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HelloTalk Language Exchange

This is a neat little app that allows you to find language exchange partners easily. There are also some feature to help you manage your language exchanges, such as forcing equal usage of the two l... Read more.

hellotalk.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Social-learning Tools-and-Apps Android iOS

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Olle Linge over 7 years

一步一个脚印 - My mission from advanced Chinese learner to professional interpreter

This is Carl Fordham's blog about his mission to go from being an advanced native speaker to becoming a professional translator. He shares an awful lot of interesting and directly applicable materi... Read more.

carlgene.com

Advanced Intermediate General Resource-collections Blog Translation

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Olle Linge over 7 years

East Asia Student - A Blog About Random Stuff Related to East Asia

This is Hugh Grigg's site about his East Asia studies (as the title implies). Even though the site is about all East Asia, I think most posts are still about Chinese in some way, including a large ... Read more.

eastasiastudent.net

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge over 7 years

Living a Dream in China - Advice for life, love and language learning in China

I find it very hard to classify this blog because it contains a little bit of everything. This is how Sara's describes her own blog: "Finnish girl living in China offering advice for life, love ... Read more.

sarajaaksola.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Living-in-Chinese Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge over 7 years

Mandarin Chinese Tone Pair Drills (Sinosplice)

This is a good introduction to tones in Chinese. I personally think that tone pairs is the right way to go, mostly because they incorporate all important tone changes in Chinese. Therefore, as soon... Read more.

sinosplice.com

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Beginner Speaking Resource-highlights Pronunciation

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Olle Linge over 7 years

新闻主页 - BBC中文网 (BBC Chinese website)

This is the Chinese website of the BBC, which contains large numbers of articles about news and current events. The articles are available in both simplified and traditional Chinese. However, I don... Read more.

bbc.co.uk

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Advanced Reading Resource-collections News Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Web

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Olle Linge over 7 years

shiny Chinese – Original Chinese content.

Learning Chinese with real content. An ever growing collection of curated Chinese content. Read more.

shinychinese.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Resource-collections Audio Book Music Video

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malaoshi over 7 years

科学脱口秀 | 节操满地聊科学 (Science Talk Show)

This is an excellent talk show focusing on science, usually featuring several people discussing a certain topic in a relatively free manner (thus this is a lot more natural than anything that is si... Read more.

kexuetuokouxiu.com

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Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio

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Olle Linge over 7 years

A learner’s guide to TV shows in Chinese, part 1 (Hacking Chinese)

After having talked about how and why to use television to learn Chinese, it's time to look at actual genres and programmes and see how these can help a language learner improve his or her skills. ... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Living-in-Chinese Information-and-Advice TV

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Olle Linge over 7 years

纽约时报中文网 国际纵览 (New York Times, Chinese)

This is the Chinese website of the New York Times. It obviously contains large amounts of reading material about current issues as well as other things. The articles are available in both Chinese a... Read more.

cn.nytimes.com

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Advanced Reading Resource-collections News Parallel-texts Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Web

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Olle Linge over 7 years

How and why to use television to learn Chinese

Television is a valuable asset in the modern language learners toolkit. The medium provides a convenient way to enjoy large volumes of passive listening practice in a stress free environment. The c... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Listening Information-and-Advice Audio Video

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Olle Linge over 7 years

Engadget (Chinese Edition)

Engadget is a multilingual technology blog network with daily coverage of gadgets and consumer electronics. This is the Chinese version, so anyone who is interested in tech will find lots of readin... Read more.

chinese.engadget.com

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Advanced Reading Resource-collections News Science-and-technology Web

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Olle Linge over 7 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

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

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Olle Linge over 7 years

How to find out how good your Chinese pronunciation really is

Evaluating pronunciation needn't be hard, but many methods commonly used by teachers are deeply flawed, resulting in inaccurate error analysis. If we want to improve, we need to be clear about what... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Pronunciation

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Olle Linge over 7 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

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

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Olle Linge over 7 years

How to Approach Chinese Grammar

In this article John Pasden discusses how to approach Chinese grammar as a foreigner, starting by debunking a few myths and then going on to how to actually learn grammar. Chinese is a language whe... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Beginner Intermediate Grammar Information-and-Advice

