饭字旁: The Food Radical

It will only take you to read this post! I have previously written about how “Radicals Are Your Friend.” and in this article, I will introduce a specific radical that has been extremely helpful for me to learn: Meet The Food Radical: 饭字旁 (fàn zì pang) 饭字旁 (fàn zì pang), literally means ‘the food one… Read More

三点水: The Water Radical

It will only take to read this post! If you don’t have time to read the article now, don’t worry! You can get your 三点水: The Water Radical PDF and read it later! Chinese characters can often be broken up into smaller pieces, or “radicals.”  These radicals can give clues to a word’s meaning and… Read More

Radicals Are Your Friend

It will only take to read this post! Here is another one of Bethany’s great posts which is perfect for those of you new to the Chinese language. If you’ve been studying spoken Chinese for a while and now want to learn to read and write Chinese characters, you’ll definitely want to get to grips… Read More

Start Here

WrittenChinese.Com was founded several years ago when Chinese learning tools were few and far between. The idea was to create Chinese tools that were not only user friendly but that also made learning Chinese enjoyable. Here we are 5 years later with four Mobile Apps, online learning tools and a massive following of people who see… Read More

Top 20 Most Common Chinese Characters to Learn

It will only take to read this post! You’ve decided you want to learn Chinese characters, but maybe you’re not quite sure where to start. MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) created an algorithm which calculated the most commonly found Chinese characters in written Chinese, in order of how frequently they are used. I don’t want… Read More