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How to write Chinese Characters

Start/Stop Animation Select Start/Stop Animation to watch a demonstration of how to write a character.
Listen Select Listen to hear the pronunciation for a character. (QuickTime is needed to play the sound files)
Direction Select Direction to identify the direction of an individual stroke.
Radicals Select Radicals to identify the radical of a character.
Grid Click on Cross to see the layout of a character on a grid.
Stroke order Select Stroke Order to test your character writing and knowledge of stroke order. You can select the strokes one by one, in the order that you think is correct. The system will tell you if you make a mistake and you can then try again. If you need more help, go back to Start/Stop Animation and watch the character writing demonstration again.
Index Click on Index to see how to write other characters on this website.