Chinese Flash Cards Kit Volume 1: HSK Levels 1 & 2 Elementary Level: Characters 1-349 (Audio Disc Included)

Learn English with movies with subtitles Everything you need to learn the 349 most basic Chinese characters quickly and easily is in this box - our #1 Chinese language learning kit!

  • 349 Flash Cards.
  • A Handy Organizing Ring .
  • Audio Recordings of More than 2000 words and phrases .
  • Plus a 32-page study booklet.
To succeed in mastering Chinese characters, there are just 3 secrets: begin with the most useful characters, study them in the most effective order, and use repetition galore!

Flash cards remain one of the most effective tools for rapid memorization, and Tuttle's flash cards are the best available today. Whether on a train from Beijing to Shanghai or sitting under a tree in Berkeley, you can be study Chinese with this well-designed, easy-to-use set of flashcards.

Developed with HSK study and AP test-prep in mind, the front of Tuttle's Chinese Flash Cards give one Chinese character, a stroke order guide, 4 words and phrases, and look-alike alerts to help avoid confusion. On the reverse is as much information as a dictionary entry: Romanized pronunciation and English meanings, sample sentences for correct usage, plus helpful mnemonics and learning tips. An audio CD gives native-speaker pronunciations and a handy organizing ring is the perfect way to keep the cards all together when you're on the go.



Tuttle Learning Chinese Characters: (HSK Levels 1 -3) A Revolutionary New Way to Learn and Remember the 800 Most Basic Chinese Characters

Learn English with movies with subtitles This user–friendly book is aimed at helping students of Mandarin Chinese learn and remember Chinese characters.

At last—there is a truly effective and enjoyable way to learn Chinese characters! This book helps students to learn and remember both the meanings and the pronunciations of over 800 characters. This otherwise daunting task is made easier by the use of techniques based on the psychology of learning and memory. key principles include the use of visual imagery, the visualization of short "stories," and the systematic building up of more complicated characters from basic building blocks.

Although Learning Chinese Characters is primarily a book for serious learners of Mandarin Chinese, it can be used by anyone with an interest in Chinese characters, without any prior knowledge of Chinese. It can be used alongside (or after, or even before) a course in the Chinese language. All characters are simplified (as in mainland China) but traditional characters are also given, when available.

Key features:

  • Specially designed pictures and stories are used in a structured way to make the learning process more enjoyable and effective, reducing the need for rote learning to the absolute minimum.
  • The emphasis throughout is on learning and remembering the meanings and pronunciations of the characters. Tips are also included on learning techniques and how to avoid common problems.
  • Characters are introduced in a logical sequence, which also gives priority to learning the most common characters first.
  • Modern simplified characters are used, with pronunciations given in pinyin. Key information is given for each character, including radical, stroke–count, traditional form, compounds, and guidance on writing the character.

This is a practical guide with a clear, concise and appealing layout, and it is well–indexed with easy look–up methods. The 800 Chinese characters and 1,033 compounds specified for the original HSK Level A proficiency test are covered.



Reading and Writing Chinese: Third Edition, HSK All Levels (2,349 Chinese Characters and 5,000+ Compounds)

Learn English with movies with subtitles This is a complete and easy–to–use guide for reading and writing Chinese characters.

Learning written Chinese is an essential part of mastering the Chinese language. Used as a standard by students and teachers learning to read Chinese and write Chinese for more than three decades, the bestselling Reading & Writing Chinese has been completely revised and updated. Reading & Writing Chinese places at your fingertips the essential 1,725 Chinese characters' up-to-date definitions, derivations, pronunciations, and examples of correct usage by means of cleverly condensed grids. This guide also focuses on Pinyin, which is the official system to transcribe Hanzi, Chinese characters, into Latin script, now universally used in mainland China and Singapore. Traditional characters (still used in Taiwan and Hong Kong) are also included, making this a complete reference.

Newly updated and revised, these characters are the ones officially prescribed by the Chinese government for the internationally recognized test of proficiency in Chinese, the Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK). The student's ability to read Chinese and write Chinese are reinforced throughout.

