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Summer to do list:

  1. Set up your home computer so that you can input Chinese characters by typing Pinyin;
  2. Review and use what you have learned so far so that you don’t forget all.


A few links to help you learn Chinese:


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Pinyin (拼音)

  1. (Pinyin table)
  2. (Kids Chinese Podcast) ***
  3. (Chinese/Pinyin related software)

Dictionary (字典)

  1. (dictionary, flashcards)
  2. (dictionary)
  3. (dictionary, flashcards)
  4. (dictionary and other learning tools)
  5. (Chinese online dictionary) ***

Online learning resources (网上学习资源)

  1. (How do I learn Mandarin)
  2. (online Chinese lessons)
  3. (Chinese names)
  4. (vocabulary pronunciation)
  5. (word lists and flashcards, free application download for iPad/iPhone)
  6. (online lessons on a variety of subjects related to daily life and culture in China)
  7. (free vocabulary and grammar lessons)
  8. (a free picture site featuring pictures throughout China)
  9. (language learning site) ***
  10. (online e-learning reading lessons) ***
  11. (Shopping and leaning site) ***
  12. (Confucius Institute online) ***

Cultural Organizations and Museums (文化组织和博物馆)

  1. (Museum of Chinese in America – Offers a variety of cultural events and exhibits for young people)
  2. (Provides information on cultural events and places to visit in Chinatown)
  3. (China Institute – located in NYC.

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