing Speech (articulation visualised through MRI and UTI scans)

This is a unique resource that shows how most common speech sounds are actually produced. Most other resources use animations and diagrams, but this is the frist I see which show actual MRI scans. ... Read more.

seeingspeech.ac.uk

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Pronunciation Research Video

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Olle Linge almost 2 years

Learning and teaching resources from the Centre for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language (University of Oxford)

This website contains a large number of resources for learning and teaching Chinese, including introductions to the spoken and written language, characters, grammar and pronunciation. They also pro... Read more.

ctcfl.ox.ac.uk

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Information-and-Advice Resource-collections Web

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Olle Linge over 2 years

Language Reactor (formerly Language Learning with Netflix)

Language Reactor is a Chrome extension that helps you learn a language while watching your favorite Netflix show or videos on YouTube. It shows subtitles in your target language, in your native lan... Read more.

languagereactor.com

Advanced Intermediate General Tools-and-Apps Audio Chrome Dictionary Online-Tool TV Video Web

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Jennifer over 2 years

看剧学汉语 (Discord Server)

看剧学汉语 is a community on Discord, gathering more than a thousand members, both native speakers and learners. While 看剧 (as in "watch TV series) is part of the name, the server also covers lots of oth... Read more.

discord.gg

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Social-learning Mobile TV Web

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Olle Linge over 3 years

The Chinese Language Institute (CLI)

The Chinese Language Institute (CLI) offers free Mandarin learning resources in the form of articles on a variety of topics including Chinese characters, Chinese grammar and chengyu. They also offe... Read more.

studycli.org

Beginner Intermediate General Courses-and-textbooks Resource-collections Blog Course

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AnneM almost 4 years

OptiLingo Language Learning (Chinese)

Description provided by OptiLingo (I have not yet tried this service myself): "OptiLingo is a hands-free language learning app that prioritizes learning Chinese through speaking rather than typi... Read more.

optilingo.com

Beginner Listening Speaking Courses-and-textbooks Tools-and-Apps Audio Paid

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Olle Linge almost 4 years

Learn Chinese Club (YouTube videos)

This simple website lists recent YouTube videos teaching Chinese. It's an awesome resource both to keep track of what's being posted and to find new content creators on YouTube. Most of these are f... Read more.

videos.learnchinese.club

Beginner Intermediate General Resource-collections Video

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Olle Linge about 4 years

Wǒ ài pīnyīn!

This is a very in-depth article about how Pinyin is written, focusing mainly on the letters used, the typeface, arrangement on the page, and so on. It probably contains more about this topic than y... Read more.

thetype.com

Advanced General Information-and-Advice Resource-highlights Text Web

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Teach Yourself Mandarin Blog

All the information you need to know in order to be able to teach yourself Mandarin from scratch with several resources. Read more.

teachyourselfmandarin.wordpress.com

Beginner General Language-learning Information-and-Advice Resource-collections Blog

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TeachYourselfMandarin over 5 years

ChineseMe

ChineseMe is the most integrated Mandarin course, designed for motivated learners who have decided to become fluent. It is an interactive textbook that adapts itself to your interests. The course i... Read more.

chinese-me.com

Beginner Intermediate General Courses-and-textbooks Audio Book Chrome Handwriting Paid Pronunciation Text Web

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Tim over 6 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

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

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hanpingchinese about 7 years

Online Mandarin Chinese lessons

Get Online Mandarin Chinese lessons from our Personal Language Tutors through Skype to increase your opportunities for career, travel and friendship or to follow your favourite Chinese film. Read more.

nativemonks.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Chinese-in-context Listening Speaking Courses-and-textbooks Web

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Sarah Thomas over 7 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

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Speaking Writing Social-learning Community Mobile Online-Tool Web

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Marek over 7 years

GoEast Language Centers (Blog, online/offline lessons)

This is a blog about China, Chinese culture, and language (including grammar and studying tips) which belongs to GoEast Language Centers. Browsing blog posts reveal some interesting topics, such as... Read more.

goeastmandarin.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Courses-and-textbooks Information-and-Advice

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Olle Linge almost 8 years

Idiomatic Forest (practice your Chinese by describing pictures)

Idiomatic Forest helps learners activate their language skills by discussing and describing pictures, getting feedback from native speakers in return for helping others learn your language. Read more.

idiomaticforest.com

Beginner Intermediate Speaking Writing Tools-and-Apps Mobile Web

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Olle Linge about 8 years

How to Learn Chinese (free e-book from LTL Mandarin School)

This is a free e-book with a collection of articles about how to learn Chinese, to which I have contributed one chapter about listening ability. This is a good collection overall with contributions... Read more.

livethelanguage.cn

Beginner Intermediate General Information-and-Advice Book Text

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Olle Linge about 8 years

The Open Languages Project (learning Chinese character-by-character)

This is a character-by-character beginner course in Chinese, provided free of charge at the Open Languages Project. It teaches you to read (and listen to) Chinese by explaining and introducing one ... Read more.

oplang.org

Beginner General Courses-and-textbooks Resource-collections Audio Simplified-Characters Text Web

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Olle Linge over 8 years

Foreigncy (Mandarin)

Foreigncy has nearly 300 free Mandarin language training sets that help improve your media vocabulary, reading comprehension, and listening skills while raising your awareness of regional events. T... Read more.

foreigncy.us

Advanced Intermediate General Courses-and-textbooks Web

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Olle Linge over 8 years

Practical Mandarin (Chinese Lessons in London)

A London-based school that takes their Mandarin courses to the next level - integrating technology (bespoke Phone Flashcards) and HSK test planning into their courses from Beginner, Intermediate to... Read more.

practicalmandarin.co.uk

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Courses-and-textbooks Paid

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Olle Linge about 9 years

ChineseSkill (game-based, task-driven app)

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

chinese-skill.com

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

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Olle Linge over 9 years