Language Links: ChineseDepartment: East Asian Languages & Civilizations at CU
News and Media
Selection of links to Chinese websites for television, radio, newspapers, magazines, and other media.
Newspaper & Magazines
Travel and Study Abroad
Selection of links to Chinese airlines and train stations, main cities and study abroad programs.
Links to Chinese stores, restaurants, museums, etc, located in the Denver-Boulder metropolitan area.
Chinese Schools (Denver/Boulder)
Chinese Character Trainer
This app uses flashcards to teach Chinese characters that are based on the Jun Da Character frequency list of Modern Chinese.
Chinese Number Trainer by trainchinese
Translate numbers to and from Chinese, test yourself with the quiz (watch out for that rocket) and present your contacts' details in Chinese.
Pinyin Pronunciation is designed for beginners to easily follow the software to speak the pinyin of each Chinese character.
Pinyin Trainer by trainchinese
Pinyin Trainer will help you practice the tonal nature of Mandarin using Pinyin, the standard Romanization system for Mandarin Chinese.
Pleco Chinese Dictionary
Pleco is the ultimate Chinese learning companion - an integrated Chinese dictionary / document reader / flashcard system with fullscreen handwriting input and live camera-based character recognition.
Radio Chinese Plus+ brings you popular U.S. based Chinese radio stations and music channels featuring top Mandarin radio station KAZN-AM1300 in Los Angeles, top Cantonese radio station KMRB-AM1430 in Los Angeles, top Mandarin radio station WKDM-AM1380 in New York, top Cantonese radio station WZRC-AM1480 in New York, and other popular Chinese music channels.
ZAKER iPad customized specifically for readers, to show the best reading experience for microblogging, news, blog, newspaper, magazines and other information.
Teaching ResourcesLanguage Instruction
The FanJian tutorial teaches the methodis through which Chinese characters are simplified. It provides presentations and practice activities.
This tutorial teaches the method by which Chinese characters are simplified. It provides presentations and practice activities.
This extensive website provides a wealth of information and beautiful visuals on China. It can be used as a reference site, or assigned as readings. This website was NOT peer reviewed.
University of Southern California: A collection of readings and short stories for all levels; including poems, myths and progessive readings.
Reading/comprehension: This website is a project of the University of Virginia Library. Many links are not yet active, but a number of texts are accessible in Chinese and in English translation.