How to learn Chinese characters (32 pictures)

The Chinese scientist knows 20 000 characters. To be able to read the Chinese literature it is enough to know 1000. With knowledge of 200 characters you can understand 40% of the literature, road signs, restaurant menus, websites or newspapers. To start learning it is simple enough to remember only 8 characters.


ShaoLan, author of the methodology, since childhood was fascinated by the depth and richness of the Chinese language. She also understands how much difficulties it can cause foreigners. She decided to create a simple, clear, intuitive and fun way to learn Chinese.

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Mouth

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Fire

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Tree

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Idiot

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Mountain

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Sun

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Moon

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Sky

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Roof

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Man

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Big

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Follow

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Woman

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Quarrel

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Betrayal

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Door

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Lock

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Water

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Burn

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Fire + Mountain = Volcano

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Fire + Big = Fire

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Burning hot + Sun = Dawn

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Sky + Sun = Day

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Sky + Sky = Daily

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Sky + Big = Large

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To get out + Mouth = Exit

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To get out + Door = Leave home

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Door + Mouth = Entrance

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Bright + Sun = Tomorrow

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Man + Man = Everyone

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Tree + Door = Wooden door

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Big + Woman = Elderly woman