Friends is a set of Chinese graded readers for non-native Chinese students, which can be used both in and out of the class for readers of all ages.
This book is written for teenagers, suitable for Chinese students who have learned 600 words corresponding to New HSK Level 3. It includes 10 essays, encompassing daily life, interests and hobbies, personal environment, social life, cultural life and other topics.
After reading this book, students can understand rather complex sentences and commonly-used compound sentences in general situations, getting the general ideas of long Chinese passages and perceiving the writers’ thoughts and feelings. They can also use sentences to make simple passages and answer the questions.