Key features of this newly-expanded edition include:

  • The 1,725 most frequently used characters in both Simplified and Traditional forms.
  • All 2,633 characters and 5,000+ compounds required for the HSK Exam.
  • Standard Hanyu Pinyin romanizations.
  • More mnemonic phrases and etymologies to help you remember the characters.
  • An extensive introduction, alphabetical index, and index according to stroke count and stroke order.
  • Completely updated/expanded English definitions.
  • Convenient quick-reference tables of radicals.
  • Updated and revised compounds, plus 25% more vocabulary now offered.
  • Codes to assist those who are preparing for the AP exam or the HSK exam
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The First 100 Chinese Characters: Simplified Character Edition: (HSK Level 1) The Quick and Easy Way to Learn the Basic Chinese Characters (Tuttle Language Library)

Learn English with movies with subtitles This book is a quick and easy way to learn basic Chinese Characters.

All beginning Chinese language struggle to memorize and learn to write Chinese characters. The First 100 Chinese Characters adopts a structural approach which helps students to quickly master the basic characters that are fundamental to this language. Intended for beginning students, this book presents characters that have been carefully selected for rapid and effective learning.

The English meanings, pronunciations in hanyu pinyin and alternate forms (if any) for each Chinese character are presented along with a stroke order guide and spaces for writing practice. Printed with gray guidelines, the stroke order guides are designed to be traced over to teach students the standard sequence of strokes used to write the character. Related compounds and phrases are given to assist in vocabulary building. Three indexes at the back allow the characters to be looked–up by their English meanings, hanyu pinyin pronunciations, or radicals. Extra practice sheets are also provided.

This book contains:

  • Step–by–step stroke order diagrams show you how to write each character.
  • Special boxes with grid lines help you practice writing them correctly.
  • Compounds and sample sentences provide easy vocabulary building.
  • Hanyu pinyin romanizations identify and help you pronounce every word.



Chinese Flash Cards Kit Volume 2: HSK Levels 3 & 4 Intermediate Level: Characters 350-622 (Audio CD Included)

Learn English with movies with subtitles A great way to study Chinese, flash cards remain an easy, effective tool for rapid memorization, and Tuttle's flash cards are the best available today.

The front of each card gives one Chinese character. On the reverse is as much information as a dictionary entry: stroke order, radicals, vocabulary, idiomatic phrases, and sample sentences. An audio CD gives native–speaker pronunciations. An excellent tool for HSK Chinese language study, this second volume will help you master the 273 intermediate-level characters, along with their associated 1,360+ words and sentences.

Whether at home or on the go, you can use these cards to learn several new characters every day, and watch your knowledge develop rapidly over time. This kit features:

  • 273 hole-punched cards presenting the essential intermediate-level characters.
  • Native-speaker audio recordings of 1,360+ example words and sentences.
  • A 32-page study booklet with sorting indexes and practice tips.
  • Radicals, compounds and idiomatic phrases, plus traditional forms where applicable.
  • A handy organizing ring is included to hold the cards.



Chinese Flash Cards Kit Volume 3: HSK Upper Intermediate Level (Audio CD Included)

Learn English with movies with subtitles Flash cards are one of the quintessential keys to successful language learning, and Chinese Flash Cards Kit Volume 3 contains all the necessary ingredients you need to read and write Chinese.

Many Chinese language students understand that there are three secrets to committing these Chinese characters, or Hanzi, to memory: start with the basic characters first, then study the others in the correct order, and use constant repetition to reinforce them until they stick in your long-term memory. No other study tool is better equipped to handle this task other than flash cards, making this kit an ideal resource for practicing Chinese. These handy flash cards present the characters in the correct order and the cards have a full range of features to help you master the 448 Upper Intermediate level characters, along with their associated 2,240+ words and sentences. All characters needed for the HSK Upper Intermediate Level exam are covered. The HSK is China's standard test of Chinese proficiency for non-native speakers, required of foreigners who wish to study or work at Chinese universities and firms.

Whether at home or on the go, you can use these cards to learn several new characters every day, and watch your knowledge develop rapidly over time.

This kit features:

  • 448 hole-punched cards presenting the essential intermediate-level characters.
  • Native-speaker audio recordings of 2,240+ example words and sentences.
  • A 32-page study booklet with sorting indexes and practice tips.
  • Radicals, compounds and idiomatic phrases, plus traditional forms where applicable.
  • A handy organizing ring is included to hold the cards.
  • Ideal as a study tool to prepare for China's official HSK exam
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New HSK: Complete Vocabulary Lists: Word lists for HSK levels 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Learn English with movies with subtitles Preparing for the HSK Chinese proficiency tests? 

