Chinese Reading and Writing 5

About This Book

This book is a continuation of Chinese Reading and Writing 4, and teaches 50 new Chinese characters and their combinations and usages. These 50 characters are very frequently used ones, and also have appeared in Mandarin Express series. 

The structure of this book includes five core lessons with each presenting ten characters, one review to consolidate the previous learnings, and a stroke order chart for quick references. Comparing with previous books in the series, one major difference is that this book uses long and engaging stories to improve students’ reading comprehensions. Great attention is paid to make sure that all Chinese texts are written with the Chinese characters already presented. 

On completing the book, students will have studied 270 Chinese characters, have gone through an extensive training on reading and writing lengthier and more difficult Chinese texts, and will have their confidence boosted. 


ISBN: 978-988-13831-4-3
Author: Zhang Xuehong
Edition: 2nd Edition
Publication time: 2015
Pages: 42


Book Aims

  • Understand 50 basic Chinese characters

  • Practice words and phrases built with 270 Chinese characters

  • Improve Chinese reading comprehension using long and interesting stories

Chinese Reading and Writing textbook
Stage: Foundation
Duration: 25 class hours

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