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Far East Illustrated 300 Chinese Character Dictionary (Simplified Character Version) (Special Sale)

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*Suitable for children and adolescents from both non-native and overseas Chinese backgrounds
*Practical word compounds and example sentences from daily life help learners master the meanings of characters effectively
*The vivid illustrations which complement character explanations create a deeper impression on learners
*Comparison with Pinyin and the English meaning provides an easy way to study
*Stroke order is presented to provide a solid basis for character writing

Far East Illustrated 300 Chinese Character Dictionary

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The purpose of this dictionary is to teach beginning level Chinese characters. It is suitable for beginners who are non-native speakers of Chinese or are of the overseas Chinese community. The 300 most common characters were chosen for this dictionary by combining frequency of occurrence statistics for elementary school usage in both Taiwan and Mainland China. Mastery of these 300 characters allows the learner recognize up to 65% of the characters on an average page of text in common publications and newspapers. The dictionary focuses on simplified characters, but traditional forms are also provided. For each character entry, the following information is provided: radical, frequency of occurrence, number of strokes, Pinyin, MPS (Mandarin Phonetic Symbols, also known as BoPoMoFo), an English definition and a stroke order diagram as well as a rich variety of word compounds and example sentences. Approximately 1,100 word compounds and 1,000 example sentences are included. The vocabulary provided is made up of high frequency words and phrases used in elementary schools (in both Mainland China and Taiwan) and were chosen according to the simplicity, clarity, and concreteness of their definitions. Example sentences were written to be simple, clear, and practical for daily life. The illustrations for each entry are vivid, easy to understand and complement the given explanations. The combination of interesting definitions and vivid illustrations increase both the learner's enjoyment and the depth of learning. Available only in simplified characters.

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SKU 9789576129278
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