Chinese Character Learning
For many learners of Chinese language, one of the most engaging and fulfilling challenges is mastering the Chinese character writing system. From the first character learned, understanding and utilizing a refined system with a long history is very compelling. In this course you will be introduced to 250 characters, with a demonstration of the writing system for each.
Total Hours: 45
Duration of each Lesson: 1.5 hours
Suggested Frequency: Once a week
Students will be able to:
- Make sense of the Chinese writing system
- Identifying patterns in the Chinese characters
- Identify in part by character components
- To write basic 250 words in Chinese
Traditional Chinese:McNaughton, William and LI, Ying (1999). Reading & Writing Chinese Traditional Character Edition, a Comprehensive Guide to the Chinese Writing System. Hong Kong, Charles E. Tuttle Publishing Company, Inc.
Simplified Chinese: Lee, P.Y.(2010). 250 Essential Chinese Characters, Hong Kong, Tuttle Publishing Company, Inc.