Ocrat Mirror

Chinese language learning resources for English speakers. For more information on the Ocrat.com mirror project see here.

Stroke order animation for xin1 ('new')

Animated Chinese Characters

Learn how to write Chinese by watching animations that draw the characters stroke by stroke. Includes some common vocabulary groups (country and city names, numbers, cardinal directions, etc.).

Mandarin pronunciation table

Mandarin Pronunciation

Hear audio clips of the pronunciation of the nearly 400 Mandarin syllables.

Title page of Austen's 1813 edition of Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice in Chinese

Jane Austen's classic 1813 novel is presented with English text and Chinese translation side by side for easy comparison and language study.

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