Chineasy:The Easy Way to Learn Chinese

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Paperback. Pub Date :2014-03-10 Pages: 192 Language: English Publisher: Thames & Hudson Learning Chinese is notoriously difficult and has long put off the most linguistically savvy Westerners ... until now Breaking down the Great Wall of language.. ShaoLan Hsueh has unpicked Chinese characters and created a simple system for quickly understanding the basic building blocks of the written language. Working with renowned illustrator Noma Bar. she has developed a unique set of illustrations that are engaging and delightful. and offer a glimpse into the wonder of the Chinese language and culture. The books main section introduces the radicals the key characters on which the language is built and reveals how they can be combined to form a wealth of more complex words and phrases. In fewer than 200 pages. readers of all ages will have made the first steps towards a genuine apprecia...

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Chinese is considered one of the most difficult languages to master. However, using the Chineasy system, anyone can begin to understand and read Chinese. It works by transforming Chinese characters into illustrations to make them easy to remember. This book teaches the key characters on which the language is built and how these characters can be combined to form more complex words and phrases. Learning Chinese has never been this simple or more fun!

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Born in Taipei,SHAOLANis an entrepreneur, world traveler, and writer. She has written best-selling books on software, and her first internet venture became a major player in the Greater China area in the late 1990s. After moving to London to pursue studies at the University of Cambridge, in 2005 she founded Caravel Capital, which invests in young technology companies. ShaoLan is a member of the boards of the Saïd Business School of Oxford University, the Victoria and Albert Museum, Asia House and the New School Network (an organization backed by the British Government promoting educational reform).

Illustrator: Israeli-bornNOMA BARis a celebrated illustrator based in London.

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