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Graded Chinese Reader 500 Words
Selected Abridged Chinese Contemporary Short Stories (Book + MP3)
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This is the fourth book of the Graded Chinese Reader series tailoring for foreigner Chinese language learners at new HSK Level 2 & 3 or above. The book can both serve as a Chinese reading textbook and also an after-school extensive reading material. It includes 15 award-winning mini-stories from China. The book has the following features:
1.Abridged versions of mini-stories written by contemporary Chinese writers, reflecting the everyday lives of ordinary Chinese people;
2.The vocabulary in this book consists of 500 essential Chinese words, which are mainly chosen based on the first 500 Chinese words of the 1,500 high frequency words in the International Curriculum for Chinese Language Education (2008). The book also includes some of the 600 Chinese words of the Chinese Proficiency Test Syllabus Level 3 (2009). The 500 high frequency words along with some new HSK Level 3 words that appear in the book are all included in the glossary;
3.Commonly used words appear in high frequency to form concise and short sentences with complete structure;
4.Pinyin is added to the complete text, English notes or sample sentences for difficult words and sentences are provided;
The same side note may appear again in the following articles to facilitate readers who want to choose an article of interest from those offered .
5.Guide to Reading and About the Author in English, and Questions in Chinese are
provided for each story;
6.Accompanied by original illustrations and a CD in MP3 format.
Graded Chinese Reader 500 Words published by Sinolingua is a selection of abridged Chinese stories, edited to correspond to the 500 most high frequency Chinese words. The stories are short yet interesting, making them manageable for learners with limited vocabulary and they establish confidence by letting learners read sophisticated narratives. This book is highly recommended for students coming to the end of their GCSE studies or preparing for the HSK 3 examinations, to revise and practise the vocabulary and sentence structures they have learnt. The accompanying MP3 CD is useful for listening and pronunciation practice, making it an all-round enjoyable way for learners of Chinese GCSE or HSK Level 3 to practice their Chinese language skills.
Graded Chinese Reader 3 (1000 Words) - Selected Abridged Chinese Contemporary Short Stories
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Graded Chinese Reader 1 (2000 Words) - Selected Abridged Chinese Contemporary Short Stories (Replaced by new ed.9787513807302 )
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