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Mandarin resources

Postby reineke » Sat Jun 11, 2016 6:17 pm

Courses

FSI/DLI courses

https://fsi-languages.yojik.eu/languages/chinese.html
https://www.livelingua.com/project/fsi/Chinese/
http://fsi-dli.yojik.eu/

http://www.chineseclass101.com/
http://www.popupchinese.com/

http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/global-studies-and-languages/21g-101-chinese-i-regular-fall-2014/

Grammar

https://resources.allsetlearning.com/chinese/grammar/

Pronunciation

http://forvo.com/languages/zh/
https://resources.allsetlearning.com/chinese/pronunciation/Main_Page

Reading

Understanding Chinese Characters (Vladimir Skultety)
https://www.youtube.com/user/theforeverastudent/
http://www.zhongwen.com/
http://marcopoloproject.org/
Simplified News http://www.thechairmansbao.com/
http://justlearnchinese.com/mini-novels/
http://pinyin.info/rules/index.html
Simplified literature http://mandarincompanion.com/
Sentence mining
http://www.jukuu.com/
http://ce.linedict.com/#/cnen/home

Multimedia

http://www.slow-chinese.com/
http://english.cntv.cn/learnchinese/
Radio Garden (Brun Ungle)
http://radio.garden/live/

Streaming TV
Kylin TV (not free) http://www.kylintv.com/kylintv/us/eng/home

https://www.dramafever.com/
http://www.tudou.com/
http://www.youku.com/
https://www.youtube.com/user/sloppycheng

Tools

http://www.mandarintools.com/
http://www.chinese-tools.com/

Dictionaries
http://dict.cn/
http://www.mdbg.net/chindict/chindict.php
Chengyu Dictionary
An english dictionary of chinese idioms
http://www.chinese-tools.com/chinese/chengyu/dictionary

SUBTLEX-CH http://crr.ugent.be/programs-data/subtitle-frequencies/subtlex-ch
These are the Chinese word frequencies discussed in the Plos ONE article of Cai & Brysbaert, which you find here (http://www.ugent.be/pp/experimentele-psychologie/en/research/documents/subtlexch/cai.pdf)

Popup dictionaries
Perapera Chinese popup dictionary http://www.perapera.org/
Zhongwen popup (Chrome)
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/zhongwen-chinese-english/kkmlkkjojmombglmlpbpapmhcaljjkde?hl=en
Zhongwen Chrome user guide: http://zhongwen-chrome.blogspot.com/
Zhong Wen popup Firefox https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/zhong-wen/

Other tools
Hanping (Android) http://hanpingchinese.com/
Pleco https://www.pleco.com/ (crush)
Skritter Chinese & Japanese characters, made fun (and not free)
https://html5.skritter.com/home
Tatoeba is a collection of sentences and translations. It's collaborative, open, free
http://tatoeba.org/eng
http://talkify.net/
Lang-8 http://lang-8.com/

Classical Chinese

Searchable and Archived Classical Chinese Texts https://chinalinks.osu.edu/c-links1/texts
The Chinese Text Project is an online open-access digital library that makes pre-modern Chinese texts available to readers and researchers all around the world: http://ctext.org/
Classical Chinese Literature Resources https://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/resource_lit.chinese.html
Yasue A collection of calligraphy, paintings, and classical Chinese texts in traditional characters.
http://www.yasue.cc/hon-lo.html
The Online Index of Chinese Buddhism http://www.buddhiststudies.net/oicb.html#dictionaries
a primer in chinese buddhist writings http://religiousstudies.stanford.edu/a-primer-in-chinese-buddhist-writings/

Collections of links

Marjorie Chan's ChinaLinks contains annotated links to over six hundred China and Chinese language and linguistics-related websites.
https://chinalinks.osu.edu/
http://learningchineseonline.net/
http://www.class.uh.edu/mcl/www/chinese.html
http://www.hawaii.edu/eall/chinese/resources/
http://www.hackingchinese.com/
http://digchinese.com/

Other

Shamelessly stolen from rdearman (while he was on the phone):

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Various Resources
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YangYang Cheng on YouTube
Online Chinese Character to Pinyin (Vocabulary List Builder)
Calibre
Learning Chinese is Fun (Episode 1)
Introduction to Chinese Characters
Chinese Frequency Lists
Online Flashcards Texas.edu
Chinese character stroke order rules
Chinese Dictionary Lookup
Coursera Online Chinese Course
Defense Language Institute Mandarin
Growing Up With Chinese
University Page which has LOTS of links to Chinese resources available on the Internet.

Television Shows in Mandarin
( Say It ) 好好说!慢慢讲! Episode 1
Say It Season II Ep 1
http://www.viki.com/tv Has a lot of Mandainr, Korean and other shows which have subtitles in just about every language.

Food shows:
李囯煌 -- 香港
Food Source 3 - Episode 01 (食在好源头 3 - 第01集)

Kids Shows
childrens stories with sub-titles
大耳朵图图

Collections of Materials
http://web.csulb.edu/~txie/ccol/pdf/online2.htm
http://data.hskhsk.com/lists/ - HSK Vocabulary

rdearman's Mandarin log: viewtopic.php?f=15&t=695
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Re: Mandarin resources

Postby alexraasch » Wed Sep 21, 2016 3:46 pm

The Skritter URL has changed to https://www.skritter.com.
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