Where to Start

If you’re new here, first of all “huānyíng guānglín” 欢迎光临 (welcome)! You may be wondering where to start. You’ve got a few options.

Where to start on this site

  1. Check out the posts that have the most comments to see what people are talking about.
  2. If you’ve got a specific topic you’d like to look at, you can browse by category in the “Categories” drop-down box in the side bar (scroll way down). For example, if you’d like to see all the posts about the tones or dictionaries or all the general tips on how to learn Chinese you can display only the posts on those topics by making a selection from that box.
  3. For a complete list of all the posts ever published on this site, also arranged by topic, feel free to visit the Table of Contents.


The best way to stay up to date on the latest posts and news is to subscribe via Email Email or RSS RSS.

If you’d like to keep track of the comments for a particular post, there is a link at the bottom of the comments section called “Comments RSS Feed.”

Other blogs and resources about learning Chinese

I’ve collected all the most useful resources and other blogs I currently know about in one handy page (with tabs):

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