UCL CENTRE FOR LANGUAGES & INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION (CLIE)

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  • Mandarin Daily News

The Mandarin Daily is a Taiwanese newspaper promoting Mandarin education. Mandarin Daily News is dedicated to cultural and educational journalism, focusing on topics such as lifestyle, youth, family, children's news, and children's and young people's classrooms.

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The Mandarin Daily is a Taiwanese newspaper promoting Mandarin education. Mandarin Daily News is dedicated to cultural and educational journalism, focusing on topics such as lifestyle, youth, family, children's news, and children's and young people's classrooms.

  • Rayli Magazine

Rayli Fashion and Beauty is one of the leading women’s fashion magazines in China. Rayli Magazine is the most widely circulated “glossy” magazine. Rayli Magazine House has five issues: 1. Rayli Fashion and Beauty (fashion for women), 2. Rayli Her Style (high-end fashion and lifestyle), 3. Rayli Fashion Pioneer (creative fashion for women), 4. Rayli Home Casaviva (home decoration and style), 5. LEON (fashion for men).

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Rayli Fashion and Beauty is one of the leading women’s fashion magazines in China. Rayli Magazine is the most widely circulated “glossy” magazine. Rayli Magazine House has five issues: 1. Rayli Fashion and Beauty (fashion for women), 2. Rayli Her Style (high-end fashion and lifestyle), 3. Rayli Fashion Pioneer (creative fashion for women), 4. Rayli Home Casaviva (home decoration and style), 5. LEON (fashion for men).

  • Duzhe

Duzhe (in English, 'Readers') is the most widely circulated magazine in China. Duzhe contains original articles, summaries of popular articles, jokes, book excerpts, and other short pieces. It is often regarded as the Chinese equivalent to “The New Yorker.”

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Duzhe (in English, 'Readers') is the most widely circulated magazine in China. Duzhe contains original articles, summaries of popular articles, jokes, book excerpts, and other short pieces. It is often regarded as the Chinese equivalent to “The New Yorker.”

  • BBC - A Guide to Chinese (Real Chinese)

A lively introduction to Mandarin Chinese in 10 short parts with video clips from the Real Chinese TV series. Topics include: introducing yourself, introducing family, ordering food and drinks, shopping, asking for directions, using public transport, and booking a hotel.

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A lively introduction to Mandarin Chinese in 10 short parts with video clips from the Real Chinese TV series. Topics include: introducing yourself, introducing family, ordering food and drinks, shopping, asking for directions, using public transport, and booking a hotel.

  • BBC - A Guide to Chi­nese (Quick Fix)

Essential phrases in Chinese, including basic phrases relevant to the Olympics, food and drink, getting around, shopping, and accommodation.

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Essential phrases in Chinese, including basic phrases relevant to the Olympics, food and drink, getting around, shopping, and accommodation.

  • BBC - A Guide to Chi­nese (What is Pinyin?)

Follow the link to take a look at the BBC guide, listen to the voices in real Chinese and play the tone and character games to hear how native speakers pronounce sounds.

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Follow the link to take a look at the BBC guide, listen to the voices in real Chinese and play the tone and character games to hear how native speakers pronounce sounds.

  • BBC - A Guide to Chi­nese (Tone Guide)

A mini-guide to Chinese tones, by following the link and clicking start you will be guided from one section to another.

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A mini-guide to Chinese tones, by following the link and clicking start you will be guided from one section to another.

  • BBC - A Guide to Chi­nese (Tone Game)

This game will give you better insight into the Chinese language and provide practice in learning the tones.

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This game will give you better insight into the Chinese language and provide practice in learning the tones.

  • BBC - A Guide to Chi­nese (Character Guide)

This is a mini-guide to Chinese characters, read through the pages to learn more.

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This is a mini-guide to Chinese characters, read through the pages to learn more.

  • BBC - A Guide to Chi­nese (Char­ac­ter Game)

A game to help you in your learning of Chinese characters.

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A game to help you in your learning of Chinese characters.

