Hacking Chinese Resources

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Bilingual legends and folk tales (Snowflake Books Ltd)

Snowflake Books' aim is to introduce English translations to children of specially chosen, ancient legends and folk tales alongside the Chinese language (traditional Mandarin or simplified) to fost... Read more.

snowflakebooks.co.uk

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Beginner Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Book Parallel-texts Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge over 3 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

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Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Audio Text Video VPN-required

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Olle Linge over 3 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

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Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Audio Text Video VPN-required

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Olle Linge over 3 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 3 years

Urban Dictionary Chinese

Urban Dictionary is a user-edited dictionary of colloquial language and slang. This is the Chinese edition. Words are usually explained in English, but sometimes only in Chinese. There are also exa... Read more.

zh.urbandictionary.com

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Dictionary Web

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Olle Linge over 3 years

chinaSMACK Glossary (Popular Chinese Internet Memes, Slang, Expressions, Acronyms)

A useful list of common Chinese internet memes, dirty words, slang, expressions, puns, and acronyms used by Chinese people on the internet & even in daily life. Olle's comment: As is the case wi... Read more.

chinasmack.com

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Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Dictionary Web

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Olle Linge over 3 years

New Concept Mandarin (Chinese Course Online)

From their website (if you have personal experience of their courses, please leave a comment): New Concept Mandarin specializes in teaching Mandarin Chinese (Putonghua) as a second language. Act... Read more.

newconceptmandarin.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Courses-and-textbooks Audio Paid Video Web

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Olle Linge over 3 years

Quantifying Simplified Chinese

What can we say mathematically about the difference between simplified and traditional Chinese characters? This is an in-depth discussion about character simplification, the information content of ... Read more.

medium.com

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Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Simplified-Characters Text Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge over 3 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.

symbolcodes.tlt.psu.edu

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

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Olle Linge over 3 years

eChineseLearning

Their own introduction: Learn Chinese online at eChineseLearning.com – a premier online Chinese language school in the world. Students can learn Chinese online via Skype through 1-on-1 lessons w... Read more.

echineselearning.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Courses-and-textbooks

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Olle Linge over 3 years

WaiChinese

Listen to native speakers, mimic the audio while recording, receive instant feedback on spoken phases. Then submit your recording to be evaluated by real native teachers. Read more.

waichinese.com

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Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Tools-and-Apps Android Audio Course iOS Mobile Online-Tool Simplified-Characters Teaching Web

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电猫 over 3 years

Learning the third tone in Chinese (Hacking Chinese)

The third tone is an essentially low tone. The only time it's pronounced with a high element is in front of another third tone (when it turns into a second tone) and when in complete isolation (whi... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge almost 4 years

Tones are more important than you think (Hacking Chinese)

Tones are more important than most people think. Just because native speakers reduce tones and speak quickly, it doesn't mean that you can do the same and get away with it. Don't be fooled by peopl... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge almost 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 almost 4 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

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Beginner Intermediate Listening Speaking Resource-highlights Audio Pronunciation

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Olle Linge almost 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 almost 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 almost 4 years

Blip (Plugin that teaches you Chinese while you browse)

This Chrome plug-in will insert Chinese characters in texts you read in your browser based on what words you're currently learning. This is a really neat idea that diversifies learning vocabulary a... Read more.

blip.nfshost.com

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Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Web

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Olle Linge almost 4 years

新聞挖挖哇 News Wa List - Love TV Show 綜藝節目

This is a Taiwanese chat show. Topics switch between politics/news stories and social issues. They sometimes slip into Taiwanese on the show, but in general speak Mandarin. The link above uses trad... Read more.

