Skritter is a tool for learning to read and write characters on your mobile phone or computer. It combines handwriting with powerful spaced repetition algorithms. The program determines what characters and words you ought to review and then allows you to write them directly on the screen, correcting you if you make mistakes. Learning characters has never been this addictive!
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NihaoCafe is a unique Chinese learning platform created by That’s Mandarin Chinese language school. It’s one of the oldest language schools in China, which was founded in 2007 and has served over 50,000 students to date. While the NihaoCafe platform is used only for premium online classes, Nihaocafe’s website and blog feature free resources for beginners — including interactive vocabulary lists and grammar descriptions. All their posts come with audios, examples and quizzes. They also produce 1-minute videos on simple grammar and vocabulary topics, which you can find both on their website and across their social media channels.