Chinese Character Fast Finder

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Author: Laurence Matthews

Publisher: Tuttle Pub

ISBN: 9780804836340

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

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A new and innovative study aid that allows the user to find Chinese characters rapidly and intuitively from their appearance alone.

Mandarin Chinese Characters Fast Finder

Find the Character you Need in a Single Step!

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Author: Laurence Matthews

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 9780804849098

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

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Mandarin Chinese Characters Fast Finder is an entirely new study aid that lets you look up Chinese characters quickly and intuitively from their appearance alone, without knowing their pronunciation, radical or stroke count. This reference book has been designed for dedicated learners of Chinese, as well as general readers with interest in the written Chinese language. Mandarin Chinese Characters Fast Finder features: A thumb-index allowing rapid access to all of the characters by shape rather than etymological radical Clear and easy-to-read layout to facilitate speedy scanning Covers 3,200 characters, including those prescribed for all levels of the HSK Proficiency test Comprehensive information for each character, including: traditional forms, pronunciation, core English meaning, radical, stroke count, HSK grade

Tuttle Learning Chinese Characters

(HSK Levels 1-3) A Revolutionary New Way to Learn and Remember the 800 Most Basic Chinese Characters

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Author: Alison Matthews,Laurence Matthews

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 9780804838160

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 384

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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.

Second 100 Chinese Characters: Simplified Character Edition

(HSK Level 1) The Quick and Easy Method to Learn the Second 100 Most Basic Chinese Characters

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Author: Alison Matthews,Laurence Matthews

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462911951

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 128

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The Second 100 Chinese Characters adopts a structural approach that helps students to learn, recognize and write the second 100 most common Chinese characters. Intended for beginning Chinese students, the characters listed have been carefully selected and sequenced for rapid and effective learning. Each Chinese character is shown separately on a single page, along with its English definitions, pinyin romanization, alternate form (if any), a stroke-order guide and ample space for writing practice. Printed in gray lines, the stroke-order guides introduce the student to the standard stroke sequence used in writing the characters by tracing them. After learning the correct stroke order, the student can then practice writing the characters on their own, thus reinforcing the recognition and memorization. Large boxes with grid lines for correct proportions are provided. Related compounds and phrases containing each character are also included to assist in vocabulary building. Three indexes—alphabetically arranged by the English meanings, by pinyin romanization, and by radicals—are provided at the back of the book for quick and easy reference. This Chinese character book features: The second 100 most frequently-used characters Foundation characters for HSK Level 1 test Standard pinyin romanizations Step-by-step stroke order guides and ample space for writing practice Special practice boxes with grid lines Lots of extra practice sheets Over 500 words and phrases containing the basic characters Concise English definitions

Second 100 Chinese Characters: Traditional Character Edition

The Quick and Easy Method to Learn the Second 100 Basic Chinese Characters

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Author: Laurence Matthews,Alison Matthews

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 146291196X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 128

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This book is a quick and easy way to learn the second 100 basic Chinese traditional characters. The major struggle facing all beginning Chinese language students is to learn to recognize, read and write hundreds of Chinese characters. A working knowledge of characters is essential for any student wishing to learn Chinese. The Second 100 Chinese Characters adopts a structural approach that helps students to overcome this initial difficulty and quickly master the basic Chinese characters that are fundamental to this language. Intended for beginning students, this book contains characters that have been carefully selected and sequenced for rapid and effective learning. For effective leaning, memorization and practice, each Chinese character is shown separately on a single page, together with its English definitions, hanyu pinyin romanization, alternate form (if any), a stroke order guide and ample space for writing practice. Printed in gray lines, the stroke order guides introduce the student to the standard stroke sequence used in writing the characters, by tracing over them. After learning the correct stroke order, the student can then practice writing the character on their own, thus reinforcing recognition and memorization. Large boxes with grid lines for correct proportions are provided. Related compounds and phrases containing each character are also included to assist in vocabulary building. Three indexes (alphabetically by the English meanings and the pinyin romanization, and by radicals) are provided at the back of the book for quick and esy reference, along with extra sheets of blank boxes for writing practice. This book features The second 100 most frequently–used Chinese 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.