2014a.vslovetv.com

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Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio

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Olle Linge almost 4 years

eoeu

dn.se

Advanced General Information-and-Advice Android

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Olle Linge almost 4 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 almost 4 years

Hanbridgemandarin.com (online and campus courses)

Hanbridge Mandarin provides campus-based courses, online classes, and intensive cultural immersion programs. I don't know anyone who has attended any of their classes personally, but they cover the... Read more.

hanbridgemandarin.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Courses-and-textbooks Paid

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Olle Linge almost 4 years

Anki deck: 小城之春 (Spring in a Small Town) - Full Chinese movie

Anki is spaced repetition software. You can create cards and review them, Anki takes care of the rest. This is an Anki video deck containing each sentence from the movie 小城之春. Each card has one ... Read more.

ankiweb.net

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Advanced Intermediate General Tools-and-Apps Simplified-Characters SRS Video

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Matthias almost 4 years

40 Terms Commonly Used in Chinese Academic Writing (一步一个脚印)

This is an excellent list of useful terms for writing academic texts in Chinese, compiled by Carl Gene Fordham. Best of all, it comes with examples, which is essential for using these words correct... Read more.

carlgene.com

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Advanced Vocabulary Writing Resource-highlights Blog

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Olle Linge almost 4 years

Chinese Reading Practice | Simplified Chinese Reading Exercises & Materials Blog

A blog of beginner, intermediate, and advanced Chinese reading materials with full English translations. Read more.

chinesereadingpractice.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Parallel-texts

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Kai Carver about 4 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

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Beginner Intermediate Listening Reading Audio Book Literature Parallel-texts

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Kai Carver about 4 years

How every Chinese province really got its name

The stories behind the names of all of China's provinces and autonomous regions. Read more.

online.thatsmags.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Living-in-Chinese Information-and-Advice History Web

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stefanwienert about 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 about 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 about 4 years

Simulated Tests of the New Chinese Proficiency Test HSK

Recommended and introduced by Trevor [here](http://www.hackingchinese.com/extensive-listening-challenge-october-2014-wrapping-up/#comment-646686). Each book (one for each level of the new HSK ex... Read more.

amazon.com

Beginner Intermediate Grammar Listening Reading Resource-highlights Book Exam

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Olle Linge about 4 years

Growing up with Chinese (CNTV English)

This resource was recommended by jblinguaphile [here](http://www.hackingchinese.com/extensive-listening-challenge-october-2014-wrapping-up/#comment-649507). There are 100 episodes, structured li... Read more.

cctv.cntv.cn

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Beginner Intermediate Listening Courses-and-textbooks Resource-collections

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Olle Linge about 4 years

CCTV Learn Chinese

This resource was recommended by jblinguaphile [here](http://www.hackingchinese.com/extensive-listening-challenge-october-2014-wrapping-up/#comment-649507). China Central Television has produced... Read more.

english.cntv.cn

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Audio

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Olle Linge about 4 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

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Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Resource-highlights Audio Text

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Olle Linge about 4 years

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

Resource suggested and introduced by Carlton Gay ([here] (http://www.hackingchinese.com/extensive-listening-challenge-october-2014-wrapping-up/#comment-661842): This is a free simple site with a... Read more.

singchinesesongs.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Tools-and-Apps Audio Music

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Olle Linge about 4 years

Mandarin Companion (Chinese graded readers)

Mandarin Companion offers a series of graded readers for learners of Chinese. I haven't read all of them yet, but the two I have read have both been great. Considering that they use a very limited ... Read more.

mandarincompanion.com

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Beginner Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Book Text

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Olle Linge about 4 years

意见中国 经济学家访谈录 网易财经 (Economics interviews and discussions with transcripts)

This site offers a large number of in-depth interviews and discussion about economics. Each episode is around 20 minutes and there are currently 151 episodes available. Excellent for anyone with an... Read more.

money.163.com

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Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio Text Video

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Olle Linge about 4 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

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

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Olle Linge about 4 years

Chinese Glossary (sample sentences with audio from ChinesePod)

This is a search page where you can find example sentences with audio from ChinesePod. This is awesome! In difference to most other pages with sentence databases, this is mostly directed to languag... Read more.