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Olle Linge over 7 years

Mandarin Pronunciation Table (New Concept Mandarin)

This resource lists all existing syllables in Mandarin. It is different from other resources that also list tones of the various syllables in that it does not include syllable and tone combinations... Read more.

newconceptmandarin.com

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Beginner Intermediate Speaking Tools-and-Apps Pronunciation

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Olle Linge over 7 years

Handwriting Chinese characters: The minimum requirements

This is a guide to handwriting Chinese characters. It's not about writing beautifully, but writing correctly, including things like stroke placement, length and direction. There are numerous exampl... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Handwriting

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Olle Linge over 7 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

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Beginner Listening Speaking Tools-and-Apps Pronunciation

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Olle Linge over 7 years

Jun Da: Chinese text computing

This site by Jun Da contains a lot of very interesting resources for anyone who wants dig deeper into frequency lists. One set of data I haven't found anywhere else is a frequency list of syllables... Read more.

lingua.mtsu.edu

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Advanced Intermediate General Information-and-Advice Tools-and-Apps Research

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Olle Linge over 7 years

Learn to read Chinese… with ease?

Is it easy to learn to read Chinese? ShaoLan, among others, claims that it is. I don't agree, and in this article I discuss some common trends among people who try to portray Chinese as being easy.... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters

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Olle Linge over 7 years

Three ways to improve the way you review Chinese characters

In this article, I discuss three things you can do to improve the way you review characters, mainly focusing on avoiding rote learning, time quality and making sure your study method really prepare... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters

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Olle Linge over 7 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

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Information-and-Advice Audio

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Olle Linge over 7 years

Archives for Interpreting Resources | 一步一个脚印

This is a link to a category of posts on Carl Gene Fordham's blog that are meant to hone your skills as an interpreter. However, even if they are excellent for that purpose, they can be used for mu... Read more.

carlgene.com

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Advanced Intermediate General Resource-collections Translation

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Olle Linge over 7 years

Chinese Text Analyser (a tool for segmenting and analysing Chinese text)

This Chinese Text Analyser is a tool that helps you find content suited to your current vocabulary level, and makes it easy to identify and learn new words. You can use it to easily see which words... Read more.

chinesetextanalyser.com

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Advanced Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Paid

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Olle Linge over 7 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 over 7 years

電腦名詞譯名 (English-Chinese computer terms)

This is a VERY comprehensive list of computer related terms in Chinese which works well for translation or detailed look-ups rather than studying. The list is mainly in traditional characters (the ... Read more.

iicm.org.tw

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Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Translation

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Olle Linge over 7 years

The future of Chinese language learning is now (about handwriting and romanised text) (Language Log)

In this blog post, Victor Mair discusses the relative (un)importance of learning to write large numbers of characters by hand (especially for beginners) and the impact of technology for learners of... Read more.

languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Writing Information-and-Advice

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Olle Linge over 7 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 over 7 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

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Writing Information-and-Advice Teaching

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Olle Linge over 7 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 over 7 years

Popup Chinese - Learn Chinese with 1300+ Chinese podcasts

Popup Chinese has a huge library of lessons for different levels and most of it is available for free (although you need to sign up). There are also vocabulary notes and so on, but I consider the a... Read more.

popupchinese.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Audio

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Olle Linge over 7 years

ChinesePod - Learn Chinese Online & with Mobile Apps

ChinesePod is one of the most comprehensive resources out there when it comes to listening. I started out with ChinesePod a long time ago and found it quite useful, especially from upper-intermedia... Read more.

chinesepod.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Paid

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Olle Linge over 7 years

Select and Speak (Text-to-Speech Chrome Extension)

Select and Speak uses iSpeech's human sounding text to speech (TTS) to let you select text from almost any website and make it talk. This is excellent both for productivity and for added listening ... Read more.

chrome.google.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Tools-and-Apps Chrome

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Olle Linge over 7 years

Chinese: A Modular Approach (FSI Language Courses)

