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Lang-8: Multi-lingual language learning and language exchange

Learning a foreign language, most people lack proper feedback from native speakers. Even if we have friends and teachers, always having to ask for help isn't very good. Lang-8 is a website that con... Read more.

lang-8.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Writing Social-learning Language-exchange

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Chinese-forums.com

Chinese-forums is the best place to go online if you have questions about Chinese or want to browse through threads where other people (some of them very knowledgeable indeed) discuss Chinese and r... Read more.

chinese-forums.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Social-learning Community

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Chinese Language Stack Exchange

Stack Exchange is a site where people can ask questions to the community and get answers back. These answers are then rated by other people in the community and the most helpful answer can be chose... Read more.

chinese.stackexchange.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Social-learning Community Web

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Olle Linge over 5 years

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

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Beginner Listening Reading Resource-highlights Audio Book Text

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kdgbalmer over 5 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 about 5 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 over 5 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

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Advanced Reading Resource-highlights News

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Olle Linge almost 5 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

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

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Olle Linge about 5 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

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Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Video

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Scott about 5 years

Linqapp

Linqapp is the app for language learners. No matter what question you have on your mind - Linqapp connects you with native speakers who assist you on the spot - no matter where you are. It's just l... Read more.

linqapp.com

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

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Sebastian about 5 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

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Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Dictionary

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Olle Linge about 5 years

Mandarin Chinese I | 中文课程1 (UNC free onilne textbook)

This is a free online textbook from the University of North Carolina. Each chapter has video, transcript, vocabulary, notes for grammar, vocabulary and culture, as well as some sentence patterns an... Read more.

learnnc.org

Beginner General Resource-highlights Audio Textbook Video Web

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Olle Linge about 5 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

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Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge over 5 years

HSK Graphs (great infographics)

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

hskhsk.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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lazylink about 4 years

Hacking Chinese Challenges (monthly language challenges)

The concept is simple. Each month, there is a challenge focusing on one particular area of learning Chinese, where you strive to reach your goal and/or beat your friends. The challenges are very st... Read more.

challenges.hackingchinese.com

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

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Olle Linge about 4 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 4 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

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

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Olle Linge over 4 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

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Advanced Reading Writing Resource-collections Social-learning Forum Text

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Olle Linge almost 5 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

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Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Blog

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Olle Linge about 5 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 about 5 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

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

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Chinese Language (Reddit)

This is the most active discussion group on Reddit for discussing questions related to the Chinese language. Most posts here are questions about Chinese, so if you already know a bit, you can help ... Read more.

reddit.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Social-learning Community

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Audio Video

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Olle Linge over 5 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 over 2 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 about 4 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

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Advanced Listening Resource-highlights Audio Text Video VPN-required

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Olle Linge over 4 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

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Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Dictionary Web

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Olle Linge over 4 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

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Beginner Listening Speaking Resource-highlights Audio Pronunciation Video

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Olle Linge over 4 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

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Advanced Vocabulary Writing Resource-highlights Blog

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Olle Linge over 4 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

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Advanced Intermediate Listening Reading Resource-highlights Audio Text

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Olle Linge over 4 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

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Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge almost 5 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

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Social-learning Language-exchange Teaching

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Olle Linge almost 5 years

今日话题 / QQ's Today's Topic

A collection of articles providing in-depth discussions on current topics. Read more.

view.news.qq.com

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Advanced Reading Resource-collections Social-learning News Web

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ednorog almost 5 years

中文+方言 (Chinese) - WordReference Forums

Word Reference offers several good forums for discussing languages and this is the Chinese section. It's perhaps not as active as Chinese Forums and I don't follow this forum regularly, so I don't... Read more.

forum.wordreference.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Social-learning Community Forum

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Olle Linge almost 5 years

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 about 5 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 about 5 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 about 5 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 about 5 years

Douban - 豆瓣

Douban is one of the most popular online Chinese communities and forums. You can read a wide variety of material - on almost any topic imaginable - from native speakers. It's a wonderful source... Read more.

douban.com

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Advanced Reading Writing Resource-collections Social-learning Community

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Ah-Ke over 5 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

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Beginner Grammar Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Resource-highlights Pronunciation Research

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Advanced Intermediate Listening Resource-highlights Video VPN-required

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Grammar Writing Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Resource-highlights Expat

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Beginner Intermediate Listening Resource-highlights Music VPN-required

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Langademy (Learn Languages online with native speakers)

Langademy is a language learning social network that connects students with natives from all over the world. Students can practice Chinese, English, French or any other language at Langademy by mak... Read more.

langademy.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Social-learning Tools-and-Apps Community Language-exchange Web

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Olle Linge over 2 years

國語一字多音審訂表 (List of variant character pronunciations, Taiwan standard)

This is a very large list of traditional characters with multiple pronunciations in the form of an Excel file (the other two files are announcements about the list in Chinese). The first sheet just... Read more.

word.hlc.edu.tw

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Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Resource-highlights Characters Pronunciation Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge over 3 years

Those Chinese characters that are really easy to get mixed up (Fluent in Mandarin)

This is blog post listing easily confused characters. It's very helpful to see these next to each other since they are hard to keep separate if you only see them one by one. The selection is based ... Read more.

fluentinmandarin.com

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Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Blog Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge almost 4 years

PolyglotGamedev (Gaming vocabulary)

This is a very, very large document with thousands of translated gaming terms in 25 languages, including both simplified and traditional Chinese. It can be useful for learners who want to brush the... Read more.

docs.google.com

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Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Game

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Olle Linge almost 4 years

Hiway (English-Chinese Language Exchange Community)

Hiway is an app for iOS that puts you in contact with native speakers and help you learn through real communication with friends and teachers: - Chat with your friends, click on words, and add t... Read more.

hiway-app.com

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

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Olle Linge almost 4 years

LingQ (Online-Learnign Platform)

LingQ is an online learning platform for different languages including Chinese. You can practice reading, writing, listening and you vocabulary in general. It features an online-community with na... Read more.

lingq.com

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

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lazylink about 4 years

HSChinese (customized online learning with lessons and exams)

HanSheng Chinese is an online learning platform for chinese with customized courses. It features Listening, Reading and Writing practices as well as a test for you proficiency-level and exams to... Read more.

hschinese.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Social-learning Tools-and-Apps Mobile Online-Tool

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lazylink about 4 years

Speaky (Language exchange community)

Speaky is a social network and language exchange website to learn languages by practicing with native speakers. The website has been live for only six months, but the community is growing really fa... Read more.

gospeaky.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Social-learning

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Olle Linge about 4 years