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Learn Chinese Language


China's official language is Standard Mandarin, which is also known in English as "Modern Standard Chinese", "Standard Chinese" or "Standard spoken Chinese". The language is known in the People's Republic of China as "Putonghuà", in Taiwan as "Guóyu" and in Malaysia and Singapore as "Huáyu".

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Software for Learning Chinese

If you want to learn Chinese, here is some software that may help:

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Rosetta Stone Homeschool Chinese (Mandarin) Level 1-3 Set including Audio Companion

Rosetta Stone
CD-ROM
Windows 7/Windows 10/Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion/Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite

Rosetta Stone Homeschool Chinese (Mandarin) Level 1-3 Set including Audio Companion
 
  • Rosetta Stone Mandarin Levels 1-3

Rosetta Stone Lifetime Download with 24 Month Online Access

Rosetta Stone
Released: 2017-08-20
CD-ROM (PC-Mac)
No Operating System

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  • Download the award-winning Rosetta Stone course onto your computer and pick one of 24 languages that Rosetta Stone offers. Yours to keep, forever.
  • The online subscription offers enhanced learning on-the-go with Rosetta Stone mobile apps for the Kindle Fire HD, iPad and iPhone.
  • Available languages: Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Dutch, English (American), English (British), Filipino (Tagalog), French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish (Latin America), Spanish (Spain), Swedish, Turkish, Persian (Farsi), Hindi, and Vietnamese.
Product Description:
Learn a new language with Rosetta stone start speaking with the legendary program-now with more features than ever! with Rosetta stone's immersive curriculum, advanced speech recognition software, and native speaking tutors, you'll be speaking your new language in no time! 25 years of language instruction. 1 convenient program. All the best of award-winning Rosetta stone made available across devices for your convenience. Dive into lessons anytime, anywhere, online or off, and never miss an opportunity to learn. Rosetta stone language learning product awarded editor's choice by PC mag in 2016

Rosetta Stone Homeschool Chinese Level 1 including Audio Companion

Rosetta Stone
CD-ROM
Windows 7/Windows 10/Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion/Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite

Rosetta Stone Homeschool Chinese Level 1 including Audio Companion
 

Learn Chinese: Rosetta Stone Chinese (Mandarin) - Level 1-5 Set with Fire Tablet with Alexa, 7" Display, 16 GB, Blue

Product Bundle

Learn Chinese: Rosetta Stone Chinese (Mandarin) - Level 1-5 Set with Fire Tablet with Alexa, 7" Display, 16 GB, Blue
 
  • Access for up to 5 family members
  • Access to award winning mobile app for 3-months - available on Kindle Fire HD, iOS, and Android
  • Now with the Alexa cloud-based voice service - just press and ask
  • Up to 7 hours of battery life

Learn Chinese: Rosetta Stone Chinese (Mandarin) Levels 1-2

Rosetta Stone
Released: 2010-09-14
CD-ROM (Childrens Foreign Language Software)
Windows 8/Windows XP

Learn Chinese: Rosetta Stone Chinese (Mandarin) Levels 1-2
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  • Learn to read, write, and speak in Chinese (Mandarin) with Rosetta Stone.
  • Rosetta Stone moves forward when you are ready. You drive the pace. You set the schedule.
  • Take the Rosetta Stone experience with you while on-the-go, free 3 month trial included. Build your Chinese (Mandarin) language skills from your tablet and mobile devices.
Product Description:
Build a foundation and navigate your surroundings. Learn fundamental vocabulary and essential language structure from greetings and introductions to simple questions and their answers. Gain the confidence to talk about your environment and enjoy basic social interactions – giving and getting directions, telling time, shopping, dining out, and more.

Rosetta Stone Chinese (Mandarin) Level 1-5 Set and Fire HD 7 Bundle

Rosetta Stone
Released: 2014-12-01
CD-ROM
Windows 8

Rosetta Stone Chinese (Mandarin) Level 1-5 Set and Fire HD 7 Bundle
 
  • Fire HD 7
  • Powerful, full-featured 7-inch Fire HD tablet-fast quad-core processor, HD display, front and rear cameras, stereo speakers, and five color choices
  • Great for the whole family-Create unique profiles and set screen time limits for kids with Amazon FreeTime. Link two Amazon accounts and share books, games, apps, and Prime Instant Video content across all devices in the household
  • The complete Chinese (Mandarin) set will enable you to express your ideas and opinions in Chinese (Mandarin) and master the conversational skills required to plan adventures, care for your health, and move abroad.
  • Take the Rosetta Stone experience with you while on-the-go, free 3 month trial included. Build your Chinese (Mandarin) language skills from your tablet and mobile devices.
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Great for the Whole Family

Unique profiles for each member of the family allow up to 2 adults and 4 children to share a tablet and still keep personalized settings like email and social accounts, home screen carousels, and even levels in games like Angry Birds. Plus, revolutionary parental controls with Amazon FreeTime allow parents to manage a profile for each of their children; for example, setting daily usage limits by activity, or choosing access to books, apps, games, and videos. See more

Rosetta Stone Levels 1-5 Set




Interactive Software

Interactive immersions creates a unique language-learning experience that includes new words and concepts in a carefully designed sequence that can accelerate the language-learning process. From the first lesson, the language you’re learning is the only one you’ll hear and the only one you’ll use.

