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In general, first graders learn characters for the time of day, weather, pronouns, family members, measure words, various adjectives, seasons, colors, some food items, and many animals. They are also taught how to form the past and future tenses.

A Pronunciation Guide is available.

Click on the characters on the left to begin. If your browser is not set to allow active content, you will not see a speaker icon to the left of each character selected. To allow active content for this web site, follow the browser's prompts. Then click once on the speaker icon to activate it and again to play the sound.