Chrome Extensions for Chinese Language Learners

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FlipWord -
Learn Passively

This extension allows you to learn while browsing online by replacing a few English words with Chinese.

Hovering over the replaced word will give you a mini-lesson.

As you continue to use the extension, game like quizzes and challenges are added.


Language Learning
w/ Netflix

love it!

Improve your skills enjoyably by watching films and series in the language you study.

Build your listening comprehension with thousands of hours of authentic language in context.

After installation, you will have additional features for language learning when you watch Netflix.

Subtitles are shown in two languages, allowing you to compare the original audio and text with a translation in your language.

 The extension allows you to listen to subtitles one at a time, and to change the playback speed.

There’s a pop-up dictionary, and the extension suggests the most important words for you to learn.

You will need an active Netflix subscription. – From the LLN site.

LingoCloud -
Web Translator

In a recent blog post, I explain why Machine Translator’s like Google Translate have difficulties with Mandarin Chinese.

LingoCloud is a step above other Machine Translators and is far superior to Google translate.  This is no doubt because LingoCloud was created by Native Chinese Speaking people.

This extension will allow you to translate entire web pages as you study Chinese.

Popup Dictionary

Hover over a Chinese word and the extension gives you the pronunciation and definition.

“It’s like browsing Chinese with training wheels.” – Perapera

Tong Wen Tang S➜T / T➜S

This extension allows you to switch web pages from Simplified to Traditional characters and vice versa.

ZhongWen C➜E Dictionary


Look up more than 100,000 words while reading website just by pointing at the words with your mouse.

Includes grammar and usage notes for more than 400 keywords.

Skritter users can add new words to their study list with a simple keystroke.

Allows you to save words to a built-in word list.

Create Anki flashcards by importing the text file exported from the built-in word list.

Easily look up sample sentences on

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