Resources for Learning Chinese

Wubizixing For Speakers of English

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Quick tutorial on the principles of the Wubi Zi Xing (五笔字型) input method. Relevant to Wubi 86 and Wubi 98.

MDBG Chinese Tools

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Type Chinese characters using your web browser even if you do not have input methods on your computer. Hosts a copy of the CEDICT dictionary.

Learn to Write Chinese Characters

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Contains a list of the basic strokes and radicals present in Chinese characters. Alongside each are aesthetic examples, incorrect-looking examples and an explanation of what makes one correct and the other wrong.

inputking.com

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Allows you to type Chinese if you are using a computer with Chinese fonts but without Chinese input methods.

sinosplice.com Vocabulary Lists

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Three quirky vocabulary lists.

http://www.sinosplice.com/lang/ has some other language-related musing.

adsotrans.com

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Creates annotations of various kinds for Chinese, including some news and Chinese texts. Features a few educational software games.

Periplus Pocket Mandarin Chinese Dictionary

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A flat Chinese-English/English-Chinese dictionary with coverage useful for beginners.

Concise English-Chinese Chinese-English Dictionary

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Little red dictionary which everyone seems to own.