Tuttle Learning Chinese Characters, Volume 1 by Alison and Laurence Matthews
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.
Each entry includes:
- Chinese character in Simplified and Traditional form
- Radical, Stroke order, and Stroke count Pronunciation in Chinese pinyin
- One or more example words
- An example Chinese sentence to illustrate the character's usage
Tuttle Learning Chinese Characters, Volume 1 - About the Author(s)
Alison Matthews is a statistician who has worked in the oil, aviation, tourism, medical and software industries.
Laurence Matthews is the author of the Kanji Fast Finder and Chinese Character Fast Finder books.