How I Study Chinese Online

Programs I use:

  • Lingoes – this allows you to highlight words on screen for instant translation (written: English / spoken: Chinese).  Below are the elements you need to make it work.
    • Essential dictionaries:
    • Install all dictionaries under Index and Text Capture
    • For Index I have, in order:
      • Vicon
      • CEDict
      • 21 Century
    • For Capture I have, in order:
      • Vicon
      • 21 Century
      • CEDict
      • Instant Translation
    • The best Audio Translator I found (female) was here:

After this is all installed, you should be able to right click on your bird (in lower corner of your screen) and check off: Translate selected text.  Now, whenever you highlight selected text it will read it to you.  Chinese text will be read aloud (in Chinese) and a little pop up (the Instant Translation) will appear over your highlighted words and translate it into English for you as you listen to the Chinese!

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