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Saint Petersburg State University

Fundamentals of the Chinese character writing. Part 2

Saint Petersburg State University via Coursera

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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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  • UNIT 2
  • UNIT 3
  • UNIT 4
  • Модуль без названия
  • UNIT 6

Taught by

Somkina Nadezhda, Storozhuk Alexander and Власова Наталья Николаевна


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