Content Rich

The level 1-5 set offers 250 hours of instructional content that covers the fundamentals, interactions, understanding, and refinement of conversational skills. Start with simple greetings and quickly progress to asking for directions, ordering food, planning adventures, and sharing ideas and opinions.

Your Natural Ability. Awakened

Learning a new language with Rosetta Stone feels as effortless and rewarding as learning your first language, featuring clear images that precisely convey meaning, state-of-the-art speech-recognition technology that polishes pronunciation skills, and practice with native speakers that builds confidence.

Rosetta Stone Chinese (Mandarin) - Level 1-5 Set with Dragon NaturallySpeaking Home 13

Rosetta Stone
Product Bundle

Rosetta Stone Chinese (Mandarin) - Level 1-5 Set with Dragon NaturallySpeaking Home 13
 
  • Rosetta: Interactive language software with proprietary speech-recognition technology
  • Rosetta: Build vocabulary; negotiate complex situations; share ideas and opinions
  • Dragon: A personalized, voice-driven experience; Dragon gets even more accurate as it learns the words and phrases you use the most, spelling even difficult words and proper names correctly

Learn Chinese: Rosetta Stone Chinese (Mandarin) - 24 month subscription

Rosetta Stone
Released: 2016-09-07
Software Download (PC)
Windows 8/Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion/Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

Learn Chinese: Rosetta Stone Chinese (Mandarin) - 24 month subscription
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  • The box allows the learner to pick one of the 24 languages Rosetta Stone offers.
  • The subscription delivers a proven method that teaches learners to speak, read, write, and think in their new language
Product Description:
The 24-month online subscription allows access to the award-winning Rosetta Stone interactive course from any supported device connected to the Internet

System Requirements:

  • Supported OS:  Windows 8 Windows 7  Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion  Mac OS X 10.7 Lion  Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard  Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard


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Books for Learning Chinese

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Living Language Mandarin Chinese, Complete Edition: Beginner through advanced course, including 3 coursebooks, 9 audio CDs, Chinese character guide, and free online learning

By Living Language

Living Language
Released: 2011-10-18
Audio CD (368 pages)

Living Language Mandarin Chinese, Complete Edition: Beginner through advanced course, including 3 coursebooks, 9 audio CDs, Chinese character guide, and free online learning
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  • Chinese, Mandarin, Teacher, Training
Product Description:
Complete Chinese is a unique multimedia program that takes you beginner to advanced level in one convenient package.
 
At the core of Complete Chinese is the Living Language Method™, based on linguistic science, proven techniques, and over 65 years of experience. Our method teaches you the whole language, so you can express yourself, not just recite memorized words or scripts.
 
Millions have learned with Living Language®. Now it’s your turn.
 

   • 4 Books: 46 lessons, additional review exercises, culture notes, an extensive glossary, and a grammar summary—plus a complete guide to Chinese characters
   • 9 Audio CDs: Vocabulary, dialogues, audio exercises, and more—listen while using the books or use for review on the go
   • Free Online Learning: Flashcards, games, and interactive quizzes for each lesson at www.livinglanguage.com/languagelab
 

To learn more visit livinglanguage.com.
 
 

The Living Language Method™

 
Build a Foundation
Start speaking Chinese immediately using essential words and phrases.
 
Progress with Confidence
Build on each lesson as you advance to full sentences, then actual conversations.
 
Retain what You’ve Learned
Special recall exercises move your new language from short-term to long-term memory.
 
Achieve Your Goals
Don’t just mimic or memorize. Develop practical language skills to speak in any situation.

Chinese: Learn Chinese In 21 DAYS! – A Practical Guide To Make Chinese Look Easy! EVEN For Beginners (Spanish, French, German, Italian)

By Henry Ray

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (150 pages)

Chinese: Learn Chinese In 21 DAYS! – A Practical Guide To Make Chinese Look Easy! EVEN For Beginners (Spanish, French, German, Italian)
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Learn Chinese In 21 DAYS!


This book contains 21 highly-informative chapters on the fundamentals of Mandarin Chinese, the most widely spoken language in the world. It is written to address the needs of travellers, entrepreneurs, and students who want to have a good grasp of the language in no time at all. This book is designed for beginners and intermediate learners of Chinese who prefer to learn at their own pace and convenience. It aims to provide self-learners an excellent foundation of the language by imparting essential grammar features, pronunciation, vocabulary, and key phrases in everyday conversations.

The book starts with a few chapters on the basics of the Chinese language — pronunciation, numbers, telling time, months, days, and seasons, telling the year and date, colors, and common greetings. The succeeding chapters cover grammar topics such as parts of speech, word order, forming questions, making comparisons, and other unique features of Mandarin.

Each grammar lesson is presented in a straightforward manner and features relevant examples and charts, which were carefully selected and created to enhance the learner’s comprehension and appreciation of the language, as well as to shorten learning time considerably.

Finally, to fast-track your learning path, the book provides vocabulary listings as well as common phrases for different occasions — introducing yourself, talking about your family, asking for directions, eating out, shopping, booking a hotel, and getting around.

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  • The Basics Of Mandarin Chinese
  • The Four Tones In Mandarin
  • Counting And Numbers
  • Telling Time
  • Months, Days, and Seasons
  • Pronouns
  • Prepositions
  • Adverbs
  • Adjectives
  • Forming Sentences
  • Asking Questions In Mandarin
  • making Comparisons
  • Chinese In Action
  • Useful Phrases
  • Vocabulary
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