Lesson 16 up 上 down 下


Lesson 16  up down

We will learn two new characters, the UP symbol , and the DOWN symbol , both are easy in handwriting strokes.

We will also recall the other two directional  symbols which we have learned in Lesson 10, the LEFT symbol , and the RIGHT symbol , the handwriting strokes are a little bit complicated, please check Lesson 10 for details.




up, upper, above
pronunciation: Shàng

note: as shown in the animation, three strokes in this UP symbol are all straight lines.











down, below, under
pronunciation: Xià

note: the writing strokes of this DOWN symbol 下 is similar to the UP symbol 上, only in opposite direction, with a tilted stroke.





Here is the review of the LEFT symbol 左 which we have learned in Lesson 10.



left side
pronunciation: Zuǒ

Please check Lesson 10 for the detail of this LEFT symbol .






Here is the review of the RIGHT symbol 右 which we have learned in Lesson 10.



right side
pronunciation: Yòu

Please check Lesson 10 for the detail of this RIGHT symbol .






Well, so we have learned and reviewed the four directional symbols: UP , DOWN , LEFT , and RIGHT in this lesson. Thanks for watching!



Review and further study


up, upper, above
pronunciation: Shàng
with pronunciation play button, calligraphic strokes animation, different calligraphic styles, related Chinese words, and more…


down, below, under
pronunciation: Xià
with pronunciation play button, calligraphic strokes animation, different calligraphic styles, related Chinese words, and more…


left side
pronunciation: Zuǒ
with pronunciation play button, calligraphic strokes animation, different calligraphic styles, related Chinese words, and more…


right side
pronunciation: Yòu
with pronunciation play button, calligraphic strokes animation, different calligraphic styles, related Chinese words, and more…







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