Chinese Characters Writing Practice Pad: Learn Chinese in Just Minutes a Day! (Tuttle Practice Pads) (Paperback)
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Five minutes a day is all it takes to begin learning Chinese Chinese Characters Writing Practice Pad is the perfect guide for busy people who want to start learning Chinese or students looking for a fun way to review what they've learned. This interactive paper pad helps even those completely unfamiliar with the language learn and write 280 essential Chinese characters--in just a few minutes a day Each tear-out sheet includes:
- One new character
- How it is written
- Stroke order
- Related vocabulary
- Multiple practice boxes to try writing the character yourself
- Sample phrases and sentences to demonstrate how to use the words in their correct context
An introduction includes tips for pronunciation and tones, basic strokes, radicals, the main characteristics of Chinese grammar, and the most effective way to use this practice pad. Ideal for HSK Levels 1 & 2 as well as AP Chinese Language and Culture Exam Prep.
About the Author
Dr. Xin Liang is Senior Lecturer in the Center for Language Education at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She teaches Chinese as a foreign language and as the first language to undergraduates, postgraduates, and MBA students. Dr. Liang developed many courses including Chinese for non-Chinese background students and Chinese writing for academic purpose. Before taking up the position in Hong Kong, she taught Chinese pedagogy and trained teachers of Chinese in Mainland China. Dr. Martha Lam is Associate Director in the Center for Language Education at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. A language practitioner, teacher and teacher-educator for over 30 years, she has taught and developed Chinese courses for non-native speakers of Chinese in Sydney and Hong Kong, and is currently involved in the training of Chinese teachers for Teaching Chinese to Speakers of non-Chinese background.