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Beginner Level
Approx. 15 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

INTRODUCTION

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 55 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Introduction10m
Tools for classes6m
Contemporary standard of character-writing10m
Traditional and simplified characters4m
Stroke order is very important1m
Basic graphic elements and radicals 1, 2, 3 and 713m
Basic graphic elements and radicals 4, 66m
2 readings
Samples to practice40m
Bibliography10m
1 practice exercise
Test20m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

EARLY STAGES OF THE HISTORY OF THE CHINESE WRITING

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 36 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Basic Graphic Elements5m
Radicals 24, 51, 32, 33, 48, 962m
History of Character writing9m
Radicals 8, 27, 53, 104, 44, 63, 59, 601m
History of Character-writing and Radicals 41, 64, 82, 92, 144, 118, 158, 169, 1915m
Radicals 41, 64, 82, 92, 144, 118, 158, 169, 1913m
3 readings
Samples to practice30m
Samples to practice30m
Samples30m
1 practice exercise
Test30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

HISTORY OF CHARACTER-WRITING AND PRINCIPLES OF CALLIGRAPHY

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 27 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Radicals 13, 30, 31, 72, 73, 109, 102, 112, 25, 772m
Famous calligrapher Ouyang Xun9m
Radicals 9, 37, 11, 12, 88, 89, 122, 106, 1323m
2 readings
Samples40m
Samples40m
1 practice exercise
Test40m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

CHARACTER-WRITING IN TANG DYNASTY

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 29 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Radicals 17, 45, 46, 121, 140, 80, 211, 47, 383m
Famous calligrapher Yan Zhenqing12m
Radicals 15, 85, 75, 115, 119, 127, 165, 199, 200, 2023m
2 readings
Samples40m
Samples40m
1 practice exercise
Test40m

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