Chinese may look like a difficult language to master. However, you can get a good understanding of the language after learning 100+ Chinese characters. It is a good first step to know how to pronounce a character and its associated meaning. Learning how to write a character in the proper Stroke Order will help you tremendously in remembering the character. Seeing how the character is used in a phrase will greatly expand your knowledge of the characters and assist you to construct Chinese sentences.
EON eLearning Series aims to teach you both Mandarin (Putonghua) and Cantonese through simple story. It will read out the story in Mandarin and Cantonese with the reading synchronize to text highlighting. You can also tap on any phrase or character in the book to see how that is pronounced individually. In addition, it will provide you the meaning in English to help you understand the phrase/character better. You can see how the character is written using the correct Stroke Order by tapping on the phrase in the annotation. In addition, you can write out the character for yourself or even test yourself to see if you know how to write the character correctly. This book contains both Traditional and Simplified Chinese.
嫦娥奔月 is the first book in the series. It contains only 137 unique Chinese characters and that is already sufficient to tell the story. After going through the book, you should have a good understanding of how each of the 137 characters as to
- How they are pronounced in Mandarin and Cantonese.
- How to write them.
- The meaning of each character.
- The meaning of the phrases they appeared in.
At 20 characters a day, it will only take a week to learn them. That’s not too difficult a task.