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Chinese script

中国文字研究与应用中心 (Center for the Study of Chinese Characters and Their Applications)
http://www.ideograms.org

A history of written Chinese
http://www.pinyin.info/readings/texts/visible/

Chinese manuscripts - Chinese palaeography and epigraphy
http://shahon.org

Information about and articles on Chinese characters and the Chinese script: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_character
http://www.chinaorbit.com/china-culture/chinese-characters.html

Pinyin/Zhuyin Converter - converts Chinese characters to pinyin or zhuyin
http://www.pin1yin1.com

Pinyin Joe's Chinese Computing Help Desk - information and utilities for typing hanzi and pinyin: http://pinyinjoe.com

Type Chinese online
http://www.i2pinyin.com

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Free Chinese fonts

http://www.wazu.jp/gallery/Fonts_ChineseTraditional.html
http://www.wazu.jp/gallery/Fonts_ChineseSimplified.html
http://www.certifiedchinesetranslation.com/fonts/Chinese.html
http://www.clearchinese.com/resources/fonts.htm
http://www.yale.edu/chinesemac/pages/fonts.html
http://www.ibiblio.org/chinesehistory/contents/08fea/c02.html


Chinese Translation
中文翻譯
of names and phrases

Writing Chinese

Animated Chinese characters
http://ocrat.com/ocrat/chargif/
http://www.bishun.info
http://www.chinesedictionary.org

Videos showing you how to write Chinese characters stroke by stroke
http://www.chineselearner.com/writing/symbol/

Skritter - Learn Chinese Characters
http://www.skritter.com

Remembr.it Chinese Character Course
http://remembr.it/chinese-characters

Remembr.it Chinese Vocabulary Course
http://remembr.it/chinese

Most common 7,000 Chinese characters
http://www.commonchinesecharacters.com/Lists/MostCommon2500ChineseCharacters

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Online Chinese radio

China Radio International - in Mandarin and many other languages
http://www.cri.com.cn

Beijing Music Radio (北京音乐台) - in Mandarin
http://fm974.tom.com

Radio Shanghai (上海人民广播电台) - in Mandarin
http://www.radioshanghai.com

BCC (中國廣播電台) - in Mandarin, Taiwanese and Hakka
http://www.bcc.com.tw

RTHK (香港電台) - in Cantonese
http://www.rthk.org.hk

BBC World Service - in Mandarin and Cantonese
http://www.bbc.co.uk/chinese/

Radio Free Asia - in Mandarin and Cantonese
http://www.rfa.org/english/

Melody Studio - Mandarin, Taiwanese and Cantonese music
http://www.melodystudio.com/

London Chinese Radio - in Mandarin and Cantonese
http://www.londonhuayu.co.uk

英伦生活台 - UK Life Radio (Mandarin)
http://www.ukliferadio.co.uk


Online Chinese newspapers

China

People's Daily (人民日报)
http://www.peopledaily.com.cn

Chinese Translation
中文翻譯
of names and phrases

Taiwan

Hong Kong

Ming Pao News (明報新聞網)
http://www.mingpaonews.com

Apple Daily (蘋果日報)
http://www.appledaily.com

Singapore

Lianhe Zaobao (联合早报)
http://www.zaobao.com


Online Chinese dictionaries

Chinese Character dictionaries

http://www.chinalanguage.com/dictionaries/?pageID=Home
http://www.yourdictionary.com/languages/sinotibe.html
http://www.mandarintools.com/chardict.html
http://zhongwen.com
http://www.uname.cn/dict/
http://www.kanjinetworks.com

Picture-based Chinese character/word dictionary
http://www.vertical-sun.com/hanzi

Photo dictionary of rare Chinese characters (with explanations in Japanese)
http://homepage2.nifty.com/Gat_Tin/kanji/kaindex.htm

Mandarin dictionaries

http://www.nciku.com
http://www.mdbg.net/chindict/chindict.php
http://www.pristine.com.tw/resources/lexicon.php
http://www.chinese-tools.com/tools/dictionary.html
http://www.chinesedic.com
http://www.chinese-dictionary.org
http://www.clearchinese.com/chinese-english-dictionary.htm
http://chdw.de
http://humanum.arts.cuhk.edu.hk/Lexis/Lindict/
http://www.websaru.com
http://moosenose.com/speakingpinyin.htm
https://3000hanzi.com/chinese-dictionary

MandarinSpot - Chinese-English Dictionary and Annotation tool
http://mandarinspot.com

Chinese Symbol Silver Charms

Chinese Electronic talking dictionaries
http://www.ectaco.com

Chinese language resources - information, dictionaries, etc
http://www.chinalanguage.com
http://www.easechinese.com

