You can download free cardsetsexport your ownor write your own for the most personal benefit and to fully customize your character selection. There may be a Chinese Language club in a nearby city or university. Look for radicals.
Questions and activities to test comprehension of the material. Speaking and Pronunciation Learn pinyin.
That is in fact Pinyin. Communicate in simple and routine tasks. Youtube has an excellent variety of modern Chinese televisionjust check with a native Chinese speaker to make sure what you hear is actually the Chinese you want to learn, and not a special dialect or different language altogether!
Reply June 10, am Teacher Yes the tone changes.
You may want to use Anki or some other modern computer based learning system. The best bit of advice to give here is get the English sounds out of your mind when learning Chinese. Nowadays you can find these online, including the transcripts and even import them into a system like LingQ.
I was helped by the fact that the Yale-in-China had a great series of readers with glossaries for each chapter.