A Handbook for 1,000 Basic Chinese Characters (Paperback)

by Guo'an Wang

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Based on "The Outline of Graded Chinese Characters" as promulgated by the Examination Section in the Office of the National Committee for Chinese as a Second Language, each of the 1,000 basic characters in the Chinese language is chosen with Chinese beginners in mind. Each character comes with a detailed analysis, including Meaning: equivalent meaning in English with ample bilingual samples; Usage: common collocations and their related idiomatic usage; Pronunciation: tone and pronunciation specific to the usage; Stroke Order: with simplified and traditional forms; Parts of Speech: for each character; and Useful indices and appendices attached for easy reference.

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The Chinese University Press


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