Learn Chinese -- Everything You Need in One Place
Recommended Free Resources for Learning Chinese:
Free Chinese MP3 Lessons
Interactive audio lessons for learning Chinese -- and they're free. What could be better?
Recommended Programs for Learning Chinese
- Pimsleur Chinese Mandarin - Does it Work?
Their goal is simple: to enable a new language learner to speak a new language with a native speaker within 30 days by spending 30 mins each day listening to the audio lessons. Does it Work?
Speaking and Writing Chinese (Mandarin) Guides
- Learn to Speak Chinese
“Just give me the basics!” That’s what this Chinese pronunciation guide is all about. It’s all that you need to know Chinese pronunciation to get by. The 80% that’s important.
- Chinese Writing -- Writing Chinese Characters
To learn Chinese writing, you'll need to know each Chinese symbol or character individually. You will have to accumulate a vocabulary of at least 3,000 characters to understand 90% of what you read.
- Chinese Grammar - the 80/20 Guide
It’s called the 80/20 guide to Chinese Grammar – spend 20% of your time on the 80% that’s important. Fortunately for Chinese learners, Chinese grammar is a relatively straightforward affair. Chinese grammar is less complicated than English grammar.