Recently, I’ve seen the topic of writing Chinese come up on a few forum threads, and in every single one there’s been a response saying something along the lines of this:
“Knowing how to write Chinese characters doesn’t matter. In this day and age, you can type them in on a computer instead.”
Does knowing how to write characters matter?
- Yes, it's an integral part of learning a language. (85%, 35 Votes)
- Yes, but only after becoming a fully literate reader. (7%, 3 Votes)
- No, we can do all of our writing on computers. (7%, 3 Votes)
- No, we just should use pinyin for characters we don't know. (1%, 0 Votes)
Total Voters: 41