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HANDS-ON WRITING

MASTER WRITING CHARACTERS

What is the Chinese language? What are Chinese Characters and Pinyin? Watch this introduction to Chinese characters to learn about Chinese writing system!

Intro 1. What Is the
Chinese Language,
Characters and Pinyin

+Video How many Chinese characters are there? Why you should know some basic Chinese characters or the most common Chinese characters? Watch and find out!

Intro 1. How Many
Chinese Characters Are There?
How Many to Learn?

A quick video guide on how to type Chinese characters with Pinyin input. As long as you can pronounce and recognize Chinese characters, typing is easy!

Intro 3. How to
Type and Write
Chinese Characters? What's the Differences?

Chinese Characters Simplified vs Traditional - What's the difference between Simplified Chinese Characters and Traditional Chinese characters? Should I learn Simplified or Traditional characters?

Intro 4. Differences Between
Simplified and Traditional
Chinese Characters

+Video Introduction of basic Chinese strokes: Learn how to write Chinese Strokes and all the Chinese stroke names. Click to watch and start to write today!

Lesson 1.
Chinese Basic Strokes
Group 1

A video lesson of Chinese character stroke order rules: What are all the Chinese character stroke orders names and why is Chinese stroke order important?

Lesson 7.
Chinese Stroke Orders
Group 1

PINYIN DRILLS

MASTER CHINESE PINYIN

Chinese Pinyin Pronunciation is a Pinyin Alphabet Guide that covers the whole Mandarin Pinyin system with Hanyu Pinyin Syllables and Chinese Pinyin letters.

IN01. CHINESE PINYIN
ALPHABET GUIDE

+Video Chinese Pinyin Simple Finals a o e i u ü are the basic Pinyin Vowels. Learn and pracitce listening quizzes, tackling the Pinyin u with two dots!

L01. CHINESE PINYIN
SIMPLE FINALS
a o e i u ü

This Pinyin video lesson focuses on Chinese Pinyin Initials b p m f - the basics for every Pinyin beginner, with 2 listening quizzes for more practice!

L02. CHINESE PINYIN
INITIALS GROUP 1
b p m f

This Pinyin video covers 4 Chinese Pinyin Initials, about how to pronounce Pinyin consonants zh ch sh r with effective methods, practice and quizzes.

L07. CHINES PINYIN
INITIALS GROUP 6
zh ch sh r

TONE DRILLS

MASTER THE CHINESE TONES

The Four Tones in Mandarin: A Video Guide of Chinese Tone System - starting from here, you will start to speak Chinese with Tones correctly and comfortably!

IN01. INTRODUCTION
GUIDE TO CHINESE TONES
TONE DRILLS

In this Chinese Tones lesson we'll learn how to pronounce and write Mandarin Chinese Tones, using the 5-line Chinese Tone Graph to do Chinese Tone practice.

L01. HOW TO PRONOUNCE
THE FOUR MANDARIN
CHINESE TONES

A video guide of Chinese Basic Tones: Practice Mandarin Chinese Tone Pairs and different Chinese Tones in combination to master Mandarin Pinyin First Tone.

L02. THE FIRST TONE
WITH TONE PAIR
DRILLS

Chinese two Third Tones together is one of the most important Chinese Tone changes. In this video lesson we'll practice it with some fun Pinyin Tone Pairs.

L07. CHINESE TONES
TWO THIRD TONES
IN A ROW

HOW TO SAY IN CHINESE

If you want to sound fluent, it’s always important to know different ways of saying the same idea, that way you can really get your point across.

In this free series you will learn multiple ways of saying one thing in Chinese, for example 10+ ways to say sorry. Try it today so that you’re not stuck just using the same way every time.

SPEAK CHINESE LIKE A NATIVE

Sometimes when you learn a phrase it’s not always easy to figure how to use it or when you should use it.

In this free series you will learn how to use a phrase in various situations and context. Try it today and increase your vocabulary.