Far East Chinese for Youth Level 1 Character Book (Simplified Character Version)
This comprehensive language series is a basic Mandarin Chinese language program designed for young adults (aged 12-16) with or without a Chinese background. The materials are presented in cultural contexts, allowing students to learn Chinese in a meaningful, communicative way. Each lesson teaches new vocabulary, new sentence structures, and common Chinese expressions. Students can practice speaking Chinese with each lesson's daily conversation. Chinese characters are introduced alongside Pinyin pronunciations and English explanations, and students can practice writing the characters in a workbook and are taught to build these characters into phrases. This series includes: Textbook, Student's Workbook, Workbook Answer Keys, Teacher's Manual, Character Book, and CDs for Textbook and for Student's Workbook. Both traditional and simplified characters editions are available.