This essential reference book presents each list of the HSK words from level 1 to 6, plus the complete list of all the 5000 words recommended to pass the HSK tests. Each word is presented sorted in alphabetic order (based on pinyin) with its:  
- index within the given list 
- writing in simplified Chinese (the traditional writing is presented in the index at the end of the book) 
- pinyin (international standard for the phonetic transcription of Chinese) 
- translation in English (main meaning) 
Content: 
HSK level 1 vocabulary list (150 new words)
HSK level 2 vocabulary list (150 new words)
HSK level 3 vocabulary list (300 new words)
HSK level 4 vocabulary list (600 new words)
HSK level 5 vocabulary list (1,300 new words)
HSK level 6 vocabulary list (2,500 new words)
Index (5,000 words in total)



Learning Mandarin Chinese Characters Volume 2: The Quick and Easy Way to Learn Chinese Characters! (HSK Level 2 & AP Study Exam Prep Book)

Learn English with movies with subtitles Reinforce your written Chinese with this practice book for the best-selling Tuttle Learning Chinese Characters.

Learning Mandarin Chinese Characters helps students quickly learn the basic Chinese characters that are fundamental to the language. Intended for self-study and classroom use, this character workbook presents 135 Chinese characters and over 405 common words using these characters. These are the characters and words students need to know if they plan to take the official Chinese government HSK Level 2 Exam or the Advanced Placement (AP) Chinese Language and Culture Exam.

Each character is presented in a very simple and clear way. A step-by-step diagram shows how to write the character and boxes are provided for freehand writing practice. The meaning and pronunciation are given along with the key vocabulary compounds and an example sentence. Review exercises reinforce the learning process and an index at the back allow you to look up the characters according to their English meanings or romanized Hanyu Pinyin pronunciation.

Key features of this Chinese workbook include:

  • Designed for HSK Level 1 and AP exam prep
  • Learn the 135 most basic Chinese characters
  • Example sentences and over 405 vocabulary items
  • Step-by-step writing diagrams and practice boxes



Learning Mandarin Chinese Characters Volume 1: The Quick and Easy Way to Learn Chinese Characters! (HSK Level 1 & AP Exam Prep)

Learn English with movies with subtitles Reinforce your written Chinese with this practice book for the best-selling Tuttle Learning Chinese Characters.

Learning Mandarin Chinese Characters helps students quickly learn the basic Chinese characters that are fundamental to the language. Intended for self-study and classroom use, this character workbook presents 178 Chinese characters and over 534 common words using these characters. These are the characters and words students need to know if they plan to take the official Chinese government HSK Level 1 Exam or the Advanced Placement (AP) Chinese Language and Culture Exam.

Each character is presented in a very simple and clear way. A step-by-step diagram shows how to write the character and boxes are provided for freehand writing practice. The meaning and pronunciation are given along with the key vocabulary compounds and an example sentence. Review exercises reinforce the learning process and an index at the back allow you to look up the characters according to their English meanings or romanized Hanyu Pinyin pronunciation.

Key features of this Chinese workbook include:

  • Designed for HSK Level 1 and AP exam prep
  • Learn the 178 most basic Chinese characters
  • Example sentences and over 534 vocabulary items
  • Step-by-step writing diagrams and practice boxes



Mandarin Chinese Characters Made Easy: (HSK Levels 1-3) Learn 1,000 Chinese Characters the Easy Way (Includes Audio CD)

Learn English with movies with subtitles This highly-visual book introduces an effective new method for learning Chinese characters using visual stimuli and pictographs.

Learning the basic characters used to write even simple Chinese sentences can be a long and arduous process. Chinese Characters Made Easy makes the learning process fun and easy by presenting the 1,000 most common characters using a new mnemonic approach that associates each character with a memorable visual and verbal clue—making memorization easy. The character for person, for example, is superimposed over a sketch of a man representing "a person standing on two legs"—drawing the reader's attention to the distinctive shape of the character and associating the sketch with the character's meaning.

The Chinese characters are presented in groups or clusters all sharing common elements and meanings, for context and ease of identification. These groups of characters all share common root symbols known as radicals, or relate to a particular theme or topic such as colors, numbers, animals, or body parts. Pronunciations, meanings and vocabulary compounds are provided for each character in the group. A free audio CD provides native-speaker pronunciations for all the characters and their associated vocabulary.

Key features of Chinese Characters Made Easy include:

  • Audio recordings of native-speaker pronunciations for all the characters
  • An introduction to the history and structure of the Chinese writing system
  • 1,000 characters and over 3,000 words for beginning learners of Chinese

This Chinese character book's visual approach is a powerful learning tool. It can be used by serious students and is entertaining and useful to general readers who are curious about how the Chinese writing system works and how it developed.