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400 Unique Sounds in Mandarin Chinese

How to use this resource 1. Find a native speaker of Chinese, preferably one who speaks standard Mandarin, and of the same gender. 2. Ask the speaker to pronounce each of these characters one by one. 3. Shadow the speaker with your own attempts at pronunciation, trying to sound as similar to them as possible. […]

500 Most Common Chinese Character Components (Traditional Chinese Version)

If you’re wondering why I haven’t updated in months… this is why. This is the biggest project I have ever completed for this blog. I’ve long neglected my Chinese writing skills, in particular character recall, or lack thereof (aka 提筆忘字). I created this resource for myself – as a way to practise writing all the […]