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Earthly Branches (Sinoglot)

This article on Sinoglot describes the earthly branches, why they are useful and how to memorise them (using the fingers). Read more.

sinoglot.com

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Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Heavenly Stems (Sinoglot)

This article introduces the heavenly stems along with an interesting way to memorise them (using the fingers). It also deals briefly with why they are useful to know. The heavenly stems are quite u... Read more.

sinoglot.com

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Advanced Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge over 5 years

弦子 - 逆風的薔薇

As far as I know, this isn’t the kind of music 弦子 is typically associated with (I’ve checked some of the other albums and didn’t like them at all). This song is quite good, though, even though her ... Read more.

youtube.com

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Intermediate Listening Resource-highlights Music VPN-required

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Olle Linge over 5 years

王菲 - 再見螢火蟲

王菲 is extremely well-known in China (or in the West as Faye Wong) and has a marvellous voice, here used to create something darker and leaning more towards rock. Very good indeed. The lyrics make t... Read more.

youtube.com

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Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-highlights Music VPN-required

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Business Chinese Vocabulary List: Foreign Companies in Chinese

Nice list of foreign companies names in China. Read more.

fluentu.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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stefanwienert over 5 years

TeSL星海2冠軍賽 | Sen Vs San

This is the final match in the Taiwan E-sports League in StarCraft II between Taiwan's long-time champion Sen and a Korean guest player San. Note that even though watching games and sports in Chine... Read more.

youtube.com

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Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Game Video VPN-required

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Olle Linge over 5 years

@HanpingChengyu Twitter account (animated Chinese Idiom per day)

Follow this Twitter account to get a new animated Chinese Idiom (Chengyu) in your Twitter feed every day. Characters are Simplified Chinese, pronunciation is Pinyin (coloring is [Hanping's](http://... Read more.

twitter.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Reading Vocabulary Writing Information-and-Advice Resource-highlights Characters Simplified-Characters

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hanpingchinese almost 3 years

文言 - 維基大典 (Wikipedia about classical Chinese written in classical Chinese)

This is a Wikipedia article about classical Chinese written entirely in classical Chinese. That makes it difficult reading for most students, but I find the idea behind this article very neat and t... Read more.

zh-classical.wikipedia.org

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Advanced Reading Writing Resource-highlights Classical-Chinese Literature Web

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Olle Linge almost 3 years

Mutual intelligibility of Chinese dialects experimentally tested (Tang & vad Heuven, 2009)

This is a research paper detailing a study of the mutual intelligibility of Chinese topolects. Dialects were sorted into groups and then it was experimentally tested how much of words and sentences... Read more.

openaccess.leidenuniv.nl

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Advanced Intermediate Listening Living-in-Chinese Resource-highlights Dialects Research

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Olle Linge about 3 years

普通话异读词审音表 (List of variant character pronunciations, mainland standard)

This page lists variant pronunciations and their standard readings in Mandarin Chinese (Mainland Standard). It does not list characters that have different readings based on different meanings, so ... Read more.

baike.baidu.com

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

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Olle Linge over 3 years

Learn Chinese Grammar Online

This site offers grammar lessons for free, divided into beginner, intermediate and advanced (although none are actually advanced). They offer lots of good examples for each pattern, which is great.... Read more.

chinese-grammar.com

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Beginner Intermediate Grammar Courses-and-textbooks Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge almost 4 years

Names of the chemical elements in Chinese (Victor Mair, Language Log)

This blog post contains both a list of most of the elements in the periodic table in both Chinese and English, but more importantly, it contains a discussion about the characters used to represent ... Read more.

languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu

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Advanced Vocabulary Resource-highlights Blog Science-and-technology Text

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Olle Linge about 4 years

健身常用英語單詞 (Gym vocabulary in English and Chinese)

This resource is meant for Chinese people who want to learn gym vocabulary in English, but it works even better for speakers of English who want to learn Chinese. Each vocabulary is translated from... Read more.

takesport.idv.tw

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Text Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge about 4 years

Real spoken Chinese: "What are your plans for Chinese New Year?"

