Learning Chinese Characters: A Revolutionary New Way to Learn and Remember the 800 Most Basic Chinese Characters
Laurence Matthews, Alison Matthews
Publish 12 months note: First released in 2007
This user–friendly e-book is aimed toward assisting scholars of Mandarin chinese language study and keep in mind chinese language characters.
At last—there is a very powerful and relaxing strategy to research chinese language characters! This booklet is helping scholars to benefit and take into accout either the meanings and the pronunciations of over 800 characters. This differently daunting job is made more uncomplicated by way of ideas according to the psychology of leaning and reminiscence. key rules contain using visible imagery, the visualization of brief "stories," and the systematic increase of extra advanced characters from uncomplicated development blocks.
• specifically designed photographs and tales are utilized in a established strategy to make the educational method extra relaxing and potent, lowering the necessity for rote studying to absolutely the minimum.
• The emphasis all through is on learning and remembering the meanings and pronunciations of the characters. counsel also are integrated on studying strategies and the way to prevent universal problems.
• Characters are brought in a logical series, which additionally supplies precedence to studying the commonest characters first.
• smooth simplified characters are used, with pronunciations given in pinyin. Key info is given for every personality, together with radical, stroke–count, conventional shape, compounds, and tips on writing the character.
needed to transparent an area to unfold it out. / after they opened the picnic basket, they discovered Teddy inside of chewing on a sausage! 750 麻 má hemp Radical 麻 eleven strokes shield 广 (170) + a wooden 林 (749a) = hemp 麻 you'll occasionally see this personality with “detached ultimate strokes of timber” (see personality 739). 麻烦 (718) máfán to hassle; hassle [麻药 (720) máyào anesthetic] [麻烦您 (718, 493) máfan nín may you brain …?] They construct a take care of within the wooden to conceal their hemp crop. / whilst it truly is prepared.
Plural finishing for lots of nouns and pronouns which check with humans. 他们 (13) tāmen they; them 她们 (16) tāmen they; them (female) 人们 (12) rénmen humans (in common) (The fort used to be being opened to the general public for the 1st time) Harry opened the citadel gate and located a protracted queue of individuals ready open air. / He programmed the robotic to assist acquire the cash so he didn’t need to do all of it. 29a 止 zhǐ cease occasionally this personality takes the distorted shape visible in 30a. 29 正 zhèng upright.
12 strokes street 辶 (26a) + head 首 (144) = approach 道 [一道 (1) yídào jointly] [人行道 (12, eighty one) rénxíngdào pedestrian crossing] You emerge from the wooded area to discover a highway eventually, yet scratch your head: which method for those who stroll? / The dwarf grumbles, “Whichever manner we cross, I doubt it is going to be the best one.” 146 发 fā (fà) ship out Radical 又 five strokes 發 a drop 丶 (22a) + good friend 友 (53) = ship out 发 She is writing her Christmas playing cards and places a drop of fragrance at the playing cards to her distinct.
His choice of unusual gadgets) “This is the dime i discovered within the belly of a heron.” / [No pronunciation wanted] 420 嘴 zuǐ mouth Radical 口 sixteen strokes mouth 口 (5) + heron (420a) = mouth 嘴 An almost-unique DIY pronunciation, shared purely by means of this personality and the subsequent one. this can be the nature that is frequently used to consult a person’s mouth (rather than 口). The heron had a fish in its mouth, which it took again to its nest to place into the mouth of its younger chick. / [DIY.
Magic wand. 450 谊 yì friendship Radical 讠 10 strokes 誼 phrases 讠 (67c) + applicable 宜 (449) = friendship 谊 友谊 (53) yǒuyì friendship He used to be searching for a greeting card with phrases which might be acceptable to teach his friendship (but they have been all soppy birthday cards). / The dwarf gave up and despatched an e-mail as an alternative. 451a “treasure” to not be burdened with “bookcase” (Character 443) — “treasure” has an additional horizontal stroke within. 451 直 zhí instantly Radical 十 eight.