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Writing Chinese Characters & Symbols

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Learn Chinese writing online FREE at! You will be able to learn to write Chinese characters in the following lessons step by step. Learn Chinese easy and learn Chinese fast with us!

Step One:

Knowledge on Chinese Characters Strokes and Stroke Order

The first lesson of writing Chinese characters is to learn the basic elements that form them, which are strokes. With the knowledge of strokes, you will be able to understand how Chinese characters are made up and they will no longer be meaningless square-shaped pictures to you. Please click here to start the first lesson of writing Chinese characters.

Step Two:

Chinese Characters Structures

The strokes and other components are not placed at random to make up Chinese characters, there still is some basic rules applied. Please click here to acquire relevant knowledge on these rules.

Step Three:

Chinese Characters' Four Main Categories and Radicals

Based on their origions, Chinese characters can be divided into four main categories. The basic knowledge on most common radicals of pictophonetic characters is also provided in this lesson.

Step Four:

Learn to Write Chinese Characters with Online Flash Videos

We carefully select 500 most commonly used Chinese symbols and make online flash videos to give you the direct impression of how to write these Chinese symbols. To start these writing lessons, please click here.