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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9789629962838
ISBN-10: 9629962837
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 40mm)
Pages: 830
Imprint: The Chinese University Press
Publisher: The Chinese University Press
Publish Date: 15-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: Hong Kong

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Author Biography - Guo'an Wang

Prof. Wang Guo'an is an expert in teaching Chinese to non-Chinese speakers at the College of International Cultural Exchange, Fudan University, Shanghai, China. He has written many books in this field; and has frequently traveled overseas for language teaching and research.