The third edition of Chinese Made Easy is written for secondary school students who are learning Chinese as a foreign/second language. The primary goal of Chinese Made Easy is to help students establish a solid foundation of Chinese, and develop communication skills through natural and graduate integration of structure, function and culture. The simultaneous development of listening, speaking, reading and writing is especially emphasized.
The unique characteristic of Chinese Made Easy is that the programme allows the teacher to use a combination of various effective teaching approaches, including the Communicative Approach and the task-based approach, while taking into account the Chinese language system. The third edition of Chinese Made Easy consists of seven books and in two stages. The first stage consists of books 1 through 4, and the second stage consists of books 5 through 7.
This series helps students prepare for exams such as AP, SAT II, IGCSE, IB, HSK. After completing this series, students will be able to use approximately 1800 characters.
The series provides free online programs such as Teachers Guides, Assessment Tests and Answers, Word Flashcards, Additional Exercises and audio for each lesson.