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Spaced repetition - Efficient memorization & what it's good for (Gwern.net)

This is the best overview of spaced repetition research I have seen online or offline. It's thorough, well-argued and probably covers more than you were looking for. It's not specifically about Chi... Read more.

gwern.net

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Grammar Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Blog Research

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Olle Linge about 8 years

Language Radio Free (Android app for listening practice)

Language Radio is supporting intermediate to advanced language learners with their listening practice through listening to radio stations in the desired target language. You may use our pre-install... Read more.

play.google.com

Advanced Intermediate Listening Tools-and-Apps Android

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Olle Linge over 8 years

Chinese Podcasts (collection of reviews and links)

Exploring and reviewing all the Chinese podcasts available; learn Chinese podcasts, Chinese language podcasts, English podcasts about China. The aim of this site is to explore the Chinese podcasts ... Read more.

chinesepodcasts.com

Beginner Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Audio Podcast Review

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Olle Linge over 8 years

Practise asking directions and navigating through a city (WordSwing)

Ever feel lost when trying to listen to navigation directions? Well, all you need is more practice. In this activity you listen to step-by-step directions, and at each step you must select the r... Read more.

wordswing.com

Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Tools-and-Apps Audio Text

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Olle Linge almost 9 years

Culturelab (watch Chinese film, TV and music with subtitles and a pop-up dictionary)

This is a new site that offers Chinese television, film and music videos with the subtitles and a pop-up dictionary. This lowers the barrier for anyone who wants to approach real Chinese. The site ... Read more.

culturelab.cc

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Reading Resource-collections Tools-and-Apps Audio Text Video

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Olle Linge about 9 years

百家讲坛官方频道 (YouTube video lectures with subtitles)

This is a popular education channel which presents lectures of different kinds, where experts share their knowledge with ordinary people (which is quite different from lectures at universities held... Read more.

youtube.com

Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Audio Text Video VPN-required

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Olle Linge about 9 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

Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-collections TV Video

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Olle Linge about 9 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

Beginner Listening Speaking Resource-highlights Audio Pronunciation Video

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Olle Linge about 9 years

荔枝FM,人人都是主播_网络收音机|广播电台在线收听

This is a platform for various podcasts, both available online and through their mobile app. One of the great advantages of using this site is that the content is literally just a few clicks away. ... Read more.

lizhi.fm

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio

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Olle Linge about 9 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

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Kai Carver over 9 years

The Bible in Chinese (with audio)

This site offers the Bible in many languages, including Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese). There are two versions, one with drama and one without. You can also see the text while you listen (or just... Read more.

bible.is

Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Resource-highlights Audio Text

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Olle Linge over 9 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 over 9 years

Sing Chinese Songs - Listen to Chinese music and learn Chinese with famous Chinese songs

The official introduction sums it up pretty well: It's a place where you can listen to Chinese music and learn Chinese with famous Chinese songs in Mandarin (simplified characters). As well, le... Read more.

singchinesesongs.com

Beginner Intermediate Listening Speaking Tools-and-Apps Audio Music

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Olle Linge over 9 years

56听书网 (online audiobook streaming)

This website offers a very large number of audio books in Chinese, directly available for streaming (no registration or log in necessary). If you don’t want to listen online, try finding a plugin t... Read more.

ting56.com

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio Literature

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Olle Linge over 9 years

Melnyks Chinese (Podcast / Audio Course)

This website and podcast offer theme-based, progressive online audio lessons. There are transcripts, worksheets, mobile apps, videos and more. Not all of this content is free, but the beginning of ... Read more.

melnyks.com

Beginner Intermediate Listening Vocabulary Courses-and-textbooks Resource-collections Audio Course Text

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Olle Linge over 9 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

Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Audio TV Video

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Olle Linge almost 10 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

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

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Olle Linge almost 10 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

Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Sports TV

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Olle Linge almost 10 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

Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Sports TV

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Mandarin Chinese Pinyin Chart with Audio (Yabla Chinese)

Yet another Pinyin chart. There are many out there, so let's focus on why this is worth mentioning. First, it offers all syllables in all tones. It should be noted that it offers all tones even for... Read more.

chinese.yabla.com

Beginner Listening Speaking Tools-and-Apps Pronunciation

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Hanping Chinese Dictionary Pro - Android app on Google Play

Pro version gives you: ★ Chinese handwriting recognition built in* ★ Mandarin audio - over 2,000 audio files of a real native Chinese speaker ★ Homescreen Widgets - flip through your favorite wo... Read more.

