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I used 田字格 when I was in elementary school and tried 九宫格 when learning calligraphy. For daily handwriting, I suggest 田字格。
When I was in the elementary school (1999-2005), our class use 田字格 for most case， sometimes 米字格， never used 九宫格
I would suggest go ahead try them all by yourself, it vary from people to people. But same as @Stan said it is just helping you to have a better sense of positioning each stroke. But I want to mention that it only works well if you have a sample showed in a similar pattern and you try to make it looks the same way. Think about what you would do to an ...
曰 is wider and shorter than 日.As to the 横 in the middle, the difference is not always obvious since we have different styles of writing.
曰 is fatter than 日. You can distinguish them depending on the text where they appera. 日 means day，生日， 星期日 曰 means say.曰 almost appearonly in the text of 子曰. 子 means the person 孔子. If you wanna experss 我说，你说， you shouldn't use 曰
Nowadays, especially in print form, as @Drunken Master explained, 日 and 曰 are hard to distinguish, but in the classic writing style, the main difference is not that 日 is thin, and 曰 is fat, the point is the top-left corner is seal or not. 日 means sun, and there's no gap on the sun. 曰 means say/talk/speak (by mouth), so the lower half of 曰 indicates mouth, ...
I was secretly expecting this question. :) In handwritten and calligraphic realization, these characters can be tough to distinguish, although the context will help you a lot. In printed text, the middle 横 héng stroke in 曰 is not touching the right side of the character, in 日 the middle stroke is entirely through, at least in most fonts. If not, it is only ...
If you look more carefully, you can see that the last stroke is different. 贝 bèi ends with a 捺 nà stroke. 见 jiàn ends with a 竖湾钩 shùwāngōu, a 'hook'. Check this list.
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