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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

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

常用國字標準字體筆順學習網 (Common Character Stroke Order Look-up and Training)

This site from Taiwan's Ministry of Education is the definitive resource for stroke order for anyone who is learning traditional characters. Select your search method from the top (單子查詢 for enterin... Read more.

stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw

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

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

東東錯別字詞典:網上中文錯別字字典 (Chinese Spell-checker)

This site allows you to look up what words a character commonly occurs in and what possible problem there are, thus allowing you to answer question like when you should use 欲 and 慾 or 善 and 擅. It a... Read more.

kwuntung.net

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Traditional-Characters Web

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Radical list with colloquial names

This list of radicals is mostly the same as any other list of radicals, but with the important exception that this also includes the colloquial names of the radicals. This is very useful when you w... Read more.

blog.nciku.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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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

第二次汉字简化方案(草案)红_百度文库

This document details an additional phase of character simplifications that was never implemented. It's still interesting to look at and whereas some simplifications make sense, others would have m... Read more.

wenku.baidu.com

Advanced Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Simplified-Characters

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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

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

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge almost 10 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

Advanced Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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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

Chinese-Characters.org

This site offers a reasonably comprehensive character dictionary that includes a few things most other dictionaries don't offer, such as etymology (with pictures) and a list of words a certain char... Read more.

chinese-characters.org

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Web

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Olle Linge almost 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 almost 10 years

Hanping Chinese Website

This is the website home of the Hanping Chinese Android apps. While the Android apps contain all the Chinese language-learning functionality, the website provides useful app showcasing, FAQs and ap... Read more.

hanpingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Mobile

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Business Chinese Vocabulary List: Foreign Companies in Chinese

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

fluentu.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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stefanwienert almost 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

Outlier Chinese Character Masterclass - Master the Art of Learning Chinese Characters

Mastering Chinese characters, whether you find them enchantingly beautiful or overwhelmingly complex, is essential for literacy in Chinese. Outlier Linguistics will help you understand how the Chin... Read more.

outlier-linguistics.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Vocabulary Courses-and-textbooks Information-and-Advice Audio Characters Handwriting Paid Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Video Web

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Olle Linge about 22 hours

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 about 1 month

Slow Chinese 每周漫闻

This is a newsletter for advanced students run by Andrew Methven. The free version includes a weekly newsletter with highlighted readings and some interesting vocabulary highlighted and discussed. ... Read more.

newsletter.slowchinese.net

Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Vocabulary Resource-collections News Simplified-Characters Web

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Olle Linge 4 months

edsko.net - Handwriting samples for the HSK curriculum

This site collects calligraphy references for HSK vocabulary. Most other resources for writing cursive script uses much less frequent characters and aren't suitable for second-language learners. If... Read more.

edsko.net

Advanced Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Writing Resource-highlights Characters

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Olle Linge 8 months

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

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

Chinese Character Counting

This is a simple and easy-to-use tool to quickly count the number of Chinese characters and number of unique characters (called "distinguishable characters" for some reason). It can add up several ... Read more.

blankego.github.io

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Characters

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Olle Linge almost 2 years

HanziGraph (visual vocabulary relationships)

This website shows you how characters connect to each other to form words, which words characters appear in and also shows thin information in a visual graph (hence the name). There are some settin... Read more.

hanzigraph.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge almost 2 years

A Student’s Dictionary of Classical and Medieval Chinese (Paul W. Kroll)

*The following introduction was written by John Renfroe and published here: [Learning Classical Chinese is for everyone (no, seriously!)](https://www.hackingchinese.com/learning-classical-chinese-... Read more.

amzn.to

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Book Classical-Chinese Dictionary

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Olle Linge almost 2 years

王力《古代漢語常用字字典》

*The following introduction was written by John Renfroe and published here: [Learning Classical Chinese is for everyone (no, seriously!)](https://www.hackingchinese.com/learning-classical-chinese-... Read more.

cp.com.cn

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Book Classical-Chinese Dictionary Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge almost 2 years

Language Reactor (formerly Language Learning with Netflix)

Language Reactor is a Chrome extension that helps you learn a language while watching your favorite Netflix show or videos on YouTube. It shows subtitles in your target language, in your native lan... Read more.

languagereactor.com

Advanced Intermediate General Tools-and-Apps Audio Chrome Dictionary Online-Tool TV Video Web

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Jennifer about 2 years

國家教育研究院雙語詞彙、學術名詞暨辭書資訊網 (bilingual and scientific vocabulary search)

This site is hosted by the National Academy for Educational Research (Taiwan) and offers a search function to facilitate working with English and Chinese vocabulary in an academic setting. Search f... Read more.

