This documentary introduces primary knowledge about Chinese characters to foreigners who study the Chinese language.
The introduction falls into four parts:
The first part is called “Ren”, which means “people” who practice the Chinese characters.
The second one is called “Shan”, which means “mountain”, introducing the basic structures of Chinese characters.
The third part is called “Wu”, which means “object” that refers to the carrier of the Chinese characters.
The last part is called “Chuan”, which means “River” that tells the history and development of the Chinese characters.
Viewers could learn basic knowledge about the Chinese characters, one of the oldest written languages that are still in use today.
Duration: 36 minutes