The 1000 Most Frequently Used Characters Cross-referenced
with 3 Major Textbooks
The fastest and most efficient way to achieve
literacy in Chinese is to learn the characters that are used most frequently in
modern Chinese language publications. For classes using Integrated Chinese
, or Practical Chinese Reader
, we have provided
charts that give the frequency rating of the characters that appear in these
three popular textbooks.
All charts are in PDF format. You must have Adobe Reader to view the charts.
A chart of the 1000 most frequently used characters, in frequency order. The
chapter or page number of the character's appearance in each textbook is
included in the final columns.
A chart of
the characters in the Integrated Chinese
textbook, in lesson order, with
A chart of the
characters in the Chinese Primer Character Workbook
(yellow), listed in
page number order, with frequency ratings.
A chart of
the characters in the Practical Chinese Reader
textbook, in lesson order,
with frequency ratings.
to view all 4 charts of 1000 characters cross-referenced with 3
textbooks in a single window.