Book Series: Chinese Breeze Graded Reader Series

Hànyǔ Fēng (Chinese Breeze) is a large and innovative Chinese graded reader series which offers over 60 titles of enjoyable stories at eight language levels. It is designed for college and secondary school Chinese language learners from beginning to advanced levels (including AP Chinese students), offering them a new opportunity to read for pleasure and simultaneously developing real fluency, building confidence,
and increasing motivation for Chinese learning. Hànyǔ Fēng has the following main features:

  • Eight carefully graded levels increasing from 8,000 to 30,000 characters in length to suit the reading competence of first through fourth year Chinese students:
Level 1: 300 base words Level 5: 1,500 base words
Level 2: 500 base words Level 6: 2,100 base words
Level 3: 750 base words Level 7: 3,000 base words
Level 4: 1,100 base words Level 8: 4,500 base words
  • Wide choice of topics to meet the diverse interests of learners
  • Most useful words for actual communication
  • Carefully controlled distribution of vocabulary, highly recycled base words in various contexts
  • Easy to understand, low new word density, convenient new word glosses and indexes
  • Mostly original stories crafted by professional writers teamed with pedagogical experts
  • Attractive plots
  • Authentic and engaging language
  • Fully illustrated texts with appealing layouts
  • A variety of activities with answer key
  • Accompanying audio CDs with two speed (normal and slow) choices
Second edition available

Track Series

Product Image Products Price
Chinese Breeze Graded Reader Series: Level 1: 300 Word Level: Left and Right: I Really Want to Find Her.. (with 1 MP3)
ISBN: 9787301079058 | Publisher: Peking University Press | Published on 11/2007 | Reviews:
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$3.00
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Chinese Breeze Graded Reader Series: Level 1: 300 Word Level: Left and Right: The Conjoined Brothers (with 1 MP3)
ISBN: 9787301137130 | Publisher: Peking University Press | Published on 05/2008 | Reviews:
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$3.00
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Chinese Breeze Graded Reader Series: Level 1: 300 Word Level: Two Children Seeking the Joy Bridge
ISBN: 9787301079218 | Publisher: Peking University Press | Published on 11/2007 | Reviews:
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$3.00
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Chinese Breeze Graded Reader Series: Level 1: 300 Word Level: Whom Do You Like More? (with 1 MP3)
ISBN: 9787301141557 | Publisher: Peking University Press | Published on 11/2008 | Reviews:
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$3.00
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Chinese Breeze Graded Reader Series: Level 2: 500 Word Level: Our Geese Have Gone (with 1 MP3)
ISBN: 9787301145906 | Publisher: Peking University Press | Published on 12/2008 | Reviews:
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$3.00
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Chinese Breeze Graded Reader Series: Level 3 750 Word Level: Friends (with 1 CD)
ISBN: 9787301226384 | Publisher: Peking University Press | Published on 09/2014
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$3.20
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Chinese Breeze Graded Reader Series: Level 3 750 Word Level: The Painted Skin (with 1 CD)
ISBN: 9787301208861 | Publisher: Peking University Press | Published on 01/2013 | Reviews:
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$3.20
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