Additional links of interest

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Mandarin Strokes

An online resource with stroke order diagrams and much more!

Much of their information is free. But for a very small yearly fee you can have access to all aspects of their site.

They also have books and ebooks available.

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PinyinTones is a Windows text service that allows you type Pinyin with tone marks into any Windows program.
No more printing out and writing in tones by hand, no more searching through lists of symbols, no more copying-and-pasting from composition programs.
What could be simpler?
PinyinTones is free and open-source.
Optional donations to the developer are helpful!

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Online tool for Pinyin with tones

This tool takes a different approach. Enter pinyin in a browser window, using numbers to indicate tones.
Then you press a button which renders the text with proper tone marks.
Copy / Paste from your browser window into word processor document or other place you need the Pinyin text.

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Confucius Institute(s) - Worldwide

There approximately 540 Confucius Institutes located around the world.

The basic mission of these facilities is to help promote Chinese culture and language, as well as provide opportunities for cross-cultural exchanges. Most involve a partnership between a specific university in China and an educational institution in the host country. These are not "cookie cutter" faciltites, each adapted to the local situation.

Confucius Institute - Denver

At the Community College of Denver on the Auraria Campus

Community events, extensive on-site library, free/low-cost drop-in workshops!

Check them out on the Internet and on Facebook!

Go to: Confucius Institute on the Web

Go to: Confucius Institute on Facebook

"For China For Wuhan":

Heartwarming message of solidarity related to "covid-19" (coronavirus)

View video on Facebook

View local copy on this site (High Resolution)

View local copy on this site (Low Resolution)

Para hablantes del español!

Instituto Confucio - Valencia

Ubicado en el campus de la Universidad de Valencia.

¡Míralos en Internet y en Facebook!

Ir al: Instituto Confucio en el sitio Web

Ir al: Instituto Confucio en FaceBook

El Instituto Confucio de Valencia también produce una destacada revista bilingüe. Cada número se centra en una región específica de China e incluye artículos culturales, al menos un texto bilingüe simple que incluye pinyin y un artículo que se centra en un punto de gramática.

Revista del Instituto Confucio (chino-español)