Eternity -- An Introduction
What is language? It's not only a means of communication between people, but also a means of defining a people. The Chinese take great pride in their language, and they should because over 1/5 of the world's people can speak Chinese. The art of calligraphy has existed for ages, and it shows how the Chinese respect and really appreciate their language.
So are you curious about the Chinese language? If you have ever seen a Chinese character, does it baffle you? Well, this section will teach you the very basics of the Chinese language. The Chinese language has over 50,000 characters. Characters are the equivalent of a word in the romantic languages. Because the Chinese language is not phonetic but rather pictorial, every word is represented by one character.
- Discover the many Dialects of the Chinese Language. Here you will find a short list and brief descriptions of the major dialects.
- Start off your experience of the Chinese Language with a brief Overview. You will find valuable information here regarding the what to do and what not to do.
- Go to the Beginner's Tutorial to the Chinese Language to learn the basics and simple techniques of the Chinese Language.