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Hong Chen, WL-Mandarin hchen@westport.k12.ct.us 203-341-1677 Rm. 133

Summer to do list:

  1. Set up your home computer so that you can input Chinese characters by typing Pinyin;
  2. Review and use what you have learned so far so that you don’t forget all.

A few links to help you learn Chinese:

  1. http://www.fluentu.com/
  2. https://quizlet.com/
  3. https://getkahoot.com/
  4. https://chinesepod.com/
  5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwJooS34KpM

11 Tips for Mastering a New Language This Summer

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Pinyin (拼音)

  1. http://pinyin.quickmandarin.com (Pinyin table)
  2. http://kidschinesepodcast.com/learn-pinyin/ (Kids Chinese Podcast) ***
  3. http://pinyinjoe.com/ (Chinese/Pinyin related software)

Dictionary (字典)

  1. http://www.archchinese.com/ (dictionary, flashcards)
  2. http://www.nciku.com (dictionary)
  3. http://www.yellowbridge.com (dictionary, flashcards)
  4. http://www.mdbg.net/chindict/chindict.php (dictionary and other learning tools)
  5. http://www.dict.cn (Chinese online dictionary) ***

Online learning resources (网上学习资源)

  1. http://howdoilearnchinese.com/ (How do I learn Mandarin)
  2. http://www.ChineseClass101.com (online Chinese lessons)
  3. www.ChineseNames.org (Chinese names)
  4. http://www.languageguide.org/mandarin/vocabulary/ (vocabulary pronunciation)
  5. www.trainchinese.com (word lists and flashcards, free application download for iPad/iPhone)
  6. http://www.mandarinclickbyclick.com (online lessons on a variety of subjects related to daily life and culture in China)
  7. http://www.pronunciator.com/ (free vocabulary and grammar lessons)
  8. http://www.chinapictures.org/ (a free picture site featuring pictures throughout China)
  9. http://www.fluentu.com/ (language learning site) ***
  10. readchinese.nflc.org (online e-learning reading lessons) ***
  11. https://www.tmall.com/wow/chaoshi/act/academy (Shopping and leaning site) ***
  12. http://www.chinesecio.com/ (Confucius Institute online) ***

Cultural Organizations and Museums (文化组织和博物馆)

  1. http://www.mocanyc.org (Museum of Chinese in America – Offers a variety of cultural events and exhibits for young people)
  2. http://explorechinatown.com/ (Provides information on cultural events and places to visit in Chinatown)
  3. http://www.china360online.org/ (China Institute – located in NYC.
  4. http://asiasociety.org/new-york
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