Yi-nan Chang, "Introduction to Chinese Letters in Cursive Script"
Publisher: FSI | 1967 | ISBN: N/A | English/Chinese | PDF | 267 pages | 18.6 Mb
The student who plans to study from this text is expected to have either read or has the equivalent knowledge of Introduction to Chinese Cursive Script by Fred Wang, Institute of Far Eastern Languages, Yale University, 1958 and Read About China In Cursive Script written by Chang Yi-nan, FSI Chinese Language and Area Center, Taichung, Taiwan, 1965. When reading Chinese letters an individual not only faces the problem of handwriting but also the polite terminology used even in informal letters. This text provides two types of notes after each letter. Selection I presents the new cursive characters with their regular form and Selection II presents the new vocabulary items with their English meanings. The letters and notes are primarily written from one friend to another. They are placed in order of their difficulty. Following the main Part of the text written” by Mr. Chang are a number of letters written by several persons so that the student will not acquaint himself with the style. of only one writer. The author wishes to express his appreciation to his colleagues and students for their help and suggestions and especially to Mr. Chang Hou-pan who assisted with the vocabulary and notes under Selection II.Download from NitroFlare.com