terms.naer.edu.tw

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Traditional-Characters Translation

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Olle Linge over 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

中英對照香港學校中文學習基礎字詞 (Lexical Items with English Explanations for Fundamental Chinese Learning in Hong Kong Schools)

An official website from Hong Kong's Education Bureau, showing basic information about characters and words, accessed through a variation of input methods (typing, radical look-up, Pinyin, Cantones... Read more.

edbchinese.hk

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Cantonese Dictionary Handwriting Traditional-Characters Web

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Olle Linge almost 3 years

Traditional Chinese Psycholinguistic Database

This website provides a large-scale psycholinguistic norm of 3,314 Traditional Chinese characters along with their naming latencies collected from 140 Chinese speakers. Several variables are gi... Read more.

ball.ling.sinica.edu.tw

Advanced Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Research Traditional-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

My Graph Paper (图形方格纸)

With this handy tool, you can create highly configurable graph paper for practising writing Chinese characters (and many other things). The tool is free to use and offers a large number of settings... Read more.

mygraphpaper.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Handwriting

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Olle Linge about 3 years

How many Chinese characters do you know? (WordSwing)

This is a simple tool that gauges how many Chinese characters you know. Since it's built on self-grading, you can yourself decide how you want to take the test. Do you want to check how many charac... Read more.

wordswing.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge about 3 years

汉语识字量测试 (Chinese character recognition test)

This test estimates your character knowledge in Chinese, mixing a number of different questions. I got 5772 which is probably a little bit high, but in the right ball park. It should be mentioned t... Read more.

arealme.cn

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge about 3 years

開放中文轉換 (Open Chinese Convert, OpenCC)

Open Chinese Convert (OpenCC, 開放中文轉換) is an opensource project for conversions between Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese and Japanese Kanji (Shinjitai). It supports character-level and phrase... Read more.

opencc.byvoid.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Characters Online-Tool Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Web

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Olle Linge over 3 years

看剧学汉语 (Discord Server)

看剧学汉语 is a community on Discord, gathering more than a thousand members, both native speakers and learners. While 看剧 (as in "watch TV series) is part of the name, the server also covers lots of oth... Read more.

discord.gg

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Social-learning Mobile TV Web

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Olle Linge over 3 years

All the resources you need to learn and teach Chinese stroke order | Hacking Chinese

Stroke order for Chinese characters is something most beginners struggle with to begin with, but it's also a problem that quickly fades away over time. This article collects all the resources you n... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Beginner Vocabulary Writing Resource-collections Characters Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge over 3 years

自定义汉字田字格带笔顺的写字(宝宝学习) (Stroke order worksheet generator)

This tool allows you to enter a maximum of nine characters and will then spit out a printable and downloadable PDF file that shows stroke orders above squares where you can write the characters, wi... Read more.

baobaoxuexi.com

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

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Olle Linge over 3 years

The Chinese Language Institute (CLI)

The Chinese Language Institute (CLI) offers free Mandarin learning resources in the form of articles on a variety of topics including Chinese characters, Chinese grammar and chengyu. They also offe... Read more.

studycli.org

Beginner Intermediate General Courses-and-textbooks Resource-collections Blog Course

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AnneM over 3 years

Learn Chinese Club (YouTube videos)

This simple website lists recent YouTube videos teaching Chinese. It's an awesome resource both to keep track of what's being posted and to find new content creators on YouTube. Most of these are f... Read more.

videos.learnchinese.club

Beginner Intermediate General Resource-collections Video

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Olle Linge almost 4 years

语料库在线 (chcorpus.org)

This is an online and easy to use corpus for Chinese. Choose between modern and classical Chinese (the link goes to modern Chinese, as I assume that that is what most people are after). Enter your ... Read more.

corpus.zhonghuayuwen.org

Advanced Intermediate Grammar Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Simplified-Characters 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 over 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

Teach Yourself Mandarin Blog

All the information you need to know in order to be able to teach yourself Mandarin from scratch with several resources. Read more.

teachyourselfmandarin.wordpress.com

Beginner General Language-learning Information-and-Advice Resource-collections Blog

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TeachYourselfMandarin about 5 years

Chinese Vocabulary Profiler (Chinese Text Computing)

This website offers many tools related to vocabulary frequency analysis, some of which are also useful for teachers and students. This particular tool, Chinese Vocabulary Profiler, helps you analys... Read more.

lingua.mtsu.edu

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Teaching

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Clozemaster

Clozemaster is language learning gamification through mass exposure to vocabulary in context. Great post-Duolingo app and useful for language learners of all levels. Free to sign up and play! Ch... Read more.

clozemaster.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Android iOS Mobile Online-Tool Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Web

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Foxears almost 6 years