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Maayot - Bite-size daily Chinese Mandarin stories to your inbox

maayot is a chinese mandarin graded reader to receive on a daily basis a story with rather engaging content. New stories are received directly by email. On click of a character in the story, it ope... Read more.

maayot.com

Beginner Intermediate Chinese-in-context Listening Reading Resource-collections Tools-and-Apps Podcast

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fluencyyy almost 4 years

Focusing on tone pairs to improve your Mandarin pronunciation

When learning to pronounce tones in Chinese, it makes sense to focus on words rather than single syllables. Most words in Chinese are disyllabic and since practising these will also include to tone... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Pronunciation

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Olle Linge over 10 years

Little Fox Chinese

Welcome to Little Fox's official Chinese language channel, fun educational animated stories and songs for children. Little Fox makes learning Chinese fun with animated stories. As students watch ou... Read more.

youtube.com

Beginner Intermediate Chinese-in-context Listening Resource-collections

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pon00050 over 7 years

Two reasons why pronunciation matters more than you think

hackingchinese.com

Beginner Intermediate Chinese-in-context

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Olle Linge over 10 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

Beginner Speaking Resource-highlights Pronunciation

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Olle Linge about 10 years

新华网 – Xinhua Headlines Bilingual Zone

Xinhua bilingual zone brings you news stories in both English and Simplified Chinese from around China and world Read more.

xinhuanet.com

Advanced Intermediate Chinese-in-context Reading Resource-collections News

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Sebastian Rasmussen about 9 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

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 9 years

WorkAudioBook - Audio book player for language learners

The best audio player for language learners is WorkAudioBook. Its main abilities are: - splits audio file into phrases - auto-pauses between phrases - auto-repeat phrases, files, folders - subt... Read more.

workaudiobook.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Speaking Tools-and-Apps Audio

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lechuan about 10 years

Toward Better Tones in Natural Speech

This article describes the basics of way to teach tones that is different from the traditional way mainly in that the third tone is no longer described as a falling-rising tone (since that is rarel... Read more.

sinosplice.com

Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Pronunciation Research Teaching

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Olle Linge over 10 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

Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge over 9 years

Non-fiction book summaries written in easier to understand Chinese (with audio)

I've taken some book summaries of interesting non-fiction books, rewritten them into simple English and had them translated into Chinese. This way, the vocabulary and grammar will be easier to unde... Read more.

alllanguageresources.com

Intermediate Chinese-in-context Listening Reading Resource-highlights Audio Book Web

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Nick Dahlhoff over 4 years

Glossika (mass sentences and spaced repetation audio lessons)

Glossika offers an audio method that consists of hundreds of bilingual sentences read by native speakers. They are selected to be natural-sounding and very common sentences and structured to build ... Read more.

glossika.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Speaking Courses-and-textbooks Paid

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lazylink about 9 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

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

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Olle Linge over 9 years

Pinyin chart - Chinese Pronunciation Wiki

This is probably the best Pinyin chart available. It offers all syllables with all tones, but also transcriptions in other systems, including the International Phonetic Alphabet, Zhuyin and Wade-Gi... Read more.

resources.allsetlearning.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Speaking Tools-and-Apps Audio Pronunciation Web

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Olle Linge almost 6 years

Hanping Chinese Popup

The ultimate solution for quickly looking up Chinese words on your smartphone or tablet, no matter what app (or system screens) you are using. Note: For Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and higher. Whe... Read more.

play.google.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Chinese-in-context Language-learning Reading Tools-and-Apps Android Cantonese Dictionary OCR Paid Pronunciation Simplified-Characters Text Traditional-Characters

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hanpingchinese almost 9 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

Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge over 9 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

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Audio Blog Pronunciation

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Olle Linge over 9 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

Beginner Listening Speaking Resource-highlights Audio Pronunciation Video

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Olle Linge over 9 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

Beginner Intermediate Speaking Tools-and-Apps Audio Pronunciation

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Olle Linge over 9 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

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Tools-and-Apps Pronunciation

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Olle Linge over 9 years

Taiwanese Mandarin (Wikipedia)

This article is an excellent start for anyone who wants to know more about the Mandarin spoken in Taiwan. In general, it's very similar to the Chinese spoken on the Mainland and most Taiwanese peop... Read more.

en.wikipedia.org

Beginner Intermediate Chinese-in-context Living-in-Chinese Information-and-Advice Dialects

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Mandarin Chinese Phonetics (Zein.se)

This is a simple and straightforward explanation of Chinese phonetics. I recommend it because it's not very complicated and (mostly) correct. I will try to write something myself later, but in the ... Read more.

zein.se

Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Pronunciation

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

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

The official introduction sums it up pretty well: It's a place where you can listen to Chinese music and learn Chinese with famous Chinese songs in Mandarin (simplified characters). As well, le... Read more.

singchinesesongs.com

Beginner Intermediate Listening Speaking Tools-and-Apps Audio Music

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

italki: Learn a language online

iTalki isn't specifically designed for learning Chinese, but it's still one of the most convenient and probably also one of the cheapest way to find people to practice Chinese with. Sure, you can f... Read more.

italki.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Social-learning Language-exchange Teaching

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

LearnWithOliver - Chinese Flashcards - Learn Chinese Language Online

Learn Mandarin Chinese online with our Audio Flashcard System, multiple choice test, annotated texts and games. Suitable for beginner, intermediate and advanced learners. Read more.

learnwitholiver.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Chinese-in-context General Language-learning Vocabulary Courses-and-textbooks Tools-and-Apps

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antosch almost 10 years

Mandarin Chinese Pinyin Chart with Audio (Yabla Chinese)

