Chinese characters may seem complicated and difficult at first glance. However, these language symbols invented thousands of years ago can be a whole lot easier to master. This series features all the building concepts behind the Chinese characters. We will decipher the characters by taking them apart, demonstrate the right stroke order, and show the correct pronunciation. We organize all the characters in an optimized learning system, so students will be amazed how efficiently they can learn the characters.

Character 101: Understand how Chinese characters work

Description: We will first discuss the 10 essentials about Chinese characters, then differentiate the basic components by examining the creation of Chinese characters in the ways of pictographic, photo-phonetic, indicative, relative, and more.

Outcomes: Students will gain basic understanding of Chinese character made up, identify the principles of Chinese character writing, and discover the best ways to learn Chinese characters.

Character 102: The basic strokes and rules of stroke order

Description: We will introduce the 12 basic strokes in all Chinese characters and the essential principles of Chinese character writing.

Outcomes: Students will understand the made up of Chinese characters, the importance of stroke orders, and the rules of the orders.

Character 103: The essential radicals by meaning (Part A)

Description: We will break down the Chinese characters into radicals and examine the meaning of each radical.

Outcomes: Students will understand a big number of characters even without any knowledge of pronunciation. They will gain confidence in both reading and writing the characters.

Character 104: The essential radicals by meaning (Part B)

Description: We will break down the Chinese characters into radicals and examine the meaning of each radical.

Outcomes: Students will understand a big number of characters even without any knowledge of pronunciation. They will gain confidence in both reading and writing the characters.

Character 105: The essential radicals by meaning (Part C)

Description: We will break down the Chinese characters into radicals and examine the meaning of each radical.

Outcomes: Students will understand a big number of characters even without any knowledge of pronunciation. They will gain confidence in both reading and writing the characters.

My first 100 Chinese characters

Description: We will introduce the most practical Chinese characters to students. These characters are all nouns and related all areas of our daily life.

Outcomes: Students will master the most useful Chinese characters in daily life. Those vocabulary will form a solid foundation for students to build phrases and sentences.