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Gateway to Chinese

Collection of free interactive language learning resources for beginning Mandarin Chinese

A collection of free interactive language learning resources for beginning Mandarin Chinese. Students now have the option to practice pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, listening, and reading skills at their own convenience.

Author: 
Wen-Hua Teng

Chinese Dialogues Podcast

Practice listening to simple dialogue exchanges.

This podcast series consists of simple dialogue exchanges. The listening materials are suitable for beginners and help them take the first step toward becoming proficient listeners. The contents of these 72 dialogues are completely based on the beginning level Chinese curriculum; they are creative yet realistic scenarios on topics that listeners can relate to, such as the social, family and school aspects of one’s life. Full transcripts transcripts in both traditional and simplified characters as well as English translations are provided as downloadable PDF documents. The podcast format enables a generation of increasingly ‘mobile’ learners to study the material ‘on-the-go’.

Author: 
Wen-Hua Teng

Chinese Flashcards

Practice vocabulary on the go! The original idea conceived by a fellow Chinese language student, this flashcard exercise is an engaging and effective way to review vocabulary terms from the convenience of your mobile device.

Author: 
Wen-Hua Teng

Chinese Grammar Lesson Videos

A collection of video lessons on grammar topics for beginning Mandarin Chinese, available as a YouTube playlist.

Author: 
Wen-Hua Teng

Chinese Take-In

Interactive exercises for listening practice.

Chinese Take-In provides an interactive environment where first-year Chinese learners can practice listening outside the classroom according to individual needs and paces while receiving immediate feedback.

Author: 
Wen-Hua Teng

Chinese Word Order Exercises

Created by student request, this set of basic word-order exercises will help beginners practice the foundational skills of how to use the language in the right order.

Author: 
Wen-Hua Teng

Pitch Perfect Pinyin

An Interactive Course on Mandarin Chinese Pronunciation

Pitch Perfect Pinyin is a two-part interactive website for learning Pinyin pronunciation.

Author: 
Dr. Wen-Hua Teng (Asian Studies)
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