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By Philip Yungkin Lee, Darell Tibbles

This is a useful learn advisor for studying simple chinese language characters.

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

• grasp every one character's radical, stroke count number and meaning
• develop in skillability by way of studying compound words
• instance sentences exhibit find out how to use them in context
• assessment actions toughen your leaning progress
• invaluable writing publications and perform grids for each character

After learning this e-book including its better half, 250 crucial chinese language Characters, quantity 2, you'll have realized 500 of an important characters in chinese language, and millions of phrases during which they seem. even if you're new to chinese language or coming again for assessment, each one of those 250 characters provide you with how one can increase your chinese language abilities.

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Nǐ shuō zhè tiáo qúnzi hǎo bu hǎokàn? This matter can be settled. Do you think this dress is pretty? 3. 好吃 hǎochīī delicious 我 觉得 中餐 很 好吃。 Wǒ juéde Zhōngcān hěn hǎochī. I think Chinese food is delicious. Helpful tips: The first stroke travels down, turns and ends firmly. indd 35 3/16/09 11:24:07 AM CHARACTER 32 再 Radical: zài again 一 # 2 “horizontal stroke” Compounds, sentences, and meanings 1. 再 zài again 4. 再三 zàisān again and again 有 工夫, 请 再 来玩儿。 希望 你 再三 考虑 才 决定。 Yǒu gōngfu, qǐng zài lái wánr.

Língsuì piecemeal 现在 六点 零 八分。 我 还 有 点儿 零碎 事情 没有 办完。 Xiànzài liùdiǎn-líng-bāfēn. The time now is 6:08. Wǒ hái yǒu diǎnr língsuì shìqing méiyǒu bànwán. I still have some loose ends to tie up. 2. 零下 língxià below zero 5. 零用钱 língyòngqián pocket money 今天 气温 是 摄氏 零下 五 度。 Jīntiān qìwēn shì shèshì língxià wǔ dù. 你一个 月 给孩子 多少 Today’s temperature is 5°C below zero. Nǐ yí ge yuè gěi háizi duōshao língyòngqián? How much pocket money do you give your child a month? 3. 零钱 língqián small change 我要 换 零用钱? 点 零钱。 Wǒ yào huàn diǎn língqián.

Indd 39 3/16/09 11:24:12 AM CHARACTER 34 家 Radical: jiā family 宀 # 34 “roof” Compounds, sentences, and meanings 1. 家 jiā family, home 我 今天 4. 家务事 jiāwùshì housework 晚上 不 在家。 家务事 总 做不完。 Wǒ jīntiān wǎnshang bú zài jiā. Jiāwùshì zǒng zuòbuwán. I won’t be home tonight. Housework is never done. 2. 家庭 jiātíng family 5. 人家 rénjia other people 我 有 一个 幸福 的 家庭。 人家 的 事情 我们 用不着 管。 Wǒ yǒu yí ge xìngfú de jiātíng. Rénjia de shìqing wǒmen yòngbuzháo guǎn. I have a happy family. We needn’t concern ourselves with others’ affairs.

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