Get an introduction to the basic principles of the creation of modern Chinese characters such as pictographs, indicatives, ideographs and phonetic compounds, along with their evolution, stroke orders, radicals and writing structure. By the end of this course, you should be able to read and write about 250 Chinese characters.
Note: Some knowledge of spoken Chinese is preferable, but the course is taught mainly in English. Students need to know how to write Chinese characters on the computer.
Important: All online language courses will be changing online learning platforms in January 2019. Please follow the instructions for creating a Campus Wide Login (CWL) in the PDF document attached to your registration receipt.
The format of this course is 100% online.