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Chinese for Beginners

College | Online class Nowadays, there is an increasing number of people who are interested in Chinese culture and language. And it is useful to know about the language when coming to China for travel or business. This...


High School - College | Online resource Forum community full of folks who want to learn Chinese.

Chinese: Level 1 - Easy Chinese Lessons for Beginners

Pre-K - 3rd | Online video/YouTube 25 videos covering the basics of Chinese for kids, covering counting, colors, food, music terms, and more.

Chungaboo Language Series

Pre-K - 6th | iPhone/iPad The app includes eBooks that feature compelling story-telling, creative and original artwork, interactive animations, and professional translations that teach English, Spanish, French, Chinese,...

Learn Chinese

7th - College | Android, iPhone/iPad “Learn Chinese” is a collection of commonly used Chinese phrases and vocabularies for travelers and beginners.

Learn Chinese Now

9th - College | Online video/YouTube It’s never been easier to learn Chinese online! Follow Ben and several guest stars as they take you through essential phrases and some interesting vocabulary. It’s never been easier to learn...

Learn Chinese with ChineseClass101.com

7th - College | Online video/YouTube Learn Chinese with ChineseClass101.com – The Fastest, Easiest and Most Fun Way to Learn Chinese. :) Learn Chinese with ChineseClass101.com – The Fastest, Easiest and Most Fun Way to Learn Chinese....

More Chinese for Beginners

7th - College | Online class This is an advanced course for Chinese for beginners. Learners will expand vocabularies about personal information, daily life, food and drink, healthy, and expressions about greeting, suggestion,...

Pleco Chinese Dictionary

High School - College | Android Chinese dictionary with handwriting, OCR, flashcards, audio, Cantonese, and more

Ricki & Jacky

1st - 5th | iPhone/iPad Ricki is a world-famous performer of animal shows in a carnival, and Jacky is Ricki’s trainer. Now, Ricki has an incredible mission: LEARNING CHINESE! Let’s help Ricki to complete his incredible...

YoYo Chinese

High School - College | Online resource Learn with clearly-explained video lessons made for English speakers

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Chinese (Mandarin): Mandarin Chinese is the most widespread dialect in China, Taiwan, and throughout the world. Please note, however, that written Chinese is common among the different dialects, with the two main styles using "Simplified" characters (China) and "Traditional" characters (Taiwan.) Find learning resources here geared for all grade levels and skill levels.

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