The wisdom of Chinese Characters
Course Syllabus 课程章节3
China is one of the four ancient civilizations, with a long and splendid culture and extensive and profound Chinese language. At present, China is playing an increasingly important role in the world economic and cultural exchanges. The most effective way to understand China is to master the Chinese language. Knowing the origin and evolution of Chinese characters and understanding the wisdom of Chinese characters will undoubtedly be of great help to students in learning Chinese. The wisdom course of Chinese characters is mainly designed for foreign students who have no basic knowledge. Therefore, in the process of teaching, the teaching content fully considers the learning situation of students, and the teaching content is mainly based on the combination of image and text. This course takes the appreciation of famous calligraphy and painting as the introduction point, and leads students into the world of ancient calligraphy and painting. Then it introduces the origin and evolution of Chinese characters, focusing on different periods of Chinese characters: oracle bone inscriptions, bronze inscriptions, big seal script, small seal script, regular script, clerical script, cursive script, running script, etc. In the end, it introduces five ways of Chinese characters formation, leading students to understand the wisdom of Chinese characters systematically. With five thousand years of civilization, Chinese language is endowed with infinite vitality. It is hoped that students can have a better understanding of the origin and evolution, construction and meaning of Chinese characters through the study of this course, and increase their interest in learning Chinese characters and Chinese.