The characters you need to complete a business transaction, find a street address, and carry out many other important day-to-day tasks are all here.
All entries include readings, meanings, stroke-orders, common compounds,
and different versions of the Chinese characters. Actual use of these
characters is illustrated in sample materials, forms to fill out, and photos
taken in public places in Chinese, where the ability to read the characters
About the Author
Philip Yungkin Lee, a native speaker of Chinese, is a Senior Lecturer at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. He has published several language learning titles and has received a Teaching Excellence award from his university. He is also the author of the Pocket Mandarin Chinese Dictionary, the Essential Mandarin Chinese Phrase Book, Pocket Cantonese Dictionary, Essential Cantonese Phrase Book, 250 Essential Chinese Characters for Everyday Use, Vol. 1 and Chinese in a Flash, Vols. 1 & 2, from Tuttle Publishing and Periplus Editions.