Japanese Kanji Fast Finder

Find the Character you Need in a Single Step!

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Author: Laurence Matthews

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 9784805314456

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 272

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Anyone studying Kanji has wished for a reference that would enable them to look up a character by its shape alone. Now, Japanese Kanji Fast Finder delivers precisely that: A new study aid that lets users look up Japanese Kanji quickly and intuitively, without having to know their reading, radical or stroke count, and without having to learn yet another system. This easy-to-use reference book has been designed for dedicated learners of Japanese who know some Kanji, as well as general readers with interest in the written Japanese language. Japanese Kanji Fast Finder features: A thumb-index that allows for rapid access to any of the Kanji characters by their shapes Large fonts and an easy-to-read layout to facilitate rapid scanning Pronunciations and core English meanings at a glance All 1,945 General Use Kanji as prescribed by the Japanese Ministry of Education Comprehensive information for each Kanji, with the following: the core English meaning, ON (Chinese-derived) and KUN (native Japanese) readings, stroke count, and radical

The Second 100 Chinese Characters: Simplified Character Edition

The Quick and Easy Method to Learn the Second 100 Most Basic Chinese Characters

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Author: Alison Matthews,Laurence Matthews

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 9780804838313

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 128

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The major struggle facing all beginning Chinese language students is learning to recognize, read and write hundreds of Chinese characters. The Second 100 Chinese Characters: Simplified Character Edition adopts a structural approach that helps students to overcome this initial difficulty and quickly master the basic Chinese characters that are fundamental to this language. Intended for use after The First 100 Chinese Characters: Simplified Edition, this second volume contain another 100 characters that have been carefully selected and sequenced for rapid and effective learning. Each Chinese character is shown separately on a single page, along with its English definitions, hanyu pinyin romanization, alternate form, a stroke-order guide and ample space for writing practice. Also included are three indexes--alphabetical by the English meanings, the pinyin romanization and by radicalsùfor quick and easy reference, along with extra sheets of blank boxes for writing practice.

First 100 Chinese Characters: Traditional Character Edition

The Quick and Easy Method to Learn the 100 Most Basic Chinese Characters

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Author: Laurence Matthews,Alison Matthews

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462910130

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 128

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This book is a quick and easy way to learn basic Chinese Characters. All beginning Chinese language learners 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 character 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 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: Step-by-step stroke order diagrams show you how to write each character. Special boxes with grid lines help you practice writing them correctly. Compounds and sample sentences provide easy vocabulary building. Hanyu pinyin romanizations identify and help you pronounce every word.

Chinese Flash Cards Kit Volume 1

Characters 1-349: HSK Elementary Level (Downloadable Audio Included)

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Author: Philip Yungkin Lee

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462914683

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 32

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Everything you need to learn the 349 most basic Chinese characters quickly and easily is in this box - our #1 Chinese language learning kit! 349 Flash Cards. A Handy Organizing Ring . Audio Recordings of More than 2000 words and phrases . Plus a 32-page study booklet. To succeed in mastering Chinese characters, there are just 3 secrets: begin with the most useful characters, study them in the most effective order, and use repetition galore! Flash cards remain one of the most effective tools for rapid memorization, and Tuttle's flash cards are the best available today. Whether on a train from Beijing to Shanghai or sitting under a tree in Berkeley, you can be study Chinese with this well-designed, easy-to-use set of flashcards. Developed with HSK study and AP test-prep in mind, the front of Tuttle's Chinese Flash Cards give one Chinese character, a stroke order guide, 4 words and phrases, and look-alike alerts to help avoid confusion. On the reverse is as much information as a dictionary entry: Romanized pronunciation and English meanings, sample sentences for correct usage, plus helpful mnemonics and learning tips. Downloadable audio gives native-speaker pronunciations and a handy organizing ring is the perfect way to keep the cards all together when you're on the go.