Books - Chinese Characters 汉字书
现在我越来越学汉字。目前我学Tuttle Learning Chinese Characters Volume One, 但是我很快学完了。我觉得这个书非常好所以我想学Volume 2, 但是不行，因为他们还没有做Volume 2. 所以我希望ChinesePod Community 可以帮我找新的汉字书。
So please post what books you feel are best for studying 汉字。
PS - I'm new to this site, so sorry if there is already a thread on this, but I could not find anything I was looking for when searching under the community section.
changyeFebruary 07, 2010, 06:58 AM
This is not a book for learning how to write hanzi, but an easy-to-read book for learning about etymologies of hanzi, which was written by a western author.
Empire of Living Symbols (English)
《汉字王国》 (Chinese-edition) you can see sample pages here.
ouyangjun116February 08, 2010, 04:15 AM
I am aware of the Heisig book, but have not seen or used it. I've heard mixed reviews that the Tuttle series is better than the Heisig series and applies better to Chinese characters. What is your opinion on this, have you used both books? I'm looking to see what the key differences are between the two and which is better.
wenjongFebruary 08, 2010, 05:02 AM
I'm interested in hearing opinions too. I admit I am somewhat loathe to be learning to remember the english meanings of characters with stories rather than learning real etymologies or the chinese pronunciations... but I really could use something to step up my knowledge of characters.
ouyangjun116February 08, 2010, 07:56 AM
I have just started another thread to compare the difference between Tuttle vs. Heisig.
I know a lot of people put down the system in regards to the learning methodology, but for me it is the best. I learn it and more importantly retain the meaning and how to draw it. Awesome method.