play.google.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Grammar Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Android Dictionary Handwriting Paid Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

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hanpingchinese almost 10 years

Khan Academy Mandarin

This is probably one of the best resources for upper-intermediate or advanced learners of Chinese who want to learn something using their Chinese. Khan Academy has hundreds of videos about differen... Read more.

youtube.com

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio Science-and-technology Video

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Olle Linge almost 10 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 almost 10 years

科学脱口秀 | 节操满地聊科学 (Science Talk Show)

This is an excellent talk show focusing on science, usually featuring several people discussing a certain topic in a relatively free manner (thus this is a lot more natural than anything that is si... Read more.

kexuetuokouxiu.com

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

A learner’s guide to TV shows in Chinese, part 1 (Hacking Chinese)

After having talked about how and why to use television to learn Chinese, it's time to look at actual genres and programmes and see how these can help a language learner improve his or her skills. ... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Living-in-Chinese Information-and-Advice TV

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Chinese: A Modular Approach (FSI Language Courses)

This course is designed to give a practical command of spoken Standard Chinese. Nine situational modules form the core of the course. Each core module consists of tapes, a student textbook, and a w... Read more.

fsi-language-courses.org

Beginner Listening Reading Vocabulary Resource-highlights Course Textbook

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Olle Linge about 10 years

闲白儿电台

A real listening challenge here. A podcast of guys talking about anything and everything. So a great source of natural, unscripted conversation. Read more.

itunes.apple.com

Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Audio

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Ah-Ke about 10 years

Pinyin introduction and audio charts

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

chinesepod.com

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

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Olle Linge about 10 years

Asking the experts: How to learn Chinese grammar

How should we learn Chinese grammar? There are many, many different ways of approaching grammar, both from a theoretical point of view and from a practical, student perspective. Because this is suc... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Grammar Information-and-Advice

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Olle Linge about 10 years

YouTube to MP3 Converter - Fast, Free (ListenToYouTube.com)

Ever wanted to listen to the clips you've found on YouTube? This tool allows you to convert YouTube clips to mp3 files. This is excellent for listening practice! You can use it for music, commercia... Read more.

listentoyoutube.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Tools-and-Apps Web

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Olle Linge about 10 years

13 Chinese Grammar Patterns & Structures We Love to Hate (FluentU)

This post opens up with a discussion of learning grammar in Chinese, followed by explanations of thirteen common sentence patterns in Chinese, including examples with translation. I would prefer mo... Read more.

fluentu.com

Beginner Grammar Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge about 10 years

新闻公告 - 汉语考试服务网 (HSK & YCT test resources)

This website offers a large number of previous HSK and YCT Chinese proficiency tests, sorted by year and level. This is excellent for test preparation and/or benchmarking. Read more.

chinesetest.cn

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Reading Resource-collections Exam

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Olle Linge about 10 years

动画:蔡志忠系列之 白蛇傳 (Legend of the White Snake)

A 50-minute long animated version of the Legend of the White Snake. This is an excellent way of learning about famous Chinese stories without spending too much effort reading about them. There are ... Read more.

youtube.com

Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-highlights Video VPN-required

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Olle Linge about 10 years

An Easier Way to Learn Chinese: Comprehensible Input

My third freelance article written for the FluentU Chinese language learning blog. This time I talk about comprehensible input, scaffolding and offer some concrete guidelines for how to make immers... Read more.

fluentu.com

Beginner Intermediate Listening Reading Information-and-Advice

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Olle Linge about 10 years

Common Chinese conjuctions (中文常用连词总结/中文常用連詞總結)

This is an excellent overview of common conjunctions in Chinese, i.e. words that connect clauses to each other. The site divides the conjunctions into the following categories: Parallel relationshi... Read more.

practice-chinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Grammar Writing Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge about 10 years

Chinese Notes — Grammar (中文笔记 - 语法)

This is a comprehensive overview of Chinese grammar with lots of detailed information on many levels. One advantage is that most terms are written both in English and Chinese, which is very good if... Read more.

chinesenotes.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Grammar Resource-collections

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Olle Linge about 10 years

Matzka - 情人的眼淚(完整版)

This song is raw emotion. I seldom like emotional music, but I can think of few voices that could convey this lyrics better than his. The lyrics is relatively simple and the pronunciation is clear.... Read more.

youtube.com

Beginner Intermediate Listening Resource-highlights Music VPN-required

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Olle Linge about 10 years

HSK Study and Exercises

HSK Course is an online platform for HSK preparation. It aims to help you not only successfully pass the exam, but gain confidence in using Chinese language. It mainly has 3 parts: Grammar Les... Read more.