This course is designed to give a practical command of spoken Standard Chinese. Nine situational modules form the core of the course. Each core module consists of tapes, a student textbook, and a w... Read more.

fsi-language-courses.org

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Beginner Listening Reading Vocabulary Resource-highlights Course Textbook

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Olle Linge over 7 years

Transcription into Chinese characters (Wikipedia)

Have you ever wondered how names from other languages are transliterated into Chinese? There is actually a reference table where you can see how different sounds are translated into Chinese charact... Read more.

en.wikipedia.org

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Translation

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Olle Linge over 7 years

Chinese Pinyin Converter (Simplified, Tranditional, IPA, Pinyin)

This tool allows you to convert Chinese text (both simplified and traditional) to different formats, including Pinyin (with tone marks or numbers) and IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet). This s ... Read more.

easypronunciation.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Tools-and-Apps Pronunciation Web

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Olle Linge over 7 years

尸兄 Zombie Brother 第1集 【騰訊漫畫人氣榜第一!】

zombie Brother (尸兄) is a cartoon series about zombie apocalypse. It's quite bizarre at points and contains a fair amount of blood, violence and other elements not suitable for children. Each episod... Read more.

youtube.com

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Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-highlights Video VPN-required

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Olle Linge over 7 years

闲白儿电台

A real listening challenge here. A podcast of guys talking about anything and everything. So a great source of natural, unscripted conversation. Read more.

itunes.apple.com

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Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Audio

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Ah-Ke over 7 years

Pinyin introduction and audio charts

This is the traditional Pinyin chart with audio, with the added benefit that you can download it and use it offline. Contains separate mp3 files. Female speaker with clear pronunciation. Edit: Y... Read more.

chinesepod.com

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Beginner Intermediate Listening Speaking Tools-and-Apps Android Audio iOS Pronunciation Web

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Olle Linge over 7 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

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Beginner Intermediate Listening Reading Information-and-Advice

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Olle Linge over 7 years

Viooz (free streaming of movies in Mandarin with subtitles)

What funner way to practice listening than watch a good movie? Ok, I can think of a few, but admit it's right there towards the top of the list. This link has a wide range of movies, from Chinese c... Read more.

viooz.ac

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Advanced Listening Resource-collections Video

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Julien Leyre over 7 years

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

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Pronunciation

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Julien Leyre over 7 years

Marco Polo Project - read and translate new writing from China

The Marco Polo Project is a digital community reading and translating new writing from China. The website proposes a diverse and original selection of new Chinese writing by independent journalists... Read more.

marcopoloproject.org

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Advanced Reading Resource-collections Translation

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Julien Leyre over 7 years

Improve Your Chinese With: Subtitles

Subtitles offer a way to get endless annotated Chinese audio for free. You use linked-up learning! This article on Chinese Boost includes some resources for people who are looking for subtitles in ... Read more.

chineseboost.com

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Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Information-and-Advice Video

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Olle Linge over 7 years

Chineasy? Not (About what's wrong with Hsueh ShaoLan's Chineasy)

In this blog post, Victor Mair explains what's wrong withe Hsueh ShaoLan's claims that learning to read and write Chinese is easy. That this is wrong should be pretty easy, but few can say it with ... Read more.

languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Information-and-Advice Review

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Olle Linge over 7 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 7 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

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

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Olle Linge over 7 years

國語小字典 (Taiwan Ministry of Education Elementary School Dictionary)

Even though this is said to be for elementary school, definitions are seldom that easy and probably require a fairly good reading ability already. However, it's definitely better than most other mo... Read more.

dict.mini.moe.edu.tw

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

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Olle Linge over 7 years

異體字字典網站首頁 (Chinese character variants)

This site help you sort out difference between variants of the same character. It is hosted by the Ministry of Education in Taiwan, so this is for traditional characters mostly. I would advice agai... Read more.

dict2.variants.moe.edu.tw

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

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Olle Linge over 7 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

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

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Olle Linge over 7 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

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge over 7 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

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Writing Information-and-Advice

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Olle Linge over 7 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

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Advanced Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge over 7 years