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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

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Pronunciation

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Julien Leyre almost 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 almost 10 years

Laowai Chinese 老外中文

Laowai Chinese doesn't update often, but when it does, it's usually worth reading. The blog is about anything related to Chinese and China, but I find posts about vocabulary, grammar and culture th... Read more.

laowaichinese.net

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge almost 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 almost 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 almost 10 years

25 books I read in Chinese last year

My goal for 2013 was to read 25 books in Chinese. This article is about the 25 books I read and is meant to serve as encouragement and inspiration. You might also find a book or two you want to rea... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Intermediate Reading Information-and-Advice Literature

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Olle Linge about 10 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 almost 2 years

國語文教育叢書第十九:常用國字辨似

This site (originally a book) explains the difference between commonly mixed up (traditional) characters, published by Taiwan's Ministry of Education. As it says in the introduction, the main purpo... Read more.

language.moe.gov.tw

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Resource-highlights Book Characters Traditional-Characters Web

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Olle Linge over 3 years

Outlier Linguistics Chinese Character Dictionary and Masterclass

Outlier Linguistics provide a number high-quality resources for learning Chinese characters. All serious students should check out their dictionary, which is by far the easiest way to access reliab... Read more.

outlier-linguistics.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Courses-and-textbooks Information-and-Advice Tools-and-Apps Audio Course Dictionary Mobile Paid Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Video Web

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Olle Linge over 3 years

Chinese Character Frequency List (HanziCraft)

Around 6,000 simplified characters without definition or Pinyin, but with clickable links to more information about each character. Not specified what data this list is based on. This resource w... Read more.

hanzicraft.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge over 4 years

SUBTLEX-CH: Chinese Word and Character Frequencies Based on Film Subtitles.

This list is based on Chinese movie subtitles and is thus as close to natural spoken language as you can get. 100,000 simplified words without definition or Pinyin, You will find some 这个 and 不能, bu... Read more.

crr.ugent.be

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge over 4 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 over 7 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 about 8 years

國語一字多音審訂表 (List of variant character pronunciations, Taiwan standard)

This is a very large list of traditional characters with multiple pronunciations in the form of an Excel file (the other two files are announcements about the list in Chinese). The first sheet just... Read more.

word.hlc.edu.tw

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Resource-highlights Characters Pronunciation Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge about 8 years

Master Mandarin: The Beginner's Step-by-Step Guide to Learning Chinese the Fun Way - Language Mastery

You don’t need to spend thousands on classes. You don’t need boring textbooks. You don’t need to be good at languages. And you don’t have to move to China or Taiwan (though that’s great if you can)... Read more.

l2mastery.com

Beginner Language-learning Information-and-Advice Book

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hanpingchinese over 8 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 almost 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 almost 9 years

Preparing for rainy days and dealing with slumps (Hacking Chinese)

We all experience slumps in our learning, but there are many thing we can do to reduce the negative effects of these slumps. The solution is three-fold: Preparing for the slump before it hits you, ... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge over 9 years

Top 10 Chinese Vocabulary Words for the Ghost Month

10 useful vocabulary words related to the Chinese traditional holiday 鬼月(guĭ yuè), the ghost month, Read more.

fluentu.com

Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice

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Alan over 9 years

《重訂標點符號手冊》修訂版 (Punctuation Manual)

This site offers detailed information of how to use punctuation marks in Chinese. Even though the usage is very close to English, it's not identical, so it's good to have a reference to look things... Read more.

language.moe.gov.tw

Advanced Writing Information-and-Advice Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge over 9 years

HiNative | A global platform for your questions

HiNative is a Q&A site where you can ask people all over the world about culture, language, anything. We support over 100 languages. Read more.

hinative.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Grammar Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Social-learning Tools-and-Apps Community Language-exchange Online-Tool

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Rebecca McKay over 9 years

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

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

hackingchinese.com

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

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Olle Linge over 9 years

Learn Chinese Through Movies: The Quick Guide

This guide contains some good suggestions for what to watch in Chinese, sorted by genre and with some introductory comments. It also contains a discussion of why to learn Chinese through movies. Read more.

fluentu.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Information-and-Advice Resource-collections Video

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Olle Linge almost 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 almost 10 years

The Grand Listening Cycle: Improve your Chinese listening ability | Hacking Chinese

Learning to understand spoken Chinese is mostly a matter of practice and I've found that having fixed and regular routines helps a lot. This article introduces the grand listening cycle, which cont... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Information-and-Advice Audio

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Why good feedback matters and how to get it

Teachers give feedback in many different ways, some terribly bad, others very good. The bad ones let you struggle for hours just to correct your essay, not necessarily learning much on the way. The... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Writing Information-and-Advice Teaching

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

A Realistic Look at the Challenges of Reading Chinese (Sinosplice)

This article on Sinosplice discusses the question of how many characters you actually need to be able to read Chinese (no, the answer isn't 2,000). Of course, the main question is what you want to ... Read more.

sinosplice.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Information-and-Advice

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Chinese Version – How to search for Chinese language stuff online

There are a few ways that you can search for Mandarin language stuff online, and which method is best depends on what exactly you're looking for. In this post on Chinese Hacks, Dave talks about how... Read more.

chinesehacks.com

Beginner Intermediate Listening Reading Information-and-Advice

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Sensible Chinese character learning revisited

In a way, learning Chinese characters is very much like learning vocabulary in any foreign language and much of the efficient methods developed there works well for Chinese as well. However, charac... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Writing Information-and-Advice

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Mnemonics for Pronouncing Chinese Characters

Serge Gorodish describes himself as "Mathematician, father, programmer, amateur linguist, cynic/idealist, and all-around nice guy" and has found a way to split pinyin syllables in components, which... Read more.

