Tag Archives: characters

Learn to Write Characters on Your iPad With Word Tracer

Word Tracer, a character writing app exclusively for iPad, is one of the coolest apps for Chinese learners that I’ve founded. Read about it inside.

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Using the iPad to Study Chinese

Even though it was only announced a few days ago, Apple’s iPad already has me thinking about how app developers will use the large, high resolution display to make learning Chinese easier than ever before.

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5 Great Reasons to Learn Mandarin

From immigrants in Chinatown to school boards in Ohio, people around the world are changing their tune on what languages should be taught to children. Resoundingly, they’re recommending Mandarin, the language of Mainland China. Here’s why.

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Studying Chinese Vocabulary with Lingt

In the constant search to find more efficient language acquisition techniques, I’m always adjusting my study routine. The other day I stumbled upon Lingt, a site which offers vocabulary lists for Chinese language learners and creates a memorization schedule for you to maximize vocabulary recall.

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Using Apple OSX’s “Character Palette” to Input Chinese

Apple’s Character Palette is great for finding problematic characters that can’t be located by Pinyin, and if you’re on a Mac, you don’t even have to download anything! Read about how it works in this post.

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