Reading Chinese101, lesson 1

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Gain confidence, you can learn to read Chinese. I have taught these slides to many people over the past 20 years, and everyone is amazed that it is possible to learn a few Chinese characters in a few minutes.

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Reading Chinese101, lesson 1

  1. 1. Chinese 中文 Module: Reading Chinese, a First Lesson By: Tiger Farm, http://tigerfarm.blogspot.com/ Copyright © 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  2. 2. Goal: To read the following. 三月二日 1-2 Copyright © 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  3. 3. One This is the Chinese character for the number one. 一 1-3 Copyright © 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  4. 4. Guess what this means. 二 1-4 Copyright © 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  5. 5. Two 二 1-5 Copyright © 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  6. 6. Guess 三 1-6 Copyright © 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  7. 7. Three 三 1-7 Copyright © 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  8. 8. One Two Three 一二三 1-8 Copyright © 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  9. 9. Sun – Moon 日 – 月 The Sun ( 日 ) is a tall rectangle with a line through the middle. The Moon ( 月 ) is like the sun. The moon is depicted in crescent phase, curved. 日 - 月 1-9 Copyright © 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  10. 10. Guess 月 1 - 10 Copyright © 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  11. 11. Moon 月 1 - 11 Copyright © 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  12. 12. Guess 1月 1 - 12 Copyright © 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  13. 13. Guess Hint: which month of the year is this? 1月 1 - 13 Copyright © 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  14. 14. January 1月 1 - 14 Copyright © 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  15. 15. Guess 1月,2月,3月 1 - 15 Copyright © 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  16. 16. January, February, March 1月,2月,3月 1 - 16 Copyright © 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  17. 17. Guess 3月2日 1 - 17 Copyright © 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  18. 18. Guess Hint: it is part of a date. What date? 3月2日 1 - 18 Copyright © 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  19. 19. March 2nd. 3月2日 1 - 19 Copyright © 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  20. 20. Goal: To read the following. Guess 三月二日 1 - 20 Copyright © 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  21. 21. March 2nd. 三月二日 1 - 21 Copyright © 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  22. 22. Recognize Any Characters? 九月九日忆山东兄弟 The above is from: http://baike.baidu.com/view/104822.html 一二三四五六七八九十 1 - 22 Copyright © 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  23. 23. Part of a Date and Numbers 1 to 10 九月九日忆山东兄弟 Sept.9th. 一二三四五六七八九十 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1 - 23 Copyright © 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  24. 24. Actual date from the Ming Pao web site. 2010 年 9 月 27 日 1 - 24 Copyright © 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  25. 25. Actual date from the Ming Pao web site. Arabic numbers are often used in Chinese dates because they are easier to type, and people recognize them. 2010 年 9 月 27 日 September 27, 2010 Exercise: search for the Ming Pao web site. Then find and translate the date: http://www.mingpao.com/ 1 - 25 Copyright © 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.

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