  • Bab.la

Bab.la language portal offers you dictionary translations, language quizzes & games, vocabulary lessons for learning and much more. bab.la is interactive: You can enter your own translation, create your own language test or your own vocabulary flashcards

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Bab.la language portal offers you dictionary translations, language quizzes & games, vocabulary lessons for learning and much more. bab.la is interactive: You can enter your own translation, create your own language test or your own vocabulary flashcards

  • Word Reference (Mandarin)

A very useful online dictionary. Simple and easy to see. If you have any questions, you can use the forum. This dictionary is constantly being enhanced / expanded.

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A very useful online dictionary. Simple and easy to see. If you have any questions, you can use the forum. This dictionary is constantly being enhanced / expanded.

  • MDBG English to Chinese Dictionary

MDBG is a free online English to Chinese dictionary, for both Simplified and Traditional Chinese. This website offers various tools such as: flashcards, quizzes, text annotation, Chinese text input and more.

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MDBG is a free online English to Chinese dictionary, for both Simplified and Traditional Chinese. This website offers various tools such as: flashcards, quizzes, text annotation, Chinese text input and more.

  • LINE Dict CHINESE - ENGLISH

Free online dictionary with LINE messenger. For Chinese to English includes 3,000,000 headwords, 150,000 usage examples, and sources from Collins dictionary.

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Free online dictionary with LINE messenger. For Chinese to English includes 3,000,000 headwords, 150,000 usage examples, and sources from Collins dictionary.

  • Confucius Institute

The Confucius Institute is a non-profit public educational organization affiliated with the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China, whose aim is to promote Chinese language and culture, support local Chinese teaching internationally, and facilitate cultural exchanges.

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The Confucius Institute is a non-profit public educational organization affiliated with the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China, whose aim is to promote Chinese language and culture, support local Chinese teaching internationally, and facilitate cultural exchanges.

  • Language Atlas

Chinese Mandarin pages offering a taster of Chinese culture and language. Includes introductions to the language, history, and way of life of the Chinese people.

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Chinese Mandarin pages offering a taster of Chinese culture and language. Includes introductions to the language, history, and way of life of the Chinese people.

  • Humanum

Free online talking dictionary with handwriting recognition, fuzzy pinyin matches, word decomposition, stroke order, and character etymology.

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Free online talking dictionary with handwriting recognition, fuzzy pinyin matches, word decomposition, stroke order, and character etymology.

  • Zdic

Very popular Chinese-Chinese non-traditional dictionary. This dictionary is comprehensive, includes detailed definitions, English, and very detailed single-character information.

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Very popular Chinese-Chinese non-traditional dictionary. This dictionary is comprehensive, includes detailed definitions, English, and very detailed single-character information.

  • Bridge to China

Bridge to China aims to further the understanding of all aspects of the Chinese speaking world. China here is used in a very wide sense and includes mainland China, Taiwan, Singapore and anywhere else where the Mandarin language is spoken. It gives particular importance to the understanding of the modern Mandarin language.

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Bridge to China aims to further the understanding of all aspects of the Chinese speaking world. China here is used in a very wide sense and includes mainland China, Taiwan, Singapore and anywhere else where the Mandarin language is spoken. It gives particular importance to the understanding of the modern Mandarin language.

  • Chineasy

Chineasy’s goal is to allow people to learn to read Chinese easily by recognising characters through simple illustrations. The magical power of the Chineasy method is that by learning one small set of building blocks, students can build many new words, characters, and phrases. Master a few sets of building blocks and your learning will accelerate to a whole new level.

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Chineasy’s goal is to allow people to learn to read Chinese easily by recognising characters through simple illustrations. The magical power of the Chineasy method is that by learning one small set of building blocks, students can build many new words, characters, and phrases. Master a few sets of building blocks and your learning will accelerate to a whole new level.

  • Growing up with Chinese CCTV

This easy to follow series has one hundred episodes, each fifteen minutes in length. The series´ aim is to use dramatic skits to teach three hundred of the most commonly spoken Chinese phrases.

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This easy to follow series has one hundred episodes, each fifteen minutes in length. The series´ aim is to use dramatic skits to teach three hundred of the most commonly spoken Chinese phrases.

