Basics of Chinese Writing (Hanzi) Part 1/3

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  • Published on:  3/21/2014
  • Have you ever wanted to read or write Chinese characters, but felt absolutely overwhelmed? In this series of videos, we break Chinese characters down into their most basic parts, and establish the foundation needed for developing a solid understanding of Chinese writing. Watch a few videos, and before you know it, you'll find that you like billions of others will be hooked on the surprising simplicity, beauty, and mystery of this most ancient, yet widely used writing systems.Enjoy!--Visit for more videos, HSK test preperation, apps, and thousands of training questions. Sign up is free, so make today the day you decided to truly master Chinese.


  • Sir Eminence 2 years ago

    I think you have to be an artist to write in Chinese!!

  • Ray 2 years ago

    I really like the Chinese writing, but I'm having trouble understanding the logic behind it.

  • Leigh Margarette A 3 years ago

    Nice one. Basic but very informative. So hard to learn and write in Chinese.

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  • jie yang 3 years ago

    +Leigh Margarette Alvarez you need to practice. practice practice to be perfect!!!

  • Dezie Yabut 2 years ago

    from left to to bottom .! myghaddd.! she repeated it many times .! AAHAHA.

  • Kieren Leneham 3 years ago

    xièxie! very helpful. thanks for making it simple

  • Owen Lamour 3 years ago

    Nice video. Thank you very much. I learned a lot. Xie' Xie'.

  • Chini Chinin 4 years ago

    wonderful !thanks ! :)

  • abo mlaz 4 years ago

    very nice

  • Aaron 4 years ago

    Indeed a nice video, Chinese amazes my mind and maybe one day I'll be able to speak it? Maybe I'll stick with Spanish for now :-)

  • Sergio_afull 3 years ago

    From left to right... (repeat 100000 times)

  • Thanh Tín Ao 2 years ago