Book Series: Chinese Reading for Practical Purposes

Based on the Outline of Chinese Language Proficiency Level, this book series has four levels for students to choose. They can select the volume that suits them best in accordance with their own language proficiency level. Most of the articles in this book series are selected from newspapers, magazines and other books, giving a panorama of China and life of Chinese people. It can help students better recognize and read Chinese characters, learn more new words by heart, improve their level of Chinese proficiency and enhance their understanding of China.

There are 20 articles altogether, all of which are idioms selected from Chinese ancient fables or fairy tales. The time limit and number of words for each story are given before reading it. In addition to the annotations in pinyin, English, Korean and Japanese for the new words, the corresponding pinyin is also provided for each story. Three columns are designed after the story. In the first part, "Have you understood it"?, four questions are raised to check how well the learners read; in the second part, "Can you use it?", two sample sentences on how to use this idiom are given, the purpose of which is to help learners master the usage of the idiom. The third part, "Synonym idioms", helps students to learn by associating this word with other words. All the new words are annotated in Korean and Japanese and are indexed in the last part of the book for learners.

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When I was in China
When I was in China
ISBN: 9787561922613 | Publisher: Beijing Language and Culture University Press | Published on 12/2008 | Reviews:
This book is in the Chinese Reading for Practical Purposes: Step by Step series. It is in Reading Level-1 and is designed for students who have...
$5.00



When I was in China 2
When I was in China 2
ISBN: 9787561924075 | Publisher: Beijing Language and Culture University Press | Published on 09/2009 | Reviews:
Usage Advice: Read after class, self-study Level: Elementary This book is in the Chinese Reading for Practical Purposes: Step by Step series . It is...
$6.00