This book is an easy and effective 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 Chinese 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 Chinese characters to be looked–up by their English meanings, hanyu pinyin pronunciations, or radicals. Extra practice sheets are also provided.
This Chinese character book contains:
The 100 most frequently-used characters
Foundation characters for the HSK A level language proficiency test
Standard hanyu pinyin romanizations
Step-by-step stroke order guides and ample space for writing practice
Over 500 words and phrases containing the basic characters
Concise English definitions