  • Clear Chinese

A website is aimed at providing people who want to learn Mandarin with the online resources they need. Includes customizable Chinese-English dictionary, Learn Chinese (a free Chinese course), a Chinese writing tutorial and a set of mp3 Chinese lessons.

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A website is aimed at providing people who want to learn Mandarin with the online resources they need. Includes customizable Chinese-English dictionary, Learn Chinese (a free Chinese course), a Chinese writing tutorial and a set of mp3 Chinese lessons.

  • Zhongwen

Offered by an economist who analyzes game theory models of strategic communication, this dictionary takes data on the components for each character and runs it through a program to generate character trees. Explanations are translated from traditional Chinese sources for each character, added character and word definitions are included.

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Offered by an economist who analyzes game theory models of strategic communication, this dictionary takes data on the components for each character and runs it through a program to generate character trees. Explanations are translated from traditional Chinese sources for each character, added character and word definitions are included.

  • Pitch Perfect Pinyin

Interactive exercises for the learning and practice of Mandarin Chinese pronunciation. Provided by the Department of Asian Studies at The University of Texas Austin.

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Interactive exercises for the learning and practice of Mandarin Chinese pronunciation. Provided by the Department of Asian Studies at The University of Texas Austin.

  • GLOSS

Global Language Online Support System is a database of interactive language lessons from the Defense Language Institute. Lessons contain authentic audio and video texts, activities, glossaries, and links for further information on the topics.

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Global Language Online Support System is a database of interactive language lessons from the Defense Language Institute. Lessons contain authentic audio and video texts, activities, glossaries, and links for further information on the topics.

  • Grasp Chinese

Grasp Chinese is a website designed to assist anyone in learning more about Chinese language and culture. The course and resources are designed for beginners and all content is now free. The online material takes an immersive approach, enabling the learner to study Mandarin from native speakers and through real life situations.

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Grasp Chinese is a website designed to assist anyone in learning more about Chinese language and culture. The course and resources are designed for beginners and all content is now free. The online material takes an immersive approach, enabling the learner to study Mandarin from native speakers and through real life situations.

  • Mandarin Radio

In 2016, after a four year hiatus, Mandarin Radio is back! The radio stations new streaming host Radionomy has made it possible for them to broadcast legally to a wide audience in exchange for two ad breaks per hour.

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In 2016, after a four year hiatus, Mandarin Radio is back! The radio stations new streaming host Radionomy has made it possible for them to broadcast legally to a wide audience in exchange for two ad breaks per hour.

  • SBS Radio

SBS Radio is a service provided by the Special Broadcasting Service to 'inform, educate and entertain Australians, especially those of non-English-speaking backgrounds'. SBS Radio originally began as two stations based in Melbourne and Sydney, set up to provide pre-recorded information about the then-new Medibank health care system in languages other than English. Follow this link to access SBS Radio in Mandarin.

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SBS Radio is a service provided by the Special Broadcasting Service to 'inform, educate and entertain Australians, especially those of non-English-speaking backgrounds'. SBS Radio originally began as two stations based in Melbourne and Sydney, set up to provide pre-recorded information about the then-new Medibank health care system in languages other than English. Follow this link to access SBS Radio in Mandarin.

  • Yahoo in Mandarin

Pop­u­lar in­ter­net search en­gine, an al­ter­na­tive to Google. When search­ing for in­for­ma­tion in a for­eign lan­guage, you will achieve bet­ter search re­sults if you use the in­ter­face in the tar­get lan­guage or the tar­get coun­try.

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Pop­u­lar in­ter­net search en­gine, an al­ter­na­tive to Google. When search­ing for in­for­ma­tion in a for­eign lan­guage, you will achieve bet­ter search re­sults if you use the in­ter­face in the tar­get lan­guage or the tar­get coun­try.

  • Openfind

Openfind Information Technology, Inc. focuses on two core technologies, e-mail and search engines, from enterprise search engines, e-mail systems, e-mail protection systems, and e-mail archive management of software products.

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Openfind Information Technology, Inc. focuses on two core technologies, e-mail and search engines, from enterprise search engines, e-mail systems, e-mail protection systems, and e-mail archive management of software products.