Fundamentals of the Chinese Character Writing. Part 2

This course can be taken as part of a specialization «Fundamentals of the Chinese Character Writing».

About the course

If you just finished the first course, you will definitely love the second one!

The course gives a concise survey of the Chinese character-writing tradition. You’ll master the fundamentals of the Chinese writing aesthetics; maintain the main techniques, gain more knowledge about writing tools and materials You’ll get the explanation of the 214 Chinese character radicals (the first part in Part 1 of the Course, the second — in Part 2) and can practice their writing, using the animated and static samples given in videos and on pages. Elaborate tests are going to help you regularizing the new information and filling the lacunae.

Welcome to the mysterious world of the Chinese characters!

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Course's authors:

  • Alexander Storozhuk
    Professor, head of the Department of Chinese Philology

  • Nadezhda Somkina
    Associate Professor, Department of Chinese Philology

  • Natalia Vlasova
    Senior lecturer, Department of Chinese Philology
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2021 год