The main characteristics of the "Cang Jie Method" REFERENCE book:
This book was designed
to assist all level students of the Chinese language in the learning of the
Using Cang Jie, the premier graphic method to input Chinese in
the computer, the book employs extensive exercises and graphs to introduce the
student in a gradual and comprehensive manner to master the complexities of
The Cang Jie Method is based on the shapes and
building blocks that form the characters. For example to obtain the
character ..... just type A (for the Shape
) and B
(for the shape).
Deconstructing and reconstructing characters
according to the Cang Jie method with increase the students' power to remember
It applies to traditional
The book is designed to consolidate the Cang Jie Method
effect of helping character retention.
It is suitable to all levels of Chinese language learners and users.
The method is explained in a gradual and comprehensive manner.
Knowledge of character pronunciation is not required.
Each character is represented by a unique code;
therefore typing is very fast for
The Cang Jie method is logical: there is absolutely no need to learn codes
by heart. The author is a former lawyer for whom logic and clarity are a kind of second
nature. To enhence clarity, the book is full of graphics illustrating the Cangjie rules.
The book contains a CD-ROM that allows immediate practice on any PC.
Cang Jie Input is also supported by language learning tools
like Bilingual Electronic
The Chinese system in Mackintosh computer also use the
Cangjie input method as described in this book.
In the exercises, characters have also a translation and their
With the galore of graphics &
exercises the book can be used to teach the method.
The author will be available to hold seminars on the subject where needed.