Chinese Characters: Hands-on Writing
What can I learn from this Chinese Character course?
Section I: Introduction – 4 lessons
What are Chinese characters and how to learn Chinese characters?
How many characters are there to learn?
How to write Chinese characters vs how to type Chinese characters?
Simplified characters vs traditional characters
Section II: Chinese Characters Basic Strokes – 4 lessons
The 11 basic strokes of Chinese characters
Section III: Stroke Construction – 2 lessons
5 Fundamental Strokes
26 Derivative Strokes
3 ways how strokes are put together
Section IV: Stroke Orders – 4 lessons
8 basic stroke order rules of writing Chinese characters
Section V: Character Construction – 2 lessons
Components, Elements and Radicals of Chinese Characters
How does this course help me to learn Chinese characters?
Learn Chinese characters from the basics
We will start from the very beginning: from Strokes, to Components, to Elements and Radicals, and then the characters.
A comprehensive guide on HOW to learn Chinese characters
We focus more on the hows, rather than the whys. We introduce all the basic concepts of Chinese characters. Then we explain their inter-relationships. Most importantly, we introduce how a Chinese character is constructed by smaller parts – the logic behind the Chinese writing system.
You will start to write Chinese characters today
While watching each video lesson, you will be practice writing along with it! And for further practice, there is a homework sheet. It is super easy to use, you will see yourself writing characters right away!
What’s the format of this Chinese characters course?
KEYWORDS, QUESTIONS and NOTES of each Chinese characters lesson
A 5-10 minutes instructional video to learn and practice writing with
Chinese characters worksheet
Two Chinese characters worksheet: (1) practice sheet – do while watching the video lesson (2) homework sheet – do after watching the video lesson
If you have any questions or suggestions about this Chinese characters course, please feel free to let us know or discuss in our comment section. We strive to create a welcoming and friendly learning community.
How to learn Chinese characters with this course?
STEP 1: Read KEYWORDS and QUESTIONS to know the general idea.
STEP 2: Watch video lesson while doing practice sheet. √ Go to STEP 3 if no question × Redo STEP 2 or ask us if there are questions
STEP 3: (Rewatch video if needed) Do homework sheet.
STEP 4: Explain KEYWORDS and QUESTIONS by yourself. √ MARK LESSON COMPLETE if no questions × Redo STEP 1 if there are questions
You can finish all steps in one day, or do one step per day. Do at your own pace.