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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

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Information-and-Advice Review

5 3

Olle Linge almost 10 years

Easing yourself into reading novels in Chinese

Reading a novel in Chinese is the goal for many learners, but perhaps it's easier to accomplish than you think. This article discusses various methods of making novel reading easier in Chinese, ma... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Intermediate Reading Information-and-Advice Literature

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Olle Linge almost 10 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

Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

A language learner’s guide to wuxia novels

Wuxia can be used as a key to both Chinese language and culture. This article is meant to be a guide to second language learners. If you want to read wuxia in Chinese, where do you start? How do yo... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Intermediate Reading Information-and-Advice Literature

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Olle Linge about 10 years

Process of creating a Chinese font

Just you try designing 13,000-plus intricate character shapes that all have to balance one another. Read more.

qz.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Reading Writing Information-and-Advice Characters

3 1

stefanwienert about 8 years

The new paperless revolution in Chinese reading

This is an article by David Moser about the incredible changes the digital age has brought to learners of Chinese all over the world. After providing a background for those who started learning Chi... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Intermediate Reading Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge almost 9 years

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

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

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge over 9 years

Asking the experts: How to bridge the gap to real Chinese (Hacking Chinese)

Many students of Chinese think that it's hard to bridge the gap from textbook Chinese to the Chinese used by native speakers in the real world. This article contains useful insights and hands-on ad... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Intermediate Listening Reading Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge over 9 years

Character Pop

Explode Chinese characters into their building blocks; visualize and remember how they are formed. Read more.

characterpop.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Writing Information-and-Advice Tools-and-Apps Characters Web

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stefanwienert over 9 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

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Writing Information-and-Advice

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

An Easier Way to Learn Chinese: Comprehensible Input

My third freelance article written for the FluentU Chinese language learning blog. This time I talk about comprehensible input, scaffolding and offer some concrete guidelines for how to make immers... Read more.

fluentu.com

Beginner Intermediate Listening Reading Information-and-Advice

3 0

Olle Linge almost 10 years

25 books I read in Chinese last year

My goal for 2013 was to read 25 books in Chinese. This article is about the 25 books I read and is meant to serve as encouragement and inspiration. You might also find a book or two you want to rea... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Intermediate Reading Information-and-Advice Literature

3 0

Olle Linge about 10 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 almost 2 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

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 almost 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 25 days

Learning Classical Chinese is for everyone (no, seriously!)

Classical Chinese is something all learners will encounter, whether it's because it's part of a course you take, because you've started learning formal, written Chinese or simply because you want t... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Intermediate Reading Information-and-Advice Resource-collections Classical-Chinese

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Olle Linge almost 2 years

@HanpingChengyu Twitter account (animated Chinese Idiom per day)

Follow this Twitter account to get a new animated Chinese Idiom (Chengyu) in your Twitter feed every day. Characters are Simplified Chinese, pronunciation is Pinyin (coloring is [Hanping's](http://... Read more.

twitter.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Reading Vocabulary Writing Information-and-Advice Resource-highlights Characters Simplified-Characters

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hanpingchinese over 7 years

Iteration marks in Chinese (Wikipedia)

Have you ever wondered what a small 二 or weird symbols that look like 〻 or 々 mean in Chinese handwriting? These aren't characters you normally find in printed books, but they do exist in handwritin... Read more.

en.wikipedia.org

Advanced Intermediate Reading Writing Information-and-Advice Characters Handwriting

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Olle Linge almost 9 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

Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Information-and-Advice Video

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Olle Linge almost 10 years