“Chinese Made Easy” adopts a new approach to teaching Chinese as a second/foreign language. It is designed for young students taking GCSE/IGCSE/A-Level Mandarin Chinese Exams (UK), SAT II/AP Chinese Examinations (USA), IB Chinese Exam, Australian Mandarin exams, or for those students who are starting to learn Chinese on their own.
“Chinese Made Easy” has two levels: level 1 – Book 1, 2 and 3; and level 2 – Book 4 and 5. After completing this series, learners will acquire a vocabulary of approximately 1,700 Chinese characters and several thousand phrases.
One of the best Chinese language textbooks for young students, Chinese Made Easy adopts a new approach to teaching Chinese as a second language. It is designed for young students taking SAT II Chinese Test (US), GCSE/IGSE Mandarin Chinese Exams (UK), and Australian Mandarin exams, or for those students who are starting to learn Chinese on their own. It features task-based learning coupled with a focus on form and function. There are a wide variety of text presentations, practice materials, and up-to-date topics relevant to young students (ages 10 and up). Attention is paid to careful pacing for gradual progress in language skills, with clearly focused aims for each unit, regular consolidation, and consistent reinforcement. The language materials are presented in fun and interesting ways, with highly attractive and colorfully designed pages. In Book 1, the young student will learn about Greetings, Family Members, Personal Introductions, Numbers and Dates, Countries and Languages, Occupations and Work Places, Modes of Transport, Telling Time, and more. (Textbook also includes one CD in Mandarin Chinese.) Traditional Chinese characters, Pinyin, and English.