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Improve your Chinese language skills effectively using NewsTalk, an innovative platform that combines cutting-edge language technology with a trove of interesting and practical Chinese content.
Designed for independent learning, Newstalk is a joint product of award-winning developer GistXL and Singapore's largest Chinese daily Lianhe Zaobao.
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What is Newstalk?

NewsTalk is an innovative online platform that allows learners to master Chinese through current news and interactive language technology.

With daily content from Lianhe Zaobao, one of the most respected Chinese newspapers in the world, advanced language technology from award-winning developer GistXL, and pedagogical contributions from the Singapore Ministry of Education, it offers an engaging and effective way to master the Chinese language, emphasising practical and useful vocabulary drawn from current events.

Access thousands of articles classified into different levels, with more added each week.

Listen to articles and read out the phrases and sentences for a real-time evaluation score. Audio, pinyin and English translations of keywords are provided to help learners.

Upload your own content to be turned instantly into audio, pinyin and text to practice on. Imagine uploading a speech you plan to give and being able to practice immediately, with NewsTalk helping you along!

Schools and employers can purchase the enterprise version, called eNewstalk, that offers more comprehensive content and evaluation options.

Subscribe to NewsTalk and access all the features for less than the price of a cup of coffee a week!