Everything you need to learn the 349 most basic Chinese characters quickly and easily is in this box - our #1 Chinese language learning kit!
- 349 Flash Cards.
- A Handy Organizing Ring .
- Audio Recordings of More than 2000 words and phrases .
- Plus a 32-page study booklet.
To succeed in mastering Chinese characters, there are just 3 secrets: begin with the most useful
characters, study them in the most effective
order, and use repetition galore!
Flash cards remain one of the most effective tools for rapid memorization, and Tuttle's flash cards are the best available today. Whether on a train from Beijing to Shanghai or sitting under a tree in Berkeley, you can be study Chinese with this well-designed, easy-to-use set of flashcards.
Developed with HSK study and AP test-prep in mind, the front of Tuttle's Chinese Flash Cards give one Chinese character, a stroke order guide, 4 words and phrases, and look-alike alerts to help avoid confusion. On the reverse is as much information as a dictionary entry: Romanized pronunciation and English meanings, sample sentences for correct usage, plus helpful mnemonics and learning tips. An audio CD gives native-speaker pronunciations and a handy organizing ring is the perfect way to keep the cards all together when you're on the go.
Jun Yang, Ph.D. is a Senior Lecturer in Chinese Language in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago. He holds a Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching. His research interests include second language acquisition, Chinese linguistics and pedagogy, and K12 foreign language teacher training.
Philip Yungkin Lee is an applied linguist with 30 years of practical experience in teaching Chinese to foreign learners. Now retired from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, he is the author of the Pocket Mandarin Chinese Dictionary, the Pocket Cantonese Dictionary, Essential Mandarin Chinese Phrase Book, Essential Cantonese Phrase Book, and the four volumes of Learning Chinese Characters Flash Cards (Tuttle Publishing).