Here’s some good internet resources:
Start with my favorite: http://zhongwen.com/
Based around a really handy family tree dictionary of chracters. The Chinese FAQ has some really interesting little essays. There is a huge list of links. They may be a bit out of date now,but are pretty extensive. There used to be a forum that was once quite good but it’s closed now which may not be a bad thingbecause it was getting quite pathetic last Ilooked.
Animated Chinese chracters. Good to show you howto write - order and direction.
My favorite online dictionary. I have used this to refer to Chinese characters in discussions with people who don’t have Chinese software. Unlike zhongwen.com every character has it’s own adress to refer to each character. You can alsouse the 4 digit unicode number and look upby that, so I can just tell you that the chracter I’m referring to is shu (8853)
Audio practice and comparison of tones.
More and more links
There’s obviously hundreds and hundreds more. These are just some of the ones I’ve found particularly useful.
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