First 100 Chinese Characters: Simplified Character Edition  -     By: Laurence Matthews, Alison Matthews
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First 100 Chinese Characters: Simplified Character Edition

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Practice writing the first 100 Chinese characters just like you learned to write the English alphabet-with gridlines and plenty of tracing and copying! Step-by-step examples show you where to form each stroke on a 4-square grid, helping students to quickly master the basic characters fundamental the language. English meanings, pronunciation in Hanyu Pinyi, and alternate forms (if any) for each character are printed with a stroke order guide and spaces for writing practice. Related compounds and phrases are also given. Three indexes allow for characters to be looked up by the English meaning, Hanyu Pinyin pronunciations, or radicals. Extra practice sheets provided. 128 pages, softcover.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 128
Vendor: Tuttle Publishing
Dimensions: 11.00 X 8.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0804838305
ISBN-13: 9780804838306
Availability: In Stock
Series: Tuttle Language Library

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This book is a quick and easy way to learn basic Chinese Characters.

All beginning Chinese language struggle to memorize and learn to write Chinese characters. The First 100 Chinese Characters adopts a structural approach which helps students to quickly master the basic characters that are fundamental to this language. Intended for beginning students, this book presents characters that have been carefully selected for rapid and effective learning.

The English meanings, pronunciations in hanyu pinyin and alternate forms (if any) for each Chinese character are presented along with a stroke order guide and spaces for writing practice. Printed with gray guidelines, the stroke order guides are designed to be traced over to teach students the standard sequence of strokes used to write the character. Related compounds and phrases are given to assist in vocabulary building. Three indexes at the back allow the characters to be looked–up by their English meanings, hanyu pinyin pronunciations, or radicals. Extra practice sheets are also provided.

This book contains:
  • Step–by–step stroke order diagrams show you how to write each character.
  • Special boxes with grid lines help you practice writing them correctly.
  • Compounds and sample sentences provide easy vocabulary building.
  • Hanyu pinyin romanizations identify and help you pronounce every word.

Editorial Reviews

"This book really does have the characters you need to know for a basic understanding of Mandarin. I like the fact that it supplies a proper grid, gives you both stroke order and direction, and show the radical for each character. If you're a new person who wants to learn Chinese, I'd recommend this book for your reference." — Hanban.com
"Veeeery helpful in learning the basics of Chinese calligraphy and helping understand the order of the strokes. A must for any student of Chinese!" —Goodreads

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