Mandarin Express

Basic Level B

Work Book

About This Book

This book is to be used together with Mandarin Express Basic Level B Student's Book. There are ten exercises for each lesson, and ten more for each review. Overall understanding is particularly attended to in all exercises. Moreover, words, phrases and sentence structures being practiced in this book include both the new ones taught in the Basic Level B Student’s Book and the ones in the previous books. 

One distinctive feature of this book is that 60% of the exercises are listening exercises, while many of them are aimed at overall listening comprehension of longer Chinese texts at a natural speed of native Mandarin speakers. This feature is the most challenging and also the most rewarding for students to develop a keen sense of listening skills when following longer and faster speech in Mandarin, and it is a critical process for lasting learning results and it benefits students’ future studies immensely. 

On completing this book, students will have reached a milestone in their Chinese study.  


ISBN: 978-988-13662-7-6
Author: Zhang Xuehong
Edition: 2nd Edition Updated Version 2020
Pages: 97
Audio: 2 CDs (91 min)


Book Aims

  • Practice newly learned vocabularies with targeted and structured exercises

  • Improve Mandarin communication abilities with writing exercises

  • Develop listening skills for lengthier and more complex passages

Chinese Work Book
Stage: Foundation

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