Learn and practice how to write Chinese characters with this handy workbook!
This essential workbook is designed for beginners to learn to write Chinese characters the correct way, and to provide an easy-format notebook of blank gridded & lined pages for writing practice.
A brief introduction to Chinese pronunciation and tones is provided along with common greetings, expressions, and explanations of the eight basic Chinese writing strokes--and how they are combined to create characters.
Stroke-order instructions and practice writing boxes are given for the 48 most common characters. Learners can write each character by simply following the directional arrows in the grids. The book then provides 110 additional blank lined and gridded pages for continued writing practice--extremely helpful to beginners to write and memorize the basic characters!
At the back of the book, helpful tips are provided showing how characters are combined to form words and sentences. Complete vocabulary lists for the Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) Level 1 and Level 2 standard proficiency exams are also included. These lists contain all the characters which beginning first-year and second-year students are expected to learn.
Free online audio recordings by native Chinese speakers provide the correct pronunciations of all the characters and words in the book. About the Author:Tuttle Studio
draws inspiration from the modern and traditional cultures of Asia to create its language workbooks and resources, journals, stationery, gift wrapping products and origami paper. It is a division of Tuttle Publishing, a leading publisher of books on the languages, history, art and cultures of Asia. The company was founded in 1832 in Rutland, Vermont (USA) and opened a branch in Tokyo, Japan in 1948.