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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 over 3 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

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Paid

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Mandarin Companion (Chinese graded readers)

Mandarin Companion offers a series of graded readers for learners of Chinese. I haven't read all of them yet, but the two I have read have both been great. Considering that they use a very limited ... Read more.

mandarincompanion.com

Beginner Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Book Text

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Olle Linge over 9 years

Chinese Grammar Wiki

A comprehensive, free resource for standard Chinese grammar, organized by part of speech and difficulty level, with clear, practical examples of usage. This site includes helpful bite-sized expl... Read more.

resources.allsetlearning.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Grammar Resource-collections

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kdgbalmer almost 10 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 almost 10 years

The Chairman's Bao (simplified news for language learners)

The Chairman's Bao offers news in Chinese, written for language learners sorted by HSK level. Each news article comes with text and audio. There's also a live dictionary which you need to sign-up t... Read more.

thechairmansbao.com

Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Resource-collections Audio News Text

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Olle Linge almost 9 years

慢速中文 Slow Chinese (Cultural Podcast for Chinese Learners)

A great resource collections with over 100 episodes, all with transcripts. The audio is, as the name implies, rather slow, which makes it more accessible than more rapid, native content. The episod... Read more.

kitchenknif.github.io

Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Audio Text

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Olle Linge over 9 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

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Audio

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

锵锵三人行

锵锵三人行 is my favourite TV program. It’s also one of the best ones for language learners, mostly because of its focus on talking, availability of transcripts and variety of both guests and topics. Th... Read more.

phtv.ifeng.com

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio News Text Video

8 1

Zoe almost 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 almost 7 years

Chinese Text Sampler: Readings in Chinese Literature, History, and Popular Culture

A carefully chosen selection of 80 significant Chinese texts for students wishing to develop their reading skills while improving their cultural literacy. Includes classical and modern Chinese lit... Read more.

www-personal.umich.edu

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Literature

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mikelove over 9 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

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

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Chinese online short story collection (Just Learn Chinese!)

This is a great repository of short stories for beginner and intermediate learners. Some of them also have audio and all have translations to English and word lists! I would be a little bit careful... Read more.

justlearnchinese.com

Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Resource-collections

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Olle Linge almost 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 almost 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 almost 9 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

CCTV Learn Chinese

This resource was recommended by jblinguaphile [here](http://www.hackingchinese.com/extensive-listening-challenge-october-2014-wrapping-up/#comment-649507). China Central Television has produced... Read more.

english.cntv.cn

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Audio

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Olle Linge over 9 years

shiny Chinese – Original Chinese content.

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

shinychinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Resource-collections Audio Book Music Video

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malaoshi over 9 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

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Video

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Julien Leyre almost 10 years

How to Learn Chinese Faster: Capacity Management

This is the second article I’ve written for FluentU and it’s focused on the topic of capacity management. The main ideas here are not limited to language learning, actually, but is part of the much... Read more.

fluentu.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Information-and-Advice

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Olle Linge almost 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 almost 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 about 9 years

How to find more time to practise listening (Hacking Chinese)

When it comes to learning to understand spoken Chinese, there are few shortcuts. The more you listen, the more you will understand. But how can we fit more listening into our lives without cutting ... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Listening Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge over 9 years

Phonetic components, part 2: Hacking Chinese characters

This is the second and final article about using phonetic components to hack Chinese characters and make it considerably easier to handle similarly looking characters. This article describes both t... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Pronunciation

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Olle Linge over 9 years

How to learn Chinese characters as a beginner (Hacking Chinese)

Writing Chinese characters for the first time can be very hard, mostly because it's so different from writing letters. It feels more like drawing a picture than writing! This article is aimed at be... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Beginner Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Blog Characters

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Olle Linge over 9 years

好讀 (E-books in traditional Chinese)

This site contains a huge amount of e-books in traditional Chinese. My guess is that downloading and reading them without having the original text might be illegal, but even so, it's often great to... Read more.

haodoo.net

Advanced Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Book Literature Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge over 9 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

Beginner Intermediate Grammar Information-and-Advice

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Olle Linge almost 10 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

Advanced Reading Resource-collections Translation

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Julien Leyre almost 10 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

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Information-and-Advice Review

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Chengyu stories, chinese idioms - Chinese-Tools.com

Chinese Idioms or Chengyu are short sayings usually consisting of four characters. Unless you know the story and its common usage, a Chengyu will sound like random nonsense. Here are some Chengyu ... Read more.

chinese-tools.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Resource-collections

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alwaysnoone almost 10 years

SBS Chinese - Mandarin Radio (普通话广播)

SBS is an Australian national public broadcaster that provides a large number of programs online in Mandarin. Programs are easily accessible on the website itself or can be downloaded in mp3 format. Read more.

