Omniglot is chock full of information related to languages and writing systems. Alphabets, useful phrases, and word origins are examples of the multilingual resources for foreign language teachers and students. This site will serve as a very handy reference. In addition, the inexpensive ($1.99) Omniglot Chinese App (iPhone and Android) is available to help you learn to read, write and recognize Chinese characters. Each lesson includes exercises for practice plus a tracking system.
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