Reading & Writing Chinese Traditional Character Edition: A Comprehensive Guide to the Chinese Writing System

Reading & Writing Chinese Traditional Character Edition: A Comprehensive Guide to the Chinese Writing System

by William McNaughton, Li Ying

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780804847155
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 09/06/2016
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 514,662
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

William McNaughton was the founding teacher of Chinese at Oberlin College. From 1986 he taught at Hong Kong's City University, where he was the founding program leader of the BA (Honors) program in Translation and Interpretation.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Revised Edition7
Preface9
1.Student's Guide12
The Writing System12
Explanatory Notes15
How to Write the Characters24
The Pronunciation of Chinese27
2.1,062 Basic Characters and Elements of the Writing System31
3.Remaining Characters of the "1,020 List" and the "2,000 List"245
Alphabetical Index304
Stroke Count-Stroke Order Index326

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