Clavis Sinica: Resources for Chinese Teachers: This site offers various tools and resources for teachers of Chinese including a Chinese Text Annotator to display and print any Chinese text with line-by-line pinyin annotation keyed to your students' skill level. You can annotate your own text or choose from our Chinese text collections.
Zhongwen.com - Chinese Characters: A Genealogy and Dictionary published by Yale Press.
Chinese language - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks - The Chinese wikibook is a free Chinese textbook on the Standard Mandarin dialect. It teaches both simplified characters and traditional characters.
USC College Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures: Traditional four characters idioms (Chengyu); lessons on Chinese characters.
Introduction to Character Writing - on the Web site of the New Concept Mandarin Web site
Pinyin.info - A guide to the writing of Mandarin Chinese in Romanization.
Practical Chinese Reader - Activity Builder - grab & drop activities for Practical Chinese Reader.
Learn to Write Characters - Click on a Chinese character and see an animation of the stroke order to form that character.
Learn Chinese Characters - This site helps students understand, appreciate and remember Chinese characters.
Arch Chinese is an online Chinese character learning tool for Mandarin Chinese language learners. Designed from the start specifically for English speakers who have no or little knowledge of Mandarin Chinese, it offers a rich set of features with a slick and easy-to-use user interface.
Art of Chinese Calligraphy - Information and samples of Chinese calligraphy by masters since the Han Dynasty.
中文聽說讀寫- This online tool produced by the University of Southern California Chinese Language Program includes the characters for the textbook Integrated Chinese. Stroke order is shown by animation and sound files are provided to hear the pronunciation of each character.
Chinese Character Test - The Chinese Character Test provides a fast and easy way to estimate the number of Chinese characters that you know.
Chinese Character Writing Sheets - These practice writing sheet are for use with
Chinese Character Flashcards - A Java applet to assist in the learning of Chinese characters. Currently the 1,000 most frequently used characters.
Chinese Radicals - Chinese Radicals is a simple program that teaches the user in an interactive way the 215 radicals used in Simplified Chinese.
Chinese Calligraphy Editor - Chinese-Tools.com - Create your own Chinese Calligraphy with a character, a word, a sentence or any text. Choose the size, style, orientation, simplified or traditional Chinese characters.
Fanjian: Traditional-Simplified Chinese Character Tutor - This is an online program by the University of California, Berkeley.
Chinese Flash Cards - basic Mandarin Chinese flashcards and vocabulary exercises for children and beginners. The flashcards use both simplified Chinese characters (hanzi) and pinyin, and are available both online and as printable PDF files. The wordlists cover a wide range of basic concepts, such as colors, animals, fruits, vegetables, vehicles, furniture, etc.
Learn to Read & Write Traditional Chinese Characters - characters on these pages are ordered by their frequency of use. Animations to show stroke order are provided for each character.
Signese - a collection of photos of Chinese characters in action. Most of these were taken on the streets of Beijing.
«Mouse» Chinese Input Method - Write Chinese Characters - This tool allows you to enter a Chinese character by writing it on the screen with the mouse cursor. A list of character similar to the one you have written will then appear. Clicking on one of them gives you the meaning of the pinyin and the English meanings of the character.
China: People and Places - Lesson Plan Library - A lesson plan to introduce students to Chinese and its use of characters and tonal variations.