Chinese program has grouped the following on-line learning resources
into skills and levels of difficulties. Hopefully they will
help you strenthen your language skills and broaden your understanding
of the Chinese culture.
General | Listening
| Speaking | Reading
| Writing |
(English Gateway) A full-service WWW site for those interested
in China business, travel, and culture.
Chinese On-line Include
Conversational Chinese Online (Samples only, students can request
sound files and lessons through email)
Practical Chinese Reader Online Exercises (Lesson 8-20 so far,
students do multiple choice drills, instructor and student receive
the report automatically, uses Big codes, needs Chinese system)
Reading Materials for All Levels (essays written by UCD students
and other newspaper clips. in gb, big5 and hz codes, includes
Harvard University's Chinese Archieve, good for intermediate
and advanced level students)
Chinese Online Reading Assistant (Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign,
for intermediate students, online glossary)
Chinese Character Genealogy (Online Chinese Dictionary by Rick
Harbough, Univ. o Pittsburgh, find out character's pronunciation
and possible words with this character, searchable using pinyin,
radical, stoke count etc.)
Chinese Character Flashcards (Java Applet program displaying
characters with pronunciation and meaning, 10 levels, about
Animated Chinese Characters (animation shows characters stroke
by stroke, characters are categorized, not searchable so far)
Listen to VOA and Learn Chinese (Voice of America news broadcast)
Chinese Language Maintenance Program, Michael Nelson and Learning
Technologies (10 Lessons, listen, read and learn)
Internet Based Chinese Teaching and Learning (La Trobe University,
online course, needs registration)
Practical Chinese Readers Movies (not accessible now)
Chinese Tutor (sentences with sounds)
Chinese Multimedia Tutorial (sentences with sounds)
Multimedia Project for Teaching and Learning Chinese, Hong Kong
Four Units of Conversational
Mandarin Chinese (by T. Xie).
Conversational Shanghai Chinese (by B.Ao)
Animated Chinese characters which show you stroke orders of
characters (by Ocrat Company)
4. Character flashcards (about 1000 characters, by Erik Peterson)
In order to listen and view these learning materials, you may
need Netscape 3.0 with the Chinese system. Download a free demo
version of Chinese Pro (Lixiang
Zhongwen) which never expires and allows you to input characters
as well as to read them.
Character Pronunciations Input (copy-and-paste) any
Chinese text and obtain the transliteration in Mandarin (pinyin)
or Cantonese. Follow links to online Chinese magazines and
use this application to lookup pronunciations of unfamiliar words.
(Sattelite COmmunications for LeArning) A special
sattelite programming "educational TV" operation out in Iowa.
With an an "Insta-Class" page with Chinese
Joy FM Shanghai's broadcast schedule plays 2 hours of
live broadcast, seven days a week, in English and Mandarin, using
Voice of America newscasts with sentence-by-sentence sound clips,
Chinese characters, pinyin, and vocabulary lists with word definitions.
Updated weekly. Requires the free RealAudio plugin (this
built-in to some browsers such as Internet Explorer 3.x).
Your computer must have a sound card to hear audio. (Intermediate-level
of Taipei The hottest broadcast