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Tuttle Learning Chinese Characters, Simplified, Paperback
Tuttle Learning Chinese Characters, Simplified, Paperback

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Tuttle Learning Chinese Characters 

A Revolutionary New Way to Learn and Remember the 800 Most Basic Chinese Characters

by Alison Matthews and Laurence Matthews

  • It uses specially designed pictures and stories in a structured way to make the learning process more enjoyable and effective, reducing the need for rote learning to the absolute minimum.
  • The emphasis throughout is on learning and remembering the meanings and pronunciations of the characters.  Tips are also included on learning techniques and how to avoid common problems.
  • Characters are introduced in a logical sequence, which also gives priority to learning the most common characters first.
  • Modern simplified characters are used, with pronunciation given in pinyin.  Key information is given for each character,  including radical, stroke-count, traditional form, compounds, and guidance on writing the character.

Simplified, Paperback, 384 pages
Our Price: $29.95
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Age: All ages
Language: Simplified Characters
Media: Book
ISBN 13: 9-780804-838160

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Product Code: L0107

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Tuttle Learning Chinese Character

A Revolutionary New Way To Learn And Remember The 800 Most Basic Chinese Characters

Aimed at helping students of Chinese learn and remember Chinese characters, including the pronunciation of characters, fast and effectively, Learning Chinese Characters Volume 1 is a systematic study aid to this difficult language.

Designed specifically to ease students into the daunting process of learning Chinese characters, Learning Chinese characters Volume 1 incorporates the key principle of visual imagery.  A book for serious learners of Chinese, it can be used alongside (or after, or even before) a course in the Chinese language.  Concise, clear and appealing, this practical guide is well designed and includes an easy-to-use index.

Simplified, Paperback 384 Pages

Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 2 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
Wow! Very comprehensive. March 20, 2013
Reviewer: The Doctor's Co from USA  
I am very impressed with this book and constantly am pulling it off the shelf. There is a story that goes with every character that helps you learn the tone and root -- I didn't like it at first but as a native English speaker I am seeing the advantages of that for recalling the tone in particular.||And I love love love that the stroke order is shown for each character. Sometimes I don't unders

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
great book for learning the characters April 30, 2009
Reviewer: Sarah from McKinleyville  
I'm enjoying this book a lot.  It has a very clever approach of associating each character with a story that helps you remember the parts of the character the meaning and the pronunciation.   It has been an excellent complement to the software program I'm using for learning Chinese.  I love learning a new phrase and realizing "I know that character!"  However learning 800 characters is still dau

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