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Chinese Breeze: Graded Chinese Readers

A series of graded readers for early stage reading. The levels progress from 300 to 500 to 750 words. The stories contain a lot of repetition to ensure learning but at the same time tell more e... Read more.

chinesebreeze.net

Beginner Listening Reading Resource-highlights Audio Book Text

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kdgbalmer about 10 years

Textbook Vocabulary Lists (Skritter)

Vocabulary lists for most major textbooks. Downloading the lists requires free signup to Skritter. Read more.

skritter.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Courses-and-textbooks Textbook

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Kai Carver almost 10 years

Clavis Sinica Stepping Stones E-textbook

Stepping Stones is a series of lessons in written Chinese for adult beginners. The goal of the series is to provide a systematic introduction to the 300 most commonly used Chinese characters, which... Read more.

clavisinica.com

Beginner Listening Reading Resource-highlights Audio Textbook

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Olle Linge about 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 almost 10 years

Growing up with Chinese (CNTV English)

This resource was recommended by jblinguaphile [here](http://www.hackingchinese.com/extensive-listening-challenge-october-2014-wrapping-up/#comment-649507). There are 100 episodes, structured li... Read more.

cctv.cntv.cn

Beginner Intermediate Listening Courses-and-textbooks Resource-collections

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Olle Linge over 9 years

Kickstart your character learning with the 100 most common radicals (Hacking Chinese)

This is a list of the 100 most common radicals among the 2000 most common characters, meaning that it's excellent for beginners who want to boost their understanding of Chinese characters. The list... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Beginner Vocabulary Resource-highlights Characters Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

HSK Graphs (great infographics)

Beautiful graphs/charts that show the relationships between characters in the new HSK word lists. Read more.

hskhsk.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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lazylink almost 9 years

The Sinocism China Newsletter

This newsletter is THE best resource for keeping yourself updated about what's going on in China. The articles included are sometimes in English, sometimes in Chinese, so the recommendation for "ad... Read more.

sinocism.com

Advanced Reading Resource-highlights News

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Chinese Learn Online (CLO)

Learn Chinese Online with CLO - Go from absolute beginner to intermediate learner with our step by step, progressive audio lessons in Mandarin Chinese Read more.

ChineseLearnOnline.com

Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Listening Vocabulary Courses-and-textbooks Audio Course iOS Online-Tool Paid Pronunciation Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

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Adam_CLO almost 10 years

50 Skills and Abilities in Chinese | 一步一个脚印

A neat list skill-related vocabulary in Chinese by Carl Gene Fordham. From the introduction of the blog post: Lately I’ve noticed that Chinese has many words to describe skills and abilities ... Read more.

carlgene.com

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Blog

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Movie: Raise the Red Lantern 大红灯笼高高挂

Raise the Red Lantern (simplified Chinese: 大红灯笼高高挂; traditional Chinese: 大紅燈籠高高掛; pinyin: Dà Hóng Dēnglóng Gāogāo Guà) is a 1991 film directed by Zhang Yimou and starring Gong Li. Set in the 19... Read more.

m.youtube.com

Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Video

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Scott almost 10 years

Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon (focusing on terms used online to avoid censorship)

From the introduction page: The Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon is an online glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens and frequently encountered in online political discussions. This project is ... Read more.

chinadigitaltimes.net

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Dictionary

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

The 3000 most common Chinese characters

This site simply lists the 3000 most common characters in Chinese, including simplified, traditional and English translation. The list also includes some extra information about word formation and ... Read more.

zein.se

Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge about 10 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 almost 9 years

Simulated Tests of the New Chinese Proficiency Test HSK

Recommended and introduced by Trevor [here](http://www.hackingchinese.com/extensive-listening-challenge-october-2014-wrapping-up/#comment-646686). Each book (one for each level of the new HSK ex... Read more.

amazon.com

Beginner Intermediate Grammar Listening Reading Resource-highlights Book Exam

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Olle Linge over 9 years

Mandarin Chinese Count/Measure Words (digchinese.com)

This is a comprehensive overview of measure words in Chinese, featuring a long list of the most common ones, an explanation in English how they are used and a number of examples of words they are u... Read more.

