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Chairman's Bao - Learn Chinese, Read News

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The Chairman’s Bao is the ultimate tool for those learning Mandarin Chinese – a rolling news feed simplified to HSK levels 3-6+ along with a whole host of exclusive features. Interesting, insightful, and current news stories take the bore out of language learning. Put your Mandarin learning into context and join the TCB revolution today! “OMG! Just wanted to say I've been studying Chinese like forever and now I finally found you guys! Your content is amazing. Interesting, current, READABLE!” – Adriana, Mexico KEY FEATURES: • Daily HSK 3-6+ levelled articles • Full synchronisation across all mobile platforms • All articles written by experienced native Mandarin teachers • Strict editorial process to guarantee quality • Over 1000 articles written per year, all accessible through the TCB Archive • Live interactive dictionary • Personalised word bank to save unknown words, create word groups and export to other major mandarin learning platforms • Intelligent flashcard system • Spoken audio for each article • Flip between simplified and traditional characters • Clear and relevant grammatical explanations, keywords and Idioms - just like a textbook! • Bookmark tool to refer back to articles • Comprehensive blog • Both individual and institutional subscription options, tailored to suit all needs DON’T TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT! HERE’S WHAT OUR USERS SAY “I wholeheartedly recommend The Chairman’s Bao to all students of Chinese at intermediate level and above, for self-learning or to supplement a formal course. The bite-sized bespoke articles are equally ideal for graduates of Chinese or others with more advanced levels who want a pain-free method to keep their language skills ticking over on a daily basis. The links to HSK levels are a useful bonus. There is a remarkable range of online resources now available to help people learn Chinese, but very few are as user-friendly and well-designed as the TCB, and even fewer cover such interesting topics. I have found myself recommending the site on numerous occasions and will continue to do so.” - Dr Frances Weightman, Director of East Asian Studies & Senior Lecturer in Chinese Studies at Leeds University, UK “I just discovered your website through a blog I follow and I have to say it's becoming my favourite site for practicing Chinese. You have made something that a lot of learners have been looking for; news stories with audio. It's incredibly helpful to listen and read at the same time and the site is so well thought out.” – Rob, London “This is absolutely brilliant. You really did it right (providing audio, including a live dictionary, sorting by HSK level). Wow. Will definitely be spreading this around.” – Glen, United States WHY TCB? By breaking Chinese learning into fun, manageable chunks, TCB takes the chore out of the daily character grind. We understand better than anybody that as materials for other languages have progressed, Mandarin has tended to get left behind, and for that reason we are leading the revolution! Throw away those textbooks and learn in a way that is exciting, engaging and fun. Whether you are studying for a HSK exam, or just want to push your Mandarin Chinese to the next level, TCB is the platform for you. At TCB we constantly innovate but our main focus is and always has been article quality. For this reason we developed a stringent six-point editorial process to ensure everything we produce reaches our exacting standards. Choose TCB on your quest for fluency in Mandarin! :) Please contact us at with any comments, questions or suggestions – we’d be delighted to hear from you! Our customer service is second to none and all enquiries will be dealt with promptly.