hskcourse.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Grammar Language-learning Courses-and-textbooks Audio Mobile Simplified-Characters

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Sabina about 1 year

Bumpy Chinese / Comprehensible Chinese (YouTube / Podcast)

This is one of the best comprehensible input channels I’ve found so far! That means that she gives you plenty of listening practice without spending five minutes speaking English for every minute o... Read more.

youtube.com

Beginner Listening Resource-collections Audio Podcast Video

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Olle Linge over 1 year

大鹏说中文 - Speak Chinese with Da Peng

**Original comment by Jennifer:** Episode length ranges from 5 to 30 minutes and there are hundreds of episodes. Sometimes he has guests on the show (that are non-native speakers). He likes to talk... Read more.

plinkhq.com

Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Podcast

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Jennifer over 1 year

Comprehensible Input Chinese Stories

The Episodes range from Beginner to High Intermediate level and are between 2-15 minutes long. The host speaks slowly and repeats the keywords often. There is also a Udemy course that has accompany... Read more.

open.spotify.com

Beginner Intermediate Listening Audio Video

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Jennifer over 1 year

Pandaist (graded reader app)

Pandaist is a graded reader app with several hundred articles, including both news articles as well as fictional stories. Every article includes sentence translations, grammar rules and a popup cha... Read more.

pandaist.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Grammar Reading Resource-collections Tools-and-Apps Android iOS Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Web

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Olle Linge almost 2 years

Mandarin Click (YouTube channel)

This YouTube channel offers some 70+ videos (March, 2022) with slowly and clearly spoken Mandarin with a standard accent. Each video is a story told entirely in Chinese, but with plenty of scaffold... Read more.

youtube.com

Beginner Intermediate Listening Resource-highlights Audio Video

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Olle Linge about 2 years

Heavenly Path - Introduction to native content

Heavenly Path provides a great [reading guide](https://heavenlypath.notion.site/Comprehensive-Reading-Guide-From-beginner-to-native-novels-b3d6abd583a944a397b4fbbb81e0c38c) that lays out for you ho... Read more.

heavenlypath.notion.site

Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Information-and-Advice Resource-collections

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Jennifer about 2 years

TeaTime Chinese Podcast

TeaTime Chinese is a Podcast Series where Nathan, a native Chinese speaker, speaks clear and „easy“ Chinese. During an episode he speaks only Chinese, almost no English. Every episode is between 5 ... Read more.

teatimechinese.com

Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Audio Podcast

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Jennifer about 2 years

Chinese Tools - 40 lessons

As the name implies, Chinese Tools is mostly about tools for learners and teachers, but they also have 40 lessons for beginner students of Chinese. This is not reading practice in the sense of most... Read more.

chinese-tools.com

Beginner Listening Reading Courses-and-textbooks Resource-collections Audio Simplified-Characters Text Textbook

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Olle Linge about 3 years

故事 FM (Story-Telling Podcast)

This podcast is rather popular in China and covers a wide range of topics, including things that typically aren't covered in learner podcasts (this is produced for native speakers). The criteria fo... Read more.

storyfm.cn

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio

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Olle Linge about 3 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

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

Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Listening Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Course Mobile Paid Simplified-Characters

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stefan-wienert over 6 years

Listening Practice

Practice transcribing the sentences with audio from Tatoeba on this website. Read more.

listeningpractice.org

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Chinese-in-context Listening Tools-and-Apps Audio

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pon00050 about 7 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 about 8 years

华老师信箱 (Chinese language Q&A from 华文教育网)

This is a Q&A page where teachers answer questions about Mandarin, mainly vocabulary use and grammar, but sometimes other questions as well. It's mostly useful because of the wealth of information ... Read more.

hwjyw.com

Advanced Intermediate Grammar Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Resource-collections Blog Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge over 8 years

Starcraft 2 Mandarin (all unit voices in Chinese, YouTube)

This is a YouTube channel that contains all (?) audio from the units in the Chinese version of StarCraft 2. First, I think it's pretty cool that they've translated so thoroughly and such a large vo... Read more.

youtube.com

Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-highlights Audio Game

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Olle Linge almost 9 years

柴静雾霾调查:穹顶之下 (Under the Dome, documentary)

This is the Chinese documentary that has gone viral recently, discussing air pollution in China. This documentary is in Chinese with Chinese subtitles (simplified). Excellent reading and listening ... Read more.

youtube.com

Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Audio Text Video VPN-required

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Olle Linge about 9 years