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With Chinese New Year almost upon us (see The Best Resources For Chinese New Year), I thought it might be useful to pull together a few good accessible links that students could use to learn about China.

This is by no means an exhaustive list, and I’ll be adding more. Feel free to add your suggestions.

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Here are my choices for The Best Sites For Learning About China (and are accessible to English Language Learners):

What Did He See? is a listening activity for ELL’s.

CBBC Newsround has an excellent special on China.

How Stuff Works has tons of videos on China.

National Geographic has a China Guide.

China: daily life is from the Boston Globe’s Big Picture.

Scenes From China is the tile of a series of photos from The Atlantic.

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Top Attractions of China is a series of good videos.

Here’s a TED-Ed video and lesson:

Google Arts and Culture unveiled about the most impressive online interactive tour of The Great Wall of China that you’re going to find anywhere. Check out “Walk The Great Wall.” You can read more about it here.