Watch and listen to people from different parts of China ask and answer the question "What are your plans for Chinese New Year?" Read more.

mandarinhq.com

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Intermediate Listening Resource-highlights Video

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BK over 4 years

《冰冻星球》 Frozen Planet (纪实台 央视网)

Introduced by Rebecca [here](http://www.hackingchinese.com/extensive-listening-challenge-october-2014-wrapping-up/#comment-644909): I loved to watch this 2 part documentary called “冰冻星球” “Frozen... Read more.

jishi.cntv.cn

Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-highlights Audio Video

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Learn in Your Car: Mandarin Chinese (Henry Raymond Jr. on Spotify)

Recommended and introduced by Oscar Sjöberg [here](http://www.hackingchinese.com/extensive-listening-challenge-october-2014-wrapping-up/#comment-645716): The material is for beginners, like myse... Read more.

open.spotify.com

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Beginner Listening Courses-and-textbooks Resource-highlights Audio

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Ting - Chinese English Study Center - Everyday Topics

Selected topics in English and Chinese Language let you listen to a basic vocabulary selected from the dictionary; computers, weather, pinyin, Chinese dynasties, sports, tongue twisters and many mo... Read more.

hua.umf.maine.edu

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Beginner Intermediate Listening Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge about 5 years

Chinese is Easy! Ep1 - Chinese Tones

This video is produced by Hutong School and explains the very basics of Chinese tones, suitable for the complete beginner or those that are thinking about learning Chinese and want to know a little... Read more.

youtube.com

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Beginner Speaking Resource-highlights Audio Pronunciation Video VPN-required

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Olle Linge over 5 years

2014-03-13锵锵三人行 窦文涛:内地医患缺乏沟通滋生信任危机

钟南山坚持认为,最终打开医患之间心结的还应当是真正深化医疗体制改革,让公立医院回归公益。钟南山说,伤害、杀害事件主要在大医院。主要解决这个问题,关键在解决公立医院真正的公益性。医改公立医院的公益性体现在哪,他的改革方向是应该向更好的公益性发展,要着力改善大医院的公益性,首先就表现在对医务人员的工资,是国家给的,而不要靠自己去想办法。有了这个的话,医生就不用着去考虑药的问题,甚至有很多五花八门... Read more.

v.ifeng.com

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Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Audio News

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Preparing for Resurrection Festival (aka Easter) in Chinese

"Even if you’re totally unfamiliar with the Easter story, this short reading list should more or less work for you. It’s all actual biblical text, abridged and slightly rearranged to make the narra... Read more.

chinahopelive.net

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Advanced Reading Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Viral one-minute Chinese sex ed video with English translation

"So there are these minute-long Chinese sex ed videos that’ve gone viral on the Chinese internet. I suspect they’re actually aimed at parents, but they’re funny and well done. Here’s a translation ... Read more.

chinahopelive.net

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Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-highlights Video

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Olle Linge over 5 years

On the Character 革 (The World of Chinese)

The evolution of meanings behind the Chinese character 革, from the ancient meaning related to 'hunting', to it's main meaning of “to change”, and 'transformation', with an oftentimes usage on the t... Read more.

theworldofchinese.com

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Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge over 5 years

On the character 性 (The World of Chinese)

When it comes to the Chinese word for sex, or 性(Xìng), avoid it in daily speech like you are a proper “sir” from the Victoria era. Defenders of decency might be disappointed to learn the original m... Read more.

theworldofchinese.com

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Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge over 5 years

2014-03-11 锵锵三人行 梁文道:马航飞机无端失联 让人心悬

A discussion about the recent disappearance of the Malaysia Airways flight. 锵锵三人行 is one of my favourite programs, always good content and the host is awesome. There are transcripts available, too. Read more.

v.ifeng.com

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Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Audio News Video

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Olle Linge over 5 years

The Year of the Horse Chengyu (Sinosplice)

This post is about 马到成功, one of the idioms used to wish someone success in the year of the horse (it has other uses as well). John Pasden explains what it means and how to use it (and some things a... Read more.

sinosplice.com

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Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge over 5 years

15 Chinese Artifacts That Will Change How You Look at China (chinaSMACK)

Historical artifacts unearthed in China such as golf clubs, fashion accessories, toilet seats, toothbrushes, double-ended lesbian dildos and Google's Android? As usual, chinaSMACK provides parallel... Read more.

chinasmack.com

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Advanced Intermediate Reading Resource-highlights History

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Olle Linge over 5 years

How to Describe Medical Symptoms in Chinese (一步一个脚印)

In this blog post, Carl Gene Fordham goes through a long list of ways of describing different ailments and illnesses in Chinese. This is excellent if you happen to fall ill in China, but it's also ... Read more.

carlgene.com

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Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Jason D. Patent on "An Anatomy of Chinese: Rhythm, Metaphor, Politics" by Perry Link

This is a review of Perry Link's book about Chinese. This passage sums it up pretty well, and although I haven't read the book (yet), it's high on my list of books to get my hands on: "In writin... Read more.

lareviewofbooks.org

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Advanced Intermediate Chinese-in-context Grammar Vocabulary Resource-highlights Book Research Review

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Olle Linge over 5 years