This page contains links to culturally authentic resources in Chinese.


Ads


AdsOfTheWorldLogo.png - A searchable database of ads from around the world (search by country, topic, type of ad--audio/print/video, etc.)



Audio


AudioLingua.png - Very nice database of mp3 recordings in a variety of languages (Arabic, Catalan, Chinese, Corse, English, French, German, Italian, Occitan, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, categorized by topic and searchable by language, level, gender, age, and length (Shared by Amy Lenord)

GlossLogo.jpg - Links to culturally authentic materials in a variety of languages, including Chinese

Children's Literature


InternationalChildrensDigitalLibraryLogo.gif -
Searchable database of children's books in a wide variety of languages (including Arabic, Chinese, Croation, Farsi, Filipino, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Mongolian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, & Thai), categorized by age, color of cover, genre, length, topic, etc., that can be read online

Legends&FolktalesLogo.jpg - An interactive map containing links to legends and folktales from countries around the world in a variety of languages, including Chinese.

WorldStories.gif - Collection of stories from around the world in both English and the target language including many less commonly taught languages

Images


CulturallyAuthenticPictoralLexicon.png - Culturally authentic images (Scroll down to browse by language)


FreeImagesLogo.jpg - Hundreds of photos related to China. Most can be used in online and in published materials for free. Some require that you notify and/or credit the photographer first


Chinese New Year Photos - A set of photos related to Chinese New Year. Most can be used in online and in published materials for free. Some require that you notify and/or credit the photographer first

RealiaProjectLogo.jpg - Culturally authentic images


Interviews


7BillionOthersChinese.JPG - 5,000 interviews in which participants answered 40 essential questions about the challenges of daily life, differences, dreams, environment, family legacies, fears, God, hopes, joy, love, and war were filmed in 75 different countries and presented here in English, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, and Portuguese (Click on thematic movies to access them)


Magazines


AllYouCanRead.png - Magazine and newspaper sites, categorized by country and topic, from 200 countries around the world

CCPPG.JPG - An online magazine-like publication that contains a variety of articles, including book reviews, opinion pieces, etc. The content is pretty superficial

DirectoryOfNewspapers&Magazines.JPG - Directory from around the world


OnlineMagazines.JPG - Links to online magazines from around the world, categorized by topic, with the country and language listed to the right of the magazine

TheInitiumNewsForKids.JPG - Website that contains "news for kids" in Chinese, but the stories are more like the opinion pieces that one might find in a magazine in their tone. Each article is illustrated with a watercolor drawing and addresses a potentially controversial social issue such as bullying, the death penalty, or technology use

News


AllYouCanRead.png - Magazine and newspaper sites, categorized by country and topic, from 200 countries around the world

DirectoryOfNewspapers&Magazines.JPG - Directory from around the world

KidQQ.JPG - News in Mandarin Chinese designed for kids


NewseumLogo.jpg - Today's front pages from newspapers around the world

NewspaperMap.JPG - A map that plots the locations of newspapers from around the world--can be filtered by language (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish)


Texts



Foreigncy.png - Free database of articles from the UK for intermediate to advanced, searchable by topic, difficulty level, article source, and date. Each comes with a brief summary in English, the article, flashcards, and some come with videos as well

Jinmiao.png - 听故事书 (有很高级的听力材料,长篇著名故事)(Shared by Wu Ping)

KidQQ.JPG - 腾讯故事吧;网上图画故事书,配文字(无发音),分年龄 (Shared by Wu Ping)

PCBaby.JPG - 1-6岁宝宝认知中心,有逻辑训练,故事书等等 (宝宝知 库)(Shared by Wu Ping)

StoryBeva.png- 超级可爱的贝瓦故事,有视频和音频 (Shared by Wu Ping)

TraditionalFestivals.jpg - 朗朗中文的故事书 故事书还可以 打印,配套练习 (Shared by Wu Ping)
YouBan.JPG - 视频故事书(有图画,汉字和发音)(Shared by Wu Ping)
YesChinesePoetry.JPG - Chinese poetry (Shared by Wu Ping)

Topics

Chinese Immigration



美籍华人史:阻不断的移民路- News report on an art exhibit that highlights Chinese immigration and exclusion in the U.S.


VOA连线:排斥与接纳 纽约举办华人移民史展览 - News report from Voice of America in Chinese on the same art exhibit mentioned above


美籍华人:排斥与包容展 还原华裔移民百年历史 - Sinovision news report on the same art exhibit mentioned above

"Farewell, Vancouver" 别了,温哥华 - TV sitcom about Chinese immigrants

Birth Tourism

〝我有话说〞移民入籍对华人难在哪里(美国) - Found by Adam Ross


VOA连线:排斥与接纳 纽约举办华人移民史展览方冰


【新唐人/NTD】陸民眾來美產子 美警徹查「生育酒店」|美國|孕婦|月子中心|(News Report on Birth Tourism) (Some sections of the video in English)





Videos


Amazing Chinese Paper Cutting Arts « Carrey’s Corner - Great animation made of Chinese papercuts on YouTube

The Great Empire of China - A collection of cultural materials in Chinese that includes music, poetry, text and art from China