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By Philip Yungkin Lee, Darell Tibbles

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250 crucial chinese language Characters quantity 1 is a moment version, thoroughly revised and with 50 percentage new fabric. that includes a brand new layout; tips for mastery all through; workouts in AP-exam layout; revolutionary overview sections; and a number of other indices, this quantity is a vital studying device for somebody drawn to Chinese.

• grasp every one character's radical, stroke count number and meaning
• develop in skillability via studying compound words
• instance sentences convey find out how to use them in context
• evaluate actions strengthen your leaning progress
• precious writing publications and perform grids for each character

After learning this ebook including its better half, 250 crucial chinese language Characters, quantity 2, you'll have realized 500 of crucial characters in chinese language, and hundreds of thousands of phrases during which they seem. even if you're new to chinese language or coming again for overview, every one of those 250 characters provide you with how one can increase your chinese language talents.

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Indd 24 3/16/09 11:23:54 AM Lesson 2: Review Activities A. Identification and Pronunciation Please write out in pinyin the phrases that follow. Then practice reciting aloud the phrases in Mandarin Chinese. 1. 我是 2. 你是 3. 她是 4. 我们不是 5. 你们是 6. 他们不是 7. 我的朋友 8. 你的朋友 9. 她们的朋友 10. 他的女朋友 B. Answer the Questions Please answer the following questions appropriately in Chinese characters. 1. 她是不是你的朋友? 2. 我是不是你的朋友? 3. 你是不是他的朋友? 4. 他们是不是我们的朋友? 5. indd 25 3/16/09 11:23:56 AM C. Diagram For each group below, please create a small diagram that demonstrates the differences between basic pronouns in Mandarin Chinese.

Is she Japanese, or Korean? 3. 不是 búshì not to be 他 不是 日本人。 Tā búshì Rìběnrén. He’s not Japanese. Helpful tips: Make sure that the last stroke is not too flat. indd 21 3/16/09 11:23:51 AM CHARACTER 20 的 Radical: de [particle] 白 # 125 “white” Compounds, sentences, and meanings 1. 的 de particle 3. 昨天的 zuótiān de yesterday’s 她 有 一 双 大大 的 眼睛。 这 是 昨天 的 报。 Tā yǒu yì shuāng dàdà de yǎnjing. Zhè shì zuótiān de bào. She has big eyes (literally, a pair of big eyes). This is yesterday’s newspaper. 2. 辣的 là de spicy hot 4.

Helpful tips: The last stroke tapers off. indd 34 3/16/09 11:24:06 AM CHARACTER 31 好 Radical: hǎo good 女 # 65 “female” Compounds, sentences, and meanings 1. 好 hǎo good 4. 好处 hǎochù good points 今天 天气 真 好。 学 拼音 对 学 汉字 有 好处。 Jīntiān tiānqì zhēn hǎo. Xué Pīnyīn duì xué Hànzì yǒu hǎochù. The weather is really lovely today. Learning pinyin helps you learn Chinese characters. 2. 好办 hǎobàn easy to handle 5. 好看 hǎokàn pretty 这 件 事 好办。 你 说 这 条 裙子 好 不 好看? Zhè jiàn shì hǎobàn. Nǐ shuō zhè tiáo qúnzi hǎo bu hǎokàn?

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