Learn Chinese in 10 Minutes

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Shao Lan makes learning Chinese incredibly easy by transforming simple characters to a picture that is more memorable. Chinese has over 20.000 characters meaning that it is not an easy language to learn, but Shao Lan managed to break down characters into its bulding blocks,radicals and combining those bulding blocks which eventually helps to understand basic as well as more complex characters. Designing those pictures for every characters evolves a trial and error process helping to strengthen the beauty of every characters not only for educational characters. She mentions one example: the character for forest are three times the characters for wood combined. In ancient China people believed that more wood means a forest. Shao Lan shows really intuitively and charamingly how characters are build up and how to connect them.

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