https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PriyaSinghJatti

Chinese Characters for Novice Mandarin Learners

I would love to learn the beautiful Chinese Characters. So many resources on Google. Please give one or two really wonderful sources.

March 17, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EpicRuler1414

If I find a character I don’t know, I just copy and paste it into google and click on the first link and it shows me a wikipedia page with the stroke order, pronounciation and meaning

Eg.

https://en.m.wiktionary.org/wiki/好

March 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PolyglotCamel

I normally go to https://www.chineseconverter.com/en/convert/chinese-stroke-order-tool. You paste the character in the box on the left and the stroke order is showed on the right.

March 18, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Thea210

That is so helpful, thank you very much, 10 lingots for you.

March 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/missy20201

I recommend a hands-on workbook that teaches you the base hanzi and gives you room to write them out. Then make flashcards! That's what I do. I also recommend Hello Chinese. It's an app with a similar structure to DL, except it shows/lets you learn almost exclusively with pinyin, putting the hanzi below the letters. For a language like Chinese I feel it's easier to go the route native speakers do -- get a grasp on the language before you worry about writing as much. I have a much easier time picking up the language on Hello Chinese and then learning hanzi separately (and it always feels nice to come across one I already know too!)

March 19, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/John13200

HelloChinese phone app has the Duolingo level characters you can practice writing step by step under the menu "add-ons".

March 19, 2019
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