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The Chinese language

Guide to Chinese

A Guide to Chinese

Facts, essential phrases plus the Chinese alphabet

Chinese mini-guides
Learn about different aspects of the language

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Chinese for children

The Lingo Show
From CBeebies

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School Chinese

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Primary Mandarin
Vocabulary, games and songs

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BBC free lessons and courses online

Chinese couple

Mandarin Chinese for beginners

Real Chinese
Online video lessons with audio, games, vocabulary, grammar explanations and exercises

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Chinese news, TV & radio

BBC 中文网
BBC World Service news in Mandarin Chinese

China Central Television (CCTV)
Live TV streams from China’s state broadcaster

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Chinese pronunciation

Learn how to pronounce Chinese

Introduction

Tone game

Printable guide

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Writing Chinese characters

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Learn to write Chinese characters


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Chinese classes and courses

Find a Chinese class close to you

CCTV Learn Chinese
China Central Television’s online courses

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Chinese phrases

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Holiday phrases

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