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Chineasy™ Everyday

The World of Chinese Characters



The bestselling learning method that brings childlike clarity to the world of Chinese characters, with over 400 of the most used and useful Chinese characters, phrases and sentences

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ShaoLan, a Taiwanese entrepreneur based in London, couldn't find an effective way of teaching her children Chinese, so she developed a groundbreaking visual method to make reading characters fun and easy. By learning the most commonly occurring characters ­ the building blocks of the entire language ­ readers of all ages can swiftly grasp basic concepts and words.

Chineasy™ Everyday teaches over 400 of the most used and useful Chinese characters, phrases and sentences. Organized into eleven themes that reflect our daily lives, it brings the stories and myths behind the characters to life, providing a unique perspective into Chinese history and culture.

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'Learning Mandarin just got Chineasy™ ... May revolutionize the teaching of Chinese around the world'
Sunday Times

'It's not surprising her method is such a hit'
The Times

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Book Details

Format: Flexibound

Size: 24.0 x 18.0 cm

Extent: 256 pp

Publication date: 28 March 2016

ISBN: 9780500292266

Contents List

Numbers, Time & Dates • The Solar System & the Five Elements • People • Nature • Animals • How to Describe Things • Health & Well-being • Travel • City & Country • Shopping • Food & Drink • Internet & Technology.

About the Author

ShaoLan is a writer, entrepreneur, angel investor and traveller. She is also a member of the boards of the Saïd Business School of Oxford University, Asia House and the New School Network (an organization backed by the British Government promoting educational reform).

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