Emma’s Adventures Through Learning Chinese - Travel Through Time and Learn Chinese with Adventure Stories
Author/Editor: Li Na, et al.
Publisher: Sinolingua Co., Ltd.Publication: 2015
Total Pages: 130 (Paperback)
Dimension： 6 1/2 in. x 9 1/16 in.
This book is written in English mixed with Chinese to encourage students to guess the meaning of the mixed-in Chinese words by the English context.
From the author:
This book is designed by mixing Chinese and English in the text and is tailored for beginner with a command of 50 Chinese characters or less. In the first half of this book, a limited number of easy Chinese are imbedded into English sentences so beginners will find it easy to start with. By reading this book learners will constantly review what they have learned while coming across new vocabulary from time to time. The difficulty will increase gradually, so your vocabulary will grow and your reading ability will steadily improve.
The historical stories in this book are interesting and meaning ful. The basic characters and those that are commonly or frequently used are imbedded into the stories repeatedly so learners can recognize them by reading the stories. What Emma sees and experiences are closely linked with Chinese culture. Therefore, learners can expand their knowledge of Chinese culture while improving language skills by reading Emma's stories. Each chapter is a recount of Emma's experience, in which she drops in on great historical figures at will like neighbors, conversing with them face to face. Each chapter is closely connected by suspension and hints, which guide the readers to complete the whole adventure.
Chinese vocabulary annotation and pinyin notation are provided at the bottom of each page. A quiz is offered at the end of each chapter.