This book is in the Chinese Reading for Practical Purposes: Step by Step series. It is at Reading Level-2. It can be used by learners at HSK Level 3 ~ 5. People who have learned 1,000 Chinese characters or have studied Chinese for more than half a year can also read this book after class or study by themselves.
There are 13 articles altogether, all of which are related to Chinese people’s characteristics and life. Most of these articles are written from foreigners’ perspectives and describe their interesting experience and feelings in China. The time limit and number of words for each story are given. The "Reading Tips" before the article and the "Have you understood it?" after it effectively examine learners’ understanding of the article. The new words are annotated in pinyin and English. The corresponding pinyin for each article is also provided. All the new words are annotated in Korean and Japanese and indexed in the last part of the book, which will provide maximum convenience to learners.
This book is 17cm*22cm in size. It is dual-color printed with funny illustrations and lively format, which will make you have a good time when reading it. An accompanying CD provides the recording for each lesson.