digchinese.com

Beginner Intermediate Grammar Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge over 9 years

中文阅读天地 (University of Iowa)

This site contains a huge number of lessons, complete with texts, vocabulary, audio, exercises and much more. And it's all free. Note that if you want to get the intermediate and advanced material,... Read more.

collections.uiowa.edu

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Reading Vocabulary Courses-and-textbooks Android Audio Textbook Web

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Olle Linge over 9 years

MandarinMadeEZ | Mandarin Chinese Video Lessons With Fiona Tian

Mandarin Chinese With Fiona Tian is a free video resource for learning Mandarin Chinese in a fun, enjoyable way. Chinese doesn't have to be hard. Kick back, relax, and enjoy. Read more.

mandarinmadeez.com

Beginner Intermediate General Courses-and-textbooks Resource-collections TV Video Web

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Gwilym over 9 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

Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-highlights Video VPN-required

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Olle Linge about 10 years

Ambiguities in Chinese character simplification

This article on Wikipedia lists character simplifications and is extremely useful if you already know one character set and want to learn the other. I have written about learning both character set... Read more.

en.wikipedia.org

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Characters Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge about 10 years

【國立清華大學‧科幻概論2010】第1講 課程介紹與上課方式說明

This is a lecture series from an open course at 清華大學 in Taiwan. The teacher talks about science fiction literature from a Chinese (and Taiwanese) standpoint. This course is fairly interesting even ... Read more.

youtube.com

Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Audio Video

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Olle Linge about 10 years

HSK 3.0 vocabulary list

This is a text file containing all the vocabulary for the new version of the HSK 3.0. Please note that this is not an official list and that it was created based on vocabulary in a book (汉语国际教育用词语声... Read more.

dropbox.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Book Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge over 3 years

Handwriting samples for the HSK curriculum

This resource presents something fairly unique: handwriting samples from a famous calligrapher (田英章) for all characters in HSK, sorted by level. This includes both regular script (楷书) and semi-curs... Read more.

edsko.net

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Resource-highlights Characters Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Duolingo: Learn Spanish, French and other languages for free

Finally, Duolingo added a En->ZH course. As Duolingo is the most popular gamification learning app, the learning experience is relatively streamlined and tested. The monetarization aspect leads to ... Read more.

en.duolingo.com

Beginner Intermediate General Language-learning Listening Reading Vocabulary Courses-and-textbooks Social-learning Tools-and-Apps Android Audio Course iOS Mobile Simplified-Characters Web

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stefanwienert about 6 years

Mandarin Chinese Listening Training (漢語聽力通)

A bit like Phonemica. This website has recordings of different accents in Chinese language, including both by native speakers and non-native speakers. Read more.

hanyu123.weebly.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Resource-highlights Audio Pronunciation

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pon00050 about 7 years

Hacking Chinese: A Practical Guide to Learning Mandarin (video/Audio/Text course)

Through video, text and audio, this course helps you become a better language learner. It also explains many Chinese-specific learning strategies necessary to avoid wasting lots of time or missing ... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Courses-and-textbooks Information-and-Advice Audio Course Paid Text Video

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Olle Linge over 8 years

How to Memorize China's Major Dynasties by singing (Harvard University)

A simple and easy to learn song to memorize China's major dynasties! Created for students of Chinese history at Harvard. Read more.

youtube.com

Beginner Living-in-Chinese Resource-highlights Audio History Music Video

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lazylink almost 9 years

Chinese for Beginners (Coursera & Peking University)

This is a course offered by Peking University and Coursera. It's free to use, but you need to register (you can preview it before you register, though). There are six units, each taking roughly one... Read more.

coursera.org

Beginner General Courses-and-textbooks Audio Text Video

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Olle Linge almost 9 years

百家讲坛官方频道 (YouTube video lectures with subtitles)

This is a popular education channel which presents lectures of different kinds, where experts share their knowledge with ordinary people (which is quite different from lectures at universities held... Read more.

youtube.com

Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Audio Text Video VPN-required

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Olle Linge about 9 years

chinaSMACK Glossary (Popular Chinese Internet Memes, Slang, Expressions, Acronyms)