sbs.com.au

Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Audio

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Chinese Text Project

The Chinese Text Project is a web-based e-text system designed to present ancient Chinese texts, particularly those relating to Chinese philosophy, in a well-structured and properly cross-reference... Read more.

ctext.org

Advanced Reading Resource-collections Classical-Chinese

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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

Chinese character stroke order rules (Understanding Chinese Characters on YouTube)

This is a basic video demonstration of the stroke order rules for writing Chinese characters. It's short and if you find something lacking, your question may have already been answered in the comme... Read more.

youtube.com

Beginner Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Audio Characters Handwriting Video VPN-required

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Olle Linge almost 9 years

VoA bilingual news (英语教学 双语新闻)

This site presents news in both Chinese (simplified) and English. It's targeted at Chinese people learning English, but that matters little, parallel texts are awesome learning resources regardless... Read more.

voachinese.com

Advanced Intermediate Reading Resource-collections News Parallel-texts Text Web

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Olle Linge almost 9 years

Chinese Reading Practice | Simplified Chinese Reading Exercises & Materials Blog

A blog of beginner, intermediate, and advanced Chinese reading materials with full English translations. Read more.

chinesereadingpractice.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Parallel-texts Simplified-Characters Textbook Web

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Kai Carver over 9 years

意见中国 经济学家访谈录 网易财经 (Economics interviews and discussions with transcripts)

This site offers a large number of in-depth interviews and discussion about economics. Each episode is around 20 minutes and there are currently 151 episodes available. Excellent for anyone with an... Read more.

money.163.com

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio Text Video

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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

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

Learn Chinese with CSLPOD

CSLPOD offers a large library of audio for all levels and the audio is available for free (you can subscribe for some other services, such as vocabulary explanations, sentence drilling and some exe... Read more.

cslpod.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Resource-collections Audio Text

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Olle Linge over 9 years

Pinyin.info

This website contains a wealth of information about characters and romanisation. It's maintained by Mark Swofford. There are many articles about Pinyin as well as a number of useful tools, which I ... Read more.

pinyin.info

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Resource-collections Characters Pronunciation

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Olle Linge over 9 years

开卷八分钟 (8-minute introductions to books in Chinese)

This program provides 8-minute introductions of various books. The fact that each program is so short makes it very easy to listen to and it's also a good way of learning more about Chinese literat... Read more.

phtv.ifeng.com

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio Literature Review Video

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Olle Linge over 9 years

Immersion at home or: Why you don’t have to go abroad to learn Chinese (Hacking Chinese)

You don't have to go abroad to learn Chinese. The main difference between staying at home and going abroad is that it requires less effort to learn once you're there (although it still requires qui... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Living-in-Chinese Information-and-Advice Blog Expat Web

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Olle Linge over 9 years

Learning the right chengyu the right way (Hacking Chinese)

Many people regard chengyu as the golden key to the Chinese language and believe that learning chengyu will impress native speakers and take their Chinese to the next level. However, learning cheng... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge over 9 years

7 ways of learning to write Chinese characters (Hacking Chinese)

There are many ways of practising writing Chinese characters and they all have their pros and cons. In this article, I discuss seven different ways of practising and what advantages and disadvantag... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Handwriting

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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

Phonetic components, part 1: The key to 80% of all Chinese characters

80% of all Chinese characters are made up of one semantic component (meaning) and one phonetic component (pronunciation). The sheer number of characters formed this way means that these characters ... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Pronunciation

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Olle Linge over 9 years

知乎 - 与世界分享你的知识、经验和见解 (Chinese Quora)

This site is best described as a Chinese version of Quora, so in other words a site where people ask and answer questions (and discuss other people's questions and answers). Read more.

zhihu.com

Advanced Reading Writing Resource-collections Social-learning Forum Text

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Olle Linge over 9 years

Grammar Notes (University of Oxford)

An excellent grammar resource from the Centre for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language University of Oxford. It contains clear explanations of numerous topics on Chinese grammar, including adverb... Read more.

ctcfl.ox.ac.uk

Beginner Intermediate Grammar Resource-collections

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Olle Linge over 9 years

悦读FM - 倾听文字的声音 (recordings of selected articles)

I just found this site and it looks great. It offers a large collection of articles read aloud, with subtitles. They are all pretty short, meaning that they are suitable for intensive study as well... Read more.

yuedu.fm

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio

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Olle Linge over 9 years

ChineseLevel - Test your Chinese level, improve your reading, measure your progress

This is a really cool website that assess your reading ability and then offers reading suggestions based on your estimated vocabulary knowledge. I haven't used this enough to figure out how accurat... Read more.

chineselevel.com

Advanced Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Tools-and-Apps News

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Olle Linge over 9 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

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Information-and-Advice Blog

4 0

Olle Linge over 9 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

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

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Olle Linge over 9 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

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

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Olle Linge over 9 years