chinesepod.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Grammar Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps

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Olle Linge about 4 years

Influent

This is a language learning game that features among other languages Mandarin Chinese (at first only Japanese was supported). It aims to teach you about 400 words by having a virtual character walk... Read more.

playinfluent.com

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Beginner Language-learning Listening Reading Tools-and-Apps Android Game Pronunciation Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Windows

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Sebastian Rasmussen about 4 years

Mandarin Chinese Count/Measure Words (digchinese.com)

This is a comprehensive overview of measure words in Chinese, featuring a long list of the most common ones, an explanation in English how they are used and a number of examples of words they are u... Read more.

digchinese.com

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

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Olle Linge about 4 years

A language learner’s guide to reading comics in Chinese (Hacking Chinese)

This article is a guide to reading comics in Chinese, suitable for beginners as well as those who already have some experience. Reading comics is an excellent way of attacking the Great Wall of Chi... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge about 4 years

How to find more time to practise listening (Hacking Chinese)

When it comes to learning to understand spoken Chinese, there are few shortcuts. The more you listen, the more you will understand. But how can we fit more listening into our lives without cutting ... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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

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Olle Linge about 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 about 4 years

Chinese Hacks (Tips, Tricks, Hacks, Software and Websites to make learning Chinese easier)

Chinese Hacks is run by Dave Flynn and might look similar to Hacking Chinese at first glance, but actually isn't. Most of the articles on Chinese Hacks are about software, apps or other tools for l... Read more.

chinesehacks.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Information-and-Advice Resource-collections Tools-and-Apps Blog Web

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Olle Linge about 4 years

MandarinBanana: Remembering Chinese Characters by Drawing Like a Four-Year-Old

This website serves the purpose to create memorable mnemonics for simplified and traditional Chinese characters. Users can create mnemonics, and add images to the mnemonics using a paint-like front... Read more.

mandarinbanana.com

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Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Characters Online-Tool Simplified-Characters SRS Traditional-Characters Video

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Matthias about 4 years

Tasty Mantou Chinese (Online dictionary)

This dictionary is new and looks promising. It provides easy look-up for characters and words (both simplified and traditional) along with sample sentences with audio. You can also write characters... Read more.

tastymantou.com

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Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge about 4 years

Using Audacity to learn Chinese (speaking and listening) (Hacking Chinese)

Audacity is a marvellous piece of software that allows you to record audio (yourself, other people or whatever is playing on your computer), mimic native speakers, edit and enhance the audio, as we... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Speaking Information-and-Advice Tools-and-Apps Blog

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Olle Linge about 4 years

Learn Chinese with CSLPOD

CSLPOD offers a large library of audio for all levels and the audio is available for free (you can subscribe for some other services, such as vocabulary explanations, sentence drilling and some exe... Read more.

cslpod.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Audio Text

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Olle Linge about 4 years

Talkify (online text-to-speech, including Mandarin)

This is an excellent tool that provides free text-to-speech (TTS) for inserted addresses, meaning that you can listen to news articles or blog posts while reading them. You could also rip the audio... Read more.

talkify.net

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Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Tools-and-Apps Audio Text

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Olle Linge about 4 years

Studying Chinese when your grades matter (Hacking Chinese)

Ideally, we would study Chinese just because we want to and in any manner we see fit, but this isn't how it works for most students. Instead, we need to care about tests and grades, an extra layer ... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Beginner Intermediate General Information-and-Advice Blog Exam

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Olle Linge about 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 4 years

Tatoeba - Collecting example sentences

Tatoeba offers sentences in many languages (you can choose yourself which languages to search for). This is excellent if you want to find your own example sentences for your Chinese vocabulary or i... Read more.

tatoeba.org

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Grammar Reading Writing Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Web

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Olle Linge about 4 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

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Intermediate Listening Reading Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge about 4 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 4 years