Chinese Language Resources

Study Chinese on the Web:

Online College of Chinese Language Free, but you need to register. On-line teachers will reply to questions. Download the pinyin font to view pinyin characters on web pages. Lots of popular songs and other materials available. Chatroom $32/6 months for student members. Free introductory courses are offered, Demo courses available.
Study Mandarin Chinese using VOA Intermediate students can listen to sound clips from recent Voice of America newscasts while viewing the corresponding Chinese characters, pinyin pronunciations, and vocabulary lists with word definitions.
Chinese Online Tools Useful software utilities
StudyCell - Learn Chinese Online a list of links to Chinese on-line courses
Chinese Character Test How many Chinese characters do you know? This free, java based on-line test allows you to easily estimate the number of Chinese characters you can read and translate. Note: a high-speed Internet connection is required.
Internet Based Chinese Teaching and Learning An on-line series of college courses, complete with fees and credits.


Chinese Books and Software:

Clavis Sinica Chinese Reading and Reference Software - Includes built-in dictionary with extensive lookup capabilities. *** Highly recommended !
Chinese Character Tutor 6 Very flexible flashcard program for learning Chinese Characters
Rosetta Stone - Chinese - (demo) CD and on-line versions available. This program uses the immersion method of language learning, starting with very simple vocabulary, and gradually building into more complex language. Download the demo, and you'll see what I mean.
Wenlin Institute - Software for Learning Chinese DOS and Mac; downloadable demo
HyperChina Interactive Chinese Tutorial Software for Macintosh computers
Learn to Write Chinese Software Downloadable shareware software for DOS or Windows, allows you to practice writing characters using your mouse. Pretty old software.
Chinese System Download page (somewhat out of date)
Learning to Speak, Read and Write Chinese Chinese Language Book Reviews
Free Chinese Dictionary downloadable dictionary for Windows
China Books Software catalog Carries a full line of books, music, video, and art supplies. Includes descriptions and prices

Other Chinese Resource Pages

Learning Chinese General Information and suggestions for learning Chinese
Chinese Online Up-to-date list of useful links for learning Chinese on-line
Chinese Language Related Information Page Links to other Chinese learning websites
Chinese Character Genealogy Look up the meaning of Chinese words and names on-line
Chinese Language Educational Resources Includes links to software
China Links for HyperChina Users Links to other Chinese learning websites
Marjorie Chan's China Links 3 Massive list of links
On-line Chinese Tools - Chinese Resources  

Chinese Schools

Chinese School Links Comprehensive list of Chinese schools


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