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.
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
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.