countryoftheblind.blogspot.de

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Pronunciation

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Matthias almost 10 years

The 5th Skill: Handwriting (Laowai Chinese 老外中文)

In this article, Albert Wolfe of Laowai Chinese talks about handwriting as the fifth skill. The four normal skills are listening, speaking, reading and writing, but he argues that in Chinese, handw... Read more.

laowaichinese.net

Advanced Intermediate Writing Information-and-Advice

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Tone Colors and What Pleco Did with Them (Laowai Chinese 老外中文)

This blog-post offers an introduction to the concept of coloured tones in Chinese learning software. Where do the colours come from? Why were they chosen? And what colours should you choose for you... Read more.

laowaichinese.net

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Pronunciation

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Olle Linge almost 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 almost 10 years

A Cat That Barks (About looking Chinese without knowing the language)

This is a story about looking Chinese but not knowing how to speak Chinese. It's an eye-opener for people who don't look Chinese and study Chinese, but it might also be painfully familiar for stude... Read more.

youtube.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Living-in-Chinese Information-and-Advice Video VPN-required

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Olle Linge almost 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 almost 10 years

Habit hacking for language learners

Forming language learning habits is a key ingredient in any successful recipe for mastering Chinese. This makes sure that we learn regularly and that it becomes a natural part of our lives, rather ... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Information-and-Advice Productivity

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

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 25 days

zi.tools 字統网

This website allows you to look up all sorts of things related to characters, including pronunciation in historical and regional varieties, components based on their pictographic origin, and much m... Read more.

zi.tools

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

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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 over 1 year

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 almost 2 years

Learning Classical Chinese is for everyone (no, seriously!)

Classical Chinese is something all learners will encounter, whether it's because it's part of a course you take, because you've started learning formal, written Chinese or simply because you want t... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Intermediate Reading Information-and-Advice Resource-collections Classical-Chinese

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Olle Linge almost 2 years

现代汉语通用字笔顺规范电子书 (PRC authoritative stroke order for 7,000 Chinese characters)

This is a digital version of the official authoritative stroke order standard used in China. It is sorted by stroke and is not searchable, so it's a bit hard to use. Thus, other resources will ofte... Read more.

yuke.blcu.edu.cn

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Resource-highlights Book Dictionary Handwriting Simplified-Characters Web

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Olle Linge almost 3 years

My best advice on how to learn Chinese characters (Hacking Chinese)

This is an overview of how to learn Chinese characters, including understanding how they work, how to learn to read and write them, as well as how to remember the characters you have learnt. Tools ... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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

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Olle Linge almost 3 years

A Chinese Typewriter in Silicon Valley: What 150 Years of Chinese Information Technology Can Teach the Alphabetic World

This is a presentation by Thomas S. Mullaney about Chinese typewriters through history. In the digital age, typing in Chinese is easier than it has ever been, but how did the Chinese typewrite evol... Read more.

youtu.be

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Living-in-Chinese Information-and-Advice Audio Research Simplified-Characters Video

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Olle Linge over 3 years

Chinese Grammar Wiki Study Deck (Anki)

This is an Anki deck based on AllSet Learning's Chinese Grammar Wiki. The content has been adapted to fit the flashcard format, including cards such as "Is this grammatically correct?", testing if... Read more.

ankiweb.net

Beginner Intermediate Grammar Information-and-Advice Resource-highlights Web

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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 about 4 years

Mandarin Syllable Frequency Counts for Chinese Characters

This list contains syllable frequency, listing each syllable, with Pinyin and Zhuyin, as well as a sample character. It’s not sorted in order of frequency, but the frequency data is there. Also, pl... Read more.

technology.chtsai.org

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Pronunciation Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Frequency and Stroke Counts of Chinese Characters: Sorted by Frequency

This is a frequency list that also lists the number of strokes for each character. Not sure why this would be useful, but there are probably some applications. [The same data is also available in a... Read more.

technology.chtsai.org

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Chinese Character Phonetic Sets (HanziCraft)

This list contains phonetic components, sorted by how regular they are, i.e. characters that all sound exactly like their phonetic components are grouped together, and so on. Most students graduall... Read more.

hanzicraft.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Classical Chinese Character Frequency List (古汉语单字频率列表)

Character frequencies for Classical Chinese (i.e. not based on texts). This resource was discussed in this article: [The most common Chinese words, characters and components for language learner... Read more.

lingua.mtsu.edu

Advanced Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Classical-Chinese

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Modern Chinese Character Frequency List (现代汉语单字频率列表)

This list from 2005 is based on written Chinese (both fiction and non-fiction). It contains 10,000 simplified characters, with Pinyin and definition. The same data is also available as two separate... Read more.

lingua.mtsu.edu

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge over 4 years

University of Leeds: Internet Word Frequencies

This frequency list is based on the Leeds corpus of internet Chinese (90 million tokens from 2005). Simplified characters with no frills. You can [search the corpus directly online](http://corpus.l... Read more.

corpus.leeds.ac.uk

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge over 4 years

BLCU balanced corpus frequency lists

These lists are based on a ridiculous 15 billion (simplified) character corpus, composed of news, literature, blogs and much more. It is probably the biggest, most comprehensive dataset available. ... Read more.

bcc.blcu.edu.cn

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge over 4 years

K-5 Word Frequency Dictionary for Chinese L2 Learners

This list is somewhat unique in that it draws on materials for people who learn Chinese as a second language, i.e. textbooks, graded readers and so on (read more about the methodology [here](http:/... Read more.

mandarininstitute.org

Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Online-Tool Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge over 4 years