Online Cantonese dictionary
http://www.cantonese.sheik.co.uk/scripts/wordsearch.php
http://cn.voicedic.com
http://humanum.arts.cuhk.edu.hk/Lexis/lexi-can/
http://kaifangcidian.com/han/yue/

Online Shanghainese/Wu dictionaries
http://www.shanghaidialect.com/slangs/htm/search.aspx

Online Taiwanese dictionaries
http://twblg.dict.edu.tw/holodict_new/
http://210.240.194.97/TG/jitian/tgjt.asp
http://210.240.194.97/q/q.asp
http://www.edutech.org.tw/dict/Harnji-gwsuu0.htm
http://taigi.fhl.net/dict/
http://www.taiwanesedictionary.org


Chinese Translation
中文翻譯
of names and phrases

Online Chinese translation

Online translation from English into Chinese (Simplified & Traditional) of websites and text: http://www.readworld.com/tran

Online Chinese lessons and learning resources

Chinese characters

Character Mine - program for learning Chinese vocab
http://www.charactermine.com

Chinese character magnets
http://www.ideolingo.com/

Online Cantonese lessons

http://www.cantonese.sheik.co.uk/
http://cantonese.ca
http://www.learnchineseez.com/lessons/cantonese/
http://www.cantoneseclass101.com
http://popupcantonese.com
http://cantonesepod.com
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCHbzMoZ_n0

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learn to read, write and pronounce Chinese characters

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Online Mandarin lessons

http://www.certifiedchinesetranslation.com/learn/online.html
http://www.csulb.edu/~txie/online.htm
http://www.languageguide.org/mandarin/
http://www.chinese-lessons.com
http://www.chinese-outpost.com/language/
http://www.chinese-tools.com/learn/chinese
http://www.zapchinese.com
http://www.sinoling.com
http://learnchinese.elanguageschool.net
http://www.clearchinese.com/learn-chinese/
http://www.effectivelanguage.com/mandarin.html
http://www.clearchinese.com
http://www.activechinese.com
http://parlezchinois.free.fr
http://www.loquella.com/learn-chinese
http://www.echineselearning.com
http://www.chinese-course.com
http://www.chinese-course.org
http://www.luomapinyin.com
http://www.mychineselessons.com
http://www.chineselearningcenter.com
http://www.learnchineseez.com
http://www.zhongwenred.com
http://www.learnchinesewebsite.com
http://www.mandarinclickbyclick.com/free-mandarin-lessons.php
http://www.echineselanguagelearning.com
http://www.graspchinese.com
http://langhub.com
http://www.chinesetime.cn
http://www.mandarinlearn.com
http://www.learnchineseeveryday.com
http://www.yeschinese.org
http://chineseandbeyond.com
http://www.speakchineseeasy.com
https://www.glovico.org/en/chinese
http://www.123speakchinese.com
http://chineselearninghub.com
http://www.chinesewithmike.com
http://fasttrackchinese.org

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Chinese grammar
http://chinesegrammar.info
http://resources.allsetlearning.com/chinese/grammar/Main_Page

Mandarin phrases (some with audio)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/chinese/
http://www.wku.edu/~yuanh/AudioChinese/
http://www.chinaadviser.com/useful_chinese_phrases.html
http://www.languageguide.org/mandarin/
http://www.slanguage.com/fun_chinese_mand.html
http://chinese.travel-way.net
http://www.linguanaut.com/english_chinese.htm
http://www.asianhorizons.co.uk/chinese-phrases/

Thinking Chinese - an insiders' look at modern China
http://thinkingchinese.com

Learn Mandarin pronunciation
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/allset-learning-pinyin/id483673874?ls=1&mt=8

Learn Chinese resources
http://www.hillslearning.com/resources/learn-chinese/

Learn Chinese from movies
http://www.learn-chinese-from-movies.com

Popup Chinese - lessons, tools and other resources for learners
http://popupchinese.com

Kids Chinese Podcast - designed for kids from 5 years old up and adult Chinese learners to learn Mandarin Chinese: http://kidschinesepodcast.com

Online resources for learning Mandarin
http://www.chinesetools.eu

http://internationalperson.com/Study_Chinese_in_Beijing.asp

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Information about Mandarin | Mandarin phrases | Mandarin links | My Mandarin learning experiences | Mandarin learning materials

Online Shanghainese lessons

http://www.fyan8.com/shanghai/
http://www.zanhei.com
http://www.shanghai.or.jp/zw/shanghai/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adPQqUTpYYI

Information about Shanghainese | Shanghainese phrases | Shanghainese numbers | Shanghainese learning materials

Online Taiwanese lessons

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL41797BA5E0DBB4FD&feature=plcp
http://taiwanesevocabulary.wordpress.com/
http://www.taiwanese-oki.idv.tw/
http://taiwanesegrammar.wordpress.com/
http://learntaiwanese.taioaan.org