Yet another Pinyin chart. There are many out there, so let's focus on why this is worth mentioning. First, it offers all syllables in all tones. It should be noted that it offers all tones even for... Read more.

chinese.yabla.com

Beginner Listening Speaking Tools-and-Apps Pronunciation

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Olle Linge about 10 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

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Pronunciation

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Olle Linge about 10 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

Beginner Intermediate Speaking Tools-and-Apps Pronunciation

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Olle Linge about 10 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

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Tools-and-Apps Pronunciation Web

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Olle Linge about 10 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

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

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Olle Linge over 10 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

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Pronunciation

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Julien Leyre over 10 years

Standard Chinese phonology (Wikipedia)

This is a basic but fairly comprehensive overview of the phonology of Standard Chinese (or Mandarin, as it might be better known as). This site covers consonants, vowels, syllables, tones, word str... Read more.

en.wikipedia.org

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Resource-highlights Pronunciation Research

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Olle Linge over 10 years

SmartHanzi

FREE multi-platform app and desktop software. I use it for looking up words, checking characters etymology, stroke order, collocations. The mobile app also has other functions. For me, this is ... Read more.

smarthanzi.net

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Chinese-in-context Reading Writing Tools-and-Apps Characters Simplified-Characters SRS Traditional-Characters

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Tikaf Viper 11 months

电子课本网 (digital textbooks for native speakers)

Using textbooks written with the aim of teaching Chinese children about history, mathematics and biology can be great learning resources for adult foreigners as well. This website hosts hundreds an... Read more.

dzkbw.com

Advanced Intermediate Chinese-in-context Reading Courses-and-textbooks Resource-collections Book Simplified-Characters Web

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Olle Linge over 2 years

电子课本网

This site collects almost a thousand textbooks used in Chinese schools, ranging from grade 1 up to senior high school. Subjects cover Chinese, mathematics, English, physics, chemistry, biology, his... Read more.

dzkbw.com

Advanced Intermediate Chinese-in-context Reading Resource-collections History Science-and-technology Simplified-Characters Textbook Web

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Olle Linge about 6 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

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 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

Chinese Pronunciation Wiki (AllSet Learning)

This newly launched site offers basic information about pronunciation, mostly things that should be in all beginner courses and textbooks but seldom are. Currently, the content is fairly limited, b... Read more.

resources.allsetlearning.com

Beginner Speaking Information-and-Advice Audio Pronunciation Text

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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

Pinyin charts with audio for iPad (Allset Learning)

This is an excellent (free) app for those who want to familiarise themselves with Pinyin. This beats anything written in a standard textbook and the ease of access of all the sounds is a must for b... Read more.

allsetlearning.com

Beginner Speaking Tools-and-Apps Pronunciation

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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

10 Simple Phrases for Improving Your Conversational Skills (Skritter Blog)

Every textbook should contain these (and some more) phrases. By learning some common sentences such as "how do I say this in Chinese", "can you please say that again" and so on, you can increase th... Read more.

blog.skritter.com

Beginner Speaking Resource-highlights Blog

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Olle Linge about 10 years

A Comprehensive Guide to Euphemisms in Chinese and English (一步一个脚印)

This is a list of euphemisms in Chinese and English, sorted into 18 categories. It's probably not necessary to know how to say all these, but it's definitely useful to have heard them and understan... Read more.

carlgene.com

Advanced Intermediate Chinese-in-context Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge about 10 years

The Phonology of Standard Chinese by Duanmu San (Review on Hacking Chinese)

Duanmu San's "The Phonology of Standard Chinese" is by far the best introduction to Mandarin phonology that I'm aware of. It's mostly useful for people who like phonology or are already at an advan... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Book Pronunciation Research Review

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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

2 0

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

2 0

Olle Linge over 10 years

Pinyin Basics

This page describes the basics of how Pinyin works (i.e. how sounds are written, not necessarily how they are pronounced). It deals with problems such as when to add dots over u, false initials, om... Read more.

talkbank.org

Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice

2 0

Olle Linge over 10 years

Language Power Struggles

This article discusses the language power struggle that most learners are very familiar with. "Given a conscious choice between a number of languages to use for interaction, speakers will naturally... Read more.

sinosplice.com

Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Expat

2 1

Olle Linge over 10 years

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 5 months

Chinese Podcast With Shenglan

Quoted from the website: "Chinese Podcast With Shenglan, a podcast where we talk about language learning, Chinese culture and society, is created for intermediate Chinese learners. These episode... Read more.

chinesepodcastwithshenglan.com

Intermediate Chinese-in-context Listening Resource-collections Audio Podcast Web

1 0

Akobato 10 months

JinbuPal Chinese Media Library

A free resource from JinbuPal with hundreds of categorized YouTube channel, movie, TV show, podcast, and online reading resource recommendations. Each resource is tagged with helpful information so... Read more.

jinbupal.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Chinese-in-context Listening Reading Resource-collections Audio Online-Tool TV Video

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Mike Kennedy over 1 year

Type IPA phonetic symbols for all languages

This is a simple input tool where you can use your keyboard or mouse to compose text in IPA. If you only need a single word, copy/pasting is probably good enough, but this is handy if you want more... Read more.

ipa.typeit.org

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Tools-and-Apps Online-Tool Pronunciation

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Olle Linge over 1 year

Seeing Speech (articulation visualised through MRI and UTI scans)

This is a unique resource that shows how most common speech sounds are actually produced. Most other resources use animations and diagrams, but this is the frist I see which show actual MRI scans. ... Read more.

seeingspeech.ac.uk

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Pronunciation Research Video

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Olle Linge over 1 year