Understand Chinese characters

There are six workshops under this theme. Each workshop explains one specific aspect of Chinese characters, such as the form, the pictorial origins, radicals, and etc. Participating through these workshops will give you a better understanding of Chinese characters and their history. All levels of Mandarin learners are welcome. Each workshop is 20-30 minutes long.

Areas explained are:

  1. Chinese character formation
  2. Pictographic characters
  3. Associative characters
  4. Indicative characters
  5. Xingsheng characters
  6. Chinese radicals