• Yellow Bridge Chinese Dictionary

    This is a good Chinese-English dictionary with character definitions, etymology, stroke order and examples of word/phrase usage.

    • Arch Chinese Website - Stroke Order Animation and Dictionary

      This site shows you the correct stroke order when writing Chinese characters. Stroke order is particularly important when writing calligraphy and using handwriting input method on your Computer.

      • Quizlet Flashcards

        You can make your own free flashcards, print out flashcards, and play some vocabulary review games.

        • The New York Times - Chinese edition


          The New York Times news site in Chinese traditional and simplified characters (you can switch between the two at the top right corner of the front page). There is also the option to view articles with English and Chinese side by side (only simplified Chinese characters available).


          Basic Rules For Writing Chinese Characters


          Mandarin Chinese Pinyin Chart with Audio