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Learning Chinese The Easy Way: Read & Understand The Symbols of Chinese Culture

2 Ratings: 5.0
A book by Sam Song

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Tags: Books, Languages, Language Books, Chinese Language
Author: Sam Song
Genre: Reference, Foreign Languages, Chinese
Publisher: BookSurge Publishing
2 reviews about Learning Chinese The Easy Way: Read & Understand...
review by . August 05, 2008
I travel frequently to China, and have often asked Chinese colleagues how on earth the characters that we see today have developed over time. Looking at it from a Chinese perspective, I don't imagine that our Arabic lettering makes any sense either, but Mr Song's clever little book has given me an interesting insight into the development of the written language China has used for centuries.    For those who are considering learning the language but are put off by the written …
review by . July 08, 2008
For most Westerners the mystery of the Orient has always been cloaked in the seemingly impenetrable complexity of languages based on characters. The frustration of wanting to learn one of the Eastern languages is usually heightened by the fact that a 'character' can mean a word or a concept and for the Western mind to step away from the building of words from a set of 26 alphabet letters requires releasing the security so ingrained in our 'inside the box, phonetic approach' to learning language. …
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