A useful list of common Chinese internet memes, dirty words, slang, expressions, puns, and acronyms used by Chinese people on the internet & even in daily life. Olle's comment: As is the case wi... Read more.

chinasmack.com

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Dictionary Web

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Olle Linge about 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 about 9 years

40 Terms Commonly Used in Chinese Academic Writing (一步一个脚印)

This is an excellent list of useful terms for writing academic texts in Chinese, compiled by Carl Gene Fordham. Best of all, it comes with examples, which is essential for using these words correct... Read more.

carlgene.com

Advanced Vocabulary Writing Resource-highlights Blog

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Olle Linge over 9 years

The Bible in Chinese (with audio)

This site offers the Bible in many languages, including Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese). There are two versions, one with drama and one without. You can also see the text while you listen (or just... Read more.

bible.is

Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Resource-highlights Audio Text

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Olle Linge over 9 years

250 Physical Verbs in English and Chinese (一步一个脚印)

This is an excellent list of physical verbs in English and Chinese, compiled by Carl Gene Fordham. The list contains the verbs themselves in both English and Chinese, as well as an example sentence... Read more.

carlgene.com

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge over 9 years

Melnyks Chinese (Podcast / Audio Course)

This website and podcast offer theme-based, progressive online audio lessons. There are transcripts, worksheets, mobile apps, videos and more. Not all of this content is free, but the beginning of ... Read more.

melnyks.com

Beginner Intermediate Listening Vocabulary Courses-and-textbooks Resource-collections Audio Course Text

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Olle Linge over 9 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

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

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Translation

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Olle Linge about 10 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

Beginner Listening Reading Vocabulary Resource-highlights Course Textbook

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Olle Linge about 10 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

Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Audio

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Ah-Ke about 10 years

13 Chinese Grammar Patterns & Structures We Love to Hate (FluentU)

This post opens up with a discussion of learning grammar in Chinese, followed by explanations of thirteen common sentence patterns in Chinese, including examples with translation. I would prefer mo... Read more.

fluentu.com

Beginner Grammar Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge about 10 years

Chinese numerals (Wikipedia)

Numbers in Chinese can be very frustrating sometimes, mostly because the number system isn't a 1:1 matching with English, so apart from learning the words for different numbers, you also need to ad... Read more.

en.wikipedia.org

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge about 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 about 10 years

动画:蔡志忠系列之 白蛇傳 (Legend of the White Snake)

A 50-minute long animated version of the Legend of the White Snake. This is an excellent way of learning about famous Chinese stories without spending too much effort reading about them. There are ... Read more.

youtube.com

Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-highlights Video VPN-required

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Olle Linge about 10 years

Common Chinese conjuctions (中文常用连词总结/中文常用連詞總結)

This is an excellent overview of common conjunctions in Chinese, i.e. words that connect clauses to each other. The site divides the conjunctions into the following categories: Parallel relationshi... Read more.

practice-chinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Grammar Writing Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge about 10 years

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

HSK Study and Exercises

HSK Course is an online platform for HSK preparation. It aims to help you not only successfully pass the exam, but gain confidence in using Chinese language. It mainly has 3 parts: Grammar Les... Read more.

hskcourse.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Grammar Language-learning Courses-and-textbooks Audio Mobile Simplified-Characters

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Sabina about 1 year

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 about 2 years

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

An Introduction to Literary Chinese (Michael Fuller)

*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 Reading Courses-and-textbooks Book Classical-Chinese

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Olle Linge about 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

書法字典/书法字典 (Online calligraphy dictionary)

This website allows you to enter Chinese characters (simplified or traditional) to search for calligraphy references. A range of different examples of the character in question is shown (depending ... Read more.

9610.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Tools-and-Apps Characters Dictionary Handwriting Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Web

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Olle Linge over 3 years

國語文教育叢書第十九:常用國字辨似

This site (originally a book) explains the difference between commonly mixed up (traditional) characters, published by Taiwan's Ministry of Education. As it says in the introduction, the main purpo... Read more.

language.moe.gov.tw

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Resource-highlights Book Characters Traditional-Characters Web

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Olle Linge over 3 years