Mandarin Chinese 3 Character Tone Drills

Like we discussed in our last article, Mandarin Chinese 2 Character Tone Drills, getting Mandarin Chinese tones correct is vital if you want to be understood in Mainland China or Taiwan. Mandarin Chinese, being a tonal language, makes it so that pronunciation is even more vital, because mispronouncing a tone can create a completely different meaning. It is well worth the investment to practice speaking the various tones over and over, until you can pronounce almost any tone combination correctly. This article contains all 64 tone combination drills of the 4 tones taking 3 tones at a time. Continue reading “Mandarin Chinese 3 Character Tone Drills”

Mandarin Chinese 2 Character Tone Drills

Last updated: July 21, 2017 at 21:23 pm
Do you struggle with speaking Mandarin Chinese tones? Arguably, tones are the most difficult part of Chinese. In order to get good tones, you must practice them over and over, until you master them. While in Mainland China or Taiwan, you risk simply not being understood if you don’t use good tones. This article contains all 16 tone combinations taking 2 tones at a time: 1 1 , 1 2, 1 3, 1 4, 2 1, 2 2, 2 3, 2 4, 3 1, 3 2 , 3 3, 3 4, 4 1 , 4 2, 4 3, and 4 4. Continue reading “Mandarin Chinese 2 Character Tone Drills”

The Top 3000 Traditional Chinese Characters

Last updated: July 4, 2017 at 15:54 pm
This article discusses the top 3000 Traditional Chinese Characters based on an analysis of 245,863 characters from many of Taiwan’s top websites from 147 URLs. Most of the websites from the URL list are on the top 100 most popular websites in Taiwan based on the Alexa list here. Continue reading “The Top 3000 Traditional Chinese Characters”

Convert Traditional Chinese Characters To Simplified Characters

Last updated: June 21, 2017 at 6:11 am
This program converts any Traditional Chinese Characters into their corresponding Simplified Chinese Characters. This works even for inputting many Traditional characters.