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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 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

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

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 over 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 over 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

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 over 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 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 over 8 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 almost 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 almost 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

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 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 about 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 about 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

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 about 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

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

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio

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Olle Linge over 9 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

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

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Sebastian Rasmussen over 9 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

Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Tools-and-Apps Audio Text

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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 over 9 years

FourTones (Web music game for learning Chinese)

This game helps you learn tones. You will see the lyrics of Chinese songs approaching you and you're supposed to select which of them actually belong to the lyrics you're hearing. It's a reasonably... Read more.

fourtones.com

Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Game Music Web

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Olle Linge over 9 years

凤凰FM - 中国第一音频平台!(app for streaming of programs, audio books etc.)

This app, which is available for free both on Android and iOS allows you to access tons of programs and audiobooks for free. Some of them aren't free, but it's clearly written which are, so you don... Read more.

diantai.ifeng.com

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Tools-and-Apps Android Audio iOS

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Global Language Online Support System (with Chinese lessons)

This page offers several hundred lessons for Chinese about different topics, including both reading practice and listening. They also have some learning activities, including quizzes. I have tried ... Read more.

gloss.dliflc.edu

Advanced Intermediate Chinese-in-context Listening Reading Courses-and-textbooks Audio Simplified-Characters Text

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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 almost 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 almost 10 years

Movie: 阳光灿烂的日子》In the Heat of the Sun

The film is set in Beijing during the Cultural Revolution. It is told from the perspective of Ma Xiaojun nicknamed Monkey who is a teenage boy at the time. Monkey and his friends are free to roam t... Read more.

youtube.com

Advanced Listening Resource-highlights TV Video

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Scott almost 10 years

To Live 活着

To Live 活着 is a Chinese epic film directed by Zhang Yimou in 1994, starring Ge You, Gong Li, It's about a rich man who loses his fortune through a gambling addiction around the time of the civi... Read more.

m.youtube.com

Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Video

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Scott almost 10 years

20140607 皇牌大放送 D-Day:水底的战场 诺曼底登陆70周年特辑 - YouTube

【节目简介】 《皇牌大放送》有大量的独家深度报道,凤凰专题团队获全球政治人物官方机构的许可,在此节目中推出独家专题片。 70th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy Read more.

youtube.com

Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Audio History Video

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Zoe almost 10 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 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

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 about 10 years

Pinyin Practice ~ Initials, finals and tones

A simple but useful tool fol learning the basics of Chinese pronunciation. The tool simply gives you initials, finals and tones (separately) and you will be asked to give the right answer. There ar... Read more.

pinyinpractice.com

Beginner Listening Tools-and-Apps Web

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Olle Linge about 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 about 10 years

《时间都去哪儿了》 lyrics translation: Where Has the Time Gone? 英文翻译

"时间都去哪儿了 has been popular recently, especially since it was performed by 王铮亮 (Wáng Zhēngliàng) on 春晚. I thought I'd have a go at annotating it in English." Read more.

eastasiastudent.net

Intermediate Listening Reading Resource-highlights Video

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Olle Linge about 10 years

Cultural Interviews with Chinese-Speaking Professionals

This site provides (among other things) interviews with Chinese professionals in different fields. They talk about a wide range of topics. Each interview consists of a relatively short video clip, ... Read more.

laits.utexas.edu

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio

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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 about 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 about 10 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

Intermediate Listening Resource-highlights Music VPN-required

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Olle Linge about 10 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

Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-highlights Music VPN-required

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Olle Linge about 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 about 10 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

Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Game Video VPN-required

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Olle Linge over 10 years