Useful Memory Trick:
("xi4"- thin; slender; fine; careful; minute; thin; fine):
Compared to grass in the middle of a field(田), a strand of silk(纟) is extremely thin.
My Difficult Words:

Helpful Links: Chinese-Simplified

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  • ChildBook.com
    Kids Learning Chinese Language Books, CD, and Video's including pinyin, BoPoMoFo, simplified/traditional characters, and bilingual books.


  • xuezhongwen.net
    An excellent, easy to use simplified/traditional dictionary.



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  • chinese4kids.net
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  • Duo-Tone Drill
    Practice your tone recognition ability. The tool speaks a two character word and asks you what each tone is.
  • Study Pond
    Good pinyin pronunciation chart with audio.


  • Taipei Language Institute
    TLI is one of the most estabilshed Chinese schools. They teach both traditional and simplified Chinese. With branches in Taipei, Shanghai, Beijing and many other cities, you can start in one city, then move to experience a different part of China and continue the same coursework.
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    Study Chinese and martial arts combination program in China with 1monthchinese.com. Learn mandarin Chinese language quickly.

Study Methods

Study Tools

  • Chinese-Tools.com
    A website offering study material in various languages.
  • Rhyme Zone
    Good site to get help with creating memory tricks that rhyme a vocabulary pronunciation with an english word.
  • Ocrat
    Animated chinese characters
  • mandarintools.com