Awesome Links for Chinese Learners

This page has awesome links for Chinese learners. From blogs, to resources, to online communities. Go forth and explore!

If you find these links useful, please considering buying me a beer (or two). 我爱啤酒. Beer is good.

Digital Tools:

Skritter – Learn to write Chinese characters. Definitely the best digital tool out there for this.
HanziCraft – A Chinese Character Decomposition Tool + awesome character dictionary.
Fluent Flix – A new service that allows you to learn Chinese through authentic online video content. Makes great use of subtitles with a smooth interface.

Online Courses and Learning Services

Yoyo Chinese – Learn Chinese with Yangyang through well-explained video lessons
ChinesePod – The best Chinese learning podcasts out there. Lots of content and great hosts.

Chinese Learning and Learner Blogs:

Chinese Hacks – Authentic Chinese materials and lessons from life in Taiwan.
Sara Jaaksola – Sara lives and studies in Guangzhou
Chinese With Mike – The coolest Chinese teacher out there. Totally rad!
Laowai Chinese – Albert also makes original Chinese music.
Mandarin Segments – Heisig and Flashcard master
Mandarin Student – Chris also learns Thai.
Sinosplice – The John Pasden. Enough said. Host at ChinesePod.
My Chinese Notebook – Easy understandable posts.
iLearn Mandarin – Jacob lives in Taipei and blogs at Skritter
Peckish Laowai – A Heisig enthusiast and determined learner.
Translation in Chinese – Short blog posts on popular phrases in Chinese
Hacking Chinese – Hacking Chinese one blog post at a time.
M and MX – The original bilingual Chinese comic master.
Carl Gene – Melbourne resident with an amazing knowledge of Chinese.
East Asia Student – Hugh is an East Asian Studies pro.
Fluent Flix – The blog of startup Fluent Flix
Lingomi Blog – The blog of startup Lingomi
Chinese Breeze – Great blog by avid and determined Chinese learner Daniel.

General China and Expat Blogs:

Borrowed Culture – Expat living in China, documenting it with great photos.
Look out, Knock Head! – Mike lives in Beijing and is a cool dude.
Writer. Traveler. Drinker – Becky is an awesome English teacher in China.
Kevin McGreary’s Sina Blog – Kevin writes lyrics and blog posts in Chinese
Bill (比尔) – A cool photo blog
Tom’s China Blog – English teacher in Xiamen
Let China sleep, for when the dragon awakes, she’ll shake the world – English teacher in Lanzhou

Online Chinese Learning Communities and Networks:

Social Mandarin – A social bookmarking website for online resources in learning Chinese
China Bloggers – China Blogger Network
Study More Chinese – A Social network for Chinese learners. Great community.

General Sites and Resources

Chinese Basics – A website with basic information on the Chinese language.
Chinese Culture – Travel in China