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Information about Taiwanese | Taiwanese phrases | Tower of Babel in Taiwanese | My Taiwanese learning experiences | Taiwanese learning materials

Other learning resources

Information about China, including language lessons
http://www.travelchineseonline.com

ChineseBug - flashcard program for learning Mandarin
http://chinesebug.com

Chinese Writing Master - software that helps you learn how to write Chinese characters
http://www.cchar.com

Chinese Language Resources - web-based tools plus a text and audio library
http://www.clavisinica.com/resources.html

Chinese Tools - online tools to learn chinese or build chinese websites. Includes annotation tools, dictionaries, and converters for pinyin, unicode, traditional and simplified chinese: http://www.chinese-tools.com

Early Learning - Chinese: Free printable bilingual (English- Mandarin Chinese) materials and tips for parents, homeschoolers, caregivers, daycare/child-care providers, babysitters, or anyone who works with young children who are learning chinese/english
http://www.earlylearning-chinese.com

Test your Chinese
http://www.globalchineseedu.com/testchinese.aspx

Learning Chocolate (巧克力学堂) - free vocabulary games for students to learn Chinese vocabulary online: http://www.learningchocolate.com/?st_lang=zh-hans

Learn Hakka with Glossika Mass Sentences

Learn Chinese OK! Links to free online resources for learning Chinese
http://www.learnchineseok.com

A collection of Chinese-related links
http://www.uni.edu/becker/chinese2.html


Chinese names

Your name in Chinese
http://www.mandarintools.com/chinesename.html
http://www.qualitylanguage.com/name_translator.htm
http://www.transname.com
http://www.cafepress.com/chinesenames/
--> http://www.chinese-tools.com/names
http://www.chinesenames.org
http://www.chine-informations.com/prenom/prenom.php
http://www.cnx-translation.com/your-name-in-chinese.php

Chinese Seals

Chinese calligraphy, translation and design - get your name in beautiful Chinese calligraphy: http://www.transname.com


Chinese Translation
中文翻譯
of names and phrases

Chinese calligraphy

http://www.chinapage.com/callig1.html
http://www.tongram.com/gallery/default.asp
http://www.rice-paper.com/uses/calligraphy.html


Chinese computing

The Complete Guide to Chinese Computing
http://www.chinesecomputing.com/

An introduction to Chinese Input Methods http://zsigri.tripod.com/fontboard/cjk/input.html#chinese
http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Chinese-input-methods-for-computer

Omniglot Chinese
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Available for
Android & iPhone

InputKing - a program for inputting Chinese text online
http://www.inputking.com

SIMO - enables you to input Chinese through browsers
http://www.simo.us

Wenlin Software for Learning Chinese
http://www.wenlin.com


Online Chinese literature

文学城 (Wenxue City) online novels in Chinese (simplified characters)
http://www.xiaoshuo.be

中国现代文学馆 (Online museum of contemporary Chinese literature)
http://www.wxg.org.cn


Chinese philosophy

The Daodejing (Tao-te-ching) by Laozi (Lao-tzu) in Chinese and English
http://www.chinapage.com/laotze.html

Chinese Text Project - texts of ancient Chinese philosophy online
http://chinese.dsturgeon.net


Chinese forums

http://www.chinese-forums.com
http://www.omnitalk.com


Information about China and Chinese culture

Interesting Chinese - information about Chinese language, history and culture
http://www.interestingchinese.com

Mysterious China - information about Chinese history, culture, food, etc.
http://www.mysteriouschina.com

Chinese culture - information about Chinese culture and festivals
http://www.gatewaychina.net/chinese.htm

China Travel Tourism - information about travel and scenic spots in China
http://www.chinatraveltourism.com


Miscellaneous

CUCAS - China's University and College Admission System
http://www.cucas.edu.cn

Information about China, and resources for learning Chinese
http://www.chinese-tools.com

Chinese Translation
中文翻譯
of names and phrases

Free Chinese New Year E-cards
http://www.chinesenewyearecards.com
http://www.123greetings.com/events/chinese_new_year/

Information about other scripts used in China (in Chinese)
http://yeats1103.pixnet.net/blog/post/22314508
http://big5.huaxia.com/zhwh/wmty/2009/02/1303845.html

Recommended books books

Books about Chinese characters and calligraphy
Language learning materials for: Classical Chinese, Mandarin, Shanghainese, Hokkien, Taiwanese and Cantonese

Sinitic (Chinese) languages

Dungan, Cantonese, Fuzhounese, Gan, Hakka, Mandarin, Puxian, Shanghainese, Taiwanese, Teochew, Wenzhounese, Xiang

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Omniglot Chinese - learn to read and write the hundred most commonly-used characters. Available for Android & iPhone

chinEASE is an eBook that helps language learners to successfully tackle the complexities of Chinese writing by showing them how to systematically break complicated characters down into simpler parts.

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