Simple Strokes: Plants And Nature (Learn Chinese The Fun Way)


by Liwen, Song

Simple Strokes: Plants And Nature (Learn Chinese The Fun Way)

Price:  US$9.24   (SGD12.00*)
Format:  Paper Back, 173 pages
Published:  2006, Singapore, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9789812611475
SB#:  040121 (400)

About This Book

All learners of Chinese know that in written Chinese, each character tells a story, but did you know that each stroke in the character represents an idea or a symbol? This very accessible book written with the general reader in mind traces the history of numerous Chinese characters associated with the world of plants and nature and explains why they are written the way they are. The explanations are offered in English and Chinese. Drawings help the reader learn how to form the character, stroke by stroke. This book also gives the names of each stroke and the order in which they should be written. This is the fourth book in the Simple Strokes series. It presents an excellent opportunity for learners of Chinese to pick up vocabulary and it is a great resource for others who simply want a better understanding of the Chinese language and culture.


* Actual charges are made in Singapore Dollars (SGD).   SGD1.00 = US$0.77