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Collins Easy Learning Mandarin Chinese Characters



Newill K (2017) Collins Easy Learning Mandarin Chinese Characters. 2nd ed. Collins Easy Learning. Glasgow: HarperCollins.

Learn how to write 250 of the commonest Chinese characters, with stroke by stroke guidance on every page. With thousands of characters to learn, beginning to read and write Chinese is a daunting task. Aimed at learners, this book takes you through 250 of the commonest characters in a clear and accessible way. The meaning of every character is explained along with information about its radical, the compound words it can form, its history, and more. There is a practice grid on every page, showing how the character is written, with space for you to practise writing the character for yourself.

FundersHeriot-Watt University
Title of seriesCollins Easy Learning
Publication date31/12/2017
Publication date online06/04/2017
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Place of publicationGlasgow

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Mr Kester Newill

Mr Kester Newill

Lecturer in Interpreting/Translation, English Studies