Olle Linge

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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 about 9 years

Bliu Bliu (reading practice matched to your level with vocabulary)

This website gives you reading materials based on your current level. That level is based on a quick assessment at the beginning and presumably also on what you're doing when reading, but I don't k... Read more.

bliubliu.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Tools-and-Apps Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Web

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Olle Linge almost 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 over 10 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 over 9 years

Chinese Notes — Grammar (中文笔记 - 语法)

This is a comprehensive overview of Chinese grammar with lots of detailed information on many levels. One advantage is that most terms are written both in English and Chinese, which is very good if... Read more.

chinesenotes.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Grammar Resource-collections

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Olle Linge over 10 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

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 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

煎蛋:地球上没有新鲜事

This website contains a lot of short and easy-to-access articles about science and technology related articles (although they are usually very lightweight, you don't need to actually be a professio... Read more.

jandan.net

Advanced Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Blog News Science-and-technology

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Olle Linge almost 10 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

Pinyin Joe's Chinese Computing Help Desk (Windows, Ubuntu Linux, smartphones, macros and more)

User-friendly advice on MS Windows, Ubuntu Linux and smartphone Chinese setup, Chinese input methods (IME), Chinese fonts and Chinese Language Packs (MUIs), plus free downloads for MS Office, a sur... Read more.

pinyinjoe.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Information-and-Advice Tools-and-Apps Web

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Olle Linge about 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

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

科学脱口秀 | 节操满地聊科学 (Science Talk Show)

This is an excellent talk show focusing on science, usually featuring several people discussing a certain topic in a relatively free manner (thus this is a lot more natural than anything that is si... Read more.

kexuetuokouxiu.com

Advanced Listening Resource-collections Audio

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Olle Linge 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 over 10 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

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

Archives for Interpreting Resources | 一步一个脚印

This is a link to a category of posts on Carl Gene Fordham's blog that are meant to hone your skills as an interpreter. However, even if they are excellent for that purpose, they can be used for mu... Read more.

carlgene.com

Advanced Intermediate General Resource-collections